Fostering Intrinsic Motivation in Children: A Humanistic Counseling Process

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Craig S. Cashwell, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Humanistic counselors working with children seek to help them grow and develop the motivation needed to make decisions and changes in their lives. Intrinsic motivation, an important component of humanistic counseling, is defined and explicated, research is reviewed, and suggestions are made for counselors who seek to foster intrinsic motivation in children.

Additional Information

Publication
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, 43, 16-24.
Language: English
Date: 2004
Keywords
Motivation, Counseling, Children, Child psychology, Intrinsic motivation, Extrinsic motivation