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ERIC Number: EJ1076445
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 29
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1554-2998
Interpersonal Process Group Counseling for Educationally Marginalized Youth: The MAGNIFY Program
Slaten, Christopher D.; Elison, Zachary M.
Journal of School Counseling, v13 n17 2015
Youth mental health is an area of profound disparity between the demand and supply of services, particularly in schools that serve students at risk of school dropout. This article describes the conceptual foundations and implementation of "MAGNIFY", a program that provides free group counseling to small alternative schools with students who have a history of behavioral problems in school or have been labeled at risk of dropping out of school. MAGNIFY is a non-structured program that uses school counseling graduate students to facilitate weekly school-based interpersonal process groups and is financially supported by local businesses and donors. Program components, finances, limitations, and implications are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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