Counselling and Supporting Children and Young People: A Person-centred Approach
SAGE Publications Ltd
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2010
This book is the ideal introduction to counselling and supporting children and young people. Taking a person-centred approach, Mark Prever offers readers a clear understanding of the theory and practice of working with children and young people in difficulty - whether in a therapeutic, school or social work setting. This practical text: specifically addresses both the counsellor and the 'helper', who may be unfamiliar with counselling jargon; contains exercises, points for further thought and discussion, and boxed notes thoroughout, highlighting exactly how the theory applies to the child or young person; and, discusses ethics, the current political agenda and evidence-based practice. This book is a must-read for trainees and professionals working with children and young people in the fields of counselling and psychotherapy, education, mental health, nursing, youth work and social work.