This book gives a wide picture of the diversity of counselling services available to young people, with special focus on schools and young people's counselling services. It is illustrated throughout with case material, examples of good practice and new initiatives and also gives theoretical models for counselling young people.
This book gives a wide picture of the diversity of counselling services available to young people in Britain today, with special focus on schools and young people's counselling services. It sets these services in their historical context and describes how they have evolved. The book puts forward theoretical models for working with young clients and discusses counselling issues as they relate to work with this age group. In addition it considers some of the pitfalls counsellors may encounter in working alongside other professionals and within agencies. It includes discussion on ethical issues, non discriminatory practice, confidentiality and child protection. The book is enlivened by case material and by examples of good practice and interesting initiatives from around the country. It will be of particular interest to counsellors, teachers, youth workers, social workers and counselling students interested in working with this age group.
FeaturesIllustrated throughout with case material
* Wide discussion of ethical issues
* Examples of good practice and new initiatives
* Gives theoretical models for counselling young people
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"This is a practical book, enlivened by case material which will be of value to organisations wishing to develop youth counselling services." - Counselling "I am pleased to haveread this book, for it covers its subject with a commendable breadth,clarity and sensitivity...this book is both a useful training resource, and a celebration and acknowledgement of the often voluntary work of counsellors in frustratingly unsupported and difficult circumstances." - Self & Society "...a very readable book which genuinely merits the much abused plaudit that it is an essentialaddition to the literature. I would go so far as to say that it is imperative for all those engaged in information, advice and counselling provision for young people to have read it." - Young People Now "...there is a lot of useful material here to encourage, challenge and inform those who counsel young people." - Contact: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Pastoral Studies "...useful book...sensitive discussion of the major issues and containing interesting descriptions of various counselling projects and services." - Journal of Adolescence "...a timely reminder that counselling young people is not a 'soft' or 'cheap' or 'easy' option." - Relate News
Table of Contents
Series Editors' Preface Acknowledgements The Development of Counselling for Young People Counselling for Young People The Practice of Counselling for Young People Specific Issues in Counselling for Young People Professional Relationships in Counselling for Young People A Critique of Counselling for Young People References Index.
Counselling For Young People by Judith Mabey
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