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ERIC Number: ED431990
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 127
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8039-6693-8
All about Sex: The School Counselor's Guide to Handling Tough Adolescent Problems. Practical Skills for Counselors Series.
Bradley, Loretta J.; Jarchow, Elaine; Robinson, Beth
This book is designed to be used by school counselors to help them respond to sexual issues of adolescence. Chapter 1, "Sexual Stuff: What's a Counselor To Do?" introduces the topic of knowing the boundaries of school policy, parents, values and religion, and confidentiality. A series of case studies are presented and answers common concerns counselors express in dealing with sexual issues. Chapter 2, "Coming of Age: Teenage Sexuality and Sexual Behavior," explores adolescent insecurity, body image, sexuality, dating, identity, sexual orientation, homophobia, and harassment and offers techniques counselors can use to respond to teens' concerns. Chapter 3, "You Are Not Immune: Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases," presents a five-step assistance model and activities for parents and students. Chapter 4 "This Isn't Supposed to Happen: Dealing with Sexual Violence," discusses issues of confidentiality, true and false allegations, and a six-step intervention model. Chapter 5, "Dare to Dream," is one counselor's narrative in responding to teens' sexual issues. A resource list of books and suggested movies/video titles is included. (Contains 3 references and additional suggested readings by chapter.) (AVC)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A