Steeped in vivid case examples, therapeutic dialogue and points for reflection, Brief Counselling in Schools, Third Edition is a highly practical and accessible guide to helping and supporting young people experiencing difficulties both at home and at school or college. Covering issues from low self-esteem and sexuality, to substance misuse and aggression, Dennis Lines draws on a method of brief integrative counseling to illustrate how a time-limited therapy can work effectively in an often pressured and time-limited setting.
Chapter 3: Counselling in School
Counselling in School
Counselling provision in education is varied, though generally on the increase, with most establishments financing therapy from their own budgets. This chapter looks at the planning stage of setting up and maintaining a counselling service in school. Practical matters, such as a suitable location for counselling, referral policies, role and collaborative working, note-taking, auditing and evaluating the service, are discussed, together with the contractual details of employment. The premise of these considerations is that brief counselling in school will need to evolve with the altering requirements of the educational institution.
The Development of School Counselling
The development ...