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A School Counsellor Casebook

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The school years tend to be the healthiest period of life, but it is also when mental health problems often begin or become more apparent, due in part to the challenges posed by unique educational and socialization expectations and physical and psychological developmental changes. The majority of youth negotiate these challenges well, drawing upon a range of resources to see them through: innate reserves of resilience, healthy coping strategies and supportive school and home environments. But every now and then, ...
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Overview

The school years tend to be the healthiest period of life, but it is also when mental health problems often begin or become more apparent, due in part to the challenges posed by unique educational and socialization expectations and physical and psychological developmental changes. The majority of youth negotiate these challenges well, drawing upon a range of resources to see them through: innate reserves of resilience, healthy coping strategies and supportive school and home environments. But every now and then, a young person falters and stumbles. Gentle support and guidance, informed by knowledge and skills, can make all the difference for the troubled youth. Providing this informed support and guidance is the role of the school counsellor. This casebook is intended to provide a solid foundation for counselling practice in schools.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788181931153
  • Publisher: Byword Books
  • Publication date: 11/28/2013
  • Pages: 425
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Vikram Patel, MRCPsych, FMedSci, Professor of International Mental Health & Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Sangath Centre, Goa, India Public Health Foundation of India

Lisa Aronson, MSW, JD, PhD Clinical Child Psychologist and Clinical Social Worker, Faculty. Graduate Center for Child Development and Psychotherapy, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gauri Divan, MRCPCH Consultant Paediatrician, Sangath Centre, Goa, India

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