ERIC Number: EJ836938
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 68
Mandated Disciplinary Counseling: Working Effectively with Challenging Clients
Kiracofe, Norman M.; Buller, Allison E.
Journal of College Counseling, v12 n1 p71 Spr 2009
Mandated disciplinary counseling has been a long-established practice for many college and university counseling centers. Although the practice is well established, practitioners continue to raise questions about its appropriateness and effectiveness. Student dynamics and other issues influencing the efficacy of mandated counseling are explored. Counseling readiness interventions are recommended to mitigate the types of reactance issues that can be barriers to effective counseling outcomes.
Descriptors: Counseling, Discipline Policy, College Students, Counseling Effectiveness, Intervention, Outcomes of Treatment
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A