School Counseling Center Resource Catalog

SUPPLEMENTARY TEXTS TO TEACHING AND COUNSELING

BOOKS


Title:  Basic Approaches to Group Psychotherapy and Group Counseling
Author 1: Gazda, George M. (Ed.)
Author 2:
Publisher: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher
Date:  1975
Categories: Supplemental Texts, Group Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: S8400

Summary: The purpose of this book is to provide the practitioners and student of group psychotherapy and group counseling with a convenient reference to the basic theories of group psychotherapy and group counseling.  (Grades 7-12)

 


Title:  Comprehensive Group Psychotherapy
Author 1: Kaplan, Harold I. (Ed.)
Author 2: Sadock, Benjamin J. (Ed.)
Publisher: The Williams and Wilkins Company
Date:  1971
Categories: Supplemental Texts, Group Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: S8401

Summary: The text has been organized into four major areas:  Basic principles, Specialized group therapy techniques, Psychotherapy with groups in special categories, and Training and research.  (Grades K-12)

 


Title:  Practicum Manual for Counseling and Psychotherapy
Author 1: Dimick, Kenneth M.
Author 2: Krause, Frand H.
Publisher: Accelerated Development
Date:  1975
Categories: Supplemental Texts, Counseling
Format: Manual
Call Number: S8404

Summary: Practicum Manual for Counseling and Psychotherapy presents not only a workbook for student counselors enrolled in practicum for counseling and psychotherapy, but also an orientation for the practicum supervisor and practicum counselor to innovative instructional approaches, mechanics of initiating a practicum, counseling techniques, basic foundations, ethics, evaluation procedures and the general conditions of counseling.  (Grades K-12)

 


Title:  A Survival Guide for the Secondary School Counselor
Author 1: Hitchner, Kenneth W.
Author 2: Tifft-Hitchner, Anne
Publisher: Center for Applied Research in Education
Date:  1987
Categories: Supplemental Texts, Secondary School Counseling
Format: Manual
Call Number: S8406

Summary: A Survival Guide for the Secondary School Counselor is about finding the glory:  the freedom to fulfill the role and the wisdom to do it well.  This manual is a collection of specific and detailed ideas, strategies, techniques and materials to help you survive successfully as a secondary school counselor and improve all facets of your guidance program in any junior or senior high school.  The Guide puts at your fingertips a complete supply of practical suggestions and materials to help you carry out a wide range of everyday tasks and better meet the needs of students, parents, teachers, administrators and your community.  (Grades 7-12)

 


Title:  Tests: A Comprehensive Reference for Assessments in Psych. Ed. & Bus
Author 1: Sweetland, Richard C.
Author 2: Keyser, Daniel J.
Publisher: Test Corporation of America
Date:  1986
Categories: Supplemental Texts, Assessment
Format: Reference
Call Number: S8407

Summary: Tests, a reference guide containing information on thousands of assessment instruments, is designed especially for psychologists, educators and human resource personnel who search for tests to satisfy assessment needs.  Tests does not attempt to review or evaluate tests; its purpose is to present concise descriptions in a quick-scanning, easy-to-read format.  (Grades 7-12)


Title:  Counseling Techniques That Work
Author 1: Dyer, Wayne W.
Author 2: Vriend, John
Publisher: American Assoc. for Counseling and Develop.
Date:  1977
Categories: Supplemental Texts, Counseling Techniques
Format: Text
Call Number: S8409

Summary: The book has two major parts.  The first part emphasizes techniques that work in counselor training and in the practice of counseling an individual client.  The second part of this book focuses on group counseling techniques.  (Grades 7-12)

 


Title:  A Survival Guide for the Elementary/Middle School Counselor
Author 1: Schmidt, John J.
Author 2:
Publisher: The Center For Applied Research In Education
Date:  1991
Categories: Supplemental Texts, Elementary/Junior High
Format: Text
Call Number: S8410

Summary: This resource is filled with hundreds of ready-to-use ideas, strategies and tools to help you plan and implement an effective counseling program tailored to the remedial, preventative and developmental needs of all your students.  This guide is organized into 10 sections, each focusing on one aspect of a comprehensive program.  These sections include:  define a comprehensive counseling program, create a tight program structure, build an effective program from the ground up, incorporate your program into the curriculum, reach out to special populations, manage crisis situations, make staff relationships better, make the correct legal and ethical decisions, and enrich you personal and professional development.  (Grades 7-12)

 


Title:  Interpreting Children's Drawings
Author 1: DiLeo, Joseph H.
Author 2:
Publisher: Brunner/Mazel
Date:  1983
Categories: Supplemental Texts, Drawing Interpretation
Format: Text
Call Number: S8411

