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Bowles, Terence; Scull, Janet – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2019
Over the past decade, researchers have called for a reconceptualisation of school connectedness. A review of literature between 1990 and 2016 was completed to define school connectedness and identified four factors: attending, belonging, engaging, and flow. The review of the published literature from 1990 to 2016 that related to the four factors…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Models, Intervention, Adolescents
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Yuen, Mantak; Lee, Queenie A. Y.; Kam, Jason; Lau, Patrick S. Y. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
Purpose in life has emerged as an important notion in positive psychology. It is regarded as a factor that can contribute to any individual's wellbeing. Based on a review of the literature, the authors discuss key issues that pertain to purpose in life, including how the construct is defined and conceptualised, its importance in living a…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Well Being, School Guidance, Definitions
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Liu, Xiaoqun; Chen, Gui; Hu, Peng; Guo, Guipin; Xiao, Shuiyuan – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
Bullying is a common problem in school. Engagement in bullying has been known to have many adverse effects, even including suicide. Examining which factor will moderate or mediate the pathway from victimisation to suicidal ideation is needed to develop effective intervention initiatives. This study aimed to examine the mediator and moderator roles…
Descriptors: Victims, Social Support Groups, Suicide, Correlation
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Prince-Embury, Sandra – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2015
Recent understanding of education and human development recognises the importance of psychosocial factors, particularly personal resiliency, in the academic success of children and youth. This article presents the examination of resiliency within school settings for the purpose of preventive screening, intervention and outcomes assessment. The…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Screening Tests, Intervention, Children