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Bimrose, Jenny; Kettunen, Jaana; Goddard, Tannis – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Much progress has been made in integrating information and communications technology (ICT) into careers practice, but there is still room for improvement. An international lens is adopted to examine some key elements that contribute to the successful integration of ICT into careers practice. We start by exploring the role of policy, using the UK…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Counseling Services, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Gazzola, Nicola; De Stefano, Jack; Th̩riault, Anne; Audet, Cristelle РBritish Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
Experiential learning opportunities are powerful in shaping positive supervisor behaviours. We were interested in examining the positive experiences of supervisors-in-training during their first practice experience as supervisors. Our study was guided by two research questions: (a) what are the experiences that supervisors-in-training viewed as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervisors, Supervisory Training, Counselor Training
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Martin, Lorna; Turcotte, Michel; Matte, Laurent; Shepard, Blythe – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
Like the Canadian landscape and culture, the status of professional regulation for counselling and psychotherapy is a mosaic reflecting the unique cultural, linguistic and contextual realities of Canada. Statutory regulation in Canada is constitutionally a provincial/territorial matter. In the past five years, a major movement towards professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychotherapy, Counseling, State Regulation
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Hooley, Tristram; Watts, A. G.; Sultana, Ronald G.; Neary, Siobhan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
This article examines the Blueprint framework for career management skills as it has been revealed across sequential implementations in the USA, Canada and Australia. It is argued that despite its lack of an empirical basis, the framework forms a useful and innovative means through which career theory, practice and policy can be connected. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theory Practice Relationship, Career Development, Career Education
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Meijers, Frans; Lengelle, Reinekke – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
Well-developed career stories are becoming increasingly important for individuals as they navigate an unstable and unpredictable labour market. Existing narrative approaches in career guidance do not yet clearly identify the learning process by which career stories are created. In this article, a model of transformation-through-writing will be…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Career Guidance, Career Development, Story Telling
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Power-Elliott, Michleen; Harris, Gregory E. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
The purpose of this exploratory-descriptive study was to examine how guidance counsellors in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador would handle a specific verbal-relational bullying incident. Also of interest was guidance counsellor involvement and training in bullying programmes and Positive Behaviour Supports. Data for this study was…
Descriptors: Bullying, Foreign Countries, School Counselors, Questionnaires
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Young, Richard A.; Domene, Jose F. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
After identifying historical and current problems in career counselling research, we propose a research agenda based on contextual action theory. This theory has been used as a framework for research in the career field and for general counselling practice. It is advantageous for several reasons including its conceptual basis, its detailed…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Statistical Analysis, Identification, Models
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Leseho, Johanna; Maxwell, Lisa Rene – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2010
This study interviewed 29 women from various countries and spiritual backgrounds, between the ages of 16 and 67, seeking to better understand how dance/creative movement supports women during difficult life struggles such as trauma from abuse, relationship breakups, community violence and loss of self, and how it acts as a connection to the…
Descriptors: Females, Interviews, Dance, Therapy
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Christianson, Carley L.; Everall, Robin D. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2009
School counselling is a unique discipline involving the provision of personal, social, and educational counselling to youth in schools. Since school counsellors work closely with at-risk children and adolescents they frequently encounter suicidal youth as clients. In this study, a qualitative grounded theory method was used to explore school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Counselors, Counselor Client Relationship, Suicide
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Bostik, Katherine E.; Everall, Robin D. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2007
Relatively little is known about how adolescents overcome being suicidal. The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of adolescents' perceptions of the role of attachment relationships in the process of overcoming suicidality. Forty-one female and nine male adolescents, previously suicidal between the ages of 13 and 19, were…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attachment Behavior, Suicide, Coping
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Gazzola, Nicola; Theriault, Anne – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2007
This study investigated the experiences of broadening and narrowing in the supervisory process from the perspective of supervisees. Ten supervisees who had completed all requirements for a master's degree in counselling were interviewed using a semi-structured interview. Data were analyzed using a consensual qualitative research method. Results…
Descriptors: Masters Degrees, College Graduates, Foreign Countries, Supervision
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Strong, Tom – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2005
Increasing numbers of counsellors practise using social constructionist (e.g. narrative, collaborative language systems and solution-focused) approaches. Social constructionist theory holds that matters such as "understanding" are constructed and upheld in human interaction though counselling approaches derived from this theory offer…
Descriptors: Interaction, Counseling Techniques, Constructivism (Learning), Social Theories
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Strong, Tom – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2003
A hermeneutic view of counseling attunes counselors to the particular meanings and meaning-making potentials clients and students bring to conversations. Accordingly, counselors' questions and proposed solutions can engage the meaning-making efforts of clients in ways counselors and clients both can learn from. Article explores ways to adopt and…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counselor Client Relationship, Counselor Training, Counselors
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Collie, Kate; Cubranic, Davor; Long, Bonita C. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2002
Explores the feasibility of conducting counseling or therapy that involves image making via the Internet, and seeks to identify new issues to consider when implementing online counseling services. Content analysis yielded the following significant issues: concerns about technical failure, relevance for people with disabilities, the need for…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Feasibility Studies