Summary: The author discusses over 120 drawings covering vast range of topics including:  interpretation, formal and stylistic features, mostly cognition (a man in a boat), mostly affect (drawing a house), productive significance of child art, the whole and its parts, global features, body parts, sex differences and sex roles in Western society as perceived by children, laterality and its effects on drawing, tree drawings and personality traits, emotional disorder reflected in drawings, pitfalls, role of the arts education in peace, and reflections.  (Grades 7-12)

 


Title:  A Survival Guide for the Elementary/Middle School Counselor
Author 1: Schmidt, John J.
Author 2:
Publisher: Center for Applied Research in Education
Date:  1991
Categories: Supplemental Texts, Elementary/Junior High
Format: Manual
Call Number: S8412

Summary: A Survival Guide for the Elementary/Middle School Counselor is written to help you design a structure that fits your professional setting and program needs.  This resource consists of ten chapters, each providing a variety of workable ideas and materials for creating effective school counseling programs and choosing appropriate services.  Intended for both elementary and middle school counselors, this guide makes the assumption that while the developmental needs of students in elementary and middle schools differ, the practice of counseling at these two levels consists of similar goals, objectives and activities.  (Grades 7-12)

 


Title:  A Handbook of Structured Experiences for Human Relations Training
Author 1: Pfeiffer, J. William (Ed.)
Author 2: Jones, John E. (Ed.)
Publisher: University Assoc. Publishers & Consultants
Date:  1974
Categories: Supplemental Texts, High School Counseling
Format: Manual
Call Number: S8413

Summary: This handbook is written by practitioners for practitioners.  It includes the development of structured experiences, instruments, theoretical positions and ideas for applications that are useful in human relations training.  It provides structured experiences that are designed to focus of individual behavior.  Feedback, processing and psychological integration are also aspects of the training.  (Grades 7-12)

 


Title:  Understanding Children's Drawings
Author 1: Malchiodi, Cathy A.
Author 2:
Publisher: Guilford Press
Date:  1998
Categories: Supplemental Texts
Format: text
Call Number: S8416

Summary: This practical resource demonstrates how clinicians can broaden and enhance their work with children by integrating drawing into therapy.  Malchiodi provides a wealth of guidelines for helping children draw, asking appropriate questions, and understanding the intricate messages embedded in children's drawings and in the artmaking process itself.  More than 100 illustrations are included.  (Grades K-12)

 


Title:  Medications for School-Age Children Author 1: Brown, Ronald T.
Author 2: Sawyer, Michael G.
Publisher: Guilford Press
Date:  1998
Categories: Supplemental Texts
Format: Text
Call Number: S8417

Summary: Providing essential information about current pharmacological approaches to learning and behavior problems in children and adolescents, this practical and accessibleguide focuses on issues of particular relevance to clinical child psychologists, pediatric psychologists, and school psychologists.  Short-term and long-term effects of specific medications are covered in depth, as is the psychologist's role in assessing and monitoring medication response.  Written from a balanced ecological perspective, the book gives special attention to such topics as treatment acceptability and satisfaction; compliance; ethical, cultural, and legal issues; and informed consent.  (Grades K-12)


Title:  The War Against Children
Author 1: Breggin, Peter R.
Author 2: Breggin, Ginger Ross
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Date:  1994
Categories: Supplemental Texts
Format: Text
Call Number: S8418

Summary: With over a million youngsters already on Ritalin, and hundred of thousandsmore on other medications, diagnoses and treatments are replacing adult responsibility, and social reform.  This book places the tendency to embrace these quasi-eugenical measures in a historical context that offers abundant cause for alarm, and warns that the low priority on the rights and emotions of children is the real epidemic that must be addressed, and soon.  This book shows conclusively how mental health agencies are using invalid science for social control rather than addressing the decline of families, schools, and communities, as well as escalating racism and poverty.  As an alternative, it offers a host of measure for fulfilling the genuine needs of children without invasive treatments and stigmatizing labels.  (Grades K-12)

 


Title:  Classroom Discipline Problem Solver - Ready-to-Use Techniques & Materials for Managing All Kinds of Behavior Problems
Author 1: Watson, George
Author 2:
Publisher: The Center for Applied Research in Education
Date:  1998
Categories: Supplementary Texts
Format: text
Call Number: S8422

Summary: This practical resource gives teachers at all levels hundreds of tested techniques and guidelines for maintaining control and order in the classroom.  These have been developed and refined in the crucible of the modern classroom by teachers just like yourself and are ready to help you solve problems and create the disciplined environment that students and teachers need for effective learning.  This resource is organized into five sections:  Techniques & guidelines for dealing with 50 school discipline problems; problem-solving management techniques that keep students on task; positive feelings & creative ideas; concepts that protect & techniques that help; speak easy - the communication section.  (Grades K-12)

