Best Practices in Counseling the Gifted in Schools: What’s Really Happening?

@article{Wood2010BestPI,
  title={Best Practices in Counseling the Gifted in Schools: What’s Really Happening?},
  author={Susannah M. Wood},
  journal={Gifted Child Quarterly},
  year={2010},
  volume={54},
  pages={42 - 58}
}
School counselors play a vital role in meeting the needs of gifted students in their buildings. However, because there is a lack of structured, standardized, and empirically tested best practices for counseling gifted students, school counselors may not know how best to serve this unique population. The purpose of this study was to investigate gifted and talented adolescents’ experiences with the counseling techniques, strategies, and approaches most frequently cited in the gifted education… Expand

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