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Author Degges-White, Suzanne.

Title Counseling Boys and Young Men [electronic resource].

Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2012.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (458 pages)
Summary This comprehensive guide to the unique challenges faced by boys and young men encompasses today's most critical issues and presents effective, evidence-based strategies for treating them. Recognizing the specific needs of diverse young males, this text covers such contemporary issues as bullying and harassment, anger management, online gaming, addiction, pornography, and gang membership. The differences between the developmental issues of males and females are addressed, along with the emotional, intellectual, and physical changes boys experience as they move into adolescence. The difficulties.
Contents Cover; Halftitle; About the Author; Titlepage; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Understanding and Promoting Healthy Development; 1. The Developmental Path: From Boyhood to Older Adolescence; Physiological Development; Emotional and Social Development Through Play; Cognitive Development and Gender; Learning to Follow Society's Code of Conduct; Case Study: Growing Up as a Boy From an Attachment and Morality Perspective: Stefan's Story; Ages 0 to 5; Through the Lens of Attachment Theory; Through the Lens of Moral Development Theory; Ages 5 to 9.
Through the Lens of Attachment TheoryThrough the Lens of Moral Development Theory; Ages 10 to 11; Ages 12 to 14; Through the Lens of Attachment Theory; Through the Lens of Moral Development Theory; Ages 15 to 18 (Catholic High School); Through the Lens of Attachment Theory; Through the Lens of Moral Development Theory; Conclusion; 2. Talking to the Beat of a Different Drum: Speaking So He Can Listen and Listening So He Can Speak; Working With Young Males in Counseling; Case Study: Elementary School Boys Aged 9 to 11; TravisAged 13; Conclusions and Additional Resources.
3. Understanding Male Adolescent DiversityThe Adolescent Male Client; Approach to Counseling the Adolescent Male or Young Man; Tips for Counselors; Conclusion; 4. When Learning Is "Different": Readin', Writin', 'Rithmetic, and Giftedness?; Reading Disorder; Disorder of Written Expression; Mathematics Learning Disorder; Giftedness; Summary; Case Study: Trey, Age 13; Suggested Resources; 5. Untold Stories of Potential: Career Counseling With Male Children and Adolescents; Career Adaptability; Career Development in Childhood; How Career Identity Develops.
Career Identity Development: Super's Causal ModelPlay: A Career Counseling Intervention With Males in Early and Middle Childhood; Career Counseling With Adolescent Males; Conclusion; Appendix A; Part II: Relationship Development and Relationship Concerns; 6. Relationship Development With Family and Friends; Family Networks; Peer Networks; Counseling Implications; Case Study: Finding His Place: Nathaniel, 5 Years Old; 7. Working With Boys From Single-Parent Homes; Single-Parent Families Today; Effects of Being Raised in a Single-Parent Household.
Living in the Middle of a High-Confl ict DivorceEvidence-Based Interventions and Innovative Approaches; Case Study: Abrahim, Age 12; Case Study: Jessie, Age 13; Summary; Additional Resource; 8. Romantic Relationships: From Wrestling to Romance; Romantic Relationships as Normal Development; Communication; Sexual Development; Teen Fatherhood; Dating Violence; Case Study: Teen Heartthrob; Case Study: Teen Fath; Resources; 9. Counseling Gay and Questioning Boys and Young Men; Sexual Orientation, Sexual Behavior, and Sexual Identity; Recommendations for Counselors and Other Helping Professionals.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Young men -- Counseling of.
Boys -- Counseling of.
Adolescent psychology.
Counseling psychology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Colon, Bonnie.
Other Form: Print version: 9780826109187
ISBN 9780826109194
9780826109187 (pbk.)
0826109187 (pbk.)