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. 94, No. 2, April

A Qualitative Analysis of Home-Based Counselors' Experiences in a Rural Setting
Home-based counseling was created principally as an alternative to out-of-home placement for at-risk youth (Cortes, 2004; Macchi & O'Conner, 2010; Stinchfield, 2004). It gained wide recognition beginning in the 1990s (Hammond & Czyszczon, 2014),...
Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy Change in Italian High School Students
In the past few decades, active labor market policies (i.e., government programs designed to help unemployed individuals find work) have increased the interest in lifelong career guidance across European Union countries. In 2009, Italy launched an...
Choosing Assessment Instruments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Screening and Outcome Research
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a clinical syndrome that emerges following direct or indirect exposure to a traumatic event that includes actual or potential death, serious injury, or sexual violence (American Psychiatric Association [APA],...
Counselors within the Chronic Care Model: Supporting Weight Management
The prevalence of obesity, especially in industrialized nations, has continued to rise over the past decade along with the negative sequelae associated with the disease (World Health Organization, 2010). Obesity is highly correlated with many costly...
Identifying and Addressing Grief and Loss Issues in a Person with Aphasia: A Single-Case Study
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015) identified stroke as a leading cause of long-term disability, with approximately 800,000 people in the United States having a stroke each year. Strokes may cause paralysis; problems understanding...
Methodological Rigor in Journal of Counseling & Development Qualitative Research Articles: A 15-Year Review
Qualitative research has expanded in the counseling profession, with greater attention to publishing qualitative research (see Choudhuri, Glauser, & Peregoy, 2004; Hunt, 2011; Kline, 2008; Kline & Farrell, 2005) and acknowledgment that it requires...
Posttraumatic Growth and HIV: A Study on Associations of Stigma and Social Support
AIDS was first identified more than 30 years ago (AIDS, gov, n.d.). Since then, the disease, and the virus that causes it (HIV), has become an epidemic, claiming the lives of more than 25 million people worldwide (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...
Resilience as a Mediator between Parental Acceptance-Rejection and Depressive Symptoms among University Students in Turkey
Parents play a significant role in the lives of their offspring. A growing body of research has revealed the influence of the parent-child relationship on a child's psychological adjustment (Cicchetti, 2010; Davidov & Grusec, 2006; Laible, 2004;...
Stress and Burnout among Counselor Educators: Differences between Adaptive Perfectionists, Maladaptive Perfectionists, and Nonperfectionists
A key objective of the counseling profession and counselor education programs is the personal development of counselor trainees (Myers, Mobley, & Booth, 2003). Wester, Trepal, and Myers (2009) asserted that one way to meet this objective is for...
The Roles of Family, Friends, and Romantic/sexual Partners in the Body Image of Sexual Minority Men
Growing evidence has indicated that sociocultural factors, including interpersonal experiences with family members, friends, and intimate partners, affect the body image development of men (Ambwani & Strauss, 2007; Boroughs & Thompson, 2002;...
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