Counseling Children

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Cengage Learning, Mar 9, 2010 - Psychology - 768 pages
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COUNSELING CHILDREN covers the most practical and up-to-date methods for developing effective approaches to counseling children. Authors Charles Thompson and Donna Henderson's text is unparalleled in its translation of theory into practice. COUNSELING CHILDREN is an easy-to-read guide that includes useful strategies and case studies to provide students with a realistic look at the counseling field. The updated text provides new CACREP-aligned learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, in addition to new coverage of multicultural issues including religion and sexual orientation. Each COUNSELING CHILDREN chapter features information on how to apply that theory to children and families of different cultural backgrounds. COUNSELING CHILDREN presents a development approach to counseling that considers age and stage differences in counseling children, adolescents, and adults.
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Contents

Introduction to Counseling Children
1
Counseling Theories and Techniques
147
Counseling with Children Special Topics
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Donna A. Henderson is a professor and department chair of counseling at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She received her bachelor's degree in English from Meredith College, her master's degree from James Madison University, and her Ph.D. degree in counselor education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is Past President of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision and Chi Sigma Iota, the counseling honor society. She is a former teacher and counselor in grades 7 to 12, a licensed school counselor, and a licensed professional counselor. She holds memberships in the American Counseling Association and has been active in national, regional, and state counseling associations. Her research interests include counseling children, particularly in the school setting and counselor education concerns. She has co-authored books on school counseling and counselor preparation as well as written chapters on legal and ethical issues, developmental issues, creative arts and counseling, and other topics. Her articles have been published in The Journal of Counseling and Development, Counselor Education and Supervision, The Journal for Specialists in Group Work, Arts in Psychotherapy, Journal of Family Therapy, and Elementary School Guidance and Counseling.

Charles L. Thompson was a professor of counselor education in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling in the College of Education, Health, and Human Science at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in science education and educational psychology from the University of Tennessee and did his Ph.D. degree concentration in counselor education, developmental psychology, and counseling psychology at The Ohio State University where he held NDEA and Delta Theta Tau fellowships. Dr. Thompson was a teacher and counselor in grades 7 to 12. His research interests included reality therapy and solution-focused brief counseling. He received the American Mental Health Counselors Association's Counselor Educator of the Year Award and the American School Counselor Association's Writer of the Year Award. He co-authored or authored seven books and over 100 articles in journals, including the Journal of Counseling and Development, Professional School Counseling, Journal of Mental Health Counseling, Counselor Education and Supervision, Journal of Counseling Psychology, International Journal of Reality Therapy, and the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling. He was editor of The Idea Exchange Section of the Elementary School Guidance and Counseling Journal from 1979 to 1997.

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