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    DescriptionRich in practical exercises, this is the definitive guide to the skills and techniques used when working with children experiencing emotional problems. Now over fifteen years old, the Geldard's bestselling book covers everything you need to know to work effectively with this age group. This fully revised and updated fourth edition includes: - The goals for counselling children and the counsellor-child relationship - Practice frameworks for working effectively with children - Play therapy and using different media and activities - Building self esteem and social skills using worksheets. The book also has: - A brand new chapter on ethical considerations - A new chapter covering current research, helping you understand and demonstrate the evidence base for your practice - Lots more case studies to help you explore the most appropriate techniques across different settings and at different stages of your practice. This highly practical guide is vital reading for anyone working or training to work with children, whether you be counsellor, psychologist, social worker, occupational therapist, nurse or teacher.


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    Title
    Counselling Children
    Subtitle
    A Practical Introduction
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kathryn Geldard, By (author) Rebecca Yin Foo, By (author) David Geldard
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 344
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 600 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781446256541
    ISBN 10: 1446256545
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.1T
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MMJT, JMC
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25350
    B&T General Subject: 670
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: JKSN2
    BISAC V2.8: PSY000000, PSY010000
    DC22: 362.204
    DC23: 618.928914
    Sage Categories:
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/PSYCAS
    Thema V1.0: JMC, MKMT5, MKMT3
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Publisher
    Sage Publications Ltd
    Imprint name
    Sage Publications Ltd
    Publication date
    17 May 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    KATHRYN GELDARD, PhD, is a lecturer and counsellor supervisor in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include adolescent peer counselling and counselling effectiveness as perceived by the adolescent client in the QUT Psychology and Counselling Clinic. Kathryn is currently conducting research with Australian Aboriginal adolescents with regard to developing a culturally sensitive peer support program in a regional community. She is the author of a number of textbooks on counselling and has several years experience in supervising and training counsellors.
    Table of contents
    PART I: COUNSELLING CHILDREN Goals for Counselling Children The Child-Counsellor Relationship Ethical Considerations when Counselling Children Attributes of a Counsellor for Children PART II: PRACTICE FRAMEWORKS Historical Background and Contemporary Ideas about Counselling Children The Process of Child Therapy The Child's Internal Processes of Therapeutic Change Sequentially Planned Integrative Counselling for Children (the SPICC model) Counselling Children in the Context of Family Therapy Counselling Children in Groups PART III: CHILD COUNSELLING SKILLS Observation Active Listening Helping the Child to Tell Their Story and Get in Touch with Strong Emotions Dealing with Resistance and Transference Dealing with Self-concept and Self-destructive Beliefs Actively Facilitating Change Termination of Counselling Skills for Counselling Children in Groups PART IV: PLAY THERAPY - USE OF MEDIA AND ACTIVITIES The Play Therapy Room The Evidence-base for Play Therapy and Counselling Children Selecting the Appropriate Media or Activity The Use of Miniature Animals Sand-tray Work Working with Clay Drawing, Painting, Collage and Construction The Imaginary Journey Books and Stories Puppets and Soft Toys Imaginative Pretend Play Games PART V: THE USE OF WORKSHEETS Building Self-esteem Social Skills Training Education in Protective Behaviours PART VI: IN CONCLUSION Worksheets Bibliography Index