 


Title: 25 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make and How to Avoid Them
Author 1: Orange, Carolyn
Author 2:
Publisher: Corwin Press
Date: 1996
Categories: Supplemental Text to Teaching & Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: S8423

Summary: Gain valuable insight into how to be a more sensitive and effective teacher by analyzing the mistakes of other teachers.  Learn how to avoid the most prevalent and hurtful mistakes so that students can be more successful learners.  Some teachers do and say things that traumatize students, leaving them psychologically scarred from childhood on into adulthood.  Provides 300 scenarios from teachers recounting their worst experiences as students.  The solutions and recommendations provide teachers with a map to successfully navigate the academic terrain.  Whether used for professional and staff development workshops or as a tool for individual teachers, this book offers alternative strategies that will help create better teachers.

 


Title: Secrets for Secondary School Teachers:  How to Succeed in Your First Year
Author 1: Kottler, Ellen
Author 2: Kottler, Jeffrey A.
Author 3: Kottler, Cary J.
Publisher: Corwin Press
Date: 1998
Categories: Supplemental Text to Teaching & Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: S8424

Summary: Make your first year of teaching the best it can be.  This book provides practical strategies you can use immediately.  These and techniques, developed by experienced teachers, will simplify and organize your workload.  Reduce the stress that comes with your first teaching position.  A series of scenarios demonstrates how you can put these into practice in your classroom.

 


Title: Individual Counseling: Activities for Children
Author 1:Bowman, Robert P. Ph.D.
Author 2: Bowman, Susan C. Ed.S., L.P.C.
Publisher: YouthLight Inc.
Date: 1998
Categories: Supplemental Text to Teaching & Counseling
Format: Activity Book
Call Number: S8425

Summary: This resource is a fun, engaging collection of activities to be used in one-to-one counseling sessions with children.  Designed around 11 developmental guidance topics, it can be used as a needs assessment tool or provide a catalyst that can help you and a child approach a topic that might be emotionally sensitive to him/her.

 


Tittle: SchoolCoounselor.com
Author 1: Sabella, Russell A. Ph.D.
Author 2:
Publisher: Education Media Corporation
Date: 2000
Categories: Supplemental Text to Teaching & Counseling
Format: Text
Call Number: S8426

Summary: The Internet gives counselors a vast amount of resources and a powerful medium for connecting with others.  Following a counselor-friendly introduction to computers and the World Wide Web, readers are introduced to over 700 web sites to get started on-line. This book provides a practical guide to gaining access, navigating, searching for relevant materials, and creating your own website.  Counseling and technology related issues such as Internet addiction, safety, security, pornography, equitable access, and webcounsling are discussed.  Both novice and experienced counselors can advance their Internet literacy and make the Web an enjoyable and useful tool.

 


Title: Getting from Here to There...Education for the New Millennium
Author 1: Radd, Tommie R. Ph.D
Author 2:
Publisher: Growth with Guidance
Date: 2000
Categories:
Format: Text
Call Number: S8426

Summary: This book is a written discussion about education with professional educators and people outside the profession. Many people think they are experts in education simply because everyone has been in school. Being in school provides us information based on what has happened in the past. Keeping the past in mind and learning from experiences has value, but doesn't provide innovative solutions for the future. The purpose of this book is to present anew way of thinking about education. The issues covered here are important for the future of our students and the effectiveness of the education system.

 


Title: Maintaining Sanity in the Classroom: Classroom Management Techniques
Author 1: Dreikurs, Rudolf, M.D.
Author 2: Grunwald, Bernice Bronia
Author 3: Pepper, Floy C.
Publisher: Harper and Row Publishers
Date: 1982
Categories: Classroom Management
Format: Text
Call Number: S8427

Summary: This clear, practical, and highly successful text, based on Adlerian psychology, applies the techniques of motivation modification to realistic classroom problems. It is the only book of its kind to deal step by step with handling behavior difficulties and to provide the background that enables teachers to understand the group dynamics of various classroom situations.

 


Title: Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers
Author 1: Emmer, Edmund T.
Author 2: Everston, Carolyn M.
Author 3: Sanford, Julie P.
Author 4: Clements, Barbara S.
Author 5: Worsham, Murray E.
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Date: 1989
Categories: Classroom Management
Format: Text
Call Number: S8428

Summary: Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers is a comprehensive, well-organized presentation of essential aspects of management and discipline for secondary classes. This innovative, research-based book includes extensive material for planning for the beginning of the year, establishing an effective classroom organization, and maintaining appropriate behavior throughout the year.


