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. 85, No. 2, Spring

An Interview with Sunny Hansen: Pioneer and Innovator in Counseling and Career Development
Sunny has been a catalyst for change in the American Counseling Association. Her emphasis on women's career development and her attention to multicultural perspectives in counseling brought attention to marginalized issues in counseling. Sunny was...
Archival Feature: 2006-2007
* ACA officers and committees: 2006-2007 Governing Council President Marie A. Wakefield President-Elect Brian S. Canfield Immediate Past President Patricia Arredondo Treasurer Thelma T. Daley Executive Director Richard...
Content Analysis of Suicide Notes as a Test of the Motivational Component of the Existential-Constructivist Model of Suicide
Perhaps the most predictable response following a suicide is a search for motive. For example, the suicide of Judas Iscariot in 33 AD has been seen as being motivated by self-punishment, whereas the death of Socrates in 399 BC has been interpreted...
Exemplary Counseling Strategies for Developmental Transitions of Young Women with Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder
Young women between the ages of 11 and 24 years who have attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) present unique challenges to educators and counselors in career, employment, mental health, and rehabilitation settings. In females, attentional...
Focus Groups: A Practical and Applied Research Approach for Counselors
Counselors increasingly need to justify their costs to third party payers, agencies, school and college administrators, and clients (Myrick, 2003; Whiston, 1996). Counselors are being asked to defend their services, increase their efficiency, and demonstrate...
Integrating Theory and Research: The Development of a Research-Based Treatment Program for Juvenile Male Sex Offenders
Sexual offenses committed by juveniles continue to be a serious problem (Righthand & Welch, 2001). According to the U.S. Department of Justice (see Weinrott, Riggan, & Frothingham, 1997), 20% of all rapes and approximately 25% of sexual abuse...
Mental Health and Career Development of College Students
Mental health and career development have potential reciprocal effects, yet very little has been written specifically about the combined effects of the mental health and career development of college students. Nevertheless, as many practitioners will...
Predictors of Categorical At-Risk High School Dropouts
For educators and counselors concerned with the well-being of society, school, family, and, particularly, the individual student, identifying the predictors of high school failure is a critical task. By identifying predictors early, counselors and...
Prescription Opioid Abuse and Dependence: Assessment Strategies for Counselors
A dramatic increase in the nonmedical use of prescription opioids (also known as analgesics, narcotics, and painkillers) has occurred over the past 10 years. In 2002, an estimated 29.6 million Americans reported having used prescription opioids for...
Program Evaluation: The Accountability Bridge Model for Counselors
Program evaluation in counseling has been a consistent topic of discourse in the profession over the past 20 years (Gysbers, Hughey, Starr, & Lapan, 1992; Hadley & Mitchell, 1995; Loesch, 2001; Wheeler & Loesch, 1981). Considered an applied...
Report of the ACA Ethics Committee: 2005-2006
This report summarizes the activities of the American Counseling Association Ethics Committee during the period from July 1,2005, through June 30, 2006. Ethics Committee membership, an overview of the mission of the Ethics Committee and goals...
Sibling Maltreatment: The Forgotten Abuse
Historically, violence in the home was considered a private matter. In the 1970s, however, the feminist movement assisted in raising awareness throughout mainstream America about family violence, and since that time there have been many advances in...
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