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Tozer, Meryan; Khawaja, Nigar G.; Schweitzer, Robert – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
The present study examined protective factors associated with the wellbeing of 93 youth from a refugee background resettled in Brisbane, Australia. Wellbeing was defined as an absence of psychological distress and the presence of subjective wellbeing. Students at Milpera State High School, a special English language school, completed a battery of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Refugees, Youth
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Tan, Soo Yin; Chou, Chih Chin – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
This research examined the effects of structured group supervision (SGS) on counsellors' self-efficacy, counselling competency, and job involvement in Singapore. Twenty-one counsellors participated in six, 3- hour SGS sessions over 12 weeks with one qualified counselling supervisor. The counsellors had at least six months' experience working as…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, School Counselors, Measures (Individuals), Statistical Analysis
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Ho, Ngai Kwan Nicole; Schweitzer, Robert D.; Khawaja, Nigar G. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
Factors contributing to academic achievement among recently arrived Chinese adolescents in Australia remain relatively underexplored. Previous studies focused on Asian migrants, including Chinese, but did not distinguish Chinese from other Asian migrants. The current study specifically looks at Chinese migrants who have recently arrived, as…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Attitudes, Social Support Groups, Sense of Community
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Locke, Judith Y.; Kavanagh, David J.; Campbell, Marilyn A. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2016
A high level of parental involvement is widely considered to be essential for optimal child and adolescent development and wellbeing, including academic success. However, recent consideration has been given to the idea that extremely high levels of parental involvement (often called "overparenting" or "helicopter parenting")…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Homework
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Murphy, Emma L.; McKenzie, Vicki L. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2016
Families and schools are important environments that contribute to the resilience and positive development of preadolescent children. Sense of mastery, including its two central factors of optimism and self-efficacy, forms an important component of resilience during preadolescence (Prince-Embury, 2007). This study examined the interrelationships…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preadolescents, Family Environment, Student Development
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Gilmore, Linda; Boulton-Lewis, Gillian – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2009
Attributions of laziness, reflected in teacher comments such as "Just try harder and you will shine", may mask specific cognitive, learning, attentional or emotional problems that could explain low motivation in some children. This paper reports findings from an investigation of 20 children, aged 7 to 10 years, who were regarded as lazy…
Descriptors: Investigations, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Questionnaires, Student Motivation