TCA Journal

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 1, Spring

Composition of the Psychological Ionosphere: A Closer Look at Environmentally Framed Counselor Supervision
This article provides a continuation and in-depth examination of the ionospheric layer of the metaphorical, psychological atmosphere first proposed in Valadez and Garcia (1998). Continuing with the case example presented in the original presentation,...
Counseling Services in Texas Schools for Students Who Are Deaf
This article reports the general results of a study designed to gather information about the professional training, credentials, language and communication skills, service delivery, and demographic characteristics of Texas school counselors currently...
Facilitating Identity Formation for Adolescent Girls Using Experientially-Based Outdoor Activities
Recent research reveals that adolescent females experience a tremendous decrease in self-esteem and self-worth. In this article, the authors provide an overview of female psychological development, as well as an explanation of the female adolescent s...
Precipitating Variables and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among Battered Hispanic Woman: A Pilot Study
The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship of prior history of abuse and severity of abuse to the incidence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among battered Hispanic women. Chi-Square analyses identified no significant relationship...
Saving Childhood: Protecting Our Children from the National Assault on Innocence
Medved, M. and Medved, D. (1998) Saving Childhood: Protecting our Children from the National Assault on Innocence New York: Harper Collins, 324 pages. In Saving Childhood: Protecting our Children from the National Assault on Innocence, authors Michael...
School Counseling and Referrals: A Negotiated Beginning
This article presents an eleven-step model that school counselors can use to manage the referrals that they receive from teachers, parents, or administrators. The process of negotiating outcome goals with both the referred student and other parties involved...
Tiopic 2: Toward an American Counseling Philosophy Consistent with Diversity: Truth and Reality
Does truth exist? Does objective truth exist in knowable form? Or not? As for truth and reality, I believe that the environment in which one functions is that person's reality, and that his or her truth is whatever that person perceives it to be. In...
Topic 1: Toward a Comprehensive Theory of Counseling: View of Humanity
Do humans have free will? The construct of freewill and topics and issues associated with freewill continue to be the concern of many disciplines which attempt to explain human behavior. One of the issues related to freewill is the question concerning...
Writing Resusmes Right: A Decade Later
Employers from two hundred ninety-nine companies responded to a survey on electronic resume practices. Nearly a third of the companies electronically scan resumes. The results indicate that electronic technology is influencing the way job seekers develop...