Wester, Kelly

UNCG

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TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Counselor professional identity: construction and validation of the counselor professional identity measure 2010 23598 The purpose of this study was to create a reliable and valid measure of counselor professional identity (CPI) that could be used with all counseling specialties and across the career span. A comprehensive definition of counselor professional identity...
Social networking and the school adjustment of Karen refugee youth from Burma: determining the effects of ethnic identity, bonding social capital, and Facebook use 2013 1827 In 2011 alone, over 56,000 refugees were admitted to the United States and a third of these individuals were under the age of 18 (Martin & Yankay, 2012). Researchers have found that the social capital developed through close and confiding relationshi...
Exploring relationships between self-identity complexity, other-identity complexity, and multicultural counseling competence in counselors 2013 6281 As society grows more diverse, future counselors will be seeing clients with complex concerns around issues of identity, belonging, and acceptance. In order to effectively serve the United States population, it is imperative to provide future counsel...
Outcome effectiveness in counseling: the role of nonverbal immediacy behaviors and the therapeutic relationship 2014 1156 The achievement in counseling of client outcome goals has typically been referred to as outcome effectiveness (Miller & Duncan, 2004; Lambert & Hill, 1994). Two theoretical frameworks have been highly supported as viable explanations for the way in w...
A mixed methods evaluation of vicarious traumatization and posttraumatic growth among counselors in training 2015 179 Due to the prevalence of traumatic experiences, and the high percentage of clients who have experienced trauma, it is evident most counselors will encounter clients with a history of trauma (Bride, 2004; Pearlman & Mac Ian, 1995; Sommer & Cox, 2006; ...
The power of perception: an exploration of the relationship between perceptions of parenting behaviors and substance abuse in transition-aged youth through an Adlerian Lens 2015 128 In 2013, approximately 9.4% of the American population over the age of 12 reported illicit use of a substance in the past month (National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 2014), with rates of substance abuse the highest among individuals transitioning...