I. Building a Model of Excellence in School Counseling 1. Listening to a School Counselor's Stories 2. A Model of Excellence in School Counseling II. Ground the Self 3. Understanding Self 4. Understanding Change III. Realizing a Vision 5. Reading a School Culture 6. Acting Contextually 7. Designing a Developmental Curriculum 8. Guiding Students in Classrooms 9. Facilitating Groups 10. Counseling Individuals 11. Building Partnerships 12. Advocating for Children IV. Staying the Course 13. Planning, Organizing, and Persevering 14. Ensuring Comprehensive Renewal V. Taking the Next Steps 15. Adapting and Using the Model
About the Author
John M. Littrell, Ph.D., is the author of thirty-plus articles and five chapters in professional journals and books. During a Faculty Improvement Leave during the 1985-86 academic year, Dr. Littrell was a Fulbright Professor in Malaysia. His current area of interest is brief counseling, a way of speeding up the process of change. Dr. Littrell has presented twenty-five national and international brief counseling workshops for the American Counseling Association. Recently, he authored Brief Counseling in Action and produced five brief counseling videotapes. Currently, he is coauthoring a research-based book, Counselor as Educational Leader: Transforming a School Culture, based on an analysis of an outstanding elementary school counselor. In his spare time, he writes short-story mysteries based on famous counselors and therapists who solve murders that occur in their practice. Freud's story is titled Death on the Analyst's Couch.