Counseling Children and Adolescents, 1st edition

  • Victoria E. Kress, 
  • Matthew J. Paylo, 
  • Nicole Stargell

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Counseling Children and Adolescents offers a practical, evidence-based introduction to counseling that is distinguished by concrete applications and clear, accessible writing.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780136940982

Subject: Counseling

Category: Child & Adolescent Counseling

Table of contents

PART 1: Developmental and Systematic Foundations of Youth Counseling
1. Developmentally Informed Youth Counseling
2. Systemically Informed Youth Counseling

PART 2: Foundations of Youth Counseling: Theory and Practice
3. Individual Counseling Foundations
4. Ethical and Legal Foundations
5. Counseling Theories That Focus on Thought and Behavior Change and Action
6. Counseling Theories That Focus on Background Experiences and Relationships
7. Counseling Theories That Focus on Family Change Processes
8. The Use of Play and Creative Arts in Counseling
9. Conceptualizing Young Clients' Situations and Directing Counseling

PART 3: Common Presenting Concerns and Counseling Interventions
10. Youth Suicide, Self-Injury, and Homicide
11. Family-Related Transitions and Struggles
12. Academic and Social--Emotional Transitions and Struggles
13. Neurodevelopmental and Intellectual Impairments
14. Disruptive Behavior Problems
15. Abuse and Trauma
16. Substance Abuse
17. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders
18. Depressive and Bipolar Disorders
19. Physical Health-Related Counseling Issues: Eating Disorders, Elimination Disorders, and Chronic Illness/Disability Counseling

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