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Helping the Struggling Adolescent: A Guide to Thirty-Six Common Problems for Counselors, Pastors, and Youth Workers
     

Helping the Struggling Adolescent: A Guide to Thirty-Six Common Problems for Counselors, Pastors, and Youth Workers

by Les Parrott III, Leslie Parrott
 

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ISBN-10: 0310234077

ISBN-13: 9780310234074

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Zondervan

Helping the Struggling Adolescent is your first resource to turn to when a teen you know is in trouble. Whether you're a youth worker, counselor, pastor, or teacher, this fast, ready reference is a compendium of insight on teen problems from abuse to violence and everything between. Help starts here for thirty-six common, critical concerns. Topics are arranged in

Overview

Helping the Struggling Adolescent is your first resource to turn to when a teen you know is in trouble. Whether you're a youth worker, counselor, pastor, or teacher, this fast, ready reference is a compendium of insight on teen problems from abuse to violence and everything between. Help starts here for thirty-six common, critical concerns. Topics are arranged in alphabetical order. Each chapter gives you essential information for several vital questions: What does the specific struggle look like? Why did it happen? How can you help? When should you refer to another expert? Where can you find additional resources? Arranged in three sections, this book first gives you the basics of being an effective helper, Then it informs you on the different struggles of adolescents. The final section--a key component of this book--supplies more than forty rapid assessment tools for use with specific problems. Helping the Struggling Adolescent organizes and condenses biblical counseling issues for teens into one extremely useful volume. Keep it in arm's reach for the answers you need, right when you need them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780310234074
Publisher:
Zondervan
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book
Part One: Effective Helping
1. Adolescence: A Struggle for Identity
2. Characteristics of Effective Helping: A Self-Inventory
3. The Heart of Helping
4. Common Pitfalls in Counseling Adolescents
5. Legal and Ethical Issues Related to Counseling
6. Avoiding Counselor Burnout: A Survival Kit
Part Two: The Struggles of Adolescents
Abuse
Anger
Anxiety
Cohabitation
Depression
Drugs and Alcohol
Eating Disorders
Forgiveness
God’s Will
Grief
Guilt
Homosexuality
Inferiority
Internet and Computer Game Addiction
Loneliness
Masturbation
Obesity
Obsessions and Compulsions
Overactivity and Work Stress
Panic Attacks
Parental Divorce
Parents
Peer Pressure
Phobias
Pornography
Promiscuity and Premarital Sex
Rage, Violence, and Gunfire
Schizophrenia
Schoolwork
Shyness
Siblings
Sleep Disturbance
Spiritual Doubt
Stuttering
Suicide
Victims of Violence
Part Three: Rapid Assessment Tools
Using and Interpreting Rapid Assessment Tools
Anger Situations Form
Are You Dying to Be Thin?
Attitudes Toward Cohabitation Questionnaire
Bulimia Test
Checklist for Making a Major Decision
Child’s Attitude Toward Father
Child’s Attitude Toward Mother
Clinical Anxiety Scale
Cognitive Slippage Scale
Compulsive Eating Scale
Compulsiveness Inventory
Concern Over Weight and Dieting Scale
Dysfunctional Attitude Scale
Eating Attitudes Test
Family Adaptability and Cohesion Evaluation Scale
Fear Questionnaire
Fear Survey Schedule --- II
Generalized Contentment Scale
Goldfarb Fear of Fat Scale
Guilt Scale
Hare Self-Esteem Scale
Index of Self-Esteem
Intense Ambivalence Scale
Internal Versus External Control of Weight Scale
Internet Addiction Test
Inventory of Religious Belief
Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test
Mobility Inventory for Agoraphobia
Novaco Anger Scale
Obsessive-Compulsive Scale
Reasons for Living Inventory
Restraint Scale
Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale
Self-Efficacy Scale
Self-Rating Anxiety Scale
Self-Rating Depression Scale
Skills for Classroom Success Checklist
Skills for Study Success Checklist
Stanford Shyness Survey
State-Trait Anger Scale
Stressors Rating Scale
Teen Alert Questionnaire
Tough Turf Peer Pressure Quiz
List of Rapid Assessment Instruments Cross-referenced by Problem Area
Biblical Guidance for Struggling Adolescents
Helpful Web Sites
Index

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