Counselling with Children and Young People provides a distinctive focus on child therapy in school settings, addressing in a unique level of detail. The authors adopt a broad ecosystematic, integrative approach that takes into account the factors of family, school and wider community, placing emphasis on significant development and attachment issues.

The Primary School Years

The primary school years
Clair Lewoski

The primary school years, spanning the ages between 5 to 11 years old, mark a stage of vast emotional, social and cognitive development. This begins with a transition from the smaller, personalised environment of home or nursery to the larger, more formal setting of school. It ends with a similar transition to something larger and more formalised. In between, an extensive range of developmental milestones and experiences are struggled with and negotiated. During this time children become progressively more immersed in school, where they can forge out an identity and life of their own, separate from their family. They form their first attachments to adults such as child minders and nursery ...

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