Counselling Adolescents: The Proactive Approach for Young People
Welcome to the lecturer website for Counselling Adolescents: The Proactive Approach for Young People (Fourth Edition), by Geldard, Geldard and Yin Foo. This site is intended to support instructors using this book in their teaching and is supported by a training programme that encompasses twelve sessions based on three key themes:
- Values and self discovery
- Role and ethics.
The twelve sessions covered and additional materials available supporting these themes are:
- Warm-ups: Ideas for Warm-ups in Sessions
- Sample Role Plays: Suggested Role Plays for Practice
- Session 1: Welcomes and Joining Together
- Session 2: Understanding and Respecting Difference
- Session 3: Values Clarification and Finding Out about the Problem Using Questions
- Session 4: Confidentiality and Referral
- Session 5: Ethical Considerations when Using Helping Skills; Actively Participating in the Conversation; Peer Counsellor Expectations/Limitations
- Session 6: Ethics: ‘Checking-out’
- Session 7: Clarifying the Main Problem and Exploring Options and Choices
- Session 8: Process of a Conversation Dealing with Emotions
- Session 9: Ending a Conversation
- Session 10: Individual Practice in Pairs
- Session 11: Award Ceremony
- Session 12: Closure
- Figures and Tables
About the book:
‘I am thrilled that this book has been updated as it is a stalwart in my teaching of counselling to both school counsellors and psychologists. The book is a fantastic, easy to read resource which refreshes experienced practitioners as well as informing students new to the profession.’
Professor Marilyn Campbell, School of Cultural and Professional Learning, Queensland University of Technology
This is the definitive guide to counselling adolescents. Now in its fourth edition, this classic text has introduced thousands of trainees and practitioners to the theory, principles, skills and techniques of proactively counselling this client group.
This fourth edition includes:
- A new chapter on the contemporary context of adolescence
- A new chapter on the use of technology when counselling young people
- Updates to all chapters reflecting recent research and literature
- Additional case studies to help you apply theory and strategies to practice.
The book is also supported by a new companion website that provides training materials and handouts on a range of topics including ethics, confidentiality, and understanding and respecting difference.
This multi-disciplinary text, which recognises that a diversity of needs requires a diversity of approaches and skills, is packed full of case studies and examples to demonstrate this in a variety of settings.
It is essential reading for trainees and practitioners in counselling, social work, the allied health professions and education.
Kathryn Geldard is adjunct senior lecturer at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.
David Geldard has an international reputation as a counselling psychologist and for his work in counselling children and their families.
Rebecca Yin Foo is an educational and developmental psychologist who specialises in working with children and families.
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