Brief Counselling in Schools
Working with Young People from 11 to 18
- Dennis Lines - Shenley Academy
This book is a highly practical and accessible guide to helping and supporting young people experiencing difficulties both at home and at school or college. Covering issues from low self-esteem and sexuality, to substance misuse and aggression, the author draws on a method of brief integrative counseling to illustrate how a time-limited therapy can work effectively in an often pressured and time-limited setting.
This fully revised and updated edition:
- Includes a whole new chapter on self-harm
- Discusses the latest research findings
- Outlines up-to-date Safeguarding legislation and Child Protection protocols
- Explores a teamwork approach to counseling
- Examines the contribution of neuroscience to adolescent brain development
- Considers the harmful effects of cyber bullying
- Provides an accessible format with reflective exercises on ethical issues
Steeped in vivid case examples, therapeutic dialogue and points for reflection, this invaluable book will help develop the theoretical knowledge, understanding and skills base of any youth counsellor, teacher or social worker based in a school or college setting.
Excellent resource for teachers and mentors.
An essential book if working with children in high schools
easy to read and useful techniques.
This book has been adopted as supplementary reading for modules on Teaching Learning & Mentoring Practice BA (Hons), particularly those modules focussing on the needs of the child/young person and how to work with children experiencing emotional or social difficulties.
An excellent reader friendly publication that addresses a variety of emotional issues encountered within the secondary education context. The chapter on loss and bereavement is very helpful.
This book is currently recommended for those embarking on placement as counsellors in schools and with young peopl. Using case studies and analysiss of varipous issues that may arise with young people it gives clear definition of how to understand problems associated with young people.
This book has been so helpful within my mentor role in FE. Filled with up dated information making it very easy to read and use
A useful text which can be used with practitoners working with young people. Youth and community work students benefit from the highly practical text and reading about the issues young people are faced with.
This book is a recommended read for anyone working in schools.
The publication discusses recent research in a really accessible way and the case studies embed the theory practice links in straight forward way.