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Ramirez, Lizbeth; Walden, Emily; Hart, Shelley R. – Communique, 2018
Internet gaming has become an increasingly popular activity among youth. Internet gaming disorder (IGD) is currently included in the "DSM-5" as a condition for further study. This article discusses the rationale and implications for the proposed disorder's inclusion to the "DSM-5." While IGD is a proposed disorder, it shares…
Descriptors: Internet, Mental Disorders, Addictive Behavior, Clinical Diagnosis
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Litam, Stacey Diane A. – Professional Counselor, 2017
The social justice issue of human sex trafficking is a global form of oppression that places men, women and children at risk for sexual exploitation. Although a body of research exists on the topics of human trafficking, literature specific to the mental health implications for counselors working with this population is limited. Counselors should…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sexual Abuse, Crime, Victims of Crime
Valentine, Christopher – Communique, 2013
As use of the Internet becomes more prevalent in society and daily living, there has been increased attention to the risks, especially threats that young people may face. One of these risks is online sexual solicitation, in which an individual contacts a minor over the Internet, generally with the intent of making face-to-face sexual contact.…
Descriptors: Risk, Internet, Sexual Abuse, School Psychologists
Annenberg Learner, 2012
Exciting developments in the field of neuroscience are leading to a new understanding of how the brain works that is beginning to transform teaching in the classroom. "Neuroscience & the Classroom: Making Connections" brings together researchers and educators in a dialog about how insights into brain function can be harnessed by teachers for use…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Research Tools, Elementary Secondary Education, Brain
Schargel, Franklin P. – Eye on Education, 2012
Reduce your school's dropout rate, help improve teaching and learning, and develop stronger relationships with parents and the community. This book showcases the collected efforts of dedicated educators from across the country, selected and presented by one of today's leading experts in dropout prevention, Franklin Schargel. Easily indexed…
Descriptors: Expertise, School Safety, Dropout Rate, Dropout Prevention
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McEachern, Adriana G.; McEachern-Ciattoni, Renee T.; Martin, Filomena – Journal of School Counseling, 2012
Sexting, the practice of sending sexually explicit messages or photographs of oneself or others on digital electronic devices, presents challenges for schools and professional school counselors. The implications of sexting for schools, school counselors, students, and parents are discussed. School counselor interventions, developing school…
Descriptors: Bullying, Internet, Counselor Role, School Counselors
Sokal, Laura – Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2012
Many school counsellors have identified "cyber-bullying" among adolescent girls as a growing concern. In order to respond to this issue, this article begins with a new model of cyber-communications from the unique perspective of adolescent girls. Next, it explores the limitations of responding to this model, based on current understandings of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Females, Adolescents, School Psychology
Strong, Tom; Gaete, Joaquin; Sametband, Ines N.; French, Jared; Eeson, Jen – Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2012
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) is an administrative fact for many counsellors. This psychiatric approach to formulating client concerns runs counter to those used by counsellors of many approaches (e.g., systemic, feminist). Using an online survey of counsellors (N = 116), invited contributions to a website…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Mental Disorders, Cultural Influences
Bauman, Sheri – American Counseling Association, 2011
This informative book offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the growing problem of cyberbullying. Written for counselors, teachers, school leaders, and other professionals who work with children and teens, "Cyberbullying" addresses the real-life dangers students face on the Internet, including offensive, confrontational, and harassing messages;…
Descriptors: Bullying, Internet, Students, School Counseling
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Burnham, Joy J.; Wright, Vivian H.; Houser, Rick A. – Journal of School Counseling, 2011
Cyberbullying is a complex and disturbing 21st century phenomena. School counselors must understand the dynamics and risks of cyberbullying in order to help students, parents, and faculty deal with this difficult issue. We examined the extent to which middle school students understand, participate, and cope with cyberbullying issues in today's…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, School Counselors, Counseling Techniques, Internet
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Gati, Itamar; Asulin-Peretz, Lisa – Journal of Career Assessment, 2011
A major characteristic of the 21st century with significant implications on career decision making is the growing prevalence of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Challenges involving ICT-based self-assessment and self-help interventions aimed at facilitating career decision making are discussed. Specifically, this article focuses…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Internet, Information Technology, Self Help Programs
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Anthony, Kate; Jung, Audrey; Rosenauer, Dominik; Nagel, Deeanna Merz; Goss, Stephen – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2010
Counselling services provided online have become an increasingly important topic over the last decade. It is now incumbent on all practitioners at least to be aware of the impact of online living for their clients and of the options available for online counselling provision. In this article, Kate Anthony of the Online Therapy Institute interviews…
Descriptors: Therapy, Interviews, Counseling Services, Internet