The solution-focused school counselor : shaping professional practice / Thomas E. Davis, Cynthia J. Osborn.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Davis, Thomas E. (Counselor)
Other Authors: Osborn, Cynthia J.
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia, PA : Accelerated Development, [2000]
Table of Contents:
  • No Quick Fix for Me, Thank You: Dispelling Drive Through Myths
  • The Time in Brief
  • Beyond Time
  • Active Ingredients of Brief Counseling
  • An Historical Brief
  • Help Me with This, Please: What Is Solution-Focused Counseling Anyway?
  • A Baker's Dozen: Principles of Solution-Focused Counseling
  • Brief and Solution-Focused Counseling
  • New Kid on the Block?
  • What the Research Says
  • Brief and Solution-Focused School Counseling Research
  • General Psychotherapy Outcomes
  • Implications for the School Setting
  • The Solution-Focused School Counseling Model
  • Giving School Counselors What They Want
  • Giving Students What They Want
  • From Problems to Solutions: Changing the Mindset
  • There is Another Way to Look at "Problems"
  • Maintaining Problems
  • From Problems to Solutions
  • Thinking Positively
  • Being Student Focused
  • Utilizing the Student's Expertise
  • Changing How We Think
  • The Paradigm Shift: Traditional vs. Solution-Focused Approaches to School Counseling
  • Application to Individual Students and Groups
  • Specific Solution-Focused Strategies
  • Genuine Inquisitiveness
  • Speaking the Language
  • Utilization of Strengths and Resources
  • Commendations
  • Counting on Change
  • Highlighting Exceptions
  • The Miracle Question
  • The Great "Instead"
  • Specific, Concrete, and Measurable Goals
  • Further Goal Formulations
  • Tipping the Domino
  • Scaling Questions
  • Two More Types of Questions
  • Summary of Strategies
  • Solution-Focused Applications in Group Settings
  • It's All in the Name.