Counseling Skills for Teachers
'Relationship building is key to the successful mentoring and teaching of today's youth. This book is an indispensable reference for both students in teacher education programs and experienced classroom teachers.'¨David Capuzzi, Scholar in Residence, Counseling and Human Services, Johns Hopkins UniversityIntegrate counseling and consulting skills into your daily teaching roles!By necessity, today's teachers do much more than deliver instruction. In the classroom, on the playground, or even in the parking lot, teachers are often called upon to respond quickly and appropriately to students' social and emotional needs, drawing from instinct more than anything else.In this second edition of the bestselling Counseling Skills for Teachers, Jeffrey and Ellen Kottler expertly guide preservice and inservice teachers to be effective helpers in the context of today's most common challenges, highlighting issues related to homelessness, grief and loss, and bullying and harassment.The book also discusses:Responding to a range of behaviors in formal and informal school settingsBuilding a culture of tolerance and respect in the classroomMotivating disengaged studentsCommunicating effectively with counseling professionals and parentsWith an entirely new chapter on 'Counseling Yourself,' the book offers teachers surefire techniques for taking better care of themselves and the students in their schools.
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