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Davis, Eric S.; Wolgemuth, Jennifer; Haberlin, Steven; Smith, Vernon S.; Smith, Sharlene – Journal of School Counseling, 2019
The role of fathers in elementary education has shifted drastically in recent years. In particular, stay-at-home dads (SAHDs) have become more relevant in the lives of children. Despite these changes, there remains a paucity of research on SAHDs' experiences with their children's schools. This qualitative study examined SAHDs' perceptions of and…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Parent Role, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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Purgason, Lucy L.; Boyles, Jessica; Greene, Cassidy – Journal of School Counseling, 2019
Twenty-first century schools are characterized by increasing diversity and use of technology. An opportunity exists for school counselors to utilize technology to create novel and innovative classroom guidance lessons designed to facilitate cultural exploration and promote cultural understanding. This article provides a rationale for how the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Culturally Relevant Education, Technology Integration, Cultural Awareness
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Edwin, Mary; Prescod, Diandra – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
Career development is a lifelong process that begins in childhood and has been linked to student success in other aspects of their development in childhood and adulthood (Blackhurst, Auger, & Wahl, 2003). This article presents a fifth-grade technology-based career development curriculum that engages students in a 10-week long exploration of…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Exploration, Grade 5, Academic Achievement
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Cook, Katrina; Mayorga, Mary G.; Ball, Veronica – Journal of School Counseling, 2016
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA, 2012) has identified one of the ways elementary school counselors can assist students to become successful in school is to offer small group counseling through the responsive services delivery system. Expressive arts, such as creating mandalas, provide a non-threatening approach for school…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, Counseling Techniques, Elementary School Students
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Springer, Sarah I.; Levitt, Dana Heller – Journal of School Counseling, 2016
Body image disturbance continues to be recognized in increasingly younger populations. Eating issues among elementary school children have become more overt and statistically prevalent in recent years. Elementary school counselors are in important positions to provide their communities with early detection information and prevention strategies.…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Human Body, Elementary School Students, Prevention
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Moran, Kristen; Bodenhorn, Nancy – Journal of School Counseling, 2015
Perceptions and experiences of elementary school counselors' collaborative efforts with community mental health providers are examined through this exploratory phenomenological study. Ten participants engaged in two in-depth interviews. Collaboration was considered an effective way to increase services to students and their families. Six themes…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Health Services, School Counselors, Phenomenology
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Chiffriller, Sheila H.; Kangos, Kelsey A.; Milone, Lisa – Journal of School Counseling, 2015
Social exclusion and the behaviors, thoughts, and feelings it evokes in children were examined in the present study. Two forms of exclusion were identified: being rejected and being ignored. Surveys were administered to third and fifth grade students in a Northeastern suburb in the United States to see how children respond overall and if younger…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 5, Student Surveys
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Havlik, Stacey A.; Brady, Jennifer; Gavin, Kathleen – Journal of School Counseling, 2014
An increased understanding of the needs of students experiencing homelessness will better inform educational and clinical practices to ensure student success. Through an analysis of survey data using the Knowledge and Skills with Homeless Students Survey (Gaenzle & Bryan, 2013), this exploratory study applied a mixed methods approach to assess…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, Homeless People, Mixed Methods Research
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Springer, Sarah I. – Journal of School Counseling, 2014
A significant number of elementary school-aged children participate in some form of athletic activity. As they become pre-teens, the percentage of these children involved in sports lessens, especially as children begin to recognize differences in athletic abilities. Research assessing youth sports suggests that adults and peers can increase…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, School Counseling, Physical Fitness, Health Promotion
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Schulz, Lisa L.; Hurt, Kara; Lindo, Natalya – Journal of School Counseling, 2014
With the changing cultural demographics in U.S. classrooms, school counselors must develop innovative approaches to promote culturally responsive school climates and organizational change. A vision is offered of systemic cultural responsiveness and culturally relevant teaching practices that nurture and engage all learners. The role of the school…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, Cultural Awareness, Educational Environment
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Lancaster, Chloe; Constantin, Donnalin C. L. – Journal of School Counseling, 2014
The purpose of this pilot study was to explore families of international adoption experiences within the schools. Qualitative methodology and grounded theory procedures were used to analyze data collected from semi-structured interviews conducted with three mothers who had adopted 8 children from orphanages in China. The concept of lack of…
Descriptors: Adoption, Children, Grounded Theory, School Counseling
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Vavreck, Sarah; Esposito, Judy – Journal of School Counseling, 2012
The focus of this paper is on responses from fifth grade peer tutors who were trained to use child-centered play therapy language during tutoring sessions with kindergarteners. The focus of this project was to identify academic and social/emotional benefits of participating in the program. Results indicated that participation in the program…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Play Therapy, Peer Teaching, Grade 5
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Steen, Sam; O'Keefe, Adele Logan; Griffin, Dana; Routzahn, Katherine – Journal of School Counseling, 2012
This article defines service-learning within the context of school counseling and describes a school counseling program that integrated service-learning into classroom guidance for elementary students. Student reflections about their experiences within the framework of personal-social, academic, and career development are provided. Additionally,…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Elementary School Students, School Counseling, Counselor Training
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Davis, Eric S.; Clark, Mary Ann – Journal of School Counseling, 2012
In this qualitative study, eight school counselors participated in a series of reality play counseling trainings introducing techniques appropriate for counseling upper-grade elementary school students to enhance positive relationship building and problem solving skills. Participants were interviewed and their transcripts were analyzed using…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Problem Solving, Elementary School Students, School Counselors
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Hausheer, Robin; Hansen, Alana; Doumas, Diana M. – Journal of School Counseling, 2011
This study examined the effectiveness of a remedial reading program on improving reading fluency and comprehension among elementary school students. Twenty-four students were selected to participate in the 8-month program. Results indicated reading fluency and reading comprehension scores improved significantly across the academic year for both…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Reading Comprehension, Remedial Reading, Reading Fluency
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