Creative Approaches for Counseling Individual Children in the School Setting

Creative Approaches for Counseling Individual Children in the School Setting
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Grades K-6. This book provides over 100 creative activities for one-on-one counseling with elementary students. The activities are designed to gather information about the child and his or her needs, explore the immediate problem, implement and create a plan together, and then assess how the plan is working. Addresses issues such as feelings, self-concept, friendship, academic support, behavior, divorce, and death. Includes various contact forms, referrals, feedback forms, and information gathering activities along with activities to assist in understanding and dealing with specific problems.

Table of Contents


  • Self-Referral Forms
  • Teacher Referral Forms
  • Feedback from Counseling Referral
  • Appointment Notices
  • Individual Counseling Plan/Notes

Information Gathering

  • Activities for Getting to Know . The Person and The Problem
  • Inventories
  • Consultations

Activities for Understanding and Dealing with the Problem

Activities for Dealing with Feelings

  • Feeling Exploration
  • Anger
  • Sadness
  • Fears/Anxieties

Activities for Building Self-Concept

Activities for Dealing with Friendship

  • Friendship Development
  • Friendship Behaviors
  • Friendship Problems

    Activities for Academic Support

    Activities for Dealing with Behavior

  • Behavior Choices
  • Behavior Plans
  • Self Control

    Activities for Dealing with Divorce

    Activities for Dealing with Death