Counseling Today August 2013

34    Claiming their rightful  place at the table
By Lynne Shallcross
Professional school counselors have a full plate of responsibilities,  but ensuring
that plate is filled with the right things -such as the opportunity to use counseling skills to directly meet the needs of students-requires advocacy, a solid plan and a community that understands  and values what these counselors have to offer.

44    First to respond, last to seek help
By Lynne Shallcross
Firefighters, police officers and other first responders routinely  put themselves in harm’s way to save others, but seeking mental health assistance can prove to be a far scarier proposition

Knowledge Share
52    Inclusive group facilitation strategies for all abilities
By Jo’el Roth
Group  workers are charged with creating a safe and welcoming environment for all participants, including  those with disabilities.

Reader Viewpoint
58    The common cold of the child’s mental  health  world
By Mary Coffman, Thomas Ollendick & Frank Andrasik
Nighttime fears are pervasive among children and, if left unaddressed,  can lead to sleep disruptions, behavior problems and possibly even other anxiety disorders

Reader Viewpoint
62    Effective treatment of military clients
By Keith Myers
It’s more about  how you treat this population than the specific treatment provided.