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Sakiz, Halis; Sariçali, Mehmet – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2019
We examined the paradigmatic position of school counsellors as it relates to their practice. A survey and interviews were conducted with counsellors, counsellor educators, and teachers. Findings demonstrated that counsellors lacked skills regarding theoretical orientation and applications, counselling practices remained arbitrary and less…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Correlation, Reflection, School Counselors
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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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Rickwood, Debra; Telford, Nic; Kennedy, Vanessa; Bailey, Eleanor – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
Suicide-related behaviours are relatively common among school-aged young people, and schools are an appropriate setting for activities that aim to prevent and assist recovery after suicide. headspace School Support is a specialist service that assists Australian secondary schools to be prepared for and recover from suicide. Through the responses…
Descriptors: Suicide, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Prevention
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Kounenou, Kalliopi; Gkemisi, Sofia; Nanopoulos, Panagiotis; Tsitsas, George – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
The present study aimed at testing and exploring the psychometric properties of the Counselor Burnout Inventory (CBI) in Greek school counsellors. Two hundred school counsellors from all over Greece participated in the study. The confirmatory study revealed four dimensions of the Greek version of CBI; namely, exhaustion, deterioration in personal…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, School Counselors, School Counseling, Fatigue (Biology)
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King, Catherine; Subotic-Kerry, Mirjana; O'Dea, Bridianne – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
School counsellors play an important role in supporting student mental health but face several challenges that may increase their vulnerability to burnout. This study aimed to explore the factors associated with burnout among school counsellors in secondary schools in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. A crosssectional, online survey was conducted…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Burnout, Work Environment, Counselor Attitudes
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Hanley, Terry; Ersahin, Zehra; Sefi, Aaron; Hebron, Judith – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
Online counselling is increasingly being used as an alternative to face-to-face student counselling. Using an exploratory mixed methods design, this project investigated the practice by examining the types of therapeutic goals that 11- to 25-year-olds identify online in routine practice. These goals were then compared to goals identified in…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Computer Mediated Communication, Counseling Techniques, Mixed Methods Research
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Chen, Kai Shen; Kok, Jin Kuan – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
School counselling services have always been unpopular among Malaysian students. Many researchers have studied what prevents students from seeking mental health services. However, there is a lack of study on the barriers to seeking help in the context of Malaysian school counselling services. Using a sample of Chinese high school students (N =…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Foreign Students, School Counseling
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O'Connor, Matt; Coyne, Joseph – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
There is limited research detailing school-based counselling services and how they are utilised by students. This study presented counselling service data for a Preparatory to Grade 12 school. Specifcally, it examined the number of students seen and sessions provided, and differences between users and nonusers of the service. The results showed…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Services, Use Studies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lynch, Raymond – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
Many studies have examined the psychology of interest and interest development, with these studies spanning various fields such as educational psychology, personality development, and vocational guidance. However, the pragmatic benefit of being able to accurately measure interests has often overshadowed the broader potential benefits of research…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, School Psychology, School Counselors, School Counseling
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Furlonger, Brett; Budisa, Sonja – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2016
Consumers are increasingly turning to both the internet and apps for mental health assistance. Mobile technologies such as smart phones and tablets offer swift and anonymous access for students to internet sites and app environments. Availability, however, does not guarantee quality or credibility. This web-based pilot study was undertaken to…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Sites, Computer Oriented Programs, Help Seeking
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Gilmore, Linda; Campbell, Marilyn; Shochet, Ian – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2016
Students with developmental disabilities have many challenges with learning and adaptive behaviour, as well as a higher prevalence rate of mental health problems. Although there is a substantial body of evidence for effcacious interventions for enhancing resilience and promoting mental health in typically developing children, very few programs…
Descriptors: Intervention, Evidence Based Practice, Developmental Disabilities, Resilience (Psychology)
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Low, Poi Kee – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2015
This article reports on a qualitative study that set out to understand stakeholders' perception of the school counselling service in Singapore. Using semi-structured interviews, this study explored the perceptions of three main stakeholder groups, namely teachers and counsellors working within the schools and those working in the communities.…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Foreign Countries, Counseling Services, Barriers