Brief Counselling That Works: A Solution-Focused Approach for School Counsellors and Administrators


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Published USA, 2014 (3rd edition)
With caseloads often exceeding 500 students, counsellors cannot afford to spend countless hours on traditional approaches to individual problems. Solution-focused brief counselling (SFBC) offers counsellors an effective approach that leads to rapid, observable change in students. This book combines step-by-step instructions with vivid case examples to provide a comprehensive and practical overview of the fundamental principles of SFBC: reproducible materials for use with solution-focused guided imagery; short case studies and session transcripts to illustrate what SFBC looks like in practice; guidelines for using solution-focused methods with referred discipline cases; practice exercises to help readers apply the techniques; and sample forms to use in SFBC. EXPANDED AND REVISED.

Counselling in Schools: and Other Settings: Problems and Solutions
Setting Goals
Discovering and Constructing Solutions
Connecting the Pieces
Abbreviated SFBC Session
Conducting Subsequent Sessions
Working with Reluctant Clients and Challenging Situations
Expanded Applications of Solution-Focused Concepts

Gerald Sklare was a Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at the University of Louisville for over 30 years.
Paperback. 227 pages

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