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Marsay, Gloria; Scioli, Anthony; Omar, Shaheda – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The prevailing sociopolitical and economic difficulties advance a feeling of hopelessness and helplessness among youth in South Africa. This paper describes a Hope-Infused Future Orientated intervention piloted with a group of juvenile sex offenders. The intervention incorporated activities to bolster the constructs of hope as a unique foundation,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Juvenile Justice, Decision Making, Futures (of Society)
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Peltzer, Karl; Matseke, Gladys; Louw, Julia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate secondary trauma and job burnout and associated factors in a sample of 71 HIV lay counsellors in South Africa. Results indicate that 49.5% were not satisfied with their work environment and 51.4% were potentially secondary traumatic stress cases. In univariate analysis, seeing more HIV counselling and testing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Performance Factors, Trauma, Burnout
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Young, Charles; Campbell, Megan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
This article provides GP-CORE norms for a South African university sample, which are compared to published data obtained from a United Kingdom university sample. The measure appears to be both reliable and valid for this multilingual and multicultural South African sample. The profiles of the psychological distress reported by white South African…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Comparative Analysis, Psychological Needs
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Maree, Jacobus Gideon – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
This article reports on the value of career construction counselling (CCC) with a gay person. The participant was selected purposively, with the selection criteria calling for a mid-career woman who had sought career counselling. The intervention involved administration of the "Career Construction Interview" (CCI) and the creation of a…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Homosexuality, Females
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McMahon, Mary; Watson, Mark – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
Career guidance clients are seeking to craft new identities that better position them in their careers. The focus of the present article is on narrative career counselling's potential contribution in providing a meaningful and useful experience for career guidance clients. To illustrate the potential of narrative career counselling, the story…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Story Telling, Personal Narratives, Career Counseling
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Bimrose, Jenny; McMahon, Mary; Watson, Mark – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
As work and employment transitions become more frequent and difficult, the demand for formal career guidance increases. Women are likely to experience structural labour market disadvantage and may benefit from formal support that is sympathetic to their particular needs. Yet the traditional psychological paradigms that dominate career guidance…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Females, Age, Employment Opportunities
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Greeff, Abraham Petrus; Van den Berg, Estelle – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
The aim of this study was to identify family resilience characteristics in families in which a child has been bullied, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Forty-eight mothers represented their families and completed a biographical questionnaire containing an open-ended question, and seven self-report questionnaires. Results from the…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Bullying, Statistical Analysis, Coping
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McMahon, Mary; Watson, Mark; Chetty, Candice; Hoelson, Christopher Norman – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
The present article examines how the five process constructs of reflection, connectedness, meaning making, learning and agency are operationalised in a constructivist approach to career counselling, specifically a storytelling approach. This article reports on an exploratory case study of a Black South African female university student. The case…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Story Telling, Blacks, Undergraduate Students
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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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Young, Charles – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2009
This paper provides CORE-OM intake norms for a South African university counseling service, and compares these to the United Kingdom counseling service data reported by Connell, Barkham and Mellor-Clark (2007). The South African norms are very similar to the United Kingdom norms, with no statistical differences in the total or domain scores. There…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, Suicide, Norms, Foreign Countries
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Rohleder, Poul – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2008
In prison populations around the world, the prevalence of HIV is often higher than that of the general population. The prison population is at high risk for HIV infection, particularly through the sharing of contaminated needles and high-risk sexual activity. Counselling is regarded as a key element in the prevention and treatment of HIV…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Social Support Groups, Correctional Institutions, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Flisher, Alan J.; De Beer, Jeremy P.; Bokhorst, Frank – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2002
The aim of the study was to document the correlates of receiving counseling services at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Results reveal that non-English speakers, humanities students, undergraduates, first-year students, students who were eligible to receive financial assistance, and students from outside Cape Town were significantly…
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Nicholas, Lionel – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Replies to Dryden (1990) and De Jager (1992), exploring the role of organized counseling psychology in challenging, maintaining, or promoting apartheid. The role of counselors should be informed by an acknowledgment of the central involvement of race and politics within counseling psychology so that appropriate organizational interventions can be…
Descriptors: Apartheid, Counseling, Counselor Role, Higher Education
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Swart, Andrew – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Responds to Lionel Nicholas (1993), suggesting that more direct confrontation on the response of counselors to apartheid is needed. Notes the relevance of the debate to counselors outside South Africa, and the need to deconstruct the implicit political agendas. (JPS)
Descriptors: Apartheid, Counselor Role, Higher Education, Policy Formation
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Euvrard, George – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1996
If school group guidance lessons are to meet the pupils' needs and are to be experienced by the pupils as being relevant to their lives, then they must address the expressed needs of the pupils. A methodological approach to defining such needs is presented that emphasizes the importance of the pupils' self-expression. (KW)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Planning
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