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ERIC Number: ED588717
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 124
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: 978-0-4383-2291-2
ISSN: EISSN-
Examining the Advisory Working Alliance within a Relational Efficacy Framework
Cobb, Cory L.
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Arkansas
In the present study, using a relational efficacy framework, I examined the advisory working alliance and its associations with research self-efficacy among clinical and counseling psychology PhD students. Moreover, I examined whether the research training environment (RTE) and relation-inferred self-efficacy (RISE) mediated the relationship between the advisory working alliance and research self-efficacy. Finally, I examined whether other-efficacy moderated the relationship between RISE and research self-efficacy. Utilizing Qualtrics software, 144 PhD students from American Psychological Association-accredited clinical and counseling psychology programs completed questionnaires measuring the advisory working alliance, RTE, RISE, other efficacy, and research self-efficacy. Results from path analysis found that RISE mediated the relationship between the advisory working alliance and research self-efficacy. Although RTE did not mediate this relationship, the advisory alliance significantly and positively predicted student perceptions of the larger RTE. Moreover, other-efficacy moderated the relationship between RISE and research self-efficacy. It appears that the advisory working alliance transmits relationship-specific information to students that in turn fosters students' perceived research self-efficacy. However, the extent to which this relationship-specific information fosters research self-efficacy may depend in part on the extent to which students view their advisors as adept and competent researchers. Lastly, positive advisory alliances may play a key role in shaping students' perceptions of the larger RTE. Theoretical and training implications are discussed accordingly. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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