|Absolute Versus Tentative Interpretations: Mediating Effects of Client Locus of Control
||An analog design was used to investigate the mediating effects of client locus of control (i.e., an internal focus or external focus) on perceptions of counselor style of interpreting events (i.e., absolute or tentative interpretations) on measures o...
|Adolescent Sex Offenders: Identification and Intervention Strategies
||Adolescent sex offenders increasingly are involved in the mental health delivery system. Because researchers have concluded that between 34 and 60 percent of all sexual offenses are perpetrated by adolescents, it is imperative that mental health coun...
|Appreciating Cultural Diversity Through Clinical Supervision
||Structured supervision techniques encourage service providers to increase their knowledge, skills, and self-awareness in providing multicultural services. Structured techniques are described and illustrated.
|Breathwork as a Theraputic Modality: An Overview for Counselors.
||Using the breath as a vehicle for accessing psychological material Is a topic
rarely discussed In the counseling literature, despite the use of conscious
engagement with the breath by many spiritual traditions for the purpose of
|Building Self-Esteem Trough Adventure-Based Counseling
||Fostering self-esteem in adolescents is a common goal of community and school counselors, particularly counselors who work with at-risk populations and issues. Adventure-based Counseling (ABC) activities can enhance self-esteem through both preventio...
|Clinical Behaviors for Addressing Religious/Spiritual Issues: Do We Practice What We Preach?
||To determine if counselors integrate clinical behaviors for addressing religious/spiritual issues in counseling consistent with their ratings of the importance of such behaviors, the authors conducted a national survey of American Counseling Associat...
|Comparing Gay Identity Development Theory to Cognitive Development: An Empirical Study
||The relationship between gay identity development and cognitive development, as outlined by Ivey’s Developmental Counseling Therapy Model, was explored. The Gay Identity Questionnaire and the Standard Developmental Counseling Interview were administe...
|Effect of Client and Counselor Ethnicity on Preference for Counselor Disclosure
||Preferences for counselor self-disclosure based on the ethnicity of both the respondent and the counselor were examined for
African American and Caucasian students. Results suggested that respondent ethnicity affected preferences for certain types o...
|The effects of ability- and effort-based praise on task persistence and task performance
||A pervasive idea among many school professionals is that verbal praise for ability may have several undesirable consequences relative to verbal praise for effort. Despite these arguments, past research has produced conflicting results. The present st...
|Ethical Issues in Counseling Supervision: A Comparison of University and Site Supervisors
||The purpose of this study was to examine how site and university supervisors differed on the interpretation of ethical dilemmas based on the ethical standards developed by the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Ethical Guideli...
|Familial Influences on Adolescent Delinquent Behavior
||A path model was tested to examine a modified version of coercion theory. Results suggested that family cohesion is a salient issue in adolescent delinquent behavior, particularly as mediated by involvement with deviant peers.
|Family Functioning and Eating Disorders among College Women: A Model of Prediction
||The overall relationship between family functioning, self-esteem. and perfectionism and facing disorder behaviors was examined in a sample of 437 college women. Results of the path analysis
suggest significant direct and indirect effects. Implicatio...
|Family Functioning and Risk Behaviors: Influences on Adolescent Delinquency
||Since the turn of the century, juvenile delinquency, which is defined as antisocial or criminal behavior by children or adolescents (Morris, 1980), has been an important area of study. However, never has the study of delinquency been more important t...
|Family Functioning and Self-Esteem of Middle School Students: A Matter of Perspective?
||The relationship between family functioning and self-esteem of 619 middle school students was examined. Practical implications for counselors working with this population and their families are provided.
|Fostering Intrinsic Motivation in Children: A Humanistic Counseling Process
||Humanistic counselors working with children seek to help them grow and develop the motivation needed to make decisions and changes in their lives. Intrinsic motivation, an important component of humanistic counseling, is defined and explicated, resea...
|From Victim to Client: Preventing the Cycle of Sexual Reactivity
||Much has been written concerning the incidence of sexual abuse of children and adolescents, the potential long-term consequences of such abuse, and the need for child sexual abuse prevention efforts (Barker, 1990; Barth & Derezotes, 1990; Krivacska, ...
|The Gay and Lesbian Affirmative Development (GLAD) Model: Facilitating Positive Gay Identity Development
||The Gay and Lesbian Affirmative Development (GLAD) model, a proactive, gay-affirmative counseling approach, is proposed Parallels are drawn between
Cass's (I919) Homosexual Identity Formation model and Ivey's (I99O) cognitive-behavioral Developmenta...
|Group Reward Programs: A Humanistic Approach
||Education at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley. Historically, some educators and counselors have perceived that behavioral contingencies are antithetical to a humanistic approach to education. Negative side effects and limitations of depen...
|Helping Students Apply the Scientist-Practitioner Model: A Teaching Approach
||The scientist-practitioner model was taught to counseling students by giving them an opportunity to integrate theory. research, and practice via a process research case study.
|The Inclusion of Spiritual Process in Counseling and Perceived Counselor Effectiveness
||In this study, client level of spirituality was examined as a potential moderater for the effectiveness of including spiritual process in the counseling process. Using an analogue design, participants were crossed on self-reported level of spirituali...
|Independent and Interdependent Group Contingencies: Smoothing the Rough Waters
||Independent and interdependent group contingencies have many applied advantages for influencing behaviors in school settings. However, there are negative side effects associated with these group oriented contingencies. A scenario is presented that il...
