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. 86, No. 1, Winter

Adolescent Diabetic Control: Using the Process-Person-Context-Time Model
Diabetes is a serious, yet relatively common, chronic disease, affecting nearly 17 million Americans. There is no cure for diabetes. In fact, diabetes is the sixth-leading cause of death by disease in the United States. Estimates suggest that diabetes,...
A Scholarly Writing Resource for Counselor Educators and Their Students
Dissemination of research findings and sharing clinical perspectives are foundational to counselor education and in enhancing the profession of counseling. According to the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (2001),...
Assessing Multicultural Competence in Counselor Trainees: A Review of Instrumentation and Future Directions
In 2000, approximately 70% of the U.S. population was composed of non-Hispanic Whites, yet this proportion is projected to significantly decline by 2100. Ethnic minorities are expected to constitute approximately half of the U.S. population by 2050...
Best Practices for Counseling in Cardiac Rehabilitation Settings
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, accounting for almost 50% of all deaths (American Heart Association, 2004). These statistics rank cardiovascular disease far ahead of cancer, AIDS, and other...
Do Lesbians Differ from Heterosexual Men and Women in Levinsonian Phases of Adult Development?
Heterosexual women constitute the basis of adult development research in women. In reviewing several studies on adult development in women, I found only one study that mentioned lesbian participants (3% of sample; McQuaide, 1998). As a result, very...
Emotional Abuse in the Classroom: Implications and Interventions for Counsellors
It had taken Jason several weeks to muster the courage to speak to his assigned school counselor. He was at the peak of his humiliation. Every day when Jason entered the classroom, he had to face his second-period teacher, who would make...
Mind-Body Medicine and the Art of Self-Care: Teaching Mindfulness to Counseling Students through Yoga, Meditation, and Qigong
Unmanaged chronic stress can have deleterious effects on the physical and psychological health of individuals. Stress may lead to or worsen disorders and diseases such as heart disease, anxiety, depression, hypertension, substance abuse, and gastrointestinal...
Racial Identity Development in Middle School: A Case for School Counselor Individual and Systemic Intervention
Conceptually, the emergence of middle schools is an attempt to attend to the unique growth and development of the emerging adolescent. The middle school format configures grades, classes, and learning opportunities to help facilitate development. Middle...
Reaching for Independence Counseling Implications for Youth with Spina Bifida
In the United States, an estimated 70,000 people live with spina bifida (Spina Bifida Association of America [SBAA], n.d.), one of the most complex congenital abnormalities compatible with long-term survival (Bowman, McLone, Grant, Tomita, & Ito,...
Real Scenarios and Complementary Lectures: A Classroom Training Approach to Increase Counselor Awareness, Knowledge, and Skill
Cultural competency for counselors has gained considerable momentum in the professional literature and, more important, in some counselor training programs. The literature reveals that most programs in counseling offer at least one course specific...
Role Overload, Job Satisfaction, Leisure Satisfaction, and Psychological Health among Employed Women
Contemporary definitions of career (McDaniels, 1984; Super, 1984) and career counseling have emphasized the importance of nonwork variables, such as leisure and other life roles (Herr, Cramer, & Niles, 2004; McDaniels & Gysbers, 1992; Zunker,...
Serving Clients with Hearing Loss: Best Practices in Mental Health Counseling
According to the National Association of the Deaf (NAD; 2003), more than 28 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss. Three out of every 1,000 infants are born with a hearing loss, the most prevalent birth defect in the United States (National...
The Effectiveness of Individual Wellness Counseling on the Wellness of Law Enforcement Officers
To date, law enforcement is considered to be one of the most dangerous, stressful, and health-threatening occupations (Hem, Berg, & Ekeberg, 2001). Many researchers have suggested that life as an officer poses many hazards to the psychological,...
The Influence of Culture, Self-Reported Multicultural Counseling Competence, and Shifting Standards of Judgment on Perceptions of Family Functioning of White Family Counselors
Over the past several decades, the field of counseling has increasingly emphasized the importance of adopting a multicultural framework to understand clients, design interventions, and train future practitioners (e.g., Ponterotto, Casas, Suzuki, &...
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