This book is intended to be a comprehensive guide and useful resource for teachers, counsellors, parents and educators who believe in a holistic education for the young. The nurturing of the emotional, psychological, moral, physical, artistic and spiritual well-being of the young is just as important as challenging their minds and maximizing their intellectual potentials. The scope of the book is comprehensive and encompassing, covering a wide range of topics, including developmental group guidance, career guidance and career counselling, group dynamics and group counselling, individual counselling, and intervention strategies in working with children, youth and parents. There are also opportunities to learn about the development and management of guidance and counselling services in schools and how to conduct school-based research in guidance and counselling to enhance practice.
- The is the first Asian indigenous resource book for pupil counselling.
- A team of professional contributors consisting of teacher educators, educational psychologists, counselling psychologists, a professor of counselling from the United States and a consultant psychiatrist from National University Hospital of Singapore, are involved in the development of the content for this book.
- Care was taken to use everyday examples and case illustrations to explain psychological concepts and theories, and provide practical tips.
- This is a book on the what, why and how of pupil counselling, with a balance between theory and practice.
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This book is written by a team of committed teacher educators who are also qualified and experienced educational and counselling psychologists. The team is led by the editor, Associate Professor Esther Tan, who has more than 30 years of working experience in the field of education and counselling. She was a high school teacher in Hong Kong in the 1960s, a school counsellor in Canada in the early 1970s and a teacher educator in Singapore over the past two decades, conducting training courses and researching on issues related to school counselling. As a senior faculty member at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where she has held the position of Head, Psychological Studies, for more than 12 years, she has devoted much time and effort to promote guidance and counselling in schools through teacher-education programmes and educational research.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Education (Asia), 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071233660