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An investigation of a model of academic motivation for school counseling

An investigation of a model of academic motivation for school counseling Michael J. Scheel A theoretical model of academic motivation consisting of (a) academic self-efficacy, (b) purposefulness and intentionality, and (c) support through school counseling for autonomous learning was explored with 346 high school juniors. Regression analysis indicated academic self-efficacy and utilization of school counseling […]

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A study of legal issues encountered by school counselors and perceptions of their preparedness to respond to legal challenges

A study of legal issues encountered by school counselors and perceptions of their preparedness to respond to legal challenges – Special issue: legal and ethical issues in school counseling Mary A. Hermann School counselors are encountering many legal issues (Corey, Corey, & Callanan, 1998; Fernandez, 1992), and various authors have discussed the areas of school […]

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applying family systems concepts and techniques

Consulting with parents: applying family systems concepts and techniques Fran Mullis The family’s influence on its individual members cannot be underestimated. Most children develop their values, beliefs about self and others, and typical patterns of behavior within their family system (Adler, 1931). Alfred Adler, a pioneer in the use of a systems approach to working […]

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a role for professional school counselors

School reentry for students with a chronic illness: a role for professional school counselors Carol J. Kaffenberger Approximately 20% of all children have a chronic illness, and about one-third of that number experience consequences severe enough to interfere with school functioning and performance. This article describes challenges that schools face in their efforts to serve […]

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Privacy and confidentiality in school counseling

Privacy and confidentiality in school counseling – Special issue: legal and ethical issues in school counseling Harriet L. Glosoff Trust is an essential component in the development of helping relationships. Counselors regard the promise of confidentiality to be essential for the development of client trust. Most individuals seeking counseling services assume that what they divulge […]

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Exploratory study of common and challenging ethical dilemmas experienced by professional school counselors

Exploratory study of common and challenging ethical dilemmas experienced by professional school counselors Nancy Bodenhorn Results of a survey asking public school counselors in Virginia to indicate their most common and most challenging ethical dilemmas are presented. Ninety-two school counselors reported that the most common and challenging ethical dilemmas included those involving student confidentiality, dual […]

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The relationship between social interest and coping resources in children

The relationship between social interest and coping resources in children Dana Edwards Previous research using adult subjects suggests that social interest affects an individual’s coping resources. The purpose of this research was to examine empirically the relationship of social interest and coping skills in young children. Data collected from 127 elementary students were used to […]

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Foreword – Special issue: legal and ethical issues in school counseling

Foreword – Special issue: legal and ethical issues in school counseling Theodore P. Remley, Jr. Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of consulting with school counselors regarding the legal and ethical challenges they encounter in their professional positions. I have written on this topic, conducted numerous workshops, served as an expert witness in […]

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The ASCA National Model, accountability, and establishing causal links between school counselors’ activities and student outcomes: a reply to sink

The ASCA National Model, accountability, and establishing causal links between school counselors’ activities and student outcomes: a reply to sink Duane Brown Sink takes exception to two of the assertions made in the article “School Counselors, Comprehensive School Counseling Programs, and Academic Achievement: Are School Counselors Promising More Than They Can Deliver?” In this article, […]

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Legal and ethical issues in school counselor supervision

Legal and ethical issues in school counselor supervision – Special issue: legal and ethical issues in school counseling Barbara Herlihy Today’s school counselors deal routinely with complicated situations in which students have acute counseling needs, including cases of severe depression and suicidal ideation, pregnancy, substance abuse, school violence, and child abuse (Page, Pietrzak, & Sutton, […]