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Child and Adolescent Counseling : An Integrated Approach, Paperback / softback Book

Child and Adolescent Counseling : An Integrated Approach Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


This the first text to fully integrate the developmental, systemic, multicultural, and relational elements of child and adolescent counseling.

This unique approach emphasizes the powerful interconnections supporting effective child and adolescent counseling with creative and time-efficient methods.

Supported by CACREP standards, competencies, and outcomes, this book features best practice strategies and techniques to aid counselors-in-training who will be assisting children, adolescents, and their families in developing transformative coping methods while navigating contemporary issues.

This textbook is distinguished by its broad and holistic focus as a means of increasing counseling efficacy and applies to a range of therapeutic modalities.The text advocates for a multisensory approach, using creative props, expressive arts, and interactive activities that helps to foster change by harnessing the learning styles best suited to individual children and adolescents.

Based in theory yet highly practical, time-efficient, real-world counseling methods are illustrated through case studies, vignettes, and verbatim counseling sessions that are tailored to the needs of today's child and adolescent counselor.

The book presents a comprehensive toolkit to foster engagement and assist the future counselor in grasping key concepts.

Pedagogical aids include learning objectives, key terms, learning activities, case studies, points to remember, chapter summaries, and questions for further study.

Abundant instructor resources include sample syllabi, an instructor's manual with experiential activities and assessment rubrics, additional chapter discussion questions and resources, a test bank, and PowerPoint slides.

Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers. Key Features:Grounded in a unique integrated approach encompassing developmental, systemic, multicultural, and relational elements and innovative and time-efficient practicesApplies to a range of therapeutic modalities including school, marriage, couples and family, clinical mental health, clinical rehabilitation counseling, and moreIllustrates time-efficient counseling methods through case studies, vignettes, and examples from actual client and counselors-in-training sessionsHighlights contemporary issues including incarcerated parents, sexual minorities, military influences and same-sex parents. Infused with CACREP standards, competencies and outcomes to help with accreditation and prepare students for examsEdited and authored by educators and authors with a wealth of professional expertiseIncludes learning objectives, key terms, charts, tables and figure, questions for further study and chapter summaries