Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Counseling

Author: Larry B. Golden
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This award-winning book presents a realistic picture of therapy's rewards and challenges through sixteen actual cases involving children and adolescents. Readers are exposed to a variety of counseling theories and the real, live counselors who use them. The cases deal with major problem areas such as sexual abuse, dual diagnoses, seriously dysfunctional families, and addictions. A five-part organization of each case covers: anintroduction that discusses the presenting problem and background information about the client;conceptualization of therapeutic goals and strategies; process descriptions of actual client contacts (it explains what happened in sessions and how the therapist's relationship with the client changed over time);outcome sections describing the result of the work done between therapist and client; anddiscussion explanations of what the author/therapist might have done differently. In addition, the author describes his or her personal and professional growth that resulted from this encounter with a troubled youngster.For child and adolescent counselors beginning their journey as therapists.

Child and Adolescent Counseling Case Studies

Author: Dr. Brenda Jones, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826150020
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Includes highly effective creative and expressive interventions This state-of-the-art collection of 30 real-life cases on counseling children and adolescents emphasizes the developmental, relational, and cultural contexts of working with this population, and incorporates innovative techniques across a wide range of approaches. Intended as a companion to child and adolescent counseling texts, it offers counselors-in-training examples of hands-on, concrete, and workable applications that provide opportunities for skill and theory development. These case studies are distinguished by their emphasis on the critical impact of such systematic contexts as family, peers, and school, along with developmental and cultural contexts. The inclusion of creative and expressive interventions—often the most effective strategies in working with this population—make this an outstanding educational resource. The case studies—representing an esteemed variety of contributing authors-- address such ubiquitous themes as abuse, anxiety, giftedness, disability, body image, substance abuse, social media, grief, bullying, changing families, military families, incarcerated family members, race and ethnicity, and sexual identity and orientation. Each case follows a consistent format, comprised of a description of the young person’s presenting issues, a conceptualization of these issues, a description of the counseling process, an outline of desired outcomes, and a detailed discussion that includes systemic contexts, developmental and relational considerations, multicultural perspectives, and options for use of creative interventions. Key Features: Delivers a wide variety of cases covering contemporary issues prevalent among children and adolescents Emphasizes developmental, systematic, and contextual impacts including family, school, peer, and cultural influences Includes such treatment approaches as brief, solution-focused, CBT, reality/choice, narrative, and relational/cultural Includes options for creative interventions with each case and time efficient methods when applicable.

Case Studies in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Author: Albert Ellis
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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Preeminent psychologist Dr. Albert Ellis combines forces with other renowned therapists to create this rare and inclusive book that captures the realities of counseling with children.Rather than using a traditional case study approach, this work features verbatim transcripts that convey real issues ranging from anger management and self-esteem to peer pressure and bed-wetting.For child therapists and counselors.

Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: DeDe Wohlfarth
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478635266
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The second edition of Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology expands on the case study approach utilized in the first edition, providing engaging narratives of clients with rich backgrounds and complex family situations. Because the answers to important real-world questions are often nuanced, contextual, and tentative—unlike the idealistic scenarios presented in most textbooks—these case studies contain ethical lapses, clinical mistakes, confusing diagnostic presentations, unevenly applied approaches, and sometimes unhappy endings. These real-life portrayals of clients help students learn the skills they will need to be successful in the mental health field. Critical thinking questions designed to develop objective analysis and evaluation skills are embedded throughout the cases, which can be used in individual, group, or online formats. This problem-based learning approach challenges readers to create accurate case conceptualizations and evidence-based treatment plans. The cases utilize the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The current research applied in the case studies serves to deepen the understanding of the etiology and treatment of these disorders. The latest edition emphasizes culture, race, and ethnicity in psychotherapy, featuring both children and mental health providers who represent a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

