Helping the Youthful Offender: Individual and Group Therapies That Work

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If you want to better understand adolescents and improve your interpersonal skills in working with them, here is the perfect book. Author William Lewis, a psychologist whose innovations in correctional treatment have been implemented in institutions, parole offices, and camps throughout the country, shares his insights into personality development and identifies practical and successful treatments and therapeutic techniques.

Lewis also defines the personality requirements for ...

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Overview

If you want to better understand adolescents and improve your interpersonal skills in working with them, here is the perfect book. Author William Lewis, a psychologist whose innovations in correctional treatment have been implemented in institutions, parole offices, and camps throughout the country, shares his insights into personality development and identifies practical and successful treatments and therapeutic techniques.

Lewis also defines the personality requirements for effective youth workers, enabling professionals to evaluate their own interpersonal styles. An excellent training manual, guidebook, textbook, and general resource, Helping the Youthful Offender provides thought-provoking ideas and essential information for professionals, parents, and students.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781560241270
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1991
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Sizing Up Delinquents' Heads
  • Some Heads Are Sanforized
  • “Headshrinking”: Who Needs It?
  • How Empty Heads Are Stuffed
  • Patching Egos—General Principles
  • Would You Be a Good Ego Model? Let's Find Out
  • Escalon: Birth of an Upstart Program
  • Correctional Counseling: What, Why, How Much, and Who?
  • Withdrawn Willie Comes Alive—“Why Not?” Therapy: Counseling With a Schizoid Exhibitionist
  • Heinous Harry: An Unsocialized Exploder Finds Out Who He Is
  • Twister—Brief Counseling Fails to Change a Lifestyle
  • Little Hitler—Der Fuhrer Loses Out to a More Satisfying Ego Model
  • Silk Purse From a Sow's Ear: Client-Centered Approach Uncovers a Gem
  • If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It: Suicidal Obsession Erased in Four Sessions
  • President of the Firm: Murder in the Making
  • What Is Small Group Counseling?
  • A Group-Centered Experience
  • Behind the Back: A Special Kind of Small Group Therapy Designed Specifically to Correct Discrepancies in the Self-Concept
  • Community Counseling
  • Some People I Learned From (Or, From Whom, If You Prefer)
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