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O'Donnell, Patrick S.; Dunlap, Linda L. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2019
Test anxiety is experienced by 10-40% of students. The physical symptoms associated with test anxiety may be more likely to be exhibited by elementary students. Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) has been demonstrated to reduce physical symptoms of anxiety and could be used in the classroom, but teacher acceptability of PMR for test anxiety has…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Physiology, School Psychologists, Vignettes
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Sagkal, Ali Serdar; Özdemir, Yalçin – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine the direct and indirect effects (via mental toughness) of strength-based parenting on adolescents' psychological distress and subjective happiness. Participants included 370 adolescents (M = 15.86 years, SD = 0.50, range = 14-18 years, 51.6% girls) attending public high schools in Turkey. Participants completed…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, High School Students, Resilience (Psychology)
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Cimsir, Elif – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2019
Theoretical explanations suggest that insight might increase life satisfaction by helping individuals choose a suitable academic major, indicating that insight might facilitate life satisfaction through academic major satisfaction. The current study thus investigates the mediating role of academic major satisfaction in the potential relationship…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Education Majors, Life Satisfaction, Correlation
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Soykan, Andrea; Gardner, Dianne; Edwards, Terence – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2019
Teaching is one of the most stressful occupations. This study explores how teachers' psychological capital -- a combination of hope, resilience, optimism and self-efficacy -- is related to stress, wellbeing, appraisal and coping. Teachers (n = 1502) across New Zealand and from a range of teaching levels completed surveys. Participants with more…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Coping, Well Being, Psychological Patterns
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Lee, Minyoung; Cho, Soohyun; Lee, Sang Min – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2019
Development of academic hatred was examined at four time points across 7 months among 1,015 South Korean high school students. A multilevel growth model showed that the baseline of, and change in, academic hatred varied across individuals and classrooms. At the individual level, gender, parents' academic pressure, depression, and test anxiety were…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Aspiration
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Tsamparli, Anastasia; Halios, Helias – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2019
The aim of the current study is to examine the quality of sibling relationships in relation to family functioning in Greek families with typically developing school-age children. The sample: 251 intact Greek families with two children (251 parents -- 1 parent participated from each family -- and 251 children). Research instruments: (a) the Family…
Descriptors: Sibling Relationship, Gender Differences, Birth Order, Foreign Countries
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Preston, Kim; Spooner-Lane, Rebecca – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2019
As teachers seek to educate and transform lives, often with limited resources and time, they can experience varying levels of stress and emotional exhaustion, particularly if effective emotion regulation strategies are not employed. The experience of teacher stress may be heightened in alternative schools that provide educational opportunities for…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Nontraditional Education, Stress Variables, Teacher Burnout
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Vassilopoulos, Stephanos P.; Diakogiorgi, Kleopatra; Brouzos, Andreas; Moberly, Nicholas J. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
To facilitate students' transition into secondary school, a short, problem-oriented group program was designed that included interpretation retraining, problem solving, and social-skills training. Pre- and posttest data from two groups conducted over the course of 5 weeks were combined for a total of 35 6th-grade students waiting to undergo school…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Secondary School Students, Student Adjustment, Grade 6
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Tozer, Meryan; Khawaja, Nigar G.; Schweitzer, Robert – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
The present study examined protective factors associated with the wellbeing of 93 youth from a refugee background resettled in Brisbane, Australia. Wellbeing was defined as an absence of psychological distress and the presence of subjective wellbeing. Students at Milpera State High School, a special English language school, completed a battery of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Refugees, Youth
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Bhat, Christine Suniti – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
Middle and high school students interact via powerful social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. Social media platforms are sometimes misused, resulting in cyberbullying and sexting that could adversely affect many in the school community. School counsellors, school psychologists, and educators are uniquely positioned to…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Prevention, Foreign Countries
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Lindelauf, Joanne; Reupert, Andrea; Jacobs, Kate E. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
This study investigated how teachers who support children with learning difficulties utilise psychologists' reports in their teaching practice. Previous research has examined teachers' preferences for how reports should be written, rather than how they might be used. Semi-structured, qualitative interviews with 12 teachers (seven primary, four…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Psychoeducational Methods, Information Utilization, Educational Practices
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Tan, Soo Yin; Chou, Chih Chin – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
This research examined the effects of structured group supervision (SGS) on counsellors' self-efficacy, counselling competency, and job involvement in Singapore. Twenty-one counsellors participated in six, 3- hour SGS sessions over 12 weeks with one qualified counselling supervisor. The counsellors had at least six months' experience working as…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, School Counselors, Measures (Individuals), Statistical Analysis
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Rickwood, Debra; Telford, Nic; Kennedy, Vanessa; Bailey, Eleanor – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
Suicide-related behaviours are relatively common among school-aged young people, and schools are an appropriate setting for activities that aim to prevent and assist recovery after suicide. headspace School Support is a specialist service that assists Australian secondary schools to be prepared for and recover from suicide. Through the responses…
Descriptors: Suicide, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Prevention
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Kounenou, Kalliopi; Gkemisi, Sofia; Nanopoulos, Panagiotis; Tsitsas, George – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
The present study aimed at testing and exploring the psychometric properties of the Counselor Burnout Inventory (CBI) in Greek school counsellors. Two hundred school counsellors from all over Greece participated in the study. The confirmatory study revealed four dimensions of the Greek version of CBI; namely, exhaustion, deterioration in personal…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, School Counselors, School Counseling, Fatigue (Biology)
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Kabadayi, Fedai; Sari, Serkan V. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
This study examined the role of resilience in the lives of cyberbullying perpetrators and their victims. Turkish adolescents (n = 444; 245 girls, 55.2%, and 199 boys, 44.8%) 15-19 years of age (mean age of 16.58 years, SD = 0.789) were recruited from different high schools. The participants completed the Cyberbullying Scale (Aricak, Kinay, &…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Bullying, Computer Security, Victims
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