ERIC Number: EJ690652
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan
Reference Count: 24
Using the Family Autobiography in School Counselor Preparation: An Introduction to a Systemic Perspective
Family Journal Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, v12 n1 p21-25 Jan 2004
School counseling professionals are recognizing the need to address family issues as an intervention strategy with children. Counselor educators can assist school counselor trainees in understanding the family systems' perspective by using the family autobiography as a course requirement. This article presents a description of the family autobiography as it was used in a family theories course specifically designed for school counselor trainees. School counseling trainees' (N = 32) evaluation of the family autobiography assignment are presented and discussed.
Descriptors: Intervention, School Counseling, School Counselors, Counselor Educators, Autobiographies, Counselor Training, Family Counseling, Family School Relationship, Graduate Students
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