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
     
 

This practical resource tool and handbook for counselors, pastors, and youth workers details over thirty common teenage problems arranged alphabetically from abuse to suicide, including such hot topics as anger, depression, drugs and alcohol, homosexuality, loneliness, masturbation, peer pressure, pornography, and shyness. Bound into the back of the book is a… See more details below

Overview

This practical resource tool and handbook for counselors, pastors, and youth workers details over thirty common teenage problems arranged alphabetically from abuse to suicide, including such hot topics as anger, depression, drugs and alcohol, homosexuality, loneliness, masturbation, peer pressure, pornography, and shyness. Bound into the back of the book is a Counseling Guide that includes information on special issues in counseling and 43 Rapid Assessment Tests.

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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