Counselling Children A Practical Introduction

ISBN-10: 1412948347
ISBN-13: 9781412948340
Edition: 3rd 2008
List price: $70.00
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 1/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Counselling Children is a highly acclaimed text, widely used in the practical skills training of counsellors, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, nurses, teachers, and other professionals who are involved in working with children. Written by bestselling authors Kathryn Geldard and David Geldard, the book presents the theory and practice of counselling children in straightforward, jargon-free terms. Now in its Third Edition and with two new chapters Counselling Children now includes: " a sequentially planned integrative model for counselling children " the selection and use of a range of media, activities and play when counselling children " specific counselling skills to use with children " the integration of individual counselling for children with family therapy " counselling children in groups " strategies for helping a child recognise options and choices and managing impulsive behaviour " additional discussion of Behaviour and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy " key points at the end of each chapter. Featuring over 30 photocopiable worksheets to use when helping children in specific areas such as developing self-esteem or managing emotions, Counselling Children, Third Edition is an ideal resource for any practice-setting providing counselling services for children. Dr Kathryn (Kitty) Geldard is a lecturer in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. She has had many years of clinical experience as a child and family therapist working in both mental health settings and in private practice. David Geldard is a psychologist who is experienced in working with children and families in community health and mental health settings and in private practice.

Counselling Children
Goals for Counselling Children
The Child-Counsellor Relationship
Attributes Of a Counsellor for Children
Practice Frameworks
Historical Background and Contemporary Ideas about Counselling Children
The Process of Child Therapy
The Child's Internal Processes of Therapeutic Change
Sequentially Planned Integrative Counselling For Children (The SPICC Model)
Counselling Children in the Context Of Family Therapy
Counselling Children in Groups
Child Counselling Skills
Observation
Active Listening
Helping the Child To Tell Their Story And Get In Touch With Strong Emotions
Dealing With Resistance and Transference
Dealing With Self-Concept and Self-Destructive Beliefs
Actively Facilitating Change
Termination of Counselling
Skills for Counselling Children in Groups
Play Therapy: Use of Media and Activities
The Play Therapy Room
Selecting the Appropriate Media or Activity
The Use of Miniature Animals
Sand-Tray Work
Working with Clay
Drawing, Painting, Collage & Construction
The Imaginary Journey
Books & Stories
Puppets & Soft Toys
Imaginative Pretend Play
Games
The Use of Work-Sheets
Building Self-Esteem
Social Skills Training
Education in Protective Behaviours
In Conclusion

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