This comprehensive handbook gives practitioners in the field and the classroom effective strategies and techniques for successfully guiding gifted students. A concise, practical and readable guide, it contains worksheets, models, case examples and step-by-step plans for identifying and meeting the unique emotional, social and career development needs of gifted and talented students.
This book is a vital resource for counselors, teachers, parents and administrators who wish to develop or improve gifted and talented programs.
Barbara Kerr, PhD, is Professor of Pyschology in Education and Coordinator of Counselor Education at Arizona State University. In addition, Dr. Kerr is the author of Smart Girls, Gifted Women and numerous articles, chapters and monographs in the area of career development for gifted and talented students.
Kirk Hallowell, Visiting Assistant Professor at Western Illinois University.
Stephen Schroeder-Davis, Adjunct Professor of Gifted Education at the University of St. Thomas and St. Mary’s College in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Barbara Kerr writes in a straightforward yet personal style. She writes with the confidence of someone who has spent several years counseling with gifted students and administering counseling-focused programs… A Handbook for Counseling the Gifted & Talented will prove a very useful resource for counselors.
Nicholas Colangelo, PhD, Director, The Connie Belin National Center for Gifted Education
The Gifted And Talented
A handbook for counseling
Barbara Kerr, PhD
with contributions by
Kirk Hallowel, PhD
American Association for Counseling and Development, Alexandria, ©1991