Creative Approaches for Counseling Individual Children in the School Setting

Pages: 234
ISBN: 9781598500110
Item Number: 8225


This book provides over 100 creative activities for helping the elementary child and the problem.

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.

The content covers specific problem areas of:

  • Feelings
  • Self-Concept
  • Friendship
  • Academic Support
  • Behavior
  • Divorce
  • Death

Includes various contact forms, referrals, feedback forms, and information gathering activities along with activities to assist in understanding and dealing with specific problems.


  • 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 ProblemsActivities for Academic SupportActivities for Dealing with Behavior
  • Behavior Choices
  • Behavior Plans
  • Self ControlActivities for Dealing with DivorceActivities for Dealing with Death
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