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Wong, Daniel F. K.; Ip, Priscilla S. Y.; Lee, Kim Man – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This pilot study attempted to examine the effectiveness of a brief cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) psychoeducational group for Chinese people with chronic illness in Hong Kong. It adopted a single group design, and 52 participants joined the group. A questionnaire with three outcome measures, measuring general mental health, quality of life…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Psychoeducational Methods, Chronic Illness
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Busiol, Diego – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This study examined Hong Kong university students' perception of general help-seeking and seeking of professional help. Thirty-two students, aged from 25 to 46 years were interviewed. A grounded theory approach was adopted. The results indicated four domains to categorise culture-influenced factors: attitudes towards speaking, relational concern,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Help Seeking
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Cheung, Derek; Lai, Edith – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
The personal development of students is an essential component of school guidance and counselling programmes, but no published research on guidance and counselling has investigated the effects of regular classroom teaching on students' self-efficacy for personal development. In this study, questionnaire items were constructed to measure classroom…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Classroom Environment, Student Development, Instructional Effectiveness
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Hue, Ming-tak – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
Schools in Hong Kong are concerned about the growing enrolments of students with special educational needs (SEN) and how these students could be included in school guidance. This study examines teachers' narratives of the inclusivity of school guidance. The study was qualitative, being a case study of a Hong Kong secondary school. School documents…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Interviews, Foreign Countries, School Guidance
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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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Lam, Sarah K. Y.; Hui, Eadaoin K. P. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2010
This study explores factors affecting the involvement of regular secondary school teachers in the whole-school approach to guidance and counselling by interviewing 12 secondary school teachers in Hong Kong. Emerging themes include teachers' ownership of their role in student guidance and counselling, the alignment of their disposition with…
Descriptors: Interviews, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Comprehensive Guidance
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Hui, Eadaoin K. P.; Chau, Tat Sing – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2009
This study investigated the effects of a small group process-based forgiveness intervention with Hong Kong Chinese children who judged themselves to have been hurt and chose not to forgive their offenders. An experimental versus control group, with pre-test/post-test design was used. The quantitative and qualitative findings revealed that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Context Effect, Altruism, Intervention
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Hue, Ming-Tak – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2008
School guidance seeks to promote the whole person growth of students. It is regarded as an integral part of an educational programme. In Hong Kong secondary schools, a team of teachers are responsible for school guidance. This article examines how guidance teachers made sense of their caring work in general and specifically the counselling…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Guidance Programs, Confucianism, Foreign Countries
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Hui, Eadaoin K. P. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2002
This qualitative study investigated Hong Kong teachers' perception of a whole-school approach to guidance and its practice. Findings revealed that teachers perceived a whole-school approach as fostering student development and as a system of management. Teacher dedication, communication, and team spirit were considered as facilitating factors for…
Descriptors: Comprehensive Guidance, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, School Guidance
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Hui, Eadaoin P. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
Surveys 2,045 secondary students and 267 teachers in Hong Kong to explore their perceptions about school guidance. Assent by both groups to proactive and development guidance, with some reservations about remedial guidance, was revealed. Both groups affirmed the role of teachers in individual guidance. (MKA)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Guidance, Secondary Education, Student Attitudes
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Hui, Eadaoin, K. P.; Chan, David W. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1996
Sources of stress in Hong Kong teachers were investigated, with specific reference to guidance work as a potential source of stress. A survey of 415 secondary school teachers revealed guidance-related aspects of work constituted a major dimension of stress, with guidance teachers, female teachers, younger teachers and junior teachers perceiving…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Employment Counselors, High School Students
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Lau, Agnes – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Examined university students' perceptions and expectations of the uses of career counseling. Results demonstrate that the uses of counseling services have been perceived rather narrowly and instrumentally. The most used career guidance activities are characterized as being specific in content, information-based, externally focused, and structured…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Career Choice, Career Guidance, College Students
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Wong, Daniel F. K.; Kwok, Sylvia L. Y. C. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Examines the nature of difficulties faced by mature college students in a Hong Kong university. Focuses on who provides which types of support. Results indicate that time constraints were a major concern of many students. Findings support the hypothesis that higher perceptions of sufficient support correlated to fewer difficulties in life. (RJM)
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling Services, Foreign Countries, Higher Education