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Vassilopoulos, Stephanos P.; Diakogiorgi, Kleopatra; Brouzos, Andreas; Moberly, Nicholas J. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
To facilitate students' transition into secondary school, a short, problem-oriented group program was designed that included interpretation retraining, problem solving, and social-skills training. Pre- and posttest data from two groups conducted over the course of 5 weeks were combined for a total of 35 6th-grade students waiting to undergo school…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Secondary School Students, Student Adjustment, Grade 6
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Woods, Mary C.; Burns, John R. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
Attendance at overnight school camp is an integral component of the Australian educational landscape. However, some students are reluctant to attend camp, while others refuse to attend at all. School psychologists play an important part in supporting these students and their families, and teachers. While much is published about general school…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Counselor Role, Resident Camp Programs, Anxiety
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Muller, Rachel D.; Skues, Jason L.; Wise, Lisa Z. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
This study explored cyberbullying, coping resources and coping styles in a sample of 107 10- to 12-year-old Australian primary school students. Approximately 13% of participants reported experiencing single episodes of cyberbullying victimisation, while almost half of the participants (48.6%) reported being repeatedly cyberbullied. Technological…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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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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Lester, Leanne; Mander, David – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2015
This study investigated the social, emotional and mental wellbeing predictors of bullying victimisation and perpetration for boarding students following the transition from primary school to secondary boarding school. Longitudinal data on 76 male and 74 female boarding students in Grades 7, 8 and 9 was used from a larger longitudinal study of…
Descriptors: Role, Well Being, Mental Health, Bullying
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Galliott, Natal'ya; Graham, Linda J.; Sweller, Naomi – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2015
This article reports findings from an empirical study examining the influence of student background and educational experiences on the development of career choice capability. Secondary school students attending Years 9-12 (N = 706) in New South Wales, Australia, were invited to participate in an online survey that sought to examine factors…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Self Efficacy, Family Characteristics