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. 14, No. 1, Spring

Addressing Current Trends in College Counseling
The college counseling literature is populated with multiple studies in which researchers note the positive influence providing counseling services has on college student success. Despite these examples of past success, the profession cannot rest on...
Career Support Group for Latino/a College Students
Culturally derived career counseling groups constitute a potentially promising way of providing supportive experiences for Latino/a college students. These groups can facilitate Latino/a students' help-seeking behavior, address general college transition...
Decreasing Heavy Drinking in First-Year Students: Evaluation of a Web-Based Personalized Feedback Program Administered during Orientation
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a web-based personalized normative feedback program, electronic Check-Up to Go (e-CHUG), in decreasing heavy drinking among 1st-year university students. Results indicated high-risk students receiving the e-CHUG...
Eating Attitudes and Behaviors among Female College Students
The authors assessed the influences of several risk factors--self-esteem, history of unwanted sexual contact (USC), depression, and sorority membership--on eating-related and weight-related attitudes and behaviors. Findings provide support for the...
Emergent Supervisors: Comparing Counseling Center and Non-Counseling-Center Interns' Supervisory Training Experiences
Predoctoral interns' responses to an internship supervision training questionnaire indicated that counseling center interns supervised more trainees, received more supervision in their supervisory roles, reported more supervision training activities,...
The Role of Ethnic Identity, Gender Roles, and Multicultural Training in College Counselors' Multicultural Counseling Competence: A Mediation Model
Structural equation modeling with survey data from 313 college counselors revealed that multicultural training significantly mediated the impact of both ethnic identity and gender roles on multicultural counseling competence (MCC), explaining 24% of...
Understanding and Responding to the Career Counseling Needs of International College Students on U.S. Campuses
The authors believe that international students, increasingly visible on U.S. campuses, tend to confront unique career development challenges and often experience heightened vocational difficulty. In this article, the authors present 3 themes regarding...