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Cowan, Rebecca; Cole, Rebekah F.; Craigen, Laurie – Professional Counselor, 2019
The purpose of this qualitative collective case study was to explore the experiences of four key internal stakeholders who are involved with a school-based child sexual abuse prevention program in a southeastern state in the United States. In order to explore the experiences of participants, in-depth, semistructured interviews were conducted.…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Prevention, School Activities
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Warren, Jeffrey M.; Locklear, Leslie A.; Watson, Nicholas A. – Professional Counselor, 2018
This study explored the relationships between parenting beliefs, authoritative parenting style, and student achievement. Data were gathered from 49 parents who had school-aged children enrolled in grades K-12 regarding the manner in which they parent and their child's school performance. Pearson product-moment correlation coefficients and multiple…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Academic Achievement, Parents, Parent Student Relationship
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Ernst, Kimberly; Bardhoshi, Gerta; Lanthier, Richard P. – Professional Counselor, 2017
This study explored the relationships between demographic variables, self-efficacy and attachment style with a range of performed and preferred school counseling activities in a national sample of elementary school counselors (N = 515). Demographic variables, such as school counselor experience and American School Counselor Association (ASCA)…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Self Efficacy, School Counseling, School Counselors
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Tello, Angelica M.; Castellon, Nancy E.; Aguilar, Alejandra; Sawyer, Cheryl B. – Professional Counselor, 2017
The United States has recently seen a significant increase in the number of unaccompanied minors from the Northern Triangle of Central America (i.e., El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala). These children and youth are refugees fleeing extreme poverty and gang violence. This study examined the narratives of 16 refugees from the Northern Triangle…
Descriptors: Refugees, Poverty, Juvenile Gangs, Personal Narratives
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Betters-Bubon, Jennifer; Brunner, Todd; Kansteiner, Avery – Professional Counselor, 2016
Successful implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) programs should include culturally responsive practices to reduce disproportionality in school discipline referrals and create effective learning environments for all students. Sustaining culturally responsive PBIS programs requires attention to student demographics…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Role, Culturally Relevant Education, Positive Behavior Supports
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Harrington, Karen; Griffith, Catherine; Gray, Katharine; Greenspan, Scott – Professional Counselor, 2016
This article provides an overview of a grant project designed to create a district-wide elementary school counseling program with a strong data-based decision-making process. Project goals included building data literacy skills among school counselors and developing the infrastructure to efficiently collect important social-emotional indicators…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, School Counseling, Program Implementation, Evidence Based Practice
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Goodman-Scott, Emily; Watkinson, Jennifer Scaturo; Martin, Ian; Biles, Kathy – Professional Counselor, 2016
School counselors' job roles and preferences reportedly vary by educational level (i.e., elementary, middle and high school); however, several organizations, such as the American School Counselor Association, conceptualize and recommend school counseling practice and preparation through a K-12 lens. Little is known about how or if school…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, Elementary Schools, Counselor Training
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Mariani, Melissa; Webb, Linda; Villares, Elizabeth; Brigman, Greg – Professional Counselor, 2015
This study involved fifth-grade students (N = 336) from one Florida school district and examined prosocial behaviors, bullying behaviors, engagement in school success skills and perceptions of classroom climate between the treatment group who received the school counselor-led Student Success Skills classroom guidance program, and their peer…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, School Districts, Effect Size, Intervention
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Bass, Gwen; Lee, Ji Hee; Wells, Craig; Carey, John C.; Lee, Sangmin – Professional Counselor, 2015
The scale development and exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses of the Protective Factor Index (PFI) is described. The PFI is a 13-item component of elementary students' report cards that replaces typical items associated with student behavior. The PFI is based on the Construct-Based Approach (CBA) to school counseling, which proposes that…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, School Counselors, School Counseling, Behavior Rating Scales
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Robertson, Heather C.; Brott, Pamelia E. – Professional Counselor, 2014
Many military veterans face the challenging transition to civilian employment. Military veteran members of a national program, Troops to Teachers, were surveyed regarding life satisfaction and related internal/external career transition variables. Participants included military veterans who were currently or had previously transitioned to K-12…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Midlife Transitions, Military Personnel, Veterans
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Villares, Elizabeth; Colvin, Kimberly; Carey, John; Webb, Linda; Brigman, Greg; Harrington, Karen – Professional Counselor, 2014
This study examines the convergent validity and divergent validity of the Student Engagement in School Success Skills (SESSS) survey. The SESSS is easy to administer (it takes fewer than 15 minutes to complete) and is used in schools to provide educators with useful information about students' use of skills and strategies related to school…
Descriptors: Success, Learner Engagement, Student Participation, Student Surveys
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Warren, Jeffrey M.; Gerler, Edwin R., Jr. – Professional Counselor, 2013
Consultation is an indirect service frequently offered as part of comprehensive school counseling programs. This study explored the efficacy of a specific model of consultation, rational emotive-social behavior consultation (RE-SBC). Elementary school teachers participated in face-to-face and online consultation groups aimed at influencing…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Consultation Programs, Beliefs
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Wright, Vivian H.; Burnham, Joy J. – Professional Counselor, 2012
This study sought to develop meaningful and engaging virtual cyberbullying scenarios in digital environments that reflect the educational needs of today's adolescents. In order to inform and script these scenarios, a threestage study was implemented with middle schools. This paper describes how data collected in each stage informed the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Computer Mediated Communication, School Counselors
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Newgent, Rebecca A.; Higgins, Kristin K.; Belk, Stephanie E.; Behrend, Bonni A. Nickens; Dunbar, Kelly A. – Professional Counselor, 2011
Group counseling has been highlighted as one effective intervention for at-risk students, yet debate remains as to the comparable efficacy of traditional interventions versus thematic interventions. This study compared two psychosocial educational programs, the PEGS and ARK Programs, designed to help elementary school students with social skills…
Descriptors: Prevention, Youth Programs, Intervention, At Risk Students