Journal of College Counseling

A professional journal publishing news and information of particular interest to counselors working in post-secondary education settings. Coverage includes research studies, professional issues, and innovative techniques or practices. This is the official

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 1, Spring

College and University Counseling Centers: Questions in Search of Answers
College and university counseling centers are being influenced by changing populations of students and the concerns of a variety of constituencies and stakeholders about mental health issues. Although counseling centers can be important institutional...
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Coping and Dissociation among Female College Students: Reporting Childhood Abuse Experiences
This study examined the relationship among coping strategies, dissociation, and childhood abuse experiences of female college students. Results provided support for the theoretical links between 3 types of child abuse experience (sexual abuse, physical...
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Development and Use of an Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Protocol
Counseling centers have been challenged to effectively treat the growing number of college students who struggle with disordered eating. In response to this critical issue, the authors have developed an Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Protocol...
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Introduction to the Special Section-Addressing Contemporary Challenges to the College Counseling Profession
Since its inception in 1998, the Journal of College Counseling (JCC) has remained committed to the publication of articles that are relevant to the needs of practitioners as they work in ever-changing college and university environments. If we are...
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Native American Identity Development and Counseling Preferences: A Study of Lumbee Undergraduates
The author investigated the relationships among the racial identity development status levels (preencounter, dissonance, immersion/resistance, and internalization) of 121 Native American college students and their preferences for counselor role (audience...
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Predictors of Academic Success among College Students with Attention Disorders
Among 68 students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, academic success was positively correlated with time management skills and freedom from financial stress. As a group, students with higher grade point averages reported fewer coping resources...
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Prevention of Dating Violence on College Campuses: An Innovative Program
An innovative psychoeducational intervention designed to raise awareness, teach skills, and affect attitudes toward dating violence was presented to fraternity and sorority members. The content of the intervention focused specifically on ways that...
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Publishing in the Journal of College Counseling, Part II: Comments on Disseminating College Counseling Knowledge through Professional Issues and Innovative Practice Articles
This is the 2nd of 2 articles in which the editors provide suggestions for authors who are considering submitting manuscripts to the Journal of College Counseling (JCC). The editors describe guidelines for writing manuscripts for the Professional Issues...
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Review and Analysis of the Journal of College Counseling: 1998-2005
The Journal of College Counseling (JCC) began its life in 1995 with the appointment of a founding editor and its 1st editorial board. The 1st semiannual issue of the journal was published in spring 1998, and the journal has continued to be published...
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Therapeutic Community Principles Guide Systemic Responses to Student Self-Injurious Behavior
A view of self-injurious behavior (SIB) informed by trauma theory and therapeutic community principles provides a framework to guide clinical practice, promote a safe living and learning environment, and inform policy development to support a collaborative...
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