Counseling Children and Adolescents

Author: Sondra Smith-Adcock
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506334113
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Counseling Children and Adolescents: Connecting Theory, Development, and Diversity reviews the most relevant theoretical approaches for counseling children and focuses on connecting key theories to application using case studies. The book’s approach is broad, addressing a range of ages, approaches, and interventions that are applicable to varied settings. Sondra Smith-Adcock and Catherine Tucker have laid out an integrated framework that focuses on development and diversity. In addition, a unique aspect of this text is its focus on neuroscience, the developing brain, and the impact of early childhood trauma on development. Each chapter in the text includes a set of case illustrations, guided activities for the student to apply independently and in the classroom, and a list of resources in print, on the web, and on film. Counseling Children and Adolescents: Connecting Theory, Development, and Diversity is part of the SAGE Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs). To learn more about each text in the series, please visit www.sagepub.com/cpiseries.

Case Studies in Child Adolescent and Family Treatment

Author: Craig W. LeCroy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118128354
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"Examines how to apply clinical theories to social work practice. Contains a wide range of cases described in rich detail by practitioners, scholars, and researchers. Chapters represent contexts and approaches across the social work spectrum, so students will get to glimpse into the clinical experience of a full range of professionals. Covers the most important areas in social work practice, including: child welfare and adoption, individual and group treatment, school and community settings, family treatment and parent training"--

Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Author: M. S. Thambirajah
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 9781857756982
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The case studies in this book provide a unique source of material suitable for all practitioners and trainers. The book gives detailed descriptions of common cases seen in specialist child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) including depression, learning disabilities, Asperger¿s syndrome, anorexia, deliberate self harm and schizophrenia. Subject reviews and summaries in each chapter aid comprehension, and explanatory figures, boxed text and lists make the content easy to recall. The book illustrates practical ways of managing and treating cases in an evidence-based manner. This resource is vital for child and adolescent mental health services practitioners, including psychiatrists, psychologists, specialist child health nurses and social workers. Trainee child and adolescent mental health services practitioners will also find the information invaluable.

Case Studies in Counseling Older Adults

Author: Larry B. Golden
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132232623
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In Case Studies in Counseling Older Adults Larry Golden addresses a growing trend--older adults presenting for counseling--and the techniques that may be used to help treat them. Golden has selected cases studies that highlight many common issues faced by older adults today, such as loss of a spouse, health, financial means, depression, and spirituality. The organization of the cases provides the reader with a sense of the contributors' environment, the clients' contextual issues (i.e family, economics, health), the clients' presenting problems, and the therapeutic strategies implemented. This book is a valuable resource to counselors who are seeking to enhance their expertise with innovative approaches to counseling older adults.

Counseling Adolescents Competently

Author: Lee A. Underwood
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483358860
Format: PDF, ePub
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Counseling Adolescents Competently is a comprehensive text for students and professionals compiling foundational and emerging skills in the counseling field. Authors Lee A. Underwood, Ph.D. and Frances L.L. Dailey, Ph.D. review extensive interventions ranging from assessment to diagnosis as well as fresh perspectives on working with this often challenging group. Employing clinical case scenarios and profiles that demonstrate key issues, this book helps the counselor-in-training to understand the relevant theories and research around adolescents to better engage in culturally relevant interventions and treatment planning. Key Features Unlike most literature related to behavioral health services for adolescents, this text is crafted specifically for the profession of counseling, yet is applicable for all behavioral health providers. Case scenarios address critical issues impacting today’s adolescents including their characteristics, technology issues, diagnoses and typologies, special needs, and interventions involving treatment planning. Themes that are commonly faced by teens, including trauma, grief, loss, emotional issues, sexual development, and peers are covered. A diverse range of adolescents from both urban and non-urban settings are examined. This book addresses a broad audience that includes students in behavioral health training, counseling, and school programs; the practicing provider; and administrative/clinical supervisors and educators.

Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers

Author: Nancy DeFrates-Densch
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
ISBN: 9780073525853
Format: PDF
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Containing more than 40 cases, with subjects ranging from preschool to high school students, Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers brings developmental issues to life. The reality-based cases address a variety of developmental issues, giving teachers and future teachers the opportunity to think critically about the way development influences the educational environment and to reflect on their own classroom practice.