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Harris, Gregory E.; Dalton, Stephanie – Higher Education Studies, 2014
The purpose of this study was to explore university students' expectations of confidentiality when they make disclosures to their university professors. A secondary purpose was to consider if students have a higher expectation of confidentiality when talking with Psychology professors versus professors in other disciplines. Students were asked to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Expectation, Confidentiality
Buchanan, Kiah; Harris, Gregory E. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2014
Student suicide is a serious issue facing intermediate/secondary schools. Teachers have the potential to play important roles in addressing such risk. This study utilized semi-structured interviews with six intermediate/secondary teachers in Newfoundland concerning their experiences of working with a student who had returned to the classroom after…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Suicide, Self Destructive Behavior, Semi Structured Interviews
Harris, Gregory E. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2011
Teacher stress is a significant issue facing the teaching profession. The current paper explores individual stress management as a viable option to address stress in this profession. Specifically, Canadian teacher education programs are examined to identify the prevalence of pre-service teacher education courses focused on individual stress…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Stress Management, Teaching (Occupation), Education Courses
Harris, Gregory E. – Canadian Journal of Counselling, 2009
Community-based research (CBR) and counselling practice share multiple skill sets and ideological tenets. In addition, CBR offers an approach to research that can be highly conducive to effective counselling-related research. Despite these consistencies and benefits, counsellors and counselling students have underutilized this approach to…
Descriptors: Ideology, Counseling, Research Methodology, Community
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Power-Elliott, Michleen; Harris, Gregory E. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
The purpose of this exploratory-descriptive study was to examine how guidance counsellors in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador would handle a specific verbal-relational bullying incident. Also of interest was guidance counsellor involvement and training in bullying programmes and Positive Behaviour Supports. Data for this study was…
Descriptors: Bullying, Foreign Countries, School Counselors, Questionnaires
Harris, Gregory E.; Jeffery, Gary – Canadian Journal of Counselling, 2010
The current exploratory-descriptive study used a survey design method to examine guidance counsellors' and educational psychologists' perceptions of their preparation, motivation, and effectiveness in preventing, assessing, and intervening into student high-risk behaviour. The study also explored training associated with addressing high-risk…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Eating Disorders
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Joy, Rhonda; Paul, Heather; Adey, Keith; Wilmott, Angela; Harris, Gregory E. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2016
Educational psychology is an important profession in the Newfoundland and Labrador school system. Educational psychologists have core training in the areas of education and psychology and offer a variety of services to students, families, and teachers in the school system. This article builds on Martin's reflections by exploring the evolution of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychology, Educational Psychology, Educational Development
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Harris, Gregory E.; Joy, Rhonda M. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2010
Educational psychology is in the midst of examination and potential change in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Unfortunately, there has been a paucity of published empirical research investigating educational psychology in the province. The current study surveyed educational psychologists from the four English districts in Newfoundland…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, School Psychologists, Psychological Testing, Foreign Countries
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Hare, Kathleen A.; Dubé, Anik; Marshall, Zack; Gahagan, Jacqueline; Harris, Gregory E.; Tucker, Maryanne; Dykeman, Margaret; MacDonald, Jo-Ann – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2016
Policy scoping reviews are an effective method for generating evidence-informed policies. However, when applying guiding methodological frameworks to complex policy evidence, numerous, unexpected challenges can emerge. This paper details five challenges experienced and addressed by a policy trainee-led, multi-disciplinary research team, while…
Descriptors: Health Services, Health Promotion, Health Programs, Public Policy
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Harris, Gregory E.; Corcoran, Valerie; Myles, Adam; Lundrigan, Philip; White, Robert; Greidanus, Elaine; Savage, Stephanie L.; Pope, Leslie; McDonald, James; Yetman, Gerard – Health Education Journal, 2015
Background: Online peer support can be a valuable approach to helping people living with HIV, especially in regions with large rural populations and relatively centralised HIV services. Design: This paper focuses on a community-university partnership aimed at developing an online peer support programme in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Social Support Groups, Computer Mediated Communication, Foreign Countries