The theory of multiple intelligences: implications for counseling children

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O'Brien, Patrick and Burnett, Paul C.. 2000. "The theory of multiple intelligences: implications for counseling children." Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling. 10 (1), pp. 145-156.
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The theory of multiple intelligences: implications for counseling children

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AuthorsO'Brien, Patrick (Author) and Burnett, Paul C. (Author)
Journal TitleAustralian Journal of Guidance and Counselling
Journal Citation10 (1), pp. 145-156
Year2000
Place of PublicationBrisbane, Australia
ISSN1037-2911
Web Address (URL)http://www.australianacademicpress.com.au/Publications/Journals/Guidance&Counselling/guidecounsel.htm
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These paper discuses the application of Gardner’s (1983) theory of multiple intelligences to the counseling of children, particularly young children who appear as repeat offenders in the school system. Specifically this paper seeks to answer the question: Does Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences have an application to counselling, and if so how would this theory impact on counselling practice? The results of this study suggest that Gardner’s theory does have application to professional counselling practice, particularly with children.

KeywordsTheory of Multiple Intelligence; implications; children; counselling
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390404. Educational counselling
520199. Applied and developmental psychology not elsewhere classified
390402. Education assessment and evaluation
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Byline AffiliationsQueensland University of Technology
Charles Sturt University
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