Counseling Skills for Teachers
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Counseling Skills for Teachers by Jeffrey A. Kottler
Book Description'Relationship building is key to the successful mentoring and teaching of today's youth. This book is an indispensable reference for both students in teacher education programs and experienced classroom teachers.'uDavid Capuzzi, Scholar in Residence, Counseling and Human Services, Johns Hopkins UniversityIntegrate counseling and consulting skills into your daily teaching roles!By necessity, today's teachers do much more than deliver instruction. In the classroom, on the playground, or even in the parking lot, teachers are often called upon to respond quickly and appropriately to students' social and emotional needs, drawing from instinct more than anything else.In this second edition of the bestselling Counseling Skills for Teachers, Jeffrey and Ellen Kottler expertly guide preservice and inservice teachers to be effective helpers in the context of today's most common challenges, highlighting issues related to homelessness, grief and loss, and bullying and harassment.The book also discusses:Responding to a range of behaviors in formal and informal school settingsBuilding a culture of tolerance and respect in the classroomMotivating disengaged studentsCommunicating effectively with counseling professionals and parentsWith an entirely new chapter on 'Counseling Yourself,' the book offers teachers surefire techniques for taking better care of themselves and the students in their schools.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412949224
(254mm x 178mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 9-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jeffrey A. Kottler
Applied Helping Skills, Paperback (September 2016)
Covers the basic skills and core interventions needed to begin seeing clients. By approaching therapy as an art rather than from a prescriptive diagnostic position, this text encourages readers to look at every situation differently and draw from their embedded knowledge to best serve the individuals in their care.
Therapy Over 50, Hardback (August 2016)
Therapy Over 50 discusses how psychotherapy is different for both the therapist and client after the age of fifty. The text deals with the inevitable and unrelenting changes that take place along with the corresponding lost dreams. It provides both hope and help for those elderly therapists and their clients.
Therapist in the Real World, Paperback (September 2015)» View all books by Jeffrey A. Kottler
Advice and inspiration for the real-life challenges of being a mental health professional.
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Author Biography - Jeffrey A. Kottler
Jeffrey A. Kottler is one of the most prolific authors in the fields of counseling, psychotherapy, and education, having written more than 90 books about a wide range of subjects. He has authored a dozen texts for counselors and therapists that are used in universities around the world and a dozen books each for practicing therapists and educators. Some of his most highly regarded works include Creative Breakthroughs in Therapy, The Mummy at the Dining Room Table: Eminent Therapists Reveal Their Most Unusual Cases and What They Teach Us About Human Behavior, Bad Therapy, The Client Who Changed Me, Divine Madness, Change: What Leads to Personal Transformation, Stories We've Heard, Stories We've Told: Life-Changing Narratives in Therapy and Everyday Life, and Therapy Over 50. He has been an educator for 40 years, having worked as a teacher, counselor, and therapist in preschool, middle school, mental health center, crisis center, nongovernmental organization, university, community college, private practice, and disaster relief settings. He has served as a Fulbright scholar and senior lecturer in Peru and Iceland, as well as worked as a visiting professor in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Nepal. He is professor of counseling at California State University, Fullerton. Ellen Kottler, Ed.S., has been a teacher for over 30 years in public and private schools, alternative schools, adult education programs, and universities. She has worked in inner-city schools as well as in suburban and rural set-tings. She was a curriculum specialist in charge of secondary social studies and law-related education for one of the country's largest school districts. Ellen is the author or coauthor of several books for educators, including Secrets for Secondary School Teachers: How to Succeed in Your First Year, On Being a Teacher, Secrets for Beginning Elementary School Teachers, Counseling Skills for Teachers, English Language Learners in Your Classroom: Strategies That Work, Secrets to Success for Science Teachers, and Students Who Drive You Crazy: Succeeding with Resistant, Unmotivated, and Otherwise Difficult Young People. She teaches secondary education and supervises intern teachers at California State University, Fullerton.
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