Counseling Children

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Truly unparalleled as a text that translates theory into practice, Charles Thompson and Linda Rudolph's COUNSELING CHILDREN, FIFTH EDITION covers the most practical up-to-date methods that readers can use to develop effective approaches for counseling children. Comprehensive yet not overwhelming, the new edition of this popular book again succeeds at presenting a realistic look at the field of counseling children, as it presents useful strategies and intriguing case studies from actual counseling sessions. Easy-to-read and thoroughly contemporary, the Fifth Edition defines and describes the counseling process, answering questions often asked by first-time counselors. The book gives readers the most practical and up-to-date methods for helping children with developmental, social, or behavioral problems such as fighting, stealing, lying, cheating and shyness; self-destructive behaviors; children in homeless families; suicidal children; children in gangs; children involved in violent behavior; children in satanic cults; and terminally ill children. The book's complete coverage, with its clear presentation, applicable interventions, and references to useful resources on the Internet, makes it an invaluable training tool and ongoing resource--one that is sure to help any reader become a more empathic counselor.

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Charles L. Thompson was a professor of counselor education in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling in the College of Education, Health, and Human Science at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in science education and educational psychology from the University of Tennessee and did his Ph.D. degree concentration in counselor education, developmental psychology, and counseling psychology at The Ohio State University where he held NDEA and Delta Theta Tau fellowships. Dr. Thompson was a teacher and counselor in grades 7 to 12. His research interests included reality therapy and solution-focused brief counseling. He received the American Mental Health Counselors Association's Counselor Educator of the Year Award and the American School Counselor Association's Writer of the Year Award. He co-authored or authored seven books and over 100 articles in journals, including the Journal of Counseling and Development, Professional School Counseling, Journal of Mental Health Counseling, Counselor Education and Supervision, Journal of Counseling Psychology, International Journal of Reality Therapy, and the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling. He was editor of The Idea Exchange Section of the Elementary School Guidance and Counseling Journal from 1979 to 1997.

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"...it is comprehensive, easy to understand, and provides accurate information. The suggestions for counseling strategies are excellent, and I think it is a must for any new counselor who is going to tackle the challenging career."

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