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Counseling Children and Adolescents

(Fifth Edition)
Ann Vernon and Christine J. Schimmel
©2019, 568 pages

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    2019 Graphic Design USA RecipientCounseling Children and Adolescents provides readers with a comprehensive exploration of the practice of counseling young clients. The book introduces several theories that have proven effective with young clients, then couples that information with developmentally and culturally appropriate interventions and counseling techniques. Theories addressed include developmental theory, play therapy, brief counseling, reality therapy, and rational-emotive behavior therapy. Each theory is described with specific applications with children and adolescents.

    Additional chapters explore working with at-risk youth, exceptional children, and youth affected by challenging circumstances. Other topics addressed in the text include working with parents and families in school and mental health counseling, basic counseling skills and ethical considerations specific to children and adolescents, creative counseling interventions, counseling children from diverse backgrounds, and working with youth in small groups. Each chapter includes case studies, step-by-step processes, Voices from the Field, educational vignettes, and student exercises to the bridge the gap from theory to practice.

    This updated edition of Counseling Children and Adolescents features highly informative chapters and information based on rich experience of the authors. With an emphasis on practical applications and empirically-based approaches, it is ideal for graduate-level courses in counseling, psychology, marriage and family, or social work, as well as for practitioners working with young clients.

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    Ann Vernon, Ph.D., is professor emerita at the University of Northern Iowa. She has authored numerous books and chapters on the topics of counseling children and adolescents, developmental counseling, and applications of REBT with children and adolescents.
    Christine J. Schimmel is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Learning Sciences at West Virginia University who teaches counseling techniques, group counseling, and counseling children and adolescents. She is a licensed professional counselor in West Virginia with more than 20 years of clinical and teaching experience. A former school counselor, she focuses her energies working with and training pre-service school counselors.
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    Adopting instructors will receive a sample syllabus that includes learning objectives, suggested assignments, a course schedule, and more; an instructor’s manual that contains test questions (and accompanying answer keys), essay questions, in-class exercises, and discussion prompts for each chapter; a test bank featuring over 600 individual questions; and 14 PowerPoint presentations.
    "I have been utilizing Ann Vernon's Counseling Children and Adolescents textbook in my Counselor Education programs since 2009, and I absolutely love her work. Her book is very understandable, engaging, and timely. Her case studies are highly applicable, and teaching adjuncts that are provided with the text (multiple choice questions, essay questions, class activities, and manual) are excellent pedagogical supplements that complement her text superbly - some of the best my students and I have ever experienced!"
    Suzanne A. Whitehead, Ed.D., LMHC, NCC, MAC, LAC, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator - Counselor Education, California State University, Stanislaus

    “This text offers an approachable application to counseling children and teens. The conversational tone makes it palatable; the terrific content makes it relevant.”
    Elizabeth Keller-Dupree, Associate Professor of Psychology, Northeastern State University

    “This text is by far the best I have used in my 20 plus years as a counselor educator for our counseling children and counseling adolescents courses. It provides just the right mix of current research and theory along with concise case examples that bring to life the most important content. The topics covered are especially appropriate for our school counseling M.Ed. students.”
    Greg Brigman, Ph.D., Professor of Counselor Education, Florida Atlantic University

    “Well-organized book that is easy to read. Every chapter starts with a case example that sets the tone for the material that will be discussed. Authors provide multiple examples and developmentally appropriate interventions that make the book even more valuable.”
    Hanna Lainas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Texas A&M International University
    The fifth edition of Counseling Children and Adolescents is the recipient of a 2019 Graphic Design USA American Inhouse Design Award. Learn more about the honor in the Cognella press release.