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Yates, Julia; Hooley, Tristram – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This article analyses qualitative data gathered from a survey of career practitioners on the issue of career image (n = 355, 75% female, 89% white and 78% from the UK). Findings reveal three key themes which represent how career image relates to practitioners' values and beliefs, how practitioners make decisions about whether to address the topic…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Decision Making, Career Guidance
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Quick, Emma L; Dowd, Claire; Spong, Sheila – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This small scale mixed methods study examines helpful events in a community counselling setting, categorising impacts of events according to Timulak's [(2007). Identifying core categories of client-identified impact of helpful events in psychotherapy: A qualitative meta-analysis. "Psychotherapy Research," 17, 305-314] meta-synthesis of…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Community Services, Therapy, Meta Analysis
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Karaman, Mehmet A.; Nelson, Kristina M.; Cavazos Vela, Javier – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This study investigated the mediation effect of locus of control and achievement motivation between academic stress and life satisfaction. A total of 307 undergraduate students recruited from a Hispanic Serving Institution in South Texas participated in the study. In the frame of the study, two mediation models were tested by utilising PROCESS…
Descriptors: Achievement Need, Life Satisfaction, Undergraduate Students, Locus of Control
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Vassilopoulos, Stephanos P.; Brouzos, Andreas; Moberly, Nicholas J.; Tsorbatzoudis, Haralambos; Tziouma, Olga – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Research has shown that social anxiety generalises to sporting and athletic situations. The present study explored the applicability of the Clark and Wells model of social anxiety--and its metacognitive extension--to sport anxiety. Participants were 290 students aged 11-13 years, who completed measures of sport anxiety, social anxiety, depression…
Descriptors: Generalization, Anxiety, Athletics, Correlation
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Kuijpers, Marinka; Meijers, Frans – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
As a result of the changing notions of work, schools are increasingly acknowledging that they have a strong responsibility in guiding students not only in their academic growth, but also in their career development. This paper presents the results of a study about the effects of teacher training on career dialogues promoting career competency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Prevocational Education, Career Guidance, Professionalism
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Lee, Khai Ling; Mustaffa, M. S.; Tan, S. Y. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This study provides a better understanding of using visual arts in counselling adults with depressive disorders. Three in-depth case studies were conducted in the counselling unit of a mental health hospital in Malaysia. Both qualitative and quantitative research methods were applied to explore three adult participants' counselling experiences.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Arts, Counseling Techniques, Adults
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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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van Rijn, Biljana; Cooper, Mick; Jackson, Andrew; Wild, Ciara – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
The paper presents an introduction of a newly developed, avatar-based virtual reality therapy, as an addition to the therapeutic programme, within a therapeutic community prison in the UK. The participants had six group sessions facilitated by a counsellor. The aim of the project was to investigate whether this approach would improve mental health…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Therapy, Computer Simulation
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Ginevra, Maria Cristina; Nota, Laura – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
The first purpose of the study was to establish how Italian adolescents perceive jobs in the newly emerging economy sectors as well as more traditional jobs from gender-stereotyped and gender-segregated perspectives. The second purpose was to verify the role of problem-solving and gender in gender-role stereotyping. A total of 217 Italian high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Stereotypes, Problem Solving, Adolescents
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Song, Jingjing; Zuo, Bin; Wen, Fangfang; Yan, Lei – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Exposure to negative math-gender stereotypes undermines the intentions of female college students to engage in careers in the math field, yet the mechanisms by which such stereotypes relate to girls' career intentions remain unclear. We simultaneously tested multiple mediators in a sample of 186 female students from one high school in central…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Sex Stereotypes, Career Choice, Mathematics Education
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Mittendorff, Kariene; Faber, Marike; Staman, Laura – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
In order to lower dropout rates and stimulate student success in higher education, the Dutch government implemented a new law demanding that every higher education institute offer a matching activity to applying students. This article evaluates how students and teachers experience this matching activity. Data were collected in a Dutch university…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Interviews
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Gask, Linda; Coupe, Nia; McElvenny, Damien; Green, Gill – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
Recent years have seen increasing awareness of the wide range of mental health problems faced by students. Gatekeeper training has been shown to have a positive impact on knowledge and attitudes about suicide prevention, although the evidence for skills acquisition is limited. We utilised the STORM® training package in an exploratory study to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Disorders, Suicide, Higher Education
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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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Pearson, Anne; Weinberg, Ashley – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This study evaluated the impact of counsellor training on emotional intelligence (EI) in 45 undergraduates and 58 postgraduates. Significant improvements were recorded by students on completion of both programmes, suggesting that these were attributable to training which enhanced intra- and interpersonal aspects of emotional functioning. As a…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Emotional Intelligence, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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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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