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Alabama Counseling Association Journal, v34 n2 p8-19 Spr 2009

A metaphorical intervention is introduced for counseling professionals, utilizing the terminology of hold 'em poker, the current game of choice among juvenile populations. This metaphor serves as a guide for counselors when assisting adolescents and young adults in developing healthier life choices and deterring potentially impulsive behaviors, including gambling.

Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, Prevention, Intervention, Counseling Techniques, Young Adults, Adolescents, Incidence, Risk, Figurative Language

Alabama Counseling Association. 217 Daryle Street, Livingston, AL 35470. Tel: 888-655-5460; Tel: 205-652-1712; Fax: 205-652-1576; e-mail: alca[at]alabamacounseling.org; Web site: http://www.alabamacounseling.org





Author: Schaefer-Schiumo, Kristin; Colangelo, James; Bordan, Terry

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=1645&id=EJ875396







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