Counseling Children and Adolescents – Features and Benefits

Counseling Children and Adolescents - Features and Benefits


The fifth edition of Counseling Children and Adolescents by Ann Vernon and Christine J. Schimmel features cases studies, step-by-step processes, Voices from the Field, educational vignettes, and student exercises to bridge the gap between theory and practice. In this edition, there are also sidebars that include several distinctive features:

Case Studies/Examples provide ample opportunities for students to draw practical connections between the material within the book and real-world scenarios.

Voices from the Field – Professional and Child/Adolescent Sections share advice or perspectives around counseling experiences from young clients and professionals.

Now Try This! Sections describe a short exercise or intervention that readers can try to help them apply what they have read in the chapter.

Add This to Your Toolbox! Sections describe a specific technique relative to the chapter content that the authors have found to be especially effective.

Dialogue Boxes present a verbatim short exchange between a client and a counselor to illustrate how to deal with a specific problem or initiate an interaction with a young client, relative to the content of the chapter.

If you’re interested in learning more about the book and seeing these features in action, request a digital review copy (DRC) today!