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Counseling Skills for Teachers

Second Edition


October 2013 | 160 pages | SAGE AdvantEDGE

Integrate 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 best-selling 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 settings
 - Building a culture of tolerance and respect in the classroom
 - Motivating disengaged students
 - Communicating effectively with counseling professionals and parents

With 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.

 
Preface
 
Adjusting to Multiple Roles
 
Understanding the Process of Helping
 
Assessing Children's Problems
 
Developing Skills of Helping
 
Counseling Skills in the Classroom
 
Communicating With Parents
 
Consulting Effectively With Other Professionals
 
Counseling Yourself
 
Index

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.

David Capuzzi, Scholar in Residence
Counseling and Human Services, Johns Hopkins University

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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... More About Author

Ellen Kottler

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 set­tings. 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... More About Author

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