Counseling Special Populations in Schools by Emily S. FisherCounseling Special Populations in Schools by Emily S. Fisher

Counseling Special Populations in Schools

byEmily S. Fisher, Kelly S. Kennedy

Paperback | December 5, 2016

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Counseling Special Populations in Schools provides school-based mental health professionals with practical, specific strategies for counseling special populations of students who are at risk for academic, social, emotional, and behavioral problems in school. These special populations includestudents who are homeless, living in foster care, involved with the juvenile justice system, LGBTQ, pregnant or parenting, gifted, in military families, at-risk for school failure and dropout, and impacted by incarcerated parents. Each chapter focuses on one group of students, highlighting criticalbackground information and providing evidence-informed counseling approaches and strategies to promote resilience and support student development. Chapters provide specific information about how to use basic counseling skills, as well as more advanced counseling techniques such as Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, to address the needs and challenges of these special populations ofstudents. This advanced-level counseling book is an excellent resource for mental health professionals and graduate students who want to be able to provide effective counseling services for all students.
Emily S. Fisher, PhD, is an associate professor of school psychology at Loyola Marymount University. She teachers courses in counseling and mental health treatment, and she has published and presented on topics related to counseling and promoting positive development for at-risk students. Kelly S. Kennedy, PhD, is an associate profess...
Title:Counseling Special Populations in SchoolsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:December 5, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199355789

ISBN - 13:9780199355785

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