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Clough, Bonnie A.; Nazareth, Sonia M.; Day, Jamin J.; Casey, Leanne M. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
Limited research has examined distress or help-seeking knowledge and attitudes among international students. The aim of this study was to examine psychological distress, mental health literacy (MHL), and help-seeking attitudes and intentions among a sample of domestic and international tertiary students. The sample comprised 357 domestic and…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, College Students, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes
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Cowles, Megan; Griggs, Mary – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
People who are seeking asylum often have lived experience of their personal boundaries and human rights being violated. For this reason, it is especially important that we consider the impact of boundaries in therapeutic work with this population. This paper explores work with a woman with a severe trauma history who was seeking asylum in England.…
Descriptors: Refugees, Trauma, Counseling Techniques, Interpersonal Relationship
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Arulmani, Gideon – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
This paper uses the cultural preparedness approach to analyse the interface between the aspirations of immigrants and their engagement with systems of the host country. It draws upon interviews with 84 immigrants from 35 developing countries living in 9 high-income countries. Based upon Edmund Husserl's hermeneutical phenomenology, two studies are…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Immigrants, Phenomenology, Acculturation
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El Khoury, Samar Jean – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
This study investigated the impact of age, gender, language and acculturation choice on the sociocultural adjustment and well-being of Syrian refugees in Stuttgart, Germany. A total of 214 Syrian refugees participated in this study by filling a demographics questionnaire, the Acculturation Attitudes Scale (AAS-16), the Revised Sociocultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Well Being, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Yoon, Hyung Joon; Bailey, Natasha; Amundson, Norman; Niles, Spencer – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
The purpose of this study was to assess the proximal and distal outcomes of a career development training programme for refugees that was developed based on the Hope-Action Theory (HAT). Adopting an experimental design, proximal outcomes such as self-efficacy, hope-action competencies, job search clarity, and career adaptability were assessed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Refugees, Outcomes of Education
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Kumar, Sachin – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
Issues surrounding migration are receiving unprecedented attention at the global, regional, as well as national levels. However, a review of the literature shows that there is more focus on international migration compared to internal migration. Further, there is more emphasis on issues related to the migration destination rather than those at the…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Immigrants, Immigration, Family Relationship
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Molin-Karakoc, Linda; Ikola, Minna – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
Engagement is considered key in measuring student development, offering valuable clues into the adaptation, motivation and participation of students. This article sheds light on the multifaceted construct of engagement and its implications for first-generation migrant adolescents. Participant interviews and observations were conducted to…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Immigrants
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Kim, Hyeeun; Agee, Margaret Nelson – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
In a qualitative study of the experiences of 1.5 generation Korean New Zealanders as parents, a notable finding was the significant part the participants' identity-related experiences as migrants played in shaping their parenting practices. Interviews were conducted with 18 Korean "Kiwis" (New Zealanders), colloquially referred to as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Parents, Immigrants
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Yoon, Hyung Joon; Ahn, Sungsik; Kang, Eun Hee – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
The purpose of this study was to develop a job-seeking competency model for North Korean defectors (NKDs) who are college students in South Korea. This study adopted the Delphi method with a panel of 17 experts, comprising of NKDs who secured their jobs successfully and South Korean field experts who have hired NKDs or assisted them with their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, College Students, Job Applicants
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Kettunen, Jaana; Tynjälä, Päivi – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This paper examines phenomenography as a viable qualitative approach in guidance and counselling research. A phenomenographic study maps the qualitatively different ways in which people experience a specific phenomenon and helps researchers to describe the aspects that make one way of experiencing a certain phenomenon qualitatively distinct from…
Descriptors: Guidance, Qualitative Research, Counselor Attitudes, Career Counseling
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Liou, Chin-Ping – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This narrative study explored how the experienced counsellors utilised the idea and practice of "ch'i" during counselling sessions. The data were co-constructed between the researcher and 12 senior counsellors with substantial "ch'i"-related experiences using a semi-structured in-depth interview method and were analysed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counselor Attitudes, Asian Culture, Cultural Influences
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Seamark, Daniel; Gabriel, Lynne – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The current research explores young adults' beliefs, awareness and understanding surrounding help-seeking behaviour in relation to barriers preventing access to counselling support. The literature suggests that several barriers, such as a lack of awareness, stigma and gender roles, will have a negative influence on help-seeking. To complement and…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Help Seeking, Barriers, Qualitative Research
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Shechtman, Zipora; Vogel, David L.; Strass, Haley A.; Heath, Patrick J. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
Stigma associated with seeking help has been found to be a key help-seeking barrier, however its role is less clear for: (a) adolescents, (b) groups outside the United States and (c) different types of therapy. This study addresses these omissions by examining the relationships between perceptions of public stigma of mental illness and the…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Adolescents, Negative Attitudes, Adolescent Attitudes
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Montgomery, Lorna; Owen-Pugh, Valerie – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
Therapeutic interventions for bereavement in Northern Ireland and in the Sub-Saharan African country of Uganda are compared. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with Ugandan (n = 18) and Northern Irish (n = 20) therapists. These were thematically analysed. The findings focused on: the counselling context, the characteristics of counsellors,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grief, Counseling Techniques, Semi Structured Interviews
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Chiboola, Hector; Munsaka, Sody M. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The aim of this study was to determine the nature and role of traditional forms of counselling and the scope of common problems presented to traditional counsellors in Lusaka province. It used a qualitative research methodology and deployed a holistic single-case study design with multiple embedded units of analysis. The sample consisted of 80…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counseling Techniques, Counselors, Qualitative Research
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