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. 90, No. 4, October

A Model for Building School-Family-Community Partnerships: Principles and Process
A critical need exists for collaboration among counselors, teachers, parents, and other school stakeholders (Bryan, 2005; Trusty, Mellin, & Herbert, 2008). Research indicates that when a collective group of school, family, and community stakeholders...
An Emergent Phenomenon of American Indian Postsecondary Transition and Retention
Postsecondary education transition and retention is a source of difficulty for a majority of American Indian students. Negative consequences associated with ethnic minority transition into postsecondary institutions have centered on family, academic,...
Connectedness and Self-Regulation as Constructs of the Student Success Skills Program in Inner-City African American Elementary School Students
Relative to their suburban peers, inner-city African American elementary school students are often situated at a disadvantage insofar as social and in-school opportunities are concerned (Bolland, Lian, & Formichella, 2005; Glickman & Scally,...
Coping, Reasons for Living, and Suicide in Black College Students
More than 33,000 people commit suicide and approximately 756,000 people attempt suicide in the United States each year (Arias, Anderson, Kung, Murphy, & Kochanek, 2003). In 2007, suicide was the third leading cause of death among 15-to 24-year-old...
Counseling in Switzerland: Past, Present, and Future
This article provides a moment to take part in a vision started in the United States 50 years ago when the American Personnel and Guidance Association (APGA) was formed to buttress the profession of counseling. APGA evolved into the American Association...
Dimensional and Cross-Cutting Assessment in the DSM-5
With the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5; hereinafter referred to as the DSM when used in the general sense) set for release in May 2013, counselors are awaiting changes that may affect how they diagnose....
EcoWellness the Missing Factor in Holistic Wellness Models
Nature, defined as "the elements of the natural world, as mountains, trees, animals" ("Nature," n.d.), has been associated with many measures of wellness, including a reduction in symptoms of stress, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),...
History, Current Status, and Future Prospects of Counseling in South Korea
Korea is often referred to as the only divided nation in the world. Although the military tension with North Korea is having an adverse effect on the financial markets, South Korea has one of the fastest growing economies in the 21st century; even...
Multidimensional Perfectionism and Anxiety: Differences among Individuals with Perfectionism and Tests of a Coping-Mediation Model
Perfectionism is an important construct that has received considerable attention in the research literature (Stoeber & Otto, 2006). Additionally, perfectionism has been consistently linked to a variety of negative psychological outcomes, such as...
Reclaiming Culture: Reculturation of Transracial and International Adoptees
The adoption of infants, children, and adolescents across racial and cultural groups has been practiced for over 50 years in the United States and abroad. Approximately 80% to 85% of international adoptions are transracial (U.S. Department of State,...
The Counseling Profession in Russia: Historical Roots, Current Trends, and Future Perspectives
The Russian Federation, a vast nation that spans 11 time zones across the continents of Europe and Asia, has a profound 1,000-year intellectual and spiritual tradition. The Russian nation has weathered the cataclysms of its history and, today, finds...
The Development of Professional Counseling in Uganda: Current Status and Future Trends
The Republic of Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa covering 241,038 square kilometers with a population of 33.4 million people (U.S. Department of State, Bureau of African Affairs, n.d.). It is about the same size as the state of Oregon,...
The Effects of School Bonding on High School Seniors' Academic Achievement
When students feel connected to or have strong bonds to their schools, they are more likely to experience academic success. They stay in school longer and attend school regularly (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2009b). Yet only about...
Trichotillomania: Identification and Treatment
Counselors must be prepared to work with clients with diverse symptoms and educate themselves regarding clients' presenting problems to best serve their clients (American Counseling Association, 2005). Trichotillomania (TTM) is an underrecognized disorder...
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