Open Access Graduate Research Paper
In counseling profession, numerous techniques exist to assist counselors in helping clients with challenges. Although several types of strategies can be implemented by counselors, few strategies exist that are useful for majority of clients. Discussed in this text is one possible strategy that can be used with numerous types of clients and circumstances. This tool is the development of a supportive counselor-client connection, specifically used in a school setting. Benefits of this strategy include clients' feelings of support and encouragement, easing of student transitions and difficulties, increased self-esteem and general well-being, and academic and social progress. Additional considerations also noted within the text include a discussion of counselor-client connections in regards to dual-relationships and ethical decision making.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education
Jan R. Bartlett
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©2008 Sarah Larsen-Kos
Larsen-Kos, Sarah, "Counselor-client connection" (2008). Graduate Research Papers. 1074.