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Counseling Adolescents Competently



June 2016 | 496 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
“This is a text that is long overdue, I am excited to see such talented and experienced counselors come together to write such an informative updated text on counseling today’s adolescents.”

–Jennifer Jordan, Winthrop University

Counseling Adolescents Competently is a comprehensive text for students and professionals compiling foundational and emerging skills in the counseling field. Authors Lee Underwood and Frances Dailey review extensive interventions ranging from assessment to diagnosis as well as fresh perspectives on working with this often challenging group. Employing clinical case scenarios and profiles that demonstrate key issues, this book helps the counselor-in-training to understand the relevant theories and research around adolescents to better engage in culturally relevant interventions and treatment planning.  
Preface

 
 
Section I: Foundational Issues
 
Chapter 1: Introduction
The Adolescent

 
Unique Skills of Providers Working With Adolescents

 
Case Considerations

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Section II: Theoretical Perspectives
 
Chapter 2: Adapting Counseling Theory to Adolescents
Adapting Theoretical Approaches for Adolescents

 
ABC Model of CBT

 
Cognitive Distortions

 
Adapting Techniques for Adolescents

 
Developmental Considerations in Adapting to Adolescents

 
Modifications of Theoretical Approaches

 
Evidence-Based Outgrowths

 
Case Consideration

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 3: Trauma Focused Care
Evidence-Based Outgrowths

 
Case Considerations

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Clinical Review of Cases

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 4: Multicultural Family Systems
A History of the Integration of Family and Multicultural Counseling

 
Multicultural Family Systems: Culturally Sensitive Strategies for Adolescents

 
Evidence-Based Outgrowths

 
Integrated Multicultural Family Systems

 
Operationalization of the Multicultural Counseling Competencies

 
Why an Integrated Multicultural Family Systems Approach?

 
Counseling Implications for Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 5: Juvenile Justice-Involved Adolescents
Historical Overview of Juvenile Justice System

 
Presuppositions of the Juvenile Justice System

 
Overview of Juvenile Justice System-Involved Adolescents

 
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Theories

 
Techniques for Treating Delinquent Adolescents

 
Evidence-Based Outgrowths

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 6: Strengths-Based and Resilience Perspectives
What are Strength-Based and Resiliency Perspectives?

 
Equal Partners in Helping Process

 
Purpose of Strengths-Based and Resilience Perspectives

 
Presupposition of Strengths-Based and Resilience Perspectives

 
Techniques of Strengths-Based and Resilience Perspectives

 
Evidence-Based Outgrowths

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 7: Play Therapy
What Is Play Therapy?

 
Evidence-Based Outgrowths

 
Nondirective Play Therapy

 
Directive/Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Section III: Evidence-Informed Interventions
 
Chapter 8: Screening and Assessment in Adolescent Counseling
Case Scenario

 
Stages of Screening and Assessment

 
Phase 1: Identification and Clarification

 
Ethical/Legal Considerations of Screening and Assessment

 
The Continuing Case of Stefania

 
Phase 2: Active Data Collection

 
Phase 3: Analysis

 
Phase 4: Solution and Evaluation

 
Evidenced-Based Screening and Assessment Instruments for Adolescents

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 9: Treatment Planning Issues
Utility of Treatment Planning

 
Documentation of Services

 
Treatment Planning: A Step-by-step Transtheoretical Approach

 
Integrating the Helping Relationship

 
Case Scenario

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 10: Counseling Interventions
Individual Counseling and Related Intervention

 
Coaching and Mentoring

 
Mentoring and Related Interventions

 
Group Counseling

 
Crisis Counseling

 
Family Counseling

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 11: School Counseling Interventions
The Role of the School Counselor

 
Case Scenario

 
Distinguishing Characteristics of School Counseling

 
Innovative Interventions

 
Self-Injurious Behavior

 
Interfacing With Multiple Systems of Care

 
Integrating Core Competencies (School Counseling)

 
Evidence-Based Decision Making

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 12: Relational and Career Issues
Transition of Adolescence

 
Career Development

 
Career Counseling Strategies

 
Multicultural Factors

 
Challenges to Career Counseling

 
Normative Versus Problematic Development

 
Assessments

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 13: Chemical and Behavioral Addictions
Adolescence and Chemical Addictions

 
Case Scenario

 
Adolescence and Behavioral Addictions

 
Evidence-Based Interventions in Treating Adolescents With Addictions

 
Identifying and Utilizing Protective and Risk Factors

 
Spirituality and Religion

 
Ethical and Legal Issues

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 14: Divorce Impact
Cultural Considerations

 
Emotional and Relational Implications of Divorce

 
Emotional and Relational Implications of Divorce in Adulthood

 
Family Systems, Relational Boundaries, and Legal Issues

 
Practice Implicatipons

 
The Therapeutic Environment

 
Treatment, Prevention, and Growth

 
Case Considerations

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 15: Gender Specific and LGBTQ Issues
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 16: Sexually Maladaptive Behaviors
Introduction to Sexually Maladaptive Behaviof In Adolescence

 
Juvenile Sex Offending as Maladaptive Sexual Behavior

 
Case Scenario

 
Etiology of Juvenile Sex Offending

 
Family Factors

 
Ethnic Minority Juvenile Sex Offenders

 
Recidivism

 
Screening and Assessment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

 
Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Section IV: Legal and Ethical Considerations
 
Chapter 17: Who Is The Client? Key Ethical and Legal Issues
Who Is the Client?

 
Counseling Adolescents: Key Ethical Considerations

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 18: Supervision and Consultation
Supervision Defined: Historical and Contemporary Trends in Classification

 
The Supervisory Relationship: A Foundational Principle for Effective Supervision

 
Supervision Competencies: Development of Supervisee's Clinical Skills

 
Consultation: Definition and Models of Implementation

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 19: Use of Technology With Adolescents—Telemental Health Treatment
Technology in Mental Health With Adolescents

 
Benefits and Risks of TMH Practice

 
Evidence-Based Outgrowths

 
Cultural Considerations, Adolescents, and Treatment

 
Case Considerations

 
Implications for Counseling Adolescents

 
Future Research Considerations

 
Summary

 
Keystones

 
 
Chapter 20: Conclusion and Future Direction
Ongoing Dialogue Needed

 
Professional Commitment to Adolescent Care

 
Cultural Competency

 
Steps to Tatke

 
Conclusion

 

“This is a text that is long overdue, I am excited to see such talented and experienced counselors come together to write such an informative updated text on counseling today’s adolescents.”

Jennifer Jordan
Winthrop University

“This textbook is very comprehensive in covering not only the issues faced by adolescents but also in helping the counselor to consider the best treatment approaches to use in different situations.”

Wendy K. Killam
Austin State University

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