Counselling for Young People, Paperback

Counselling for Young People Paperback

Part of the Counselling in Context series


This book gives a wide picture of the diversity of counselling services available to young people in Britain today, with special focus on schools and young people's counselling services. It sets these services in their historical context and describes how they have evolved. The book puts forward theoretical models for working with young clients and discusses counselling issues as they relate to work with this age group. In addition it considers some of the pitfalls counsellors may encounter in working alongside other professionals and within agencies. It includes discussion on ethical issues, non discriminatory practice, confidentiality and child protection. The book is enlivened by case material and by examples of good practice and interesting initiatives from around the country. It will be of particular interest to counsellors, teachers, youth workers, social workers and counselling students interested in working with this age group.

FeaturesIllustrated throughout with case material * Wide discussion of ethical issues * Examples of good practice and new initiatives * Gives theoretical models for counselling young people


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages, references, index
  • Publisher: Open University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Age groups: children
  • ISBN: 9780335192984



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