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. 81, No. 1, Winter

Building Cultures of Peace: An Urgent Task for Counseling Professionals. (Trends)
In 1999, 26 psychologists met in Costa Rica for the Sixth International Symposium on Contributions of Psychology to Peace. One outcome was a special issue of Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology (Brenes & Wessells, 2001b) on psychosocial...
Career Concerns for People Living with HIV/AIDS. (Research)
I can't let this be the defining factor of my life, yet it is. All I plan for, all I do, I do with my diagnosis [HIV] in mind. It defines me. --Study Participant The impact of being diagnosed with a life threatening illness is...
Domestic Violence between Same-Sex Partners: Implications for Counseling. (Practice & Theory)
Domestic violence is a major social and health problem in the United States that affects the family, society, and the future. Between 2 and 4 million women in the U.S. are physically battered annually by their partners, and 25% to 30% of all U.S. women...
Environmental, Social, and Psychological Experiences of Asian American Undergraduates: Examining Issues of Academic Persistence. (Research)
Within higher education, the academic achievements of Asian Americans have been well recognized (S. Sue & Okazaki, 1990). When compared with other racial and ethnic minorities and White Americans, Asian Americans demonstrate higher college entry,...
Expanding Academic and Career Self-Efficacy: A Family Systems Framework. (Practice & Theory)
Scholars such as Bandura and de Shazer (Bandura, 1986; de Shazer, 1988) have articulated two lines of inquiry that can provide school counselors with a framework to guide their interventions to promote the academic and career development of students:...
Incarcerated and Court-Involved Adolescents: Counseling an At-Risk Population. (Practice & Theory)
The number of adolescents being jailed and otherwise involved in the criminal justice system in the United States has continued to climb over the past two decades (Smith, 1998). In terms of incarceration alone, the average daily population for juvenile...
Incidence, Explanations, and Treatment of Partner Violence. (Practice & Theory)
Partner violence is a societal problem that cuts across all socioeconomic and racial/ethnic lines and affects 1 in 6 women (Gelles, 1995; Straus, 1999). However, many mental health professionals have little or no training in identifying or treating...
Multicultural Training and Interdependent and Independent Self-Construal as Predictors of Universal-Diverse Orientation among School Counselors. (Research)
By the year 2050, almost 60% of all school-age children in the United States will be from ethnic minority groups. In many large urban environments, White European American students are no longer in the majority. For example, in cities such as New York,...
Noncompetition Agreements: How Informed Are Counselors? (Research)
Private practice opportunities, bolstered by licensure, certification, and registration laws in various states of the United States and the District of Columbia (American Counseling Association [ACA], 2002; Gerstein & Brooks, 1990), have become...
Professionalism's Challenges to Professional Counselors' Collective Identity. (Practice & Theory)
Counseling has attained many criteria identified as essential to a profession: a professional organization, an ethical code and standards of practice, an accrediting body to prescribe curriculum and to sanction preparation programs, credentials, and...
The Cross-Cultural Relevance of Person-Centered Counseling in Postapartheid South Africa. (Practice & Theory)
Despite the increased attention that cross-cultural counseling has received in the international literature over the last decades, this research area is still considered to be in its infancy (Capuzzi & Gross, 1995). Effectively counseling the culturally...
The Effect of Gender and Self-Care Behaviors on Counselors' Perceptions of Colleagues with Depression. (Research)
Despite the increasing consciousness within the mental health profession of the need for counselors to engage in self-care behaviors (Carroll, Gilroy, & Murra, 1999a; Porter, 1995), evidence suggests that many professionals do not adequately support...
The Evolution of Ethics: Personal Perspectives of ACA Ethics Committee Chairs. (Profiles)
A defining characteristic of a professional organization is the formulation of a code or system of standards that prescribe acceptable professional behaviors for the members of that group. The establishment of a code of ethics signifies the maturation...
The Scope of WebCounseling: A Survey of Services and Compliance with NBCC Standards for the Ethical Practice of WebCounseling. (Research)
The Internet and World Wide Web have revolutionized commerce and communication and have provided anyone with a computer and a modem with easy access to a vast assortment of products and services. The quality of these products and services varies widely,...
Unflinching Empathy: Counselors and Tortured Refugees. (Trends)
After the events of September 11, 2001, and at a time in world history when refugees and displaced persons are moving about the world in numbers that are unprecedented (United States Committee for Refugees, 2001), the likelihood of counselors encountering...
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