James M. Benshoff

He received a BA in English at The College of William and Mary, MEd in Counseling and Development at George Mason University and PhD in Counseling and Development at The American University. He has been on the faculty at UNCG since 1989 and the founding editor of the Journal of College Counseling.

There are 20 included publications by James M. Benshoff :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Bringing Life to e-Learning: Incorporating a Synchronous Approach to Online Teaching in Counselor Education 2011 33 Recently, many counselor education programs have considered whether and how to offer courses online. Although online counselor education courses are becoming increasingly common, the use of synchronous (real-time) teaching approaches appears to be li...
Counselors’ Continuing Education: An Exploratory Assessment of Activities and Perceived Value 2008 46 A random sample of 597 National Certified Counselors was surveyed to assess counselors’continuing education activities. Recent and intended future choices of delivery methods,motivation for choosing activities, and value ratings of recent activities ...
An examination of referrals to the school counselor by race, gender, and family structure. 2007 1307 This article reports on a study addressing student referral differences based on family structure, gender, and race in teacher-initiated contact to school counselors. Researchers used secondary data from the National Education Longitudinal Study. The...
Facilitating Group Cohesion Among Adolescents Through Challenge Course Experiences 2002 10673 This article reports the results of a study which examined the effects of participation in a low-element challenge course on younger adolescents' perceptions of group cohesion. A pre and post test of the Group Cohesion Evaluation Questionnaire was ad...
Globalization: A Brief Primer for Counselors 2008 26 The concept of globalization elicits a wide range of reactions among the public, policy makers, and academics (Bennhold 2007; Bradsher 2006; Cheng 2005; Dobbs 2004; Friedman 2005; Gilbert 2006; Oppenheimer 2005; Stiglitz 2006; Winestock 2001; World C...
Graduate students on campus: Needs and implications for college counselors 2015 21 Graduate students compose an important segment of university and college populations. However, institutions of higher education often have not addressed adequately their status as adult students with different developmental and life issues and concer...
Helping Beginning Counselors Develop a Personal Theory of Counseling 2000 34868 Developing a personal theory of counseling is essential for beginning counselors. Current approaches de-emphasize life experiences before graduate training and fail to incorporate counselor developmental stages. This article presents a framework for ...
Importance of Marital Characteristics and Marital Satisfaction: A Comparison of Asian Indians in Arranged Marriages and Americans in Marriages of Choice 2008 78 To date, little research has been published related to cross-cultural differences in such marital factors as love, intimacy, happiness, and satisfaction. The present study compares factors contributing to marital satisfaction and examines correlation...
PARS: A processing model for beginning group leaders. 1999 8030 Group leaders often make extensive use of exercises and activities as part of the group counseling process. Experienced group leaders understand the critical importance of processing experiences with group members to help them reflect on, understand,...
A proactive approach to couples counseling with adolescents. 1999 3323 Dating and relationships are common among adolescents as they begin to form the foundations upon which they will build future relationships. Although many adolescents seem to follow a pattern of dating and going steady, these relationships do not nec...
Review and Analysis of the Journal of College Counseling: 1998- 2005 2006 297 The journal of College Counseling (JCC) began its life in 1995 with the appointment of a founding editor and its 1st editorial board. The 1st semiannual issue of the journal was published in spring 1998, and the journal has continued to be published ...
Rural women in career transition: A look at Schlossberg’s situation, self, supports, and strategies. 2006 1148 Job loss researchers have focused on the physical and mental well being of White working and middle class men, their families, friends, and coworkers to with immediate reemployment as the outcome. This study focused on low-income rural women dislocat...
Sabbaticals for Counselor Educators: Purposes, Benefits, and Outcomes 2002 634 The authors investigated the purposes. benefits. and outcomes of sabbaticals for counselor educators. Forty-five counselor educators who had taken sabbaticals within the previous 5 years completed an on-line survey about aspects of their sabbatica...
School Discipline Programs: Issues and Implications for School Counselors 1994 3740 Discipline within schools is becoming an increasing priority. School counselors, together with other education professionals, acknowledge that productive schools need effective discipline programs. Numerous authors have argued that discipline precede...
Students' Perceptions of Need for Personal Counseling Services in Community Colleges 2000 1052 Although the need for personal counseling services is on the rise across college campuses in the United States, many community colleges do not offer personal counseling services on campus. Instead, community, college counseling services focus primari...
A systems approach to understanding and counseling college student-athletes. 2003 3287 Student-athletes have unique challenges as they confront pressures to perform both athletically and academically. The authors present a systems approach that will enhance the conceptualization skills that counselors need to intervene more effectively...
Testing the Engagement Theory of Program Quality in CACREP-Accredited Counselor Education Programs 2012 47 This study examined the engagement theory of program quality (Haworth & Conrad, 1997), which highlights positive student learning outcomes that result from stakeholder involvement in program evaluation within master's-level graduate programs. A total...
Time to Talk: Investigation of a Peer Consultation Group for Residence Hall Directors 1996 1000 Professional development and support of residence hall staff is a particularly important issue as residence life staff seek to strengthen programs and retain personnel. Herr and Strange (1985) noted that "much research has focused on the student occu...
Understanding Sexual Aggression in Male College Students: The Role of Self-Monitoring and Pluralistic Ignorance 2003 874 The authors examined the relationship between self-monitoring and pluralistic ignorance and self-reported sexually aggressive behaviors by freshman and sophomore male college students. Results indicated that self-monitoring style and level of plurali...
Using Personal Growth Groups in Multicultural Counseling Courses to Foster Students' Ethnic Identity Development 2008 50 This study was designed to examine the relationship between personal growth group (PGG) experiences in multicultural counseling courses and counseling students' ethnic identity development. Differences in ethnic identity development were compared bet...