In this practical, imaginative guide to counselling school-age people, Gudrun Sederholm discusses methods that she has found to be effective in dealing with concerns that students bring to school counsellors, giving guidance for professionals on studying, training and supervision, and on how to build relationships with teachers and parents.
Effective work with young people requires empathy and understanding. This accessible book captures the reality of young people's experiences, their relationships and the things that are important to them. Using in-depth examples from his many years' experience as a teacher, youth worker and psychotherapist, Nick Luxmoore outlines a creative approach that will enable professionals to respond appropriately to the complex needs and sometimes demanding behaviour of young people. Luxmoore describes the dynamics of young people's relationships, offering original insights into * the ways in which young people approach intimacy and manage secrecy and privacy * their relationships with siblings, friends and adults * their anxieties about themselves and their identity * how they interact with strangers and strange situations. This sensitive, accessible and practical book will enable professionals in teaching, counselling and youth work to listen to young people, to understand their needs and to support them effectively.
Brief Counselling in Schools, third edition, is a highly practical and accessible guide to helping and supporting young people experiencing difficulties both at home and at school or college. Covering issues from low self-esteem and sexuality, to substance misuse and aggression, the author draws on a method of brief integrative counselling to illustrate how a time-limited therapy can work effectively in an often pressured and time-limited setting. This fully revised and updated edition: " includes a whole new chapter on self-harm " discusses the latest research findings " outlines up-to-date Safeguarding legislation and Child Protection protocols " explores a teamwork approach to counselling " examines the contribution of neuroscience to adolescent brain development " considers the harmful effects of cyber bullying " is in an accessible format with reflective exercises on ethical issues. Steeped in vivid case examples, therapeutic dialogue and points for reflection, this invaluable book will help develop the theoretical knowledge, understanding and skills base of any youth counsellor, teacher or social worker based in a school or college setting.
Therapy with Children and Young People addresses the practice of child therapy in school settings in a unique level of detail. The authors adopt a broad ecosystematic, integrative approach that considers the influence of family, school and the wider community, placing emphasis on significant development and attachment issues. As well as providing a solid ground in developmental theory, the authors explore the contextual and professional issues of working in a school setting. A wide range of activities and exercises (including using the creative arts to engage with young people through play, story, metaphor and imagery) help you to apply theory to practice in a new way. Challenging ethical dilemmas, such as sharing sensitive information and communicating with parents and teachers, are explored with the support of lively case studies. Covering therapy with children from infant to secondary school, this book will be your essential resource if you wish to work therapeutically in schools.
What is it like to work as a counsellor in schools? What relationship might a counsellor have with staff? How can a counsellor become a positive, integral part of school life? In this book, Nick Luxmoore shows how school counsellors can make a positive difference to the whole life of the school. Rather than being a service hidden behind closed doors, he shows how to take a whole-school approach to counselling, making it a normal part of school life. The book demonstrates how staff as well as students can benefit from counselling, and how professional boundaries and relationships can be maintained. Key therapeutic aims and how to develop the service are also covered. Drawing on over 26 years' experience as a school counsellor, Luxmoore combines vivid case material with psychotherapeutic theory to show counsellors how to provide an excellent service and make a positive contribution to the school. The book will be essential reading for school counsellors, headteachers, teachers, and anyone interested in effective counselling in schools.
Author: Ellen Noonan Publisher: Routledge ISBN: 1134944624 Size: 38.60 MB Format: PDF View: 1945
Based on the author's experience as psychotherapist and counsellor, this book provides an approachable introduction to the field of counselling young people for anyone undertaking counselling within organisations such as schools, universities, the social services or industry
This landmark handbook brings together the fundamentals of counselling children and young people theory, research, skills and practice. It addresses what every successful trainee or practitioner needs to know in a way that is comprehensive, accessible and jargon-free. Divided into four parts, it covers: theory and practice approaches, including chapters on child development, person-centred, psychodynamic, CBT, Gestalt approaches, and more counselling process, including chapters on the therapeutic relationship, skills, groupwork, supervision practice issues, including chapters on law and policy, ethics, diversity, challenging behaviour practice settings, including chapters on health and social care settings, school and education, multi-agency and collaboration. Each chapter includes a chapter introduction and summary, reflective questions and activities, helping trainees to cement their learning. With chapters contributed by leading experts and academics in the field, this book is essential reading for trainees and practitioners working with children and young people.
This book is the ideal introduction to counselling and supporting children and young people. Taking a person-centred approach, Mark Prever offers readers a clear understanding of the theory and practice of working with children and young people in difficulty - whether in a therapeutic, school or social work setting. This practical text: - specifically addresses both the counsellor and the 'helper', who may be unfamiliar with counselling jargon - contains exercises, points for further thought and discussion, and boxed notes thoroughout, highlighting exactly how the theory applies to the child or young person - discusses ethics, the current political agenda and evidence-based practice. This book is a must-read for trainees and professionals working with children and young people in the fields of counselling and psychotherapy, education, mental health, nursing, youth work and social work.
Author: Robert Bor Publisher: SAGE ISBN: 9780761972761 Size: 64.31 MB Format: PDF, Docs View: 5185
Counselling in Schools is a practical, contemporary guide to providing effective counselling support within school settings. Recognizing the very specific nature of this area of counselling practice and the uniqueness of every school, the authors provide a flexible framework and guidelines for working collaboratively with pupils, families and colleagues.
Originally published in 1996, this book is about the role of peer-helping in alleviating interpersonal difficulties among young people in school settings. It is based on real-life experience on the part of the two editors and their contributors in training and developing peer-counselling services in local schools, in order to strengthen policies on bullying, equal opportunities and related personal issues. Young people’s experience of being actively engaged in helping their peers has a positive effect on self-esteem and heightens a sense of responsibility and citizenship in the young people involved. The book seeks to help teachers, educational psychologists, social workers and others working with young people to appreciate the value of peer counselling and to introduce it into their practice.