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VanderGast, Tim S.; Foxx, Sejal Parikh; Flowers, Claudia; Rouse, Andrew Thomas; Decker, Karen M. – Journal of School Counseling, 2015
In an effort to increase multicultural competence, professional counselors in the United States analyzed archival data from high school students from Seoul, South Korea. A sample of all female (N = 577) high school students responded to survey questions related to stress and coping. Results demonstrated statistical significance in levels of stress…
Descriptors: High School Students, Coping, Females, Stress Variables
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Pietrantoni, Zachary; Glance, Dorea; Smith, Krista M. – Journal of School Counseling, 2015
The American School Counselor Association's (ASCA) National Model (2012) stated school counselors serve as advocates for equity in access and success in educational opportunities for all students; however, Lott (2002) suggested classism now affects more students than in previous generations. Most research has focused on college students and little…
Descriptors: Social Class, Social Bias, Rural Schools, High Schools
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Moon, Natasha S.; Singh, Anneliese A. – Journal of School Counseling, 2015
The authors use a phenomenological research tradition grounded in CRT tenets to describe the daily lived experiences that 12 male African American youth had in relation to the achievement gap. Researchers collected individual semi-structured interviews and focus group data related to the study phenomenon. There were five themes identified in…
Descriptors: African American Students, Adolescents, Males, Adolescent Attitudes
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Rehfuss, Mark C.; Sickinger, Pamela H. – Journal of School Counseling, 2015
A shortened form of the Career Construction Interview (CCI) was used to help high school students struggling with the career decision making process. The shortened instrument is described, as well as, its use with eleventh grade high school students who had low levels of career concern and career curiosity. Students who completed the exercise…
Descriptors: High School Students, Career Choice, Interviews, Grade 11
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Hayden, Laura; Cook, Amy; Scherer, Alexandra; Greenspan, Scott; Silva, Meghan Ray; Cadet, Melanie; Maki, Erik – Journal of School Counseling, 2014
Given the social, emotional, and academic benefits of physical activity related to youth development (Hellison, 2011), coupled with the minimal research regarding how school counselors can use physical activity for life skill development, this article focuses on school counselors' beliefs about collaborating with coaches and using physical…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, Physical Activities, Correlation
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Trice-Black, Shannon; Riechel, Morgan E. Kiper; Shillingford, M. Ann – Journal of School Counseling, 2013
Confidentiality in counseling relationships helps ensure trust between clients and counselors. Yet, defining and understanding the boundaries of confidentiality in school settings is often difficult, as school counselors are engaged in multiple relationships with various stakeholders. This qualitative phenomenological study explores the…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Confidentiality, Counselor Client Relationship, Ethics
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Walley, Cynthia T.; Grothaus, Tim – Journal of School Counseling, 2013
Given the prevalence of adolescent mental health issues and the impact they have on adolescent development and school success, school counselors are challenged to provide appropriate prevention and intervention services. Yet the sufficiency of school counselor training for these challenges is unclear. Qualitative procedures were used to examine…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, School Counselors, Mental Health, Prevention
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Howell, Scott L.; Laws, R. Dwight; Bryant, Russell; Williams, Ellen – Journal of School Counseling, 2005
This study focuses on the secondary counselor perspective for students using alternative credit programs, e.g., independent study, evening classes, and summer school, to complement the high school educational experience. Three hundred high school counselors throughout the United States participated in this research that examined "which"…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Educational Quality, High Schools, School Counselors
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Thorngren, Jill M.; Nelson, Mark D.; Baker, Larry J. – Journal of School Counseling, 2004
A survey was conducted using qualitative means to assess school counseling programs in Montana. Schools that were demonstration schools in a federal initiative, Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) were compared to non-GEAR UP schools. Several differences between GEAR UP and non-GEAR UP schools are noted and…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Surveys, Qualitative Research, College Readiness
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Anderson, Mary Jane – Journal of School Counseling, 2004
The problem of adolescent suicide worldwide is discussed. Teen suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-19 year olds in the United States, and has become an increasing concern for counselors employed in schools. Contributing factors to suicide, such as cultural and socio-demographic factors, dysfunctional family patterns, cognitive…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, Adolescents, Cultural Influences