Journal of Counseling and Development : JCD

The Journal of Counseling & Development is a quarterly journal published by Long Island University in Brookville, N.Y. Founded in 1921, its subject is human development and counseling. Its audience is composed of academics, professional counselors and human resource professionals.

Articles from Vol. 80, No. 2, Spring

Alternative Ways of Measuring Counselees' Jungian Psychological-Type Preferences. (Research)
Instruments measuring Carl Jung's (1921/1971) theory of psychological types have been widely used in various counseling contexts, including career counseling, marital and family therapy, and team building. Older Jungian measures include the Grey-Wheelwright...
Amicus Curiae Brief for the United States Supreme Court on Mental Health Issues Associated with "Physician-Assisted Suicide". (Practice & Theory)
Many scholars have stated that the controversy over the acceptability of hastened death (alternately, and more narrowly, called "physician-assisted suicide" or "physician aid-in-dying") is, and will continue to be, the most important and pressing...
Archival Feature: 2001-2002
ACA OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES: 2001-2002 GOVERNING COUNCIL President Jane Goodman President-Elect David M. Kaplan Immediate Past President Judith A. Lewis Treasurer Loretta J. Bradley Executive Director Richard Yep ...
Assessing Threats of School Violence: Implications for Counselors. (Trends)
Although school violence has been impressed on the consciousness of the American public in recent years, there is evidence to suggest that violence among adolescents is on the decline (Koplan, Autry; & Hyman, 2001). However, recent school shootings...
Constructing Family-Friendly Careers: Mothers' Experiences. (Research)
Numerous cultural forces have contributed to a modern polarization of work and family roles. Historically, women s work and family roles were defined primarily by male power structures, leading to a perception that work performed by women was less...
Counseling Transgendered, Transsexual, and Gender-Variant Clients. (Practice & Theory)
Despite the recent focus on multiculturalism and diversity within the counseling field, the transgender population has been given insufficient attention in research and in counselor training. Although gay, lesbian, and bisexual issues are beginning...
Mandated Supervision: An Intervention for Disciplined Professionals. (Practice & Theory)
One of the hallmarks of a profession is the commitment to self-governance, usually by establishing minimum standards of care or practice to which members of the profession ascribe. Accordingly, the primary purpose of regulatory boards of counseling...
Perfectionism and Self-Development: Implications for College Adjustment. (Research)
As constructs, perfectionism and narcissism have rich conceptual histories. Although the tenor in the literature has been a decided emphasis on the maladaptive aspects of these constructs, both lend themselves to relatively healthy as well as unhealthy...
Perfectionism, Dysfunctional Attitudes, and Self-Esteem: A Structural Equations Analysis. (Research)
Authors and researchers have given increasing attention to perfectionism in recent years. This attention has included a proliferation of scales designed to measure perfectionism and investigations of the relationship between perfectionism and a...
Report of the ACA Ethics Committee: 2000-2001
The American Counseling Association (ACA) Ethics Committee annual report provides the membership with information about activities of the Ethics Committee throughout the preceding year. The Ethics Committee has published an annual report in the...
The Relationship of Culture and Empathy in Cross-Cultural Counseling. (Practice & Theory)
Empathy is a core condition for providing effective psychotherapy. There has been overwhelming agreement that empathy is central to counseling and psychotherapy and transcends developmental stages in the counseling process (Gladstein, 1983; Hackney,...
Women and Alcoholism: A Biopsychosocial Perspective and Treatment Approaches. (Practice & Theory)
Due to a complex blend of biological and psychosocial factors related to female alcohol abuse that we detail in this article, women present for treatment with a unique set of issues and challenges that must be addressed in order to foster the most...