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Dowling, Susan; Doyle, Louise – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
School-based studies identify that while 1 in 10 young people engages in self-harm, only a small minority seek professional help. School counsellors and teachers are potentially the only professionals who may be aware of a young person's self-harm; however, little is known about how this impacts on them and how they might be best supported to…
Descriptors: Self Destructive Behavior, Counselor Role, Teacher Role, Foreign Countries
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Lee, Sherman A. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This study examined the relationship between religion and sorrow among a sample of 219 owners of deceased pets (the sample was predominantly comprised of white, female, educated Christians). The results indicated that the vast majority of the participants believed that their pets' souls reside in a better place and that they will reunite with them…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Christianity, Animals, Death
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Christie, Fiona – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This paper reveals findings from a small-scale research project which explored how university careers advisers experience their role in guiding clients within a labour market where barriers to social mobility prevail. The research discovers that advisers' daily work gives them a depth of insight into social mobility. The professional turbulence in…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Social Mobility, Higher Education, Counselor Role
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Hooley, Tristram; Yates, Julia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
This article presents a critical exploration of the role of career professionals in supporting people to reflect on and enhance their appearance, attractiveness and self-presentation (career image). The article is conceptual and based on a review of the broader literature on career success, appearance and attractiveness. It explores the evidence…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Counseling, Interpersonal Competence
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Sivis-Cetinkaya, Rahsan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Ethical dilemmas from a national purposive sample of Turkish counsellors (N = 172) were collected using critical incidents technique. Content analysis was performed with open coding guided by the classification of American Counseling Association code of ethics. Incidents regarding confidentiality and privacy (56.4%), with 37.1% involving incidents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Counselors, Critical Incidents Method
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Udoh, Nsisong Anthony; Sanni, Kudirat Bimbo – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
This literature review attempts to interface counselling with alternative legal practice. The authors proceed by contrasting the adversarial nature of litigation with the conciliatory nature of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) with a view to encouraging seekers of dispute resolution to opt for ADR in lieu of litigation. The paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Counselor Role, Conflict Resolution, Court Litigation, Counseling Services
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Gazzola, Nicola; De Stefano, Jack; Thériault, Anne; Audet, Cristelle – British 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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Popadiuk, Natalee Elizabeth – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
Recent discussions suggest that career counsellors need to be trained in more holistic frameworks in order to deal with the career and psychological issues of their clients. In particular, research shows a strong connection between employment and suicidality, including changes in socioeconomic status, disruption in employment, sudden unemployment,…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Risk Assessment, Suicide, Holistic Approach
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Xiong, Soua; Lam, Sarah K. Y. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
This study explores barriers and success factors of Hmong students in American colleges by interviewing five Hmong graduate students from refugee families in the US. Emerging themes revolve around academic, cultural and financial barriers. Professors, advisors, classmates, academic support programmes, family, financial aid and their own…
Descriptors: Hmong People, Interviews, Graduate Students, Barriers
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Kok, Jin Kuan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
This is a case study from Singapore. The purpose of the study is to critically enquire into the ways in which school counsellors working in Singapore's secondary school system describe and experience their role, and to identify key themes arising from the study. In-depth interviews were conducted with 11 participants, and an adapted grounded…
Descriptors: Counselor Role, School Counselors, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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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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Jenkins, Peter – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2010
Confidentiality presents particular challenges to practitioners working with young people, on account of the latter's vulnerability and emotional immaturity. Ethical codes place a key importance on confidentiality, from deontological and teleological perspectives. However, young clients may rely on a more pragmatic approach in deciding whether to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychotherapy, Young Adults, Personal Autonomy
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Cooper, Lindsay – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2008
This paper examines aspects of coming out as a gay or lesbian person through the models of identity development presented in the literature as well as presenting some findings from face-to-face in-depth interviews conducted with young people telling us what it is like to grow up and identify oneself as gay. The coming out process is set in the…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Young Adults, Homosexuality, Minority Groups
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Spong, Sheila Jean – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2007
The influence the counsellor has on his or her clients is problematic both theoretically and practically. This article explores how counsellors in six focus groups talked about counsellor influence in response to a series of scenarios and questions. The counsellors adopted three main, or "core", positions about influence: "counsellors shouldn't…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Counselor Role, Counselor Client Relationship, Counseling Services
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Dunkley, Jane; Whelan, Thomas A. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
Theorists and practitioners have long recognised that working with trauma clients can trigger reactions in the therapist similar to those experienced by the client. Nevertheless, research in this area has been lacking. One obstacle has been confusion regarding key terms. Vicarious traumatisation is the most appropriate concept given that it…
Descriptors: Coping, Counselor Role, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Counseling
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