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Vela, Javier Cavazos; Garcia, Christian; Whittenberg, James; Ikonomopoulos, James; Gonzalez, Stacey L. – Journal of School Counseling, 2019
Latina/o adolescents may begin middle school with lower levels of life satisfaction, hope, and self-compassion. In the current study, a small-series (N = 5) single-case research design was implemented to evaluate the impact of a positive psychology group counseling experience to increase Latina/o adolescents' life satisfaction, hope, and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Hispanic American Students, Case Studies, Psychology
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Cavazos Vela, Javier; Ikonomopoulos, James; Garcia, Christian; Whittenberg, James; Gonzalez, Stacey Lee – Journal of School Counseling, 2019
Latinx adolescents may begin middle school with lower levels of life satisfaction and hope. In the current study, we implemented a small-series (N = 4) single-case research design to evaluate the impact of a group counseling wellness experience to increase Latinx adolescents' life satisfaction and hope. Analysis of participants' scores on outcome…
Descriptors: Wellness, Middle School Students, Hispanic American Students, Scores
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Vela, Javier Cavazos; Guerra, Federico; Garcia, Christian; Hinojosa, Yvette – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
A quantitative, predictive design was used to explore how positive psychology, mental health, and cultural factors influenced Latina/o adolescents' college-going beliefs. By using multiple regression analysis, findings indicated that hope and life satisfaction were significant predictors of college-going beliefs. We provide a discussion regarding…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Adolescents, College Attendance, Predictor Variables