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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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Barrow, Jennifer; Baker, Stanley B.; Fusarelli, Lance D. – Professional Counselor, 2018
The purpose of this grounded theory study was to understand and explain how training and work setting experiences influence readiness of professional school counselors for serving gang members in schools. A purposeful sample consisted of secondary school counselors (n = 5) and school leaders (n = 7) in a southeastern metropolitan school district.…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Qualifications, Juvenile Gangs, Counselor Training
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Deslonde, Vernell; Becerra, Michael – Professional Counselor, 2018
This study utilized a qualitative dominant crossover mixed analysis that examined why school counselors (N = 38) choose or do not choose to use Naviance--an online college, career, and financial planning tool. The study further explored whether school counselors' acceptance and use of Naviance enhances counseling practices, job productivity, and…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Planning
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Ziomek-Daigle, Jolie; Goodman-Scott, Emily; Cavin, Jason; Donohue, Peg – Professional Counselor, 2016
A multi-tiered system of supports, including Response to Intervention and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, is a widely utilized framework implemented in K-12 schools to address the academic and behavioral needs of all students. School counselors are leaders who facilitate comprehensive school counseling programs and demonstrate…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Response to Intervention, Positive Behavior Supports
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Emelianchik-Key, Kelly; Byrd, Rebekah J.; La Guardia, Amanda C. – Professional Counselor, 2016
Issues regarding the diagnosis and treatment of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) continue to be of increasing concern to practitioners in educational and mental health settings. Given this rising concern, it is important to note that the majority of research regarding self-injury has focused on the symptomology and treatment of Caucasian females;…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Adolescent Attitudes, Self Destructive Behavior, Risk
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Sciarra, Daniel T.; Seirup, Holly J.; Sposato, Elizabeth – Professional Counselor, 2016
This study investigated factors from high school that might predict college persistence. The sample consisted of 7,271 participants in three waves of data collection (2002, 2004 and 2006) who participated in the Educational Longitudinal Study (ELS; U.S. Department of Education, 2008). A multinomial logistic regression mode was employed to…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Academic Persistence, High School Graduates, Longitudinal Studies
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Midgett, Aida; Doumas, Diana; Sears, Dara; Lundquist, Amanda; Hausheer, Robin – Professional Counselor, 2015
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a brief, stand-alone bystander bullying psychoeducation program for middle school students. The purpose of the program was to train students to take action as peer advocates. Pre- and post-tests indicated that after completing the 90-minute psychoeducation program, students reported an increase in their…
Descriptors: Bullying, Psychoeducational Methods, Middle School Students, Peer Counseling
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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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Ruff, S. Beth; Keim, Michael A. – Professional Counselor, 2014
There are 1.2 million school-age children with military parents in the United States, and approximately 90% attend public schools. On average, military children move three times more often than their civilian peers. Tensions at home, enrollment issues, adapting to new schools, and a lack of familiarity with military culture by public school…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Military Service, Student Mobility, Special Needs Students
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Thakore-Dunlap, Ulash; Van Velsor, Patricia – Professional Counselor, 2014
The diversity of the U.S. school population speaks to a need to provide support for youth from various backgrounds. As a school-based mental health counselor, the first author observed that the South Asian immigrant students at her school did not utilize any of the counseling services provided. Because South Asians are typically collectivistic,…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Group Counseling, Females, Immigrants
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Shi, Qi; Liu, Xi; Leuwerke, Wade – Professional Counselor, 2014
This study sought to examine students' perceptions of their school counselors in two high schools in Beijing, China. Independent t tests found that female students rated school counselors' availability significantly higher than male students did. Also, students who had received prior counseling services rated counselors significantly higher in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, School Counselors, High School Students
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Morgan, Leann Wyrick; Greenwaldt, Mary Ellen; Gosselin, Kevin P. – Professional Counselor, 2014
The National Office for School Counselor Advocacy stated that secondary students need better support from professional school counselors when making decisions regarding their postsecondary education and career. The present qualitative study explored school counselors' perceptions of competence in the area of career counseling, and resulted in the…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Career Counseling
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Swank, Jacqueline M.; Huber, Peter – Professional Counselor, 2013
Employment preparation and life skill development are crucial in assisting students identified as having emotional and behavioral disabilities with successfully transitioning to adulthood following high school. This article outlines four initiatives that a school counselor developed with other school personnel to promote work skills, life skills,…
Descriptors: Job Training, Daily Living Skills, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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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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Reardon, Robert C.; Bertoch, Sara C. – Professional Counselor, 2011
Educational counseling has declined as a counseling specialization in the United States, although the need for this intervention persists and is being met by other providers. This article illustrates how career theories such as Holland's RIASEC theory can inform a revitalized educational counseling practice in secondary and postsecondary settings.…
Descriptors: Educational Counseling, Specialization, Intervention, Educational Needs
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