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ERIC Number: EJ901155
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-1554-2998
Mentoring Programs for First-Year Elementary School Counselors: An Exploratory Study
Armstrong, Stephen A.; Balkin, Richard S.; Long, Rosita; Caldwell, Charmaine
Journal of School Counseling, v4 n19 2006
This exploratory study examined the importance of a mentoring program using a purposeful sample of 16 first-year elementary school counselors. A qualitative analysis revealed the importance of support that participants received from their mentors and mentoring cohort group. Participants also indicated an increase in self-efficacy as a result of the mentoring program. Implications for counselor induction and preparation are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A