Counseling Strategies that Work! Evidenced-based Interventions for School Counselors / Edition 1

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Overview

Counseling Strategies that Work targets the unique, day-to-day problems encountered by today’s school counselor and provides a new perspective on treatment selection.

This text is an anthology of intervention strategies that are rooted in scientific evidence supporting their effectiveness when applied to the day-to-day “problems” confronting today’s school counselor. It is an excellent source for counseling techniques courses or as a reading assigned as part of their field placement experiences, as well as a useful reference text for all those currently employed as school counselors. Every chapter provides a blending of theory, practice and guided, personalized application. The content is broken down succinctly, beginning with a brief introduction to the nature of the problems being addressed before delving into a detailed presentation with case illustration of the application of an intervention strategy.

Each chapter includes:

  • A brief introduction to the nature of the problems being addressed.
  • Precis of sample research supporting a specific intervention technique.
  • Detailed presentation with case illustration of the application of the intervention strategy.
  • A listing of clinical recommendations for direct application.
  • A list of web based and literature based resources of additional material.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205445585
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 6/30/2006
  • Series: Interventions That Work Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 179,384
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

SECTION 1 ASSISTING STUDENTS NAVIGATE

ACADEMIC DEMANDS

CHAPTER ONE

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Interventions for Student Distractibility, Inattentiveness, and Time on Task

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

A Multimethod Intervention for Social-Skills Deficits in Children with AD/HD and Their Parents

The Effects of Self-Monitoring of Academic Performance

School-based Multicomponent Program for Treating AD/HD

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Group Counseling Intervention for Children with AD/HD

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER TWO

Disruptive Behavior: Tantrums, Out-of-Seat, and Clowning

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Contingency Contracting: Reducing Classroom Tantrums

Modifying Task Difficulty

Group Contingency to Manage Disruptive Behavior

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Reality Therapy and Solution-Focused Counseling for Student Off-Task Behavior

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER THREE

Dishonesty: Cheating and Stealing

SAMPLE INTERVENTION

Classroom Control as a Means of Reducing Cheating

Encouraging Schoolwide Honesty

Stimulus Control-Reinforcement and Response Cost as a Means of Reducing Stealing

Extinction as a Means of Controlling Stealing

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Family Contracting and Self-Reinforcement of Alternative Behavior

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER FOUR

Low Self-efficacy and Motivational Issues

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Goal Setting for Academic Improvement

Poor Performance: Skill or Motivation?

Goal Setting and Self-Assessment

DETAILED INTERVENTION

The “Go For It” Club

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER FIVE

Task Completion and Homework Issues

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Use of Learning Stations to Increase Self-Control for Homework Completion

Reinforcements and Real-Life Homework

Personalizing Homework

DETAILED INTERVENTION

The Use of Goal Setting and Contingency Contracting

FROM THE FIELD

SECTION 2 ASSISTING STUDENTS WITH INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS

CHAPTER SIX

Social Withdrawal, Shyness, and Social Anxiety

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Social-Effectiveness Therapy

Peer Pairing

Cognitive Restructuring Strategy: A Case Study

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Social-Skills Training for Shy Adolescents

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER SEVEN

Violence: Aggression and Bullying

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Group CBT for Aggressive Boys

Changing Attribution of Hostile Intent

Bullying: A School-based Intervention

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Think First!

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER EIGHT

Noncompliance, Defiance, and Oppositional Behavior

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Reducing Oppositional and Aggressive Behavior: Social-Cognitive Group Intervention

Facing Defiance–Avoiding the Power Struggle

Student Self-Analysis on Monitoring of Behavior

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Time-In/Time-Out

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER NINE

Conduct Problems and Antisocial Behavior

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

First Grade Prevention Program

Performance-based Intervention–Child Training

Decreasing Expression of Anger with CBT

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Fast Track

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER TEN

Sexual Behavior 135

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Behavioral Management of Public Masturbation

Draw the Line/Respect the Line: Middle School Prevention Programming

Culturally Sensitive Pregnancy-Reduction Program

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Reducing Sexual Risk-Taking Behaviors

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER ELEVEN

Prejudice and “Isms” in the School

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Modifying Racial Attitudes

Antihomophobia: A Teaching Module

Attitudes Toward the Handicapped

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Developmental Guidance Project Embracing Difference

FROM THE FIELD

SECTION 3 HELPING STUDENTS WITH EMOTIONAL DIFFICULTIES

CHAPTER TWELVE

Anxiety: Separation, Social, and Test

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

FRIENDS Program

Social Anxiety: CBT and Social-Skills Training

Separation Anxiety: A Case Study using CBT

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Stop, Drop, and Roll to Reduce Test Anxiety

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER THIRTEEN

Stress

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Stress–A Skills-Oriented Program

Increasing Coping Skills with a School-based Program in Optimistic Thinking

Muscle Relaxation and Cognitive Coping Strategies

DETAILED INTERVENTION

A School-based Management Program

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER FOURTEEN

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Response Prevention with an Adolescent

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment and Medication Alone or in Combination

Group Behavioral Treatment

DETAILED INTERVENTION

The Use of Exposure and CBT

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER FIFTEEN

Improving and Maintaining Self-Esteem

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Psychosocial Prevention Program

Psycho-educational Approach

Guided Imagery

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Adlerian Adventure-based Counseling

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER SIXTEEN

Depression

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Program for Schoolchildren

Preventing Depression

An Ecological Approach

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Relaxation, and Self-Monitoring

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN

Suicidal Ideation and Behavior

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Reducing Suicide Potential–A School-based Prevention Program

Counselor Interview as Prevention Intervention

Cognitive-Behavioral Structured Intervention–SNAP

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Suicide Prevention Program–SOS

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN

Trauma, Loss, and the Grieving Process

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

School-based Group Treatment Protocol

School-based Intervention for Children Suffering Loss from Divorce

Use of Puppets to Treat Traumatic Grief

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Childhood Traumatic Grief

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER NINETEEN

Eating Disorders

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Student Bodies–Internet Prevention Program

Primary Prevention Program for Middle School

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Eating Disorder Prevention Program–A Controlled Study

FROM THE FIELD

CHAPTER TWENTY

Substance Use and Abuse

SAMPLE INTERVENTIONS

Multidimensional Family Therapy

Preventing Binge Drinking

Group-based Substance Abuse Treatment Program for Adolescents

DETAILED INTERVENTION

Project PRIDE: A Counselor-Administered Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program

FROM THE FIELD

Index

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