Engaging, activity based, and effective, this widely used group counseling curriculum (the SPARK program) is designed for flexible implementation in school or clinical settings. The program helps youth build skills for school success and social-emotional growth while exploring such crucial topics as personal goals, ethnic identity and prejudice, peer pressure, violence prevention, and family relationships. Featured are 36 reproducible handouts and forms-plus Spanish-language versions of the 32 handouts-in a large-size format with lay-flat binding for ease of use. New to This Edition *Revised and expanded to incorporate new findings and field-tested strategies. *New module on male-female relationships. *New sessions on emotion regulation, communication, and relational aggression. *Strategies for whole-class implementation have been added. *Nearly half of the 68 reproducibles are new or revised.
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Author Biography - Elizabeth Walker
Jill Waterman, PhD, is Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and coordinator of the UCLA Psychology Clinic. She is the author of numerous articles and coauthor of two books on aspects of childhood trauma. Her research focuses on childhood trauma and on developing and evaluating interventions for children at risk. Dr. Waterman maintains a private psychotherapy practice in the Los Angeles area. Elizabeth Walker, PhD, works with economically disadvantaged, ethnically diverse high school students as a school-based psychotherapist and private practitioner in Denver. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from UCLA, and spent several years working with inner-city students in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Walker's clinical interests include integrating religion and spirituality into the therapeutic process.