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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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Ostojic, Marko; Chung, Jasmine; DiMattia, Michael; Furlonger, Brett – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
School students are increasingly using apps for health-related purposes, either on their own or when recommended by psychologists or counsellors, as apps offer a way to assist students to change their behaviour. However, there is a growing need for psychologists and counsellors to be able to evaluate the quality and usefulness of such apps to…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Computer Oriented Programs
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Jung, Jae Yup – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
Two alternative versions of a model of the cognitive decision-making processes of gifted and talented adolescents associated with occupational or career indecision were tested in this study. A psychometrically rigorous survey instrument was used to collect data from 664 adolescents attending three academically selective high schools in Sydney,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Cognitive Processes, Academically Gifted
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Huang, Shaun L.; Mussap, Alexander J. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
Despite the advantages of international study -- to the student, the university, and the local community -- studies have reported an increased risk of stress-related psychological problems in international students. We surveyed 384 Asian international students (189 female, 193 male, 2 undeclared; aged 17 to 47 years) attending Australian…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Stress Variables, Depression (Psychology), Asians
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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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Lam, Cici Sze-ching; Yeung, Patcy P. S.; Yuen, Mantak – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
This report is part of a larger project investigating school satisfaction of early adolescents in Hong Kong. The research questions in this part of the study focused on the school experience of 21 high-ability Chinese students aged 9-14 in Hong Kong primary and secondary schools. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with each of the…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries, High Achievement, Preadolescents
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De Deckker, Kimberley – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
For a school counsellor or classroom teacher, working with newly arrived students from refugee backgrounds can be daunting, particularly with the awareness that these students have likely experienced significant and potentially horrific trauma. There is now a wealth of evidence showing that traumatic experiences can significantly impact our…
Descriptors: Refugees, Trauma, School Counselors, Neurological Impairments
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Ayse- Ulu-Yalçinkaya; Demir, Ayhan – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
The aim of the study was to predict loneliness with regard to parental acceptance-rejection and sibling relationship quality after controlling for gender, age, grade, school type, feld of study, birth order, and number of siblings. The UCLA Loneliness Scale, Maternal and Paternal Acceptance-Rejection Questionnaire, and Sibling Relationship…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Affective Measures, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship
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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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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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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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Didaskalou, Eleni; Skrzypiec, Grace; Andreou, Eleni; Slee, Phillip – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
Victimisation among students has been identified as a serious problem in Australian schools. This study investigated approaches taken by South Australian middle school students for dealing with victimisation. Over 170 students (aged 11-16) described how they coped with bullying and situations where they needed to take action against bullying. A…
Descriptors: Victims of Crime, Middle School Students, Student Experience, Foreign Countries
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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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Chen, Ya-Ling; Rittner, Barbara; Maguin, Eugene; Dziadaszek, Shannon – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
The aim of this research was to examine effects of cigarette smoking on depression and anxiety among children and adolescents (youth) with early onset schizophrenia and/or psychosis. Data were obtained from the national evaluation of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program (CMHS Program). Cubic…
Descriptors: Smoking, Depression (Psychology), Anxiety, Schizophrenia
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Le Brocque, Robyne; De Young, Alexandra; Montague, Gillian; Pocock, Steven; March, Sonja; Triggell, Nikki; Rabaa, Claire; Kenardy, Justin – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
There is growing evidence that children are vulnerable to poor psychological outcomes following exposure to a range of potentially traumatic events. Teachers are in a unique and well-placed position to provide vital support to children following potentially traumatic events and to also provide a vital role in helping to identify children who may…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Disasters, Emergency Programs, Mental Health
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