ERIC Number: ED457462
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
A School with Solutions: Implementing a Solution-Focused/Adlerian-Based Comprehensive School Counseling Program.
LaFountain, Rebecca M.; Garner, Nadine E.
This book explains how counselors can integrate the theories of solution focused and Adlerian counseling into a comprehensive developmental counseling curriculum. Following an introduction in Chapter 1, Chapter 2 explains how support needs to be developed among the staff to implement a comprehensive school program. The comprehensive developmental counseling curriculum is described in Chapter 3. A conflict resolution focused program is presented in Chapter 4. In Chapter 5, individual planning is explained as a way to guide the personal; social; educational; and career goals of students. Responsive services are described in Chapter 6 as a way to offer immediate response to students in crisis. Group counseling, another direct responsive services, is discussed in Chapter 7. Chapter 8 covers indirect solution focused Adlerian services such as consultation. Chapter 9 describes the supportive services that are needed to implement a comprehensive developmental counseling program. Following each chapter are examples of forms for assessment. (Contains 6 figures, 3 tables, and 87 references.) (JDM)
Descriptors: Brief Psychotherapy, Comprehensive Programs, Conflict Resolution, Counseling, Counseling Theories, Counselor Training, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, School Counseling
American School Counselor Assoc., 1101 King Street, Suite 625, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Order No. SWS01: members, $14.55; nonmembers, $21.95). Tel: 703-683-2722; Tel: 800-306-4722 (Toll Free); Fax: 703-683-1619.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American School Counselor Association, Alexandria, VA.