Elementary School Counselors’ Perceptions of Reality Play Counseling in Students’ Relationship Building and Problem-Solving Skills
In this qualitative study, eight school counselors participated in a series of reality play counseling trainings introducing techniques appropriate for counseling upper-grade elementary school students to enhance positive relationship building and problem solving skills. Participants were interviewed and their transcripts were analyzed using grounded theory methods which yielded four core categories: positive aspects of implementation, perceptions of the effectiveness of relationship building, perceptions of the effectiveness of developing problem solving skills, and concerns regarding implementation.
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Journal of school counseling, v. 10, art. 11, p. 1-35
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Davis, Eric S. and Clark, Mary A., "Elementary School Counselors’ Perceptions of Reality Play Counseling in Students’ Relationship Building and Problem-Solving Skills" (2012). Educational and Psychological Studies Faculty Publications. 157.