Brief Counselling in Schools: Working with Young People from 11 to 18 (Paperback)
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Brief Counselling in Schools: Working with Young People from 11 to 18 (Paperback)

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Paperback 296 Pages / Published: 10/11/2011
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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.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9780857025128
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 17 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
If we want to go beyond Asbos, truancy patrols and sin-bins then we need to give our young people not just hugs but skilled counselling by people who know what they're doing. In the school environment, where time is short and confidentiality is difficult to maintain, that's not easy, but Brief Counselling in Schools describes ways of doing it' -" Times Educational Supplement

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'The book is informative, well referenced and researched. The book comes to life where there are extracts, illustrations and anecdotal stories from the author's work with children. In this practical context, there seems to be real meaning to the tips and techniques that he offers, and this provides an interesting framework for his own views and stands on issues in practice. The new chapter on anger, aggression and violence included illustrations and case examples and was an insightful, lively and moving read. The themes raised are pertinent and I think of interest to all practitioners working with adolescen

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