Title: How to Write Powerful Letters of Recommendation
Author 1: Whalley, Susan (M.Ed.)
Author 2:
Publisher: Educational Media Corporation
Date: 2000
Categories: Supplemental Texts
Format: Booklet
Call Number: S8429

Summary: This booklet is designed to assist educators in writing powerful letters of recommendation on behalf of their students. The booklet contains 52 letters designed to jump-start the thinking process so that the writer's feelings and words can emerge within the letter.


Title: Living on a Tightrope: A Survival Handbook for Principals
Author 1: Sommers, Bill
Author 2: Payne, Ruby
Publisher: Aha Process Inc.
Date: 2001
Categories: Supplemental Text
Format: Text
Call Number: S8430

Summary: This book provides a range of practical, useful, and immediately aplicable stratagies to know what to do when confronted with those confounding dilemmas, ambiguities, dichotomies, and enigmas that constitute the tightrope of life as a school administrator.


Title: Think Rather of Zebra: Dealing with Aspects of Poverty Through Story
Author 1: Stailey, Jay
Author 2: Payne, Ruby Dr.
Publisher: Aha Process Inc.
Date: 1998
Categories: Supplemental Texts
Format: Text
Call Number: S8431

Summary: This book is meant to be a tool for discussion and teaching. Stories can be told, read outloud, or read silently. Many of these stories lend themselves to a variety of learning opportunities.


Title: Hidden Rules of Class at Work
Author 1: Payne, Ruby Ph.D.
Author 2: Krabill, Don
Publisher: Aha Process Inc.
Date: 2002
Categories: Supplemental Text
Format: Text
Call Number: S8432

Summary: The purpose of this book is to help those of you who help supervise people.


Title: Developing and Managing your School Guidance Program

Author 1: Gysbers, Norman C.

Author 2: Henderson, Patricia

Publisher: American Association for Counseling and Development

Date: 1988

Categories: Supplemental Text to Counseling

Format: Text

Call #: S8433

Summary: New and experienced school counselors, practitioners, administrators and directors of guidance are provided with a proven, conceptual model for guidance programs at the K-12 level. The model can be used to initiate a new guidance program or to modify an existing program. Four phases for developing, implementing and enhancing a guidance program are outlined and discussed.


 

Title: Please Don't Sit on the Kids

Author 1: Cherry, Clare

Author 2:

Publisher: David S. Lake Publishers

Date: 1983

Categories: Supplemental Text to Counseling, Discipline

Format: Text

Call #: S8434

Summary: The author takes a hard look at the traditional idea that discipline equals punishment. In place of punitive techniques, she offers an approach she calls "nondiscipline discipline" and an array of alternatives to punishment that she calls the "magic list."


 

Title: Cooperative Discipline

Author 1: Albert, Linda

Author 2:

Publisher: American Guidance Service, Inc.

Date: 1996

Categories: Supplemental Text to Counseling, Discipline

Format: Text

Call #: S8435

Summary: It's time for a new approach. Discipline strategies once commonplace no longer work. Society has changed. Classrooms have changed. Teachers have changed. Cooperative Discipline is a timely, realistic approach to discipline and classroom management.


Title: Exploring School Counseling - Professional Practices & Perspectives

Author 1: Davis, Tamara

Author 2: -

Publisher: Lahaska Press

Date: 2005

Categories: Supplemental Text for School Counseling

Format: Text

Call #: S8442

Summary: This text concentrates on the practical aspects of school counseling by focusing on the roles of the counselor and emphasizing an action-oriented approach. Firsthand accounts from practicing school counselors are interspersed throughout to support the research and technical aspects of school counseling discussed in the text.

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Title: Counseling in Schools - Comprehensive Programs of Responsive Services for all

                                         Students

Author 1: Schmidt, John J.

Author 2: -

Publisher: Pearson Education, Inc.

Date: 2008

Categories: Supplemental Text for School Counseling

Format: Text

Call #: S8443

Summary: This popular school counseling text helps students understand the components and services that comprise comprehensive school counseling programs in the context of the 21st century. New information in this edition includes: a discussion on the models of comprehensive school counseling programs (including the ASCA National Model); and application of concepts and issues, related to diverse populations, to school counseling practice.

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Title: School Counselors:- Partners in Student Achievement

Author 1: Melton, Brenda

Author 2: Sparks, Eric

Publisher: American School Counselor Association

Date: -

Categories: Supplemental Text for School Counseling

Format: Spiral-bound manual

Call #: S8444

Summary: The objectives of this manual are: (1) to understand the background and rationale for the development of the National Model; (2) to understand the 4 main components of the National Model; and (3) to have an understanding of how to implement the National Model and develop a plan.

