Counselling in Schools by Esther Tan
Theories, Processes and Techniques

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This book is intended to be a comprehensive guide and useful resource for teachers, counsellors, parents and educators who believe in a holistic education for the young. The nurturing of the emotional, psychological, moral, physical, artistic and spiritual well-being of the young is just as important as challenging their minds and maximizing their intellectual potentials. The scope of the book is comprehensive and encompassing, covering a wide range of topics, including developmental group guidance, career guidance and career counselling, group dynamics and group counselling, individual counselling, and intervention strategies in working with children, youth and parents. There are also opportunities to learn about the development and management of guidance and counselling services in schools and how to conduct school-based research in guidance and counselling to enhance practice.

- The is the first Asian indigenous resource book for pupil counselling.
- A team of professional contributors consisting of teacher educators, educational psychologists, counselling psychologists, a professor of counselling from the United States and a consultant psychiatrist from National University Hospital of Singapore, are involved in the development of the content for this book.
- Care was taken to use everyday examples and case illustrations to explain psychological concepts and theories, and provide practical tips.
- This is a book on the what, why and how of pupil counselling, with a balance between theory and practice.


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Published December 1, 2003 by McGraw-Hill Education (Asia). 280 pages
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