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Counseling Children

Counseling Children
Author: Charles L. Thompson - Donna A. Henderson
ISBN 13: 9780495007753
ISBN 10: 495007757
Edition: 7
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2006-06-23
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 709
List Price: $172.95

Thompson (counselor education and educational psychology, University of Tennessee) presents 12 established counseling theories and associated techniques and their specific application to children with developmental, social, educational, personal, or behavioral problems, in this text for counselors, psychologist, social workers, and students. This sixth edition contains new material on personality types, managed care, and counseling children from different cultures. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Details methods for helping children with developmental, social, and behavior problems. Part I looks at theories of development and the counselling process. Part II examines nine established counselling theories and includes case histories. Part III discusses counselling in school and mental health settings, children with special concerns, and legal and ethical issues. Includes specific alternatives for intervention in children's conflicts, and codes of ethics. This fourth edition contains new material on play therapy and brief counseling. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)