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Brown, Alan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Individuals who pass through low-skilled work in their careers can represent this phase as showing strength of character as obstacles are overcome. However, continuing to work in low-skilled employment has so many negative consequences that finding ways to assist those individuals' career development is an important challenge for guidance policy…
Descriptors: Unskilled Workers, Labor Market, Career Development, Employment Qualifications
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Weber, Peter C.; Kochem, Alexander J.; Weber-Hauser, Sylvie – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Career paths, career development and participation in adult learning are to a large extent dependent on learning experiences and labour-market entrance in early life stages. However, within the group of people with relative weak educational and vocational background variance was found in terms of how people perceive their situation and how they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Adults, Personal Narratives
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Brown, Alan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
This article focuses upon the processes whereby individuals reframe their career goals and career direction mid-way through their working lives. Three cases, drawn from Denmark, Germany and Italy, are used to exemplify these processes. The cases are part of a larger study which included the development of a model that could accommodate the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Change, Career Development, Midlife Transitions
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Haasler, Simone R.; Barabasch, Antje – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
In Germany and Denmark, the systems of further education and career guidance are well developed, offering a wide range of services and learning opportunities for targeted, specific and also general skills development. Based on an empirical study with mid-career individuals in both countries, the article investigates how the different systems…
Descriptors: Role, Career Guidance, Adult Education, Foreign Countries
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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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Bauer, Stephanie; Moessner, Markus; Wolf, Markus; Haug, Severin; Kordy, Hans – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2009
New communication technologies offer novel possibilities for the prevention of mental illness, in which geographical and psychosocial distances often hamper help-seeking. This paper introduces ES[S]PRIT, an Internet-based eating disorders (ED) prevention programme for university students. The programme follows a stepped-care approach combining…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), College Students, Early Intervention, Prevention
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Luebben, Sabine – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2003
Introduces testimony project for traumatized Bosnian refugees in Frankfurt, Germany. Method used in combination with supportive therapy and informed advocacy to reduce survivors' feelings of humiliation and demoralization. Survivors benefited psychologically. Testimony material documented human rights abuse both in country of origin and exile,…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Counseling Techniques, Counselors, Cross Cultural Studies
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Neumann, Wolfgang – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2002
Examines how far traces of the Nazi past can still be found in the psychological family environment of college students attending a counseling center two generations after the end of World War II. Reveals that failure to discuss such topics within families was of decisive significance during counseling sessions, and that current problems often…
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling, Family Environment, Family Influence