This book offers a refreshingly positive and practical approach to resolving a diverse range of problems from preschool through high school. Drawing on the most recent research and on his extensive experience as a school practitioner and trainer, Murphy presents a step-by-step guide to solution-focused counseling in today's schools. This strength-based approach is illustrated through real-world examples and dialogues from actual counseling sessions. User-friendly forms, questionnaires, and handouts are provided for immediate application with students, teachers, and parents.Readers will learn to facilitate solutions by defining changeable problems and realistic goals developing cooperative, change-focused relationships building on exceptions changing the doing and viewing of the problem evaluating and sustaining progress troubleshooting when things do not go as planned and ending counseling on a positive note.
Education-Teaching, Schools-Teaching, Counseling, Academic-Development,