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Wetsit, Deborah – 1999
Counseling has always been a part of American Indian culture. Only recently has the European American counseling establishment recognized the role of culture in counseling. Developing a historical understanding of American Indians is important to working with American Indian students. It is also important for school counselors to recognize the…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Confidentiality
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Ray, Dee; Altekruse, Michael – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2000
Investigates the effectiveness of different types of supervision (large group, small group, combined group, individual supervision) with counseling students (N=64). Analyses revealed that all supervision formats resulted in similar progress in counselor effectiveness and counselor development. Participants voiced a preference for individual…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Training, Graduate Students, Higher Education
Wisconsin Univ.-Stout, Menomonie. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Inst. – 1993
The case for vocational counseling/guidance as an invaluable community service has been widely accepted. However, the main issues of rehabilitation counseling need restating and, in some cases, reexamining. Vocational guidance and personal, psychological, and family counseling can all be daily duties. The distinctions between counseling and…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Communication Skills, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories
Aughinbaugh, Lorine A. – 1968
Increases in junior college enrollment, coupled with a shortage of qualified guidance personnel, have forced many colleges to rely more heavily on group than on individual counseling for students. In the fall of 1965, students entering American River College were randomly assigned to either group or individual sessions, or not assigned, and these…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Goal Orientation, Group Counseling
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Nelson, Mary Lee; Gizara, Sharon; Hope, Anna Crombach; Phelps, Rosemary; Steward, Robbie; Weitzman, Lauren – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2006
Sixteen members of the Section for the Advancement of Women conference work group identified themes and issues relevant to a feminist multicultural perspective on supervision. Issues raised included feminist silence and White privilege, the importance of self-examination, the courage to be anxious, personal commitment to uncertainty, and isolation…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Feminism, Supervision, Counselor Training
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Baucom, Brian R.; Atkins, David C.; Simpson, Lorelei E.; Christensen, Andrew – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2009
Many studies have examined pretreatment predictors of immediate posttreatment outcome, but few studies have examined prediction of long-term treatment response to couple therapies. Four groups of predictors (demographic, intrapersonal, communication, and other interpersonal) and 2 moderators (pretreatment severity and type of therapy) were…
Descriptors: Prediction, Marriage Counseling, Outcomes of Treatment, Interpersonal Relationship
Marshall, Diane – 1978
General implications for counseling Asian immigrant women were sought through individual and group counseling at King Edward Campus of Vancouver Community College. The campus is the base for the centralized English as a second language program for new Canadian adults in British Columbia. The research focused in part on nine women who were tested…
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Adult Education, Affective Behavior, Chinese Culture
Peterson, Sarah; DeGracie, James S. – 1983
In the spring of 1983, an evaluation of the junior and senior high guidance programs in the Mesa Public Schools was conducted. Surveys were developed to solicit opinions from parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, career specialists, and students as to how counselors actually spend their time versus how they should spend their time.…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Career Counseling, Counseling Services, Counselor Attitudes
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Muchinsky, Paul M.; Monahan, Carlyn J. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1987
Proposes that there are two types of person-environment congruence: supplementary, the match between an individual and a group of people who comprise an environment, such as a fraternal organization (the rationale behind vocational counseling decisions); and complementary, the match between an individual's talents and the corresponding needs of…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Career Counseling, Congruence (Psychology), Decision Making
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Ludman, Evette J.; Simon, Gregory E.; Tutty, Steve; Von Korff, Michael – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2007
Randomized trial evidence and expert guidelines are mixed regarding the value of combined pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy as initial treatment for depression. This study describes long-term results of a randomized trial (N = 393) evaluating telephone-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) plus care management for primary care patients…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Patients, Telecommunications, Depression (Psychology)
Benish, Steven G. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Culturally adapted psychotherapy has potential to improve psychotherapy outcomes for ethnic and racial minorities and solve a decades-long conundrum that alteration of specific ingredients does not improve psychotherapy outcomes. Adaptation of the cultural explanation of illness, known as the anthropological Myth in universal healing practices…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Cultural Relevance, Minority Groups, Comparative Analysis
Beamish, Patricia; Navin, Sally – 1992
This document presents a review of the literature on salient ethical issues in marriage and family counseling. Issues addressed in the paper include: (1) defining the client and the welfare and rights of individuals versus those of the family system; (2) issues of informed consent and manipulative therapeutic interventions; (3) issues related to…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Confidentiality, Counselor Training, Ethics
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Cohen, Miri; Fried, Georgeta – Research on Social Work Practice, 2007
Objective: To assess the effectiveness of cognitive-behavior (CB) group intervention versus relaxation and guided imagery (RGI) group training. Method: A total of 114 early-stage breast cancer patients were randomly assigned to CB, RGI, or control groups, and instruments were completed at pre- and postintervention and 4 months later. Results:…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Fatigue (Biology), Intervention, Imagery
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Kennard, Betsy; Silva, Susan; Vitiello, Benedetto; Curry, John; Kratochvil, Christopher; Simons, Anne; Hughes, Jennifer; Feeny, Norah; Weller, Elizabeth; Sweeney, Michael; Reinecke, Mark; Pathak, Sanjeev; Ginsburg, Golda; Emslie, Graham; March, John – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006
Objective: To ascertain remission rates in depressed youth participating in the Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS), a multisite clinical trial that randomized 439 adolescents with major depressive disorder (MDD) to a 12-week treatment of fluoxetine (FLX), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), their combination (COMB), or clinical…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Depression (Psychology), Outcomes of Treatment, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Moller, Jorunn – 1994
This paper describes the dilemmas of leadership experienced by principals and superintendents in Norway. The term "dilemma" refers to contradictory orientations that these educational leaders experienced in their job activities. Dilemmas are categorized in terms of legality, which pertains to the formal steering of the schools, or in…
Descriptors: Action Research, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Decentralization
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