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Brzezinski, Sara; Millar, Rob; Tracey, Anne – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine the personal and social worries of samples of tertiary-level students in the U.S.A. and Northern Ireland (UK) using the Things I Worry About Scale (TIWAS). An online questionnaire, which included the TIWAS, was completed by two samples (U.S.A. = 71 and Northern Ireland = 187). Results indicate that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Anxiety, Student Needs
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McCarthy, Moira; Millar, Rob – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
The history of careers guidance in Northern Ireland has many similarities but also many differences from experiences in other parts of the UK. The Careers Service has remained within central government for the duration, and this has provided a degree of consistency in service provision over time. In line with the Department for Employment and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Guidance Programs, Career Guidance, Career Education
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O'Kane, Seamus; Millar, Rob – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2002
The present study seeks to examine the dynamics of Catholic priests' pastoral counseling. The main findings indicated that single sessions with a problem solving approach were the usual option. The lack of awareness of counseling skills, techniques, and models of helping, and the need to establish boundaries indicated an absence of any significant…
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training
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O'Kane, Seamus; Millar, Rob – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Investigates the counseling services of Catholic priests working in pastoral situations in Northern Ireland. Examines the types of problems presented to the clergy and how they respond to them. Findings reveal a wide variety of problems with bereavement, alcohol or substance abuse, marital disharmony, and terminal illness most common. Priests'…
Descriptors: Catholics, Counseling Services, Foreign Countries, Needs Assessment
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Millar, Rob; Brotherton, Chris – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Examines differences in the perceptions of initial careers guidance interviews as expressed by pupils and careers advisers. Results suggest a range of differences between careers advisers' and pupils' expectations, recall, and evaluations of interviews. However, both participants' overall satisfaction was significantly related to the interpersonal…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counselor Attitudes, Expectation, Field Interviews