9781560328629

Solution-Focused School Counselor: Shaping Professional Practice

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    9781560328629

  • ISBN10:

    1560328622

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-03-01
  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE

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Summary

(Accelerated Development) Ohio University, Athens, OH. Outlines practical and time-sensitive strategies for school counselors and educational therapists to use with students, teachers, and administrators. Charts and graphs. Softcover.

Author Biography

Cynthia J. Osborn is Assistant Professor at Kent State University.

Table of Contents

Prologue xi
Introduction to Brief and Solution-Focused School Counseling
1(17)
No Quick Fix for Me, Thank You: Dispelling Drive Through Myths
2(2)
The Time in Brief
2(1)
Beyond Time
3(1)
Active Ingredients of Brief Counseling
4(3)
An Historical Brief
7(1)
Help Me with This, Please: What Is Solution-Focused Counseling Anyway?
8(9)
A Baker's Dozen: Principles of Solution-Focused Counseling
9(8)
Summary
17(1)
Brief and Solution-Focused Counseling
18(15)
New Kid on the Block?
18(1)
What the Research Says
19(10)
Brief and Solution-Focused School Counseling Research
20(2)
General Psychotherapy Outcomes
22(6)
Implications for the School Setting
28(1)
The Solution-Focused School Counseling Model
29(2)
Giving School Counselors What They Want
29(1)
Giving Students What They Want
30(1)
Summary
31(2)
From Problems to Solutions: Changing the Mindset
33(15)
There is Another Way to Look at ``Problems''
33(10)
Maintaining Problems
34(1)
From Problems to Solutions
35(1)
Thinking Positively
36(3)
Being Student Focused
39(1)
Utilizing the Student's Expertise
40(1)
Changing How We Think
41(2)
The Paradigm Shift: Traditional vs. Solution-Focused Approaches to School Counseling
43(4)
Summary
47(1)
Application to Individual Students and Groups
48(29)
Specific Solution-Focused Strategies
48(24)
Genuine Inquisitiveness
48(2)
Speaking the Language
50(1)
Utilization of Strengths and Resources
51(3)
Commendations
54(1)
Counting on Change
55(4)
Highlighting Exceptions
59(1)
The Miracle Question
60(4)
The Great ``Instead''
64(1)
Specific, Concrete, and Measurable Goals
64(2)
Further Goal Formulations
66(1)
Tipping the Domino
67(1)
Scaling Questions
68(2)
Two More Types of Questions
70(2)
Summary of Strategies
72(1)
Solution-Focused Applications in Group Settings
73(4)
It's All in the Name
73(1)
Common Language
74(1)
Co-Conspirators
75(1)
Clearly Speaking
76(1)
Summary of Solution-Focused Groups
76(1)
Working with Children of Challenge and Their Parents
77(14)
Working with Difficult Students
77(4)
Difficulty Defined
78(1)
Lose the Label
78(2)
Deflating Difficulty
80(1)
Parents as Partners in Building Solutions
81(3)
Diversity and the School Counselor
82(2)
Solution-Focused Parent Conferences
84(2)
Guidelines for Planning a Parent-Teacher Conference
85(1)
Solution-Focused Parenting Groups
86(3)
Summary
89(2)
The Solution-Focused School
91(11)
Don't Look at Me!
91(1)
Focus on Principals
92(2)
Imagine What Your School Will Be When
94(1)
Teaching the Teachers
95(5)
Teaching the Teachers ``Solution Talk''
95(2)
Think Exceptions
97(2)
A Vision of the Possible
99(1)
Summary
100(2)
References 102(7)
Index 109

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