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Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools, Second Edition
Solution-Focused Counseling in Schools, Second Edition
John J. Murphy
 
 
Order Number:72873
Number of pages:280 pages
Published Year:2008
ISBN:978-1-55620-247-6
 
 
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"This book gives you effective ways of working with students that you can use immediately."
—Bill O' Hanlon, therapist and author of In Search of Solutions

"Murphy's descriptions of solution-based counseling capture the art of this approach through rich transcripts of conversations between counselors and students. His examples convey a deep and abiding respect for students, and the students in these examples become heroes in their own stories of change and achievement."
—Elizabeth J. Doll, PhD
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

"This text helps students understand solution-focused counseling more deeply than other texts, which often translates to more competent practice."
—Patrick Akos, PhD
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This book offers a refreshingly positive and practical approach to resolving a diverse range of problems from preschool through high school. Drawing on the most recent research and on his extensive experience as a school practitioner and trainer, Murphy presents a step-by-step guide to solution-focused counseling in today's schools. This strength-based approach is illustrated through real-world examples and dialogues from actual counseling sessions. User-friendly forms, questionnaires, and handouts are provided for immediate application with students, teachers, and parents.

Readers will learn to facilitate solutions by defining changeable problems and realistic goals—developing cooperative, change-focused relationships—building on exceptions—changing the doing and viewing of the problem—evaluating and sustaining progress—troubleshooting when things do not go as planned—and ending counseling on a positive note.

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