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Maree, Jacobus Gideon – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2020
This article reports on integrative career counselling provided to a creative young man selected purposefully. An explorative, descriptive, instrumental, single case-study approach was followed, and two recently developed questionnaires (one qualitative and one quantitative) were used to collect the data. A career construction counselling…
Descriptors: Innovation, Career Counseling, Creativity, Adolescents
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El-Hassan, Karma; Ghalayini, Nadine – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2020
This study investigates the relationship between career decision-making self-efficacy (CDMSE) and parental attachment, dysfunctional career thoughts, and career exploration in a sample of 170 Lebanese Grade 11 students drawn from 10 private schools that provide career guidance services. The following tools were used to assess the variables: Career…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Parent Child Relationship, Social Support Groups, Career Exploration
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Datu, Jesus Alfonso D.; Restubog, Simon Lloyd D. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2020
There is a dearth of research on how alternative models of grit predict well-being outcomes. In this research, we examine associations among the "Triarchic Model of Grit" dimensions (i.e. perseverance of effort, consistency of interests, and adaptability to situations) and positive and negative emotions. We also explore the mediating…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Social Emotional Learning, Well Being, Psychological Patterns
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Cheng, Baoyan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2020
Through analysing data collected from interviews with 12 students and 7 teachers, observations, students' journals and other documents at a US high school, this qualitative study examines the sociocultural adaptation of "parachute kids" from mainland China. Emerging themes revealed adjustments to be made at three levels, namely,…
Descriptors: Social Adjustment, Acculturation, Student Attitudes, Journal Writing
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David, Elvira Calilung – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
In this study the nature and essence of the counsellor-principal relationship was ascertained, using a descriptive phenomenological design. Semi-structured interviews were conducted separately with eight principals and nine guidance counsellors. Five themes were extracted from the interviews: working alliance, hands-on management, collaborative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, School Counselors, Cooperation
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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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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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Ginevra, Maria Cristina; Nota, Laura – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
The first purpose of the study was to establish how Italian adolescents perceive jobs in the newly emerging economy sectors as well as more traditional jobs from gender-stereotyped and gender-segregated perspectives. The second purpose was to verify the role of problem-solving and gender in gender-role stereotyping. A total of 217 Italian high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Stereotypes, Problem Solving, Adolescents
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Song, Jingjing; Zuo, Bin; Wen, Fangfang; Yan, Lei – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Exposure to negative math-gender stereotypes undermines the intentions of female college students to engage in careers in the math field, yet the mechanisms by which such stereotypes relate to girls' career intentions remain unclear. We simultaneously tested multiple mediators in a sample of 186 female students from one high school in central…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Sex Stereotypes, Career Choice, Mathematics Education
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Chen, Charles P.; Keats, Amanda – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
There is a dearth of research concerning the career development and counselling issues that are relevant for high school students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ). As such, little is known to understand LGBTQ students when it comes to their career-related struggles and needs. This article attempts to examine…
Descriptors: Career Development, High School Students, Student Needs, Homosexuality
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Ntinda, Kayi; Mpofu, Elias; Bender, Benza; Moagi, Sophie – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
The study determined personal-socio-contextual influences that predicted the perceived quality of relationships with Batswana early teenage mothers. The participants were 86 Botswana high school students (mean age 18.97, SD = 1.76) with motherhood. They completed a numerical measure of adjustment to teenage motherhood in the context of family,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Adolescents, Early Parenthood
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Gibson, Kerry; Cartwright, Claire – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
This study explores how adolescent clients construct the purpose and outcome of counselling. A narrative analysis was performed on interviews with 22 clients (aged 16--18) who had used a school-based counselling service. The aim was to identify the purpose and outcomes that participants attributed to their counselling experience. The analysis…
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Services, Client Characteristics (Human Services)
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Yilmaz-Gozu, Hamide – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
The present study explores gender differences in help-seeking attitudes and the effects of counsellor gender and problem type on those attitudes among Turkish high school students. The Attitudes towards Seeking Help Scale and a survey instrument concerning related factors were administered to 342 adolescents. ANOVAs show that male and female…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, High School Students, Foreign Countries, Help Seeking
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Chan, Stephanie; Quinn, Philip – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
This study examines secondary school students' perceptions of inhibiting factors in seeking counselling. Responses to a questionnaire completed by 1346 secondary school students were analysed using quantitative and qualitative methods. Exploratory factor analysis highlighted that within 21 pre-defined inhibiting factors, items loaded strongly on…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Questionnaires, Factor Analysis, Inhibition
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Kwok, Diana K.; Winter, Sam; Yuen, Mantak – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
The study is part of a larger project involving a phenomenological inquiry into the lived experiences of tongzhi students in Hong Kong public schools. The research question of this article focuses on the counselling experiences of nine Chinese lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning/queer (LGBQ) students aged 14-18 in Hong Kong Chinese secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inquiry, Public Schools, Homosexuality
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