Counseling Children and Adolescents in Schools, Chapter 8: Choice Theory and Reality Therapy Approaches to Counseling in Schools

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originally called control theory, provides the theoretical underpinnings of reality therapy
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inclusive term coined by Robert Wubbolding that includes trustworthy relationships between professional helpers and students as welll as teachers and students, whether the setting is an entire school, a classroom, group counseling, individual counseling, or consultation.therapeutic environmentthree critical, consistent factors of the therapeutic environmentfirmness, fairness, and friendlinessWDEP SystemWants, Doing and Direction, Evaluation, and Planscurrent director of the Center for Reality Therapy, came up with the WDEP SystemRobert WubboldingWithing the WDEP System, reality therapists focus on ___________________wants, needs, and perceptionsQuestions asked during the want phase of the WDEP System"What do you want that you are not getting?" "What are you getting that you do not want?"Line of questioning in the (D) (doing and direction) phase of the WDEP process"What are you doing right now to help the situation?"During the evaluation (E) phase of WDEP, the student assumes responsibility for evaluating the _______________________ of his/her behavior.effectivenessIn the evaluation (E) phase of WDEP, the reality therapist asks:"Is what you are currently doing working?"Within the reality therapy framework, plans should beSAMIC, or Simple, Attainable, Measurable, Immediate, and ControlledA straightforward question the reality therapy might ask when assessing commitment to goals and plans is:"How committed are you to making this happen?"Five levels that can be shared with students to provide a framework for self-evaluation1) I don't want to be here. You can't help me. 2) I want the outcome. But I don't want to exert any effort. 3) I'll try. I might. I could 4) I'll do my best. 5) I will do whatever it takes.A ____________________________ environment prioritizes attainment of basic needs of adults and students.Quality SchoolA central feature of Glasser Quality Schools is the _______________________ between and among adults and students.positive relationshipsAn essential element of Glasser Quality Schools is the notion of _____________________, which is praciticed by administration as well as teachers who "always lead" and "never boss."lead management______________________ teachers establish relevance of content and express confidence in students' ability to master it.lead managementIn Glasser Quality Schools, when students engage in less-than-appropriate behavior, adults often respond with the ______________ framework.WDEPEducators in Glasser Quality Schools do not accept ___________________.excusesIn Glasser Quality Schools, __________________ are scheduled regularly and arranged so class members can openly discuss identified topics that are often directed toward satisfaction of needs.class meetingsWubbolding cited empirical support for reality therapy in schools, particularly within schools where __________________ and ___________________classroom strategies are used consistentlylead management and Glasser Quality SchoolStudies have shown that implementation of the Glasser Quality School philosophy contributes to ______________________and ____________________ related to disruptive behavior problems.improved grades and diminished problems