AUTHORS: Thompson/Rudolph - ©2000
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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