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Counseling Strategies that Work! Evidence-based Interventions for School Counselors

 
 
 
 
Counseling Strategies that Work! Evidence-based Interventions for School Counselors
Author: Richard D. Parsons
ISBN 13: 9780205445585
ISBN 10: 205445586
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-06-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $110.00
 
 

Counseling Strategies that Worktargets the unique, day-to-day problems encountered by today’s school counselor and provides a new perspective on treatment selection.

This text is an anthology of intervention strategies that are rooted in scientific evidence supporting their effectiveness when applied to the day-to-day “problems” confronting today’s school counselor. It is an excellent source for counseling techniques courses or as a reading assigned as part of their field placement experiences, as well as a useful reference text for all those currently employed as school counselors. Every chapter provides a blending of theory, practice and guided, personalized application. The content is broken down succinctly, beginning with a brief introduction to the nature of the problems being addressed before delving into a detailed presentation with case illustration of the application of an intervention strategy.

Each chapter includes:

  • A brief introduction to the nature of the problems being addressed.

  • Precis of sample research supporting a specific intervention technique.

  • Detailed presentation with case illustration of the application of the intervention strategy.

  • A listing of clinical recommendations for direct application.

  • A list of web based and literature based resources of additional material.