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Guo, Yuh-Jen; Wang, Shu-Ching; Statz, Shelly R.; Wynne, Craig – Professional Counselor, 2012
Growing individual access to the Internet helps universities take advantage of academic webpages to showcase unique characteristics and recruit prospective students. This study explored how the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited counseling programs have utilized their program webpages for…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Web Sites, Accreditation (Institutions), Student Recruitment
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Parker, Mashone; Henfield, Malik S. – Professional Counselor, 2012
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine school counselors' perceptions of vicarious trauma. Consensual qualitative research (CQR) methodology was used. Six school counselors were interviewed. Three primary domains emerged from the data: (a) ambiguous vicarious trauma, (b) support system significance, and (c) importance of level of…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Trauma
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Manis, Amie A. – Professional Counselor, 2012
There is a call for research on how to effectively foster cultural competence and a social justice advocacy orientation among counselor trainees. A multidisciplinary review of the literature reveals a body of anecdotal and empirical evidence in support of the use of pedagogical strategies grounded in critical theory to this end. Critical pedagogy…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Social Justice, Trainees, Counselor Training
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Hagedorn, W. Bryce; Culbreth, Jack R.; Cashwell, Craig S. – Professional Counselor, 2012
In this article, the authors discuss the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs' (CACREP) role in furthering the specialty of addiction counseling. After sharing a brief history and the role of counselor certification and licensure, the authors share the process whereby CACREP developed the first set of…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Addictive Behavior, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counseling
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Barreto, Alfonso – Professional Counselor, 2012
Counseling is the instrument that empowers training and forges the development of leaders in their essential drive to inspire and guide others. As much a discipline and praxis as a professional practice, counseling increases consciousness and optimizes the management and synergy of human energy. This article addresses methods for sustaining…
Descriptors: Counseling, Leadership, Leadership Training, Energy
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Watson, Joshua C. – Professional Counselor, 2012
This study examined the relationship between enrollment in online counseling courses and students' counseling selfefficacy beliefs. Results indicate that students enrolled in online courses report statistically significant higher selfefficacy beliefs than students in traditional FTF courses. Online instructional method may increase counselor…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Counselor Training, Self Efficacy, Correlation
Sackett, Corrine; Lawson, Gerard; Burge, Penny L. – Professional Counselor, 2012
Researchers examined the experiences of a counseling session from the perspectives of counselors-intraining (CITs) and clients. Post-session phenomenological interviews were conducted to elicit participants' meaningful experiences, and the analysis revealed both similarities and differences. Researchers found the following themes most meaningful…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Phenomenology
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Wright, Vivian H.; Burnham, Joy J. – Professional Counselor, 2012
This study sought to develop meaningful and engaging virtual cyberbullying scenarios in digital environments that reflect the educational needs of today's adolescents. In order to inform and script these scenarios, a threestage study was implemented with middle schools. This paper describes how data collected in each stage informed the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Computer Mediated Communication, School Counselors
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Palmer, Lauren E.; Erford, Bradley T. – Professional Counselor, 2012
This study explored the prediction of student outcome variables from the ASCA national model level of program implementation. A total sampling of schools from two suburban school districts was conducted. Outcome variables were measures of math and reading achievement scores, attendance and graduation rates. Such measures play a central role in…
Descriptors: Outcome Measures, Predictor Variables, Prediction, Program Implementation
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Dotson-Blake, Kylie P.; Knox, David; Zusman, Marty E. – Professional Counselor, 2012
Despite growing attention to the subject, a dearth of information exists regarding college students' perceptions and process of meaning-making related to the act of oral sex. Such perspectives and allied social sexual scripts can have considerable consequences on the sexuality and sexual health of older teens and college-aged populations. The…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Health Behavior, Sexuality, Scripts
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Bullock-Yowell, Emily; Katz, Sheba P.; Reardon, Robert C.; Peterson, Gary W. – Professional Counselor, 2012
The respective roles of social cognitive career theory and cognitive information processing in career exploratory behavior were analyzed. A verified path model shows cognitive information processing theory's negative career thoughts inversely predict social cognitive career theory's career problem-solving self-efficacy, which predicts career…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Self Efficacy, Career Development, Social Cognition
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Firmin, Michael W.; Wantz, Richard A.; Firmin, Ruth L.; Johnson, Courtney B. – Professional Counselor, 2012
Using qualitative research methods, interviews were conducted with college students regarding the sources they used in generating perceptions of professional counselors. Respondents believed that information sources such as word of mouth, media sources and personal experiences were responsible for their understandings of professional counselors.…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, College Students, Student Attitudes, Information Sources
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Rodriguez, Stefanie – Professional Counselor, 2012
The career decision-making process can be a daunting task during the college years for both athletes and non-athletes alike. Understanding factors that influence this process and ways to best support students as they are making career decisions is integral to counselors working with college students. Social support and career thoughts were…
Descriptors: Career Development, Decision Making, College Students, College Athletics
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Abdullah, Melissa Ng Lee Yen; Mey, See Ching – Professional Counselor, 2012
This study identified the fundamental lifestyles adopted by a university community in Malaysia. Rapid growth and expansion of higher education in Malaysia is inevitable as the country moves from a production-based economy to one that is innovative and knowledge-based, requiring the development of a highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Case Studies, Life Style, Educational Change
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Anderson, W. P., Jr.; Lopez-Baez, Sandra I. – Professional Counselor, 2012
Little is known about levels of personal growth attributed by students to typical college life experiences. This paper documents two studies of student self-reported and posttraumatic growth and compares growth levels across populations. Both studies measure student attributions of cause to academic and non-academic experiences, respectively. It…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Development, Attribution Theory, Cognitive Mapping
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