Groups in Practice

Author: Debra Madaris Efird
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415503728
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This practical, user-friendly manual will provide school counselors with the information they need to set up and run twelve different counseling groups. Though the author has test-driven the groups with middle school students, the content is easily adaptable for upper elementary and high school students. Each chapter is devoted to a specific group and includes a rationale for the group step-by-step breakdowns of each session reproducible worksheets and activities group-specific evaluation form. Special sections within each chapter provide tips to make implementation easier and address potential problems. Also included are the American School Counselor Association standards that are addressed during the course of the group. Traditional group topics such as Divorce, Grief, and Study Skills join unique groups tailored for students dealing with Asperger Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder, Juvenile Diabetes, and Relational Aggression. The author has used her extensive experience to create this invaluable guide which school counselors at all levels of experience will find an essential tool in their group work.

School Counseling Practicum and Internship

Author: Helen S. Hamlet
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506304893
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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School Counseling Practicum and Internship: 30 Essential Lessons combines crucial counselor knowledge with the experience of experts in the field into one practical guide for addressing the real world of school counseling. Drawing on more than a decade of teaching, author Helen S. Hamlet, PhD presents a collection of lessons and techniques that includes forms, websites, activities, and current information focusing on a range of challenging issues. This unique text is a resource that practicum and internship students, counselor educators, and practicing school counselors will keep and refer to for years to come.

Contemporary School Counseling

Author: Christopher A. Sink
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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This text reviews the principle roles and functions of a contemporary school counselor, including counseling, coordination, collaboration, and guidance--as defined by the American School Counselor Association. Editor Christopher A. Sink introduces the subject in the first chapter, and each subsequent chapter is written by a specialist in the field. Every chapter follows a standard structure that includes an introduction, rationale, and definition of the topic, as well as a presentation of theory, research, and practical applications. Ethics, law, and diversity are integrated as they relate to the subject matter. The final chapter includes information on the use of technology in school counseling.

School Based Group Counseling

Author: Christopher A. Sink
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133715427
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Specifically focused on the school counseling profession, the cutting-edge new SCHOOL BASED GROUP COUNSELING delivers a professional, comprehensive, and well-balanced group counseling text for K-12 preservice school counselors. Combining theory, research, case studies, real-world examples, and plenty of hands-on material, this exciting new First Edition walks preservice school counselors step by step through the development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of small groups in school counseling. Written by professionals in the field, it offers thorough discussions of K-12 case studies and group examples from practicing school counselors. It also provides an excellent context for group work through a discussion of the pertinent theories and key research. The authors use the lens of real-world, school-based practice, strengths-based counseling, systems thinking, developmental psychology, and ASCA's National Model. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook of School Counseling

Author: Hardin L.K. Coleman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135283591
Format: PDF, ePub
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The mission of this forty-eight chapter Handbook is to provide a comprehensive reference source that integrates counseling theory, research and practice into one volume. It is designed to meet the needs of entry-level practitioners from their initial placement in schools through their first three to five years of practice. It will also be of interest to experienced school counselors, counselor educators, school researchers, and counseling representatives within state and local governments.

Group Counseling in K 12 Schools

Author: Kenneth R. Greenberg
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205321957
Format: PDF
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For practicing and training school counselors and others who work with elementary students in schools, Greenberg (U. of Maryland-College Park) explains how to integrate group counseling into a comprehensive guidance and counseling program in schools. His underlying assumption is that school counsel

Evidence Based School Counseling

Author: Carey Dimmitt
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412948894
Format: PDF, ePub
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This authoritative guidebook gives school counselors the tools to identify evidence-based practices and to use data in designing, implementing, and evaluating programs and interventions.

Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy

Author: Janice L. DeLucia-Waack
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483321371
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The most comprehensive and thoroughly researched text available on this topic, Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition underscores the notion that group work is improved through increased collaboration between researchers and practitioners. Edited by renowned leaders in the field, this thoroughly updated and revised Second Edition explores current literature and research and offers suggestions for practice in psycho-educational, counseling, and therapy groups. The Handbook is divided into five main sections: current and historical perspectives, best practices, multicultural and diverse groups, groups in special settings, and an introduction to special topics.

School Counseling

Author: Rosemary A. Thompson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135057907
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In this second edition of a practical and eminently useful resource, Rosemary Thompson discusses the new and expanded roles of today's school counselors. In the wake of recent school violence, and in light of the tough decisions that students now face everyday, the role of the school counselor has changed dramatically. Today, more than ever, school counselors must do more than simply offer guidance on educational and vocational choices, but must become catalysts for change. This second edition examines the ways in which recent economic, political, social, and educational trends have impacted the professional school counselor. Throughout the text, Thompson integrates her discussion of recent national reform issues and the new professional standards set forth by the American School Counselors Association. Focusing throughout on the inherent benefits of and need for professional counseling in our schools, this second edition is a groundbreaking resource and will be of great value to school counseling students and professionals alike.

Expressive Arts Interventions for School Counselors

Author: Suzanne Degges-White, PhD, LMHC, LPC, NCC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826129986
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Presents 100+ interventions using creative and expressive arts counseling techniques in school settings Expressive arts therapies are a rich resource for use with children and adolescents, who are often unresponsive to traditional talk therapy, and highly useful to school counselors who must overcome cultural, language, and ability barriers that are increasingly present in diverse and multicultural school settings. This is the first book written specifically for school counselors about using creative and expressive arts counseling techniques in school settings. It presents over 100 interventions using art, drama, music, writing, dance, and movement that school counselors can easily incorporate into their practices with individual students and groups, and in classroom settings. These creative interventions, based on the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model framework, support the key student domains of academic, career, and personal/social development. The text also meets the important demand for accountability in school counseling by providing guidelines for evaluating the effectiveness of each intervention. Addressing such issues as emotional expression, social skills development, managing anger/aggression, developing self-esteem, working well with diverse peers, career exploration, and academic skill development, the book is organized by specific types of expressive arts therapies and how they can be used to support different domains in the ASCA model. Each intervention outlines the presenting concerns for which it is most useful, appropriate grade levels, required materials, preparation needed, step-by-step instructions, modifications for special needs students, and an outcome assessment plan. A handy quick reference chart helps readers to quickly locate appropriate interventions for specific concerns. Ideal for the school counselor, social worker, or psychologist who may not have specific training in arts therapies, this book can also help trained arts therapists who will be working in a school setting to select appropriate interventions. Key Features: Presents over 100 creative and expressive arts interventions that can be easily incorporated into school counseling practice Addresses all relevant ASCA National Model domains (academic, career, and personal/social) Provides easy-to-follow preparation and delivery directions and outcome evaluation methods for each intervention Includes modifications for special needs populations Offers a handy quick reference chart matching interventions to appropriate concerns