John Winslade interviews Roberta, a trainer of School Counselors, who opens with her concern about children not being treated with respect in the public schools. After an informative and inspirational exchange, Gerald Monk reflects with a team of counselors and trainers of varied experience. In spite of the limits that the system places on counselors, this group follows a “ calling” to work with children and to rise above the problems that are embedded in the school systems they encounter.
Tape Running Time: 1 hour 17 minutes
John Winslade is one of the leading figures in the narrative therapy movement and is a teacher of narrative counseling at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand. He is the co-author of Narrative Counseling in Schools (1999), Narrative Mediation(2000), and Narrative Therapy in Practice. Gerald Monk, Ph.D., is the co-author of Narrative Counseling in the Schools (1999), Narrative Mediation (2000) and Narrative Therapy in Practice (1997). He is one of the leading voices in the Narrative Therapy community.