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COUN 6301S Counseling Theories for School Counselors: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

COUN 6301S Course Readings

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Alexander, J. A. C., & Harman, R. L. (1988). One counselor’s intervention in the aftermath of a middle school student’s suicide: A case study. Journal of Counseling and Development, 66(6), 283–285.

Bemak, F., & Chung, R. C.-Y.  (2005). Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice. Professional School Counseling, 8(3), 196–202.

Bonnington, S. B. (1993) Solution-focused brief therapy: Helpful interventions for school counselors. The School Counselor, 41(2), 126–128.

Briggs, M. K., Akos, P., Czyszczon, G., & Eldridge, A. (2011). Assessing and promoting spiritual wellness as a protective factor in secondary schools. Counseling & Values, 55(2), 171–184.

Bruce, M. A. (1995). Brief counseling: An effective model for change. The School Counselor, 42(5), 353–364.

Carlson, L.A. (2003). Existential theory: Helping school counselors attend to youth at risk for violence. Professional School Counseling, 6(5), 310–315.

Cochran, J. L., & Cochran, N. H. (1999). Using the counseling relationship to facilitate change in students with conduct disorder. Professional School Counseling, 2(5), 395–403.

Eppler, C., Olsen. J. A., & Hidano, L. (2009). Using stories in elementary school counseling: Brief, narrative techniques. Professional School Counseling, 12(5), 387–391.

Hipolito-Delgado, C. P., Courtland, C. L. (2007). Empowerment theory for the professional school counselor: A manifesto for what really matters. Professional School Counseling, ASCA 10(4), 327-332.

Kraus, I. (1998). A fresh look at school counseling: A family-systems approach. Professional School Counseling, 1(4), 12–17.

Pryor, D. B., & Tollerud, T. R. (1999). Applications of Adlerian principles in school settings. Professional School Counseling, 42(4), 299–304.

Ray, D. C., Armstrong, S. A., Warren, E. S., & Balkin, R. S. (2005). Play therapy practices among elementary school counselors. Professional School Counseling, 8(4), 360–365.

Roscoe, L. J. (2009). Wellness: A review of theory and measurement for counselors. Journal of Counseling & Development, 87(2), 216–226.

Schwallie-Giddis, P., ter Maat, M., & Pak, M. (2003). Initiating leadership by introducing and implementing the ASCA National Model. Professional School Counseling, 6(3), 170–173.

Singh, A. A., Urbano, A., Haston, M., & McMahon, E. (2010). School counselors’ strategies for social justice change: A grounded theory of what works in the real world. Professional School Counseling, ASCA 13(3), 135–145.

Widerman, J. L., & Widerman, E. (1995). Family systems-oriented school counseling. School Counselor, 43(1), 66–73.

Williams, G. R. (2000). The application of solution-focused brief therapy in a public school setting. Family Journal, 8(1), 76–78.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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