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Pérez-López, M. Carmen; Ordóñez-Solana, Celia; Argente-Linares, Eva – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This paper reports new evidence on students' evaluation of a first-year induction experience programme and examines the relationship between gender and perceptions. The programme was provided to 610 business studies students at the University of Granada (Spain). The programme includes individual and group sessions providing psychosocial and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, College Freshmen, School Orientation
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Bernaras Iturrioz, Elena; Insúa Cerretani, Patricia; Bully Garay, Paola – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This study recruited 4799 university students to complete a Spanish language version of Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation -- Outcome Measure and an ad hoc questionnaire to determine the presence and severity of psychological problems and identify potential explanatory factors. The percentage of participants who exceeded the cut-off point for…
Descriptors: Incidence, Severity (of Disability), Risk, Academic Achievement
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Orte, Carmen; Ballester, Lluís; Amer, Joan; Vives, Marga – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
To ensure close adherence to the contents of a family-based cognitive-behavioural programme, and maintain a high standard of quality in its implementation, it is important that practitioners' attitudes and beliefs regarding family skills coincide with those of the programme. This paper describes and analyses (observed) potential changes in these…
Descriptors: Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Training, Family Counseling, Cognitive Restructuring
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Macaskie, Jane – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Bakhtin's [(1981). "The dialogic imagination: Four essays." (C. Emerson & M. Holquist, Trans. M. Holquist, Ed.). Austin: University of Texas Press] concept of the chronotope is used as a lens to view time and place in stories of psycho-spiritual transformation in research and therapy. Distinctions between spirituality,…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Therapy, Imagination, History
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Barabasch, Antje; Merrill, Barbara; Zanazzi, Silvia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Southern European countries, like Italy and Spain, have been severely affected by the recent economic crisis. This has affected their labour market in terms of increased unemployment, while many of those in employment feel more insecure. As a consequence, many individuals turn to education as a step to making a career change. The opportunities and…
Descriptors: Career Change, Social Networks, Lifelong Learning, Career Guidance
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Quero, Soledad; Pérez-Ara, M. Ángeles; Bretón-López, Juana; García-Palacios, Azucena; Baños, Rosa M.; Botella, Cristina – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
Interoceptive exposure (IE) is a standard component of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) for panic disorder and agoraphobia. The virtual reality (VR) program "Panic-Agoraphobia" has several virtual scenarios designed for applying exposure to agoraphobic situations; it can also simulate physical sensations. This work examines patients'…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Therapy, Outcomes of Treatment, Prediction
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Simon, Alexandra – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
In Europe there is no common quality assurance framework for the delivery of guidance in higher education. Using a case study approach in four university career guidance services in England, France and Spain, this article aims to study how quality is implemented in university career guidance services in terms of strategy, standards and models,…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Universities, Guidance Programs, Delivery Systems
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Lizarraga, Maria Luisa Sanz De Acedo; Baquedano, Maria Teresa Sanz De Acedo; Oliver, Maria Soria; Closas, Antonio – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2009
The "Decision-Making Questionnaire" (DMQ) was developed and validated in order to examine the factors that affect decision making. The investigation was carried out with two samples, one of 170 participants and the other of 425 of both sexes. Each sample was divided into three age ranges: young students (18-25 years), adults (26-60…
Descriptors: Females, Males, Factor Structure, Measures (Individuals)
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Botella, C.; Gallego, M. J.; Garcia-Palacios, A.; Banos, R. M.; Quero, S.; Alcaniz, M. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2009
Several randomised controlled studies have shown the efficacy of Internet-based self-help treatments. These studies have centred their attention on axis I (efficacy) of the Guidelines for Empirically Validated Treatments, although there are a few studies that also take into account axis II (effectiveness). The aim of the present work was to test…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Self Help Programs, Internet, Teaching Methods
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Alcaniz, M.; Botella, C.; Banos, R. M.; Zaragoza, I.; Guixeres, J. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2009
One of the main drawbacks of computer-assisted psychology tools developed up to now is related to the real time customisation and adaptation of the content to each patient depending on his/her activity. In this paper we propose a new approach for mental e-health treatments named Intelligent e-Therapy (eIT) with capabilities for ambient…
Descriptors: Computers, Therapy, Psychology, Counseling Techniques
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Taveira, Maria Do Ceu; Moreno, Louisa Rodriguez – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2003
Career intervention can be designed to enhance constructive attitudes, emotions and behaviors that will improve clients' career attainment. In this sense, mobilization of career exploration constitutes one of the most important tasks of career counselors. The authors present a brief review of career exploration conceptualization and empirical…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Counseling Techniques, Foreign Countries
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Villar, Esperanca; Juan, Jaume; Corominas, Enric; Capell, Dolors – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2000
Investigates the relationship between social networking and job placement of university graduates. Results reveal two different approaches to the process of job entry-use of formal or informal contacts. Significant differences were found between use of formal and informal sources of help relating to graduates' job-search intention and confidence…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, College Graduates, Foreign Countries, Job Placement
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Fernandez-Sierra, Juan – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
Twelve case studies of teenagers with diabetes were carried out in a Spanish hospital, where subjects received outpatient care, and in the secondary schools where they studied. Findings identify some features peculiar to the concurrent experience of adolescence and diabetes. Offers suggestions to counselors and teachers working with students…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Choice, Case Studies, Counselors