This volume provides practitioners with clear, helpful information about the process of understanding and engaging a wide array of boys and adolescent males in counseling. It supplies case examples and covers topics including race, ethnicity, religion, and other cultural factors of boys. A practical tool for school and mental health practitioners who need to understand and respond to the developmental and special issues of boys and adolescent males, Counseling Troubled Boys creates a bridge between young men and helping professionals. Key content includes adjustment issues, strategies for establishing rapport, interventions, case studies, and suggestions for future training and research.
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Part I: Understanding and Establishing Rapport with Boys. Shepherd & Robertson,
The Psychological and Emotional Development of Boys. Englar-Carlson & Kiselica, A Positive Psychology Perspective on Helping Boys. Kiselica & Englar-Carlson, The Process of Establishing Rapport with Boys during Individual Counseling and Psychotherapy. Cervantes, Family Therapy with Boys. Part II: Counseling Special Populations of Boys. Kiselica, Counseling Sexually Abused Boys. Fleming, Counseling Depressed and Suicidal Boys. Kapalka, Counseling Boys with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Horne, Counseling Aggressive Boys. Woodford, Substance Abuse Counseling with Boys. Mobley, Counseling Gay Adolescents. Liu, Counseling Gifted Boys. Part III: Future Directions in Counseling Boys. Kiselica, Englar-Carlson, Horne, Emerging Theoretical, Service and Professional Issues with Boys in Counseling and Psychotherapy.
About the Editors:
Mark S. Kiselica Ph.D., is professor and former chairperson of the Department of Counselor Education at the College of New Jersey. He earned his doctorate in counseling psychology from The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA and has counseled hundreds of boys in schools, mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, and prisons Director of the School Psychology Program in the Department of Psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is the author of several books, see below.
Matt Englar-Carlson, Ph.D., is an associate professor of counseling at the California State University at Fullerton. He received his doctoral degree in counselor education from the Pennsylvania State University and has worked with men, boys, and families in community mental health centers and schools. He has co-authored two books, see below.
Arthur M. Horne, Ph.D., is a distinguished research professor of counseling psychology at the University of Georgia. He completed his Ph.D in counseling and educational psychology at Southern Illinois University. He was the co-investigator of ACT EARLY, a federal program for at-risk children, and has been a trainer for agencies addressing male issues of violence and aggression. He is a prolific author, see below.