About This Book. About the Author. Acknowledgments. Foreword by Bill O?Hanlon. 1 Learning to Think with a Solution Focus. 2 Creating Possibilities Through Language. 3 Competency-Based Conversations. 4 Reviving Piaget: Helping Teachers to Become Solution Focused. 5 The Miracle Question: Goal Setting for Success. 6 Constructing New Stories with Elementary Students. 7 Relationships, Reputations, and Scheduling: Creating Success with Secondary Students. 8 Working with Families to Change the Lives of Students. 9 Disciplining Differently: Behavior Transformations. 10 Helping Students Deal with Dangerous Habits and Diffi cult Situations. Bibliography and References. Index.
Linda Metcalf, Ph.D., is a certified school counselor, licensed professional counselor, and licensed marriage and family therapist in the State of Texas. She is an associate professor and director of school counseling at Texas Wesleyan University. Metcalf is the author of numerous books, including Parenting Toward Solutions.