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Crone, Deanne A.; Hawken, Leanne S.; Horner, Robert H. – Guilford Publications, 2010
This bestselling book has been used in schools across the country to establish efficient and cost-effective systems of Tier II positive behavior support. The Behavior Education Program (BEP) was developed for the approximately 10-15% of students who fail to meet schoolwide disciplinary expectations but do not yet require intensive, individualized…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Educational Needs, Behavior Problems, Intervention
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Bodenhorn, Nancy; Wolfe, Edward W.; Airen, Osaro E. – Professional School Counseling, 2010
This article reports the results of a national study of American School Counselor Association members (N = 860). Information includes level of school counselor self-efficacy, type of program, status of achievement gap, and equity in their schools. School counselors with higher self-efficacy were more aware of achievement gap data, and school…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, School Counselors, Academic Achievement, Equal Education
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Bruce, Angelia M.; Getch, Yvette Q.; Ziomek-Daigle, Jolie – Professional School Counseling, 2009
This article evaluated the impact of a group counseling intervention on African-American students' achievement rates during the spring administration of high-stakes testing at a rural high school in Georgia. Eighty percent of eligible students who participated in the intervention received passing scores on the four sections tested during the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Eligibility, Testing, Graduation
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Wyatt, Shelby – Professional School Counseling, 2009
A review of the literature reveals that African-American males do not achieve at the same academic levels as their White counterparts. This article reports the effectiveness of a school-based male mentoring program established by a professional school counselor in an urban high school that formed a relationship of support for male students…
Descriptors: Mentors, Academic Achievement, School Counselors, Males
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Lucio, Robert; Dixon, Donald M. – School Social Work Journal, 2008
Nearly one million adolescent girls in the United States become pregnant annually, which has significant negative social and economic consequences. The number of teen pregnancies totals 50,000 in Florida, where state statutes require that these adolescents be provided with ongoing education and other support services in schools. While school…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Child Rearing, School Social Workers, Social Work
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Lapan, Richard T.; Aoyagi, Mark; Kayson, Marc – Professional School Counseling, 2007
The longitudinal study in this article tested whether advantages in the career development of high school seniors resulted in better transition outcomes for these young adults 3 years after they graduated from high school. Enhanced career development in high school was significantly connected to more successful transitions into the adult roles of…
Descriptors: High Schools, Young Adults, School Counselors, Career Development
Shelton, Carla F.; James, Edward L. – Corwin Press, 2004
The recent wave of accountability reform movements has largely overlooked the needs of middle and high school counselors, yet has generated daunting pressure for guidance programs to be standards-based and data-driven. Written from the perspective of a practicing, certified counselor, this guide contains essential information needed to implement…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Comprehensive Programs, Career Education, Stress Management
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Hui, Eadaoin K. P.; Ho, Daphne K. Y. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2004
This study examined the implementation of forgiveness as a guidance programme with Hong Kong Chinese adolescents in the classroom setting. The forgiveness programme was based on Enright's process model of forgiveness. The effectiveness of the programme was evaluated, using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Findings showed that it is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Guidance Programs, Program Descriptions
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Tierney, William G.; Bailey, Thomas; Constantine, Jill; Finkelstein, Neal; Hurd, Nicole Farmer – What Works Clearinghouse, 2009
Access to higher education remains a challenge for many students who face academic and informational barriers to college entry. This guide targets high schools and school districts, and focuses on effective practices that prepare students academically for college, assist them in completing the steps to college entry, and improve their likelihood…
Descriptors: Higher Education, High Schools, School Districts, Access to Education