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Warren, Jeffrey M. – Journal of School Counseling, 2010
This literature review explores the potential impact of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) on teacher efficacy and student achievement. Research conducted to date, focusing on increasing teacher efficacy and student achievement, has produced mixed results. Teachers continue to think, emote, and behave in unhelpful ways. REBT appears to…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Behavior Modification, School Counselors
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Warren, Jeffrey M.; Dowden, Angel R. – Journal of School Counseling, 2012
An understanding of teacher beliefs and emotions is invaluable for school counselors developing comprehensive counseling programs. This study explored the relationships among elementary school teachers' beliefs and emotions. Teachers (n = 42) completed surveys related to efficacy beliefs, irrational beliefs, and emotions. Significant relationships…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, School Counselors, Counselor Educators, Elementary School Teachers
Hills, Kimberly J.; Robinson, Ashley – Communique, 2010
Every day, teachers have the opportunity to have great impact on the lives of children through their leadership in the classroom. Their positive influence in the classroom is critical to meeting the challenges of educating and guiding young minds to their full potential. Recent research offers a number of strategies for promoting the five…
Descriptors: Well Being, Teachers, Resilience (Psychology), Self Efficacy
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Rogers, Mary E.; Creed, Peter A.; Glendon, A. Ian – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2008
Social cognitive career theory (SCCT) recognises the importance of individual differences and contextual influences in the career decision-making process. In extending the SCCT choice model, this study tested the role of personality, social supports, and the SCCT variables of self-efficacy, outcome expectations and goals in explaining the career…
Descriptors: Career Planning, Self Efficacy, Personality, Career Exploration
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Kendall, Philip C.; Hudson, Jennifer L.; Gosch, Elizabeth; Flannery-Schroeder, Ellen; Suveg, Cynthia – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
This randomized clinical trial compared the relative efficacy of individual (child) cognitive-behavioral therapy (ICBT), family cognitive-behavioral therapy (FCBT), and a family-based education/support/attention (FESA) active control for treating anxiety disordered youth ages 7-14 years (M = 10.27). Youth (N = 161; 44% female; 85% Caucasian, 9%…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Children, Therapy
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Sugai, George; Horner, Robert R. – School Psychology Review, 2006
Educators and psychologists are concerned about problem behavior. Fortunately, effective interventions and practices have been documented for addressing this problem behavior. However, sustained and expanded uses of these interventions and practices have not been consistent or widespread. One promising approach to the systemic and sustained…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, School Psychologists, Systems Approach, Teachers
Akin-Little, Angeleque, Ed.; Little, Steven G., Ed.; Bray, Melissa A., Ed.; Kehle, Thomas J., Ed. – APA Books, 2009
The emotional and behavioral problems of students in the classroom are a major concern for teachers, administrators, and the public. Without effective behavior management, a positive and productive classroom environment is impossible to achieve. Forty years of scientific research supports the efficacy of behavioral interventions in the classroom,…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Strategies, Report Cards, Classroom Techniques
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Boyle, James M. E.; MacKay, Tommy – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2007
A follow-up cross-sectional survey of the involvement of educational psychologists in pupil support in mainstream primary and secondary schools was conducted using questionnaires employed in a study carried out 10 years previously. The questionnaires were sent to the head teachers of 112 primaries and 24 secondaries in four education authorities.…
Descriptors: School Surveys, Case Studies, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools
Kottman, Terry – 2003
This handbook gives step-by-step instruction on using play therapy with children in school and private practice settings. The second edition builds on the fundamental instruction of the first edition and supplies play therapists with the necessary tools to strengthen therapeutic work with children-- especially those with problematic attitudes--…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Child Psychology, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Client Relationship
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2011
What happens when school personnel, or family members of one's students are laid off, are out of work for months, and their unemployment insurance ends? What happens when students complain that they can't find after-school or summer jobs? When these things occur, people worry about what will happen to them and to those they care about. Students…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Adolescents, Job Layoff, Insurance
US Agency for International Development, 2009
The Doorways training program was designed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Safe Schools Program (Safe Schools) to enable teachers, community members and students to prevent and respond to school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV). Doorways II was designed for community counselors to prevent and respond to…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Personality Traits, Self Efficacy, Definitions
Gayer, Harvey; And Others – 1994
Researchers have recently attempted to identify the characteristic behaviors of effective problem solvers. To assist those psychologists who work with teachers to improve student levels of persistence on academic tasks, this paper reviews the current literature on persistence. Persistence, or the amount of effort and time a student is willing to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attention, Children, Educational Psychology
Stitt-Gohdes, Wanda L. – 1997
The premise of this paper is that, although career choice implies options, issues of gender, race, and class may constrain the occupational choices an individual makes. Dominant career development theories are being reexamined for their appropriateness to diverse groups. This paper reviews the following theories: Ginzberg, Ginsburg, Axelrad, and…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Counseling Techniques, Females
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Frydenberg, Erica; Lewis, Ramon; Bugalski, Kerry; Cotta, Amanda; McCarthy, Cathy; Luscombe-Smith, Neringa; Poole, Charles – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2004
Children and adolescents today face a plethora of stressful problems, including family and relationship conflict, death of close family members or friends, and academic and social pressures. Such problems have been found to contribute to an increased risk of various emotional-social-cognitive difficulties in adolescence. These include academic…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Adolescents, Stress Management
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Akos, Patrick; Shoffner, Marie; Ellis, Mark – Professional School Counseling, 2007
The transition to middle school has been a frequent research topic in recent years. The findings have highlighted both the significant risk and opportunity for school counselor intervention in the transition. One particularly important component of the multifaceted transition is course placement. The importance and influence of mathematics and…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Student Placement, School Counseling, Transitional Programs