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. 91, No. 1, January

Adaptive and Maladaptive Perfectionism as Mediators of Adult Attachment Styles and Depression, Hopelessness, and Life Satisfaction
Over the past decade, counselors have become keenly interested in how individuals develop different adult attachment styles and perfectionism dimensions over the life span (e.g., Brennan, Clark, & Shaver, 1998; Wei, Heppner, Russell, & Young,...
Addressing Parent-Child Conflict: Attachment-Based Interventions with Parents
Families often present for counseling with concerns pertaining to conflict between parents and their children. It may initially be assumed by parents that parent-child conflict is a manifestation of some internal disturbance or deficit central to the...
CACREP Accreditation: A Solution to License Portability and Counselor Identity Problems
Over the past 3 decades, counseling leaders have expressed ongoing concern about counselor identity, licensure, portability, and the future of the profession (Altekruse, 1994; Gale & Austin, 2003; Gibson, Dollarhide, & Moss, 2010; Hanna &...
Counselor Education and Supervision: The Development of the CACREP Doctoral Standards
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has accredited doctoral programs for more than 25 years. As a result, the CACREP-accredited doctoral degree in counselor education has been established as an essential...
DSM-5 and Bereavement: The Loss of Normal Grief?
The American Psychiatric Association (APA, 2012) mood disorder work group has proposed to eliminate the bereavement exclusion from the criteria for classification of a major depressive episode in the upcoming fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical...
International Registry of Counsellor Education Programs: CACREP's Contribution to the Development of Counseling as a Global Profession
The world is flat are words made famous by Thomas Friedman (2005) in his extraordinary book by the same title. Friedman used the word flat to mean connected. Billions of people across the globe are connected because of advances in technology, travel,...
Introduction to the Special Section
In 1981, the American Personnel and Guidance Association (APGA), a predecessor of the American Counseling Association (ACA), incorporated the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) as the accreditation body...
Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Counseling
During the last 30 years, mindfulness has attracted a great deal of attention from counseling researchers and practitioners and is the subject of a quickly growing body of research. Currently, more than 1,500 articles can be found with "mindfulness"...
Parental Characteristics, Ecological Factors, and the Academic Achievement of African American Males
African American males, in general, are in a dire situation in the United States (Noguera, 2003; N. Williams, 2006). According to a 2006 New York Times article, Columbia, Princeton, and Harvard University experts agree that the rapidly increasing population...
The CACREP Site Visit Process
For 3 decades the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accreditation process has assured quality in counselor training at the both the doctoral and master's level. CACREP accreditation implies that a counselor...
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs: Promoting Quality in Counselor Education
Much has changed in the profession of counseling in the 30 years since the original incorporation of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) in 1981. Thirty years ago, counseling was an emerging profession...
The Evolution of Specialties in the CACREP Standards: CACREP's Role in Unifying the Profession
Is counseling a single profession, or is it made up of several professions? This is not a new question, nor is it unfair to ask. It has been posed many times over the years, and there is not 100% consensus on the answer. The question was first posed...
The Foundation of Counseling in the Republic of Ecuador
The Republic of Ecuador, approximately the size of the state of Nevada, is located in South America between Peru and Columbia. Its name, Ecuador, comes from the fact that it is on the equator. The Inca and Spanish cultures, history of governmental...
The Impact of CACREP Accreditation: A Multiway Frequency Analysis of Ethics Violations and Sanctions
One of the most critical issues facing counselor education today is whether graduates of counselor education programs are competent to practice independently (Adams, 2006; Kerl, Garcia, McCullough, & Maxwell, 2002; Levitt, 2004). Because of gatekeeping...
The Role of Government and Lobbying in the Creation of a Health Profession: The Legal Foundations of Counseling
The development of a health profession is an organic process that evolves over time. Individuals with common interests and orientations join together to implement shared goals, becoming more organized and legitimate. To fully come into existence, however,...
The Straight Path to Healing: Using Motivational Interviewing to Address Spiritual Bypass
Spirituality has been defined in countless ways in literature from various fields and disciplines. One of the simplest definitions of spirituality is one's relationship with self, others, and the universe (C. Whitfield, 1987). Spirituality, whether...