Strengths-Based Counseling with at-Risk Youth - Michael Ungar - 928205

Strengths-Based Counseling with at-Risk Youth

Author(s) : Michael Ungar

Paperback, 129 pages.

Item #928205

This book provides the tools to understand and access strengths buried beneath problem behaviors. It contains effective strategies to help adolescents construct positive identities and realistic action plans. Ungar includes strategies for youth engagement, covering common problem behaviors such as drug use, violence, delinquency, promiscuity, and bullying.




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In this book, author and social worker Michael Ungar takes a fresh, hopeful approach to challenging youth by looking beyond the surface of “bad” behaviors to understand them as ways of coping with life’s adversities. Additional features include: an abundance of real-life examples and counseling narratives, and a Resilient Youth Strengths Inventory to assess resilience and identify areas that need strengthening. Sincere application of Ungara’s compassionate and open-minded strategies is sure to transform the lives of countless adolescents in need, and the institutions that serve them.


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