Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Alternative Schools (SFBT) provides a step-by-step guide for how school social workers and counselors can work with other school professionals to create an effective solution focused dropout prevention program. Along with illustrative cases and detailed explanations, the authors detail the curriculum and day-to-day operations of a solution focused dropout prevention program by drawing on the experiences of a school that uses this approach.
1. Solutions Not Problems 2. Strategies for a Solution Focused Dropout Prevention Program for At-Risk Adolescents 3. How to Create a Solution Focused Student Services Team 4. How to Build Cooperative, Solution Focused Relationships with At-risk Adolescents 5. Creating Goals, Positive Emotion and Expectancies with At-risk Adolescents 6. The Nuts and Bolts of Curriculum and Instruction 7. Sustainability and Success Over Time