Counseling Strategies That Work!: Evidence-Based Interventions for School Counselors
Richard D. Parsons
Publisher: Allyn & BaconFormat: Paperback
“Counseling Strategies that Work”targets the unique, day-to-day problems encountered by today's school counselor and provides a new perspective on treatment selection. This text is an anthology of intervention strategies that are rooted in scientific evidence supporting their effectiveness when applied to the day-to-day “problems” confronting today's school counselor. It is an excellent source for counseling techniques courses or as a reading assigned as part of their field placement experiences, as well as a useful reference text for all those currently employed as school counselors. Every chapter provides a blending of theory, practice and guided, personalized application. The content is broken down succinctly, beginning with a brief introduction to the nature of the problems being addressed before delving into a detailed presentation with case illustration of the application of an intervention strategy. Each chapter includes: A brief introduction to the nature of the problems being addressed. Precis of sample research supporting a specific intervention technique. Detailed presentation with case illustration of the application of the intervention strategy. A listing of clinical recommendations for direct application. A list of web based and literature based resources of additional material.
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