|Mindfulness and Counseling Self-Efficacy: The Mediating Role of Attention and Empathy
||This study examined the predictive relationship between mindfulness and counseling, self-efficacy and the potential mediating effects of attention and empathy. Master's-level counseling interns and doctoral counseling students (N = 179) were surveyed...
|The Moderating Relationship of Spirituality on Negative Life Events and Psychological Adjustment
||The authors used a path model to examine how spirituality moderates relationships between negative life experiences and psychological adjustment, operationalized for this study as levels of depression and anxiety. Results suggest that spirituality pr...
|The New ASERVIC Competencies for Addressing Spiritual and Religious Issues in Counseling
||In 2009, leaders in the Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC) developed new competencies for addressing spiritual and religious issues In counseling. This article briefly addresses the need for new ASERVIC co...
|The only way out is through: The peril of spiritual bypass
||Given the increased attention to spirituality in the counseling literature, with a primary emphasis on helping clients find their spiritual path, it is important for counselors to be aware of one potential pitfall of the spiritual path, namely spirit...
|A Preliminary Investigation of College Students' Alcohol Consumption at Two Universities With Limited Greek Systems
||At 2 moderately sized, public, urban universitíes with limited Greek systems, 1,246 college students completed the CORE Survey (C. A. Presley, R. Harrold, E. Scouten, R. Lyerla, & P. W. Meilman, 1994). Serious alcohol-related behaviors and concerns w...
|Preparing counselors-in-training to work with couples: Using role plays and reflecting teams
||The use of experiential learning practices is a cornerstone of marriage and family training. In this article, two novel experiential approaches for teaching couples counseling are detailed. Specifically, the evolution from the original format to the ...
|Preteens Talking to Parents: Perceived Communication and School-Based Aggression
||In order to combat escalating aggression and violence in schools, it is important to understand the relationship between intrafamilial communication and aggressive behaviors. In this study, the authors examined the link between preadolescents’ percep...
|The Relationship of Spirituality to Cognitive and Moral Development and Purpose in Life: An Exploratory Investigation
||In this exploratory study of 152 undergraduate students, the relationships among spirituality, cognitive and moral development, and existential sense of meaning were examined. Results suggest that no relationship exists between spirituality and cogni...
|School Discipline Programs: Issues and Implications for School Counselors
||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...
|Spiritual and Religious Competencies: A National Survey of CACREP Accredited Programs
||In this study of 94 Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)-accredited counselor education prograns, 69% of respondents reported their programs addressed spiritual and religious issues; however, only 46% of C...
|Spirituality and Counselor Competence: A National Survey of American Counseling Association Members
||A random sample of 505 American Counseling Association (ACA) members completed a questionnaire thaI evaluated
respondents' ratings of the importance of 9 competencies developed at the Summit on Spirituality (G. Miller, 1999; "Summit
|Spirituality and Counselor Wellness
||Spirituality often is conceptualized as a vital, if not essential, aspect of holistic wellness. The spiritual lives of counselors and counselors-in-training, therefore, are considered with an emphasis on healthy spiritual practices that encourage min...
|Spirituality in counselor training: A content analysis of syllabi from introductory spirituality courses
||The authors discuss the results of a content analysis of 14 syllabi of introductory courses on spirituality in counseling. Course syllabi were examined to determine trends in the content of these courses and to determine it the instruction is consist...
|Step by step: Avoiding spiritual bypass in 12-step work.
||With spirituality as a cornerstone, 12-step groups serve a vital role in the recovery community. It is important for counselors to be mindful, however, of the potential for clients to be in spiritual bypass, which likely will undermine the recovery p...
|Strategies for the Competent Integration of Spirituality Into Addictions Counseling Training and Supervision
||Spirituality is widely covered in both the counseling (e.g., Benda & McGovern, 2006; Cashwell & Young, in-press; Morgan, 2007; Sori-Ford, 2008; Young, Wiggins-Frame, & Cashwell, 2007) and addictions counseling literatures (e.g., Cashwell, Clarke, & G...
|Supervision of Counselor Licensure Applicants: A Comparative Study
||A survey of supervisors of counselor licensure applicants in two states indicated that a state board's supervision regulations do have some impact on the practice of supervision.
|Supervision Regulations in Counselor Licensure Legislation
||Legislation regarding supervisor criteria and the conduct of supervision for counselor licensure applicants in 34 states is summarized and compared with ACES and AACD standards.
|Time to Talk: Investigation of a Peer Consultation Group for Residence Hall Directors
||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...
|Using the Developmental Counseling and Therapy Model to Work With a Client in Spiritual Bypass: Some Preliminary Considerations
||At a time when attention to spirituality within the counseling profession is unparalleled, 1 potential problem is that clients who
engage in spiritual bypass will be supported in this dysfunctional pattern by their counselor. The purpose of this art...
|Using Leader-Member Exchange Theory to Examine Principal-School Counselor Relationships, School Counselors' Roles, Job Satisfaction, and Turnover Intentions
||Principals have considerable influence on shaping the role of school counselors with whom they work (Amatea & Clark, 2005; Dollarhide, Smith, & Lemberger, 2007; Ponec & Brock, 2000). Researchers used leader-member exchange theory (Graen & Uhl-Bien, 1...