The School Counselor's Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities (Jossey-Bass Teacher) (Paperback)

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Down-to-earth advice for helping students with disabilities succeed

The School Counselor's Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities offers school counselors a practical guide for handling the complexities of working with children and youth who have disabilities. The book is organized to correspond with the myriad responsibilities and roles assumed by school counselors in elementary, middle and high school settings. The authors provide both seasoned and new school counselors with the insight and tools they need to successfully promote the academic, personal, social, and career success of students with disabilities.

  • Presents a wealth of relevant disability-related knowledge and useful strategies
  • Includes information on the most pertinent legislation pertaining to students with disabilities
  • Offers the most effective counseling interventions for helping young children or adolescents experiencing social exclusion because of their disabilities
  • Bonus section contains a wealth of disability-specific information with implications and practical applications for counselors

This important book brings together experts in two disciplines, school counseling and special education/disabilities, in order to address the practicalities and possibilities of working with students with disabilities.

About the Author


THE AUTHORS Laura E. Marshak, Ph.D., is a practicing psychologist and professor of counseling at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Claire J. Dandeneau, Ph.D., N.C.C., is a professor of counseling at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Fran P. Prezant, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, is a senior vice president and director of research and evaluation at Abilities! (National Center for Disability Services) in New York. Nadene A. L'Amoreaux, Ph.D., is an associate professor of counseling at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780470175798
ISBN-10: 0470175796
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: December 1st, 2009
Pages: 388
Language: English
Series: Jossey-Bass Teacher