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Counseling Skills for Teachers

2nd Edition

Jeffrey A. Kottler; Ellen Kottler
eISBN-13: 9781506318363

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"Relationship building is key to the successful mentoring and teaching of today′s youth. This book is an indispensable reference for both students in teacher education programs and experienced classroom teachers."
—David Capuzzi, Scholar in Residence, Counseling and Human Services, Johns Hopkins University

Integrate counseling and consulting skills into your daily teaching roles!

By necessity, today′s teachers do much more than deliver instruction. In the classroom, on the playground, or even in the parking lot, teachers are often called upon to respond quickly and appropriately to students′ social and emotional needs, drawing from instinct more than anything else.

In this second edition of the bestselling Counseling Skills for Teachers, Jeffrey and Ellen Kottler expertly guide preservice and inservice teachers to be effective helpers in the context of today′s most common challenges, highlighting issues related to homelessness, grief and loss, and bullying and harassment.The book also discusses:

Responding to a range of behaviors in formal and informal school settingsBuilding a culture of tolerance and respect in the classroomMotivating disengaged studentsCommunicating effectively with counseling professionals and parents

With an entirely new chapter on "Counseling Yourself," the book offers teachers surefire techniques for taking better care of themselves and the students in their schools.

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781412949224, 9781412949224, 9781412949224, 9781412949217, 9781506318363, 9781506318615, 1506318363
Language English
Number of Pages 160
Edition 2nd