KEY FEATURES: Unlike most literature related to behavioral health services for adolescents, this text is crafted specifically for the profession of counseling. Case scenarios address critical issues impacting today's adolescents including their characteristics, technology issues, diagnoses and typologies, special needs, and interventions involving treatment planning. Themes that are commonly faced by teens, including trauma, grief, loss, substance use, emotional issues, sexual development, and peers are covered. A diverse range of adolescents from both urban and non-urban settings are examined. This book addresses a broad audience that includes students in behavioral health training, counseling, and school programs; the practicing provider; and administrative/clinical supervisors and educators.
Chapter 11: School Counseling Interventions
School Counseling Interventions
Adolescents’ primary domains of functioning are in their homes and schools. Many families have come to view the school as a supportive network that helps their adolescents prepare for the world of work and life in general, especially as it pertains to academic and career development. Likewise, many adolescents may find that their first experiences with counseling services may be in their school’s guidance counseling office for academic scheduling needs, completing vocational interest inventories, or for issues related to ...