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Social/Emotional Issues, Underachievement, and Counseling of Gifted and Talented Students

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March 2004 | 304 pages | Corwin
Articles in this volume address the affective needs of special populations of high-ability students, such as underachievers, who are at risk of not reaching their potential. Preventive strategies and intervention techniques are discussed.
 
About the Editors
Sally M. Reis
Series Introduction
Sidney M. Moon
Introduction to Social/Emotional Issues, Underachievement, and Counseling of Gifted and Talented Students
 
Part I: Social and Emotional Issues
Elyse Brauch Lehman, Carol J. Erdwins
1. The Social and Emotional Adjustment of Young, Intellectually-Gifted Children
Michael F. Sayler, William K. Brookshire
2. Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Adjustment of Accelerated Students, Students in Gifted Classes, and Regular Students in Eighth Grade
Jean A. Baker
3. Depression and Suicidal Ideation Among Academically Gifted Adolescents
Dewey G. Cornell
4. High Ability Students Who Are Unpopular With Their Peers
Charles F. Kaiser, David J. Berndt
5. Predictors of Loneliness in the Gifted Adolescent
Claudia J. Sowa, Kathleen M. May
6. Expanding Lazarus and Folkman's Paradigm to the Social and Emotional Adjustment of Gifted Children and Adolescents (SEAM)
Laurence J. Coleman
7. A "Rag Quilt": Social Relationships Among Students in a Special High School
Nancy M. Robinson, Robin Gaines Lanzi, Richard A. Weinberg, Sharon Landesman Ramey, and Craig T. Ramey
8. Family Factors Associated With High Academic Competence in Former Head Start Children at Third Grade
 
Part II: Underachievement
Linda J. Emerick
9. Academic Underachievement Among the Gifted: Students' Perceptions of Factors that Reverse the Pattern
Nicholas Colangelo, Barbara Kerr, Paula Christensen, and James Maxey
10. A Comparison of Gifted Underachievers and Gifted High Achievers
Susan Baum, Joseph S. Renzulli, and Thomas P. Hébert
11. Reversing Underachievement: Creative Productivity as a Systematic Intervention
Thomas P. Hébert, F. Richard Olenchak
12. Mentors for Gifted Underachieving Males: Developing Potential and Realizing Promise
Sally M. Reis, D. Betsy McCoach
13. The Underachievement of Gifted Students: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go?
 
Part III: Counseling
David F. Dettmann, Nicholas Colangelo
14. A Functional Model for Counseling Parents of Gifted Students
Thomas M. Buescher
15. Counseling Gifted Adolescents: A Curriculum Model for Students, Parents, and Professionals
Sidney M. Moon, Kevin R. Kelly, and John F. Feldhusen
16. Specialized Counseling Services for Gifted Youth and Their Families: A Needs Assessment
 
Index

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Series Introduction by Sally M. Reis

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Sidney M. Moon

Sidney M. Moon is a professor of Gifted Education and director of the Gifted Education Resource Institute at Purdue University. She has been active in the field of gifted education for more than 25 years as a parent, counselor, teacher, administrator, and researcher. In that time, she has contributed more than 60 books, articles, and chapters to the field. Her most recent book is a co-edited volume, The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know? Sidney is active in the National Association for Gifted Children where she currently serves on the board of directors, the publications committee, and the affective... More About Author

Sally M. Reis

Sally M. Reis is a professor and the department head of the Educational Psychology Department at the University of Connecticut where she also serves as principal investigator of the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. She was a teacher for 15 years, 11 of which were spent working with gifted students on the elementary, junior high, and high school levels. She has authored more than 130 articles, 9 books, 40 book chapters, and numerous monographs and technical reports.  Her research interests are related to special populations of gifted and tal-ented students, including: students with learning disabilities, gifted... More About Author

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