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Morrison, Stephaney S.; Smith, Delores E.; Bryan, Julia A.; Steele, Janeé M. – Journal of School Counseling, 2016
Jamaican immigrant students are highly represented in U.S. public schools, primarily in regions concentrated throughout the east coast. Many of these students and their families have personal and social concerns that have implications for school counselors. In particular, scholars suggest that among this population, harsh methods of child…
Descriptors: Discipline, Parenting Styles, Latin Americans, Immigrants
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Brewer, Courtney; Carroll, James – Journal of School Counseling, 2010
School-based mentoring programs which utilize peer mentors have become a popular and cost-effective way of providing support services to students. While several studies examining mentee outcomes appeared in the past decade, less research has examined characteristics of the high school mentors involved. This study examined social interest, social…
Descriptors: Mentors, Peer Counseling, Self Efficacy, Student Volunteers
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Militello, Matthew; Carey, John; Dimmitt, Carey; Lee, Vivian; Schweid, Jason – Journal of School Counseling, 2009
The National Center for School Counseling Outcome Research (CSCOR) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst studied exemplary practices of 18 high schools that received recognition for college preparation and placement in 2004 and 2005. Through interviews with key personnel at each of the high schools, the researchers generated a set of ten…
Descriptors: High Schools, College Preparation, School Counseling, School Counselors
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Wright, A. Jordan; Emmert-Aronson, Ben – Journal of School Counseling, 2008
The School Counselor Development Program (SCDP) was developed as a continuing education intervention for middle school counselors in the New York City Department of Education, focusing on six mental health issues relevant to their work with students. A pilot study was run with 21 New York City Public School counselors. This paper focuses on one of…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Suicide, School Counselors, Depression (Psychology)