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Title: Implementing the ASCA National Model

Author 1: Melton, Brenda

Author 2: Sparks, Eric

Publisher: American School Counselor Association

Date: -

Categories: Supplemental Text for School Counseling

Format: Spiral-bound manual

Call #: S8445 OR S8446

Summary: The manual describes implementation of the ASCA National Model.

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Title: Pre-Referral Intervention Manual - The Most Common Learning & Behavior Problems 

        Encountered in the Educational Environment

Author 1: Stephen B. McCarney

Author 2: Kathy Cummins Wunderlich

Publisher: Hawthorne Educational Services, Inc.

Date: 2006

Category: Supplemental Text for School Counseling

Format: Manual

Call Number: S8447

Summary: This manual provides interventions to identify and manage the most common learning and behavior problems encountered in the educational environment.

 


VIDEOS


Title:  Teaching in the Quality Classroom - "Quality and Useful Work"
Author 1:
Author 2:
Publisher: Quality Educational Media, Inc.
Date:
Categories: Supplementary Texts
Format: Video
Call Number: S8414

Summary: Dr. William Glasser begins this tape by explaining that quality work is always useful work.  In a quality classroom, students are told why they are being asked to learn new knowledge or skills.  This is opposite of the "learn it or else" approach to teaching.  It is an approach that acknowledges that students best learn and retain knowledge that they know will be useful to them either in school or later in life.  Making speaking-listening, reading-writing and problem solving skills useful in every classroom and subject will ensure that these basic skills are valued and learned.  Classroom scenes at both the elementary and secondary level show how teachers are applying the concept of useful work to instructional strategies. (21 min.)  (Grades K-12)

 


Title:  Teaching in the Quality Classroom - "Quality and Self-Evaluation"
Author 1:
Author 2:
Publisher: Quality Educational Media, Inc.
Date:
Categories: Supplementary Texts
Format: Video
Call Number: S8415

Summary: This video examines Dr. William Glasser's third condition for quality work: self-evaluation.  In a quality school, student are always asked: 1) to do the best that they can do at the time; 2) to evaluate their own work; 3) and to find a way to improve it.  By learning to evaluate their own work, students realize that virtually all work can be improved and doing work that is "good enough" to get by is not good enough for them.  Featured in this video are visits to elementary and secondary classrooms where self-evaluation is part of the day-to-day school experience.  (Grades K-12)


KITS


Title: Missouri Comprehensive Guidance: A Model for Program Development and Implementation

Author 1: Gysbers, Norman C.

Author 2: Starr, Marion F.

Author 3: Magnuson, Carolyn S.

Publisher: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Date: 1998

Categories: Supplemental Texts to School Counseling

Format: Kit (Manual & Activities)

Call Number: S8419

Summary: The purpose of this program is to help districts plan, design, implement, and evaluate comprehensive and systematic guidance programs in kindergarten through grade twelve. The Model is inteded to provide sturcture and direction as local districts make the transition from the guidance program of the past and present to the program of the future. Included in this program is a manual and activity folders for various categories. (Elementary School, Grades K-6).


Title: Missouri Comprehensive Guidance: A Model for Program Development and Implementation

Author 1: Gysbers, Norman C.

Author 2: Starr, Marion F.

Author 3: Magnuson, Carolyn S.

Publisher: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Date: 1998

Categories: Supplemental Texts to School Counseling

Format: Kit (Manual & Activities)

Call Number: S8420

Summary: The purpose of this program is to help districts plan, design, implement, and evaluate comprehensive and systematic guidance programs in kindergarten through grade twelve. The Model is inteded to provide sturcture and direction as local districts make the transition from the guidance program of the past and present to the program of the future. Included in this program is a manual and activity folders for various categories.

(Middle School, Grades 6-9)


Title: Missouri Comprehensive Guidance: A Model for Program Development and Implementation

Author 1: Gysbers, Norman C.

Author 2: Starr, Marion F.

Author 3: Magnuson, Carolyn S.

Publisher: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Date: 1998

Categories: Supplemental Texts to School Counseling

Format: Kit (Manual & Activities)

Call Number: S8421

Summary: The purpose of this program is to help districts plan, design, implement, and evaluate comprehensive and systematic guidance programs in kindergarten through grade twelve. The Model is inteded to provide sturcture and direction as local districts make the transition from the guidance program of the past and present to the program of the future. Included in this program is a manual and activity folders for various categories.

(High School, Grades 9-12)