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. 95, No. 3, July

A Social Learning Perspective on Childhood Trauma and Same-Sex Intimate Partner Violence
Although violence and trauma within the lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) community remain public health concerns, there has been limited research on factors that may contribute to intimate partner violence (IPV) in same-sex relationships (Breiding,...
Clinicians' Experiences of Shared Trauma after the Shootings at Virginia Tech
Nearly every counselor regardless of work setting or specialty works with clients who are survivors of trauma (Trippany, White Kress, & Wilcoxon, 2004). Traumatic events can affect an individual in critical ways, and a mass trauma that affects...
Editor's Introduction
Recent tragedies and disasters around the world have heightened the realization that trauma has no boundaries. More than two thirds of the U.S. population will experience a traumatic event in their lifetime, and up to one fifth will have a traumatic...
Ethical Guidelines for Mass Trauma and Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
Systematic response to a variety of traumatic events, including individual trauma, mass trauma or disaster, and complex humanitarian emergencies, is a relatively recent phenomenon. The definition of trauma can vary, and every traumatic event is unique...
Meta-Analysis of Trauma-Focused Therapies for Treating the Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
As humans, we live in a complex world wherein the exposure to traumatic, stressor-related events that influence the arc of developmental trajectory has become commonplace. Kilpatrick and colleagues (2013) found that about 90% of individuals in the...
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Emotion-Focused Coping among Disaster Mental Health Counselors
A growing body of research on the traumatic impact of disaster (e.g., Norris et al., 2002) has led to escalating demand for disaster mental health counselors (DMHCs), mental health professionals who provide emotional support and interventions to victims...
Refugee Trauma: Culturally Responsive Counseling Interventions
In 2013, war and persecution created the highest number of global refugees, 51.2 million people, since World War II (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [UNHCR], 2014). This is 6 million more than the 45.2 million displaced people in 2012...
Systemic Barriers Faced by Women Attempting to Leave Abusive Military Marriages
Because of existing power hierarchies and bureaucracies within the military cultural context (Hall, 2008, 2011, 2012), the experience of leaving an abusive marriage is likely to be different from that of leaving a civilian relationship. Military lifestyle...
Trauma and Resilience among Refugee and Undocumented Immigrant Women
Of the approximately 40 million immigrants in the United States, 51% are women with varying statuses, including naturalized citizens, lawful permanent residents, refugees/ asylees, persons on temporary visas, and undocumented immigrants (Zong &...
Trauma Competency: An Active Ingredients Approach to Treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
In the 37 years since posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was conceptualized as a diagnosis (American Psychiatric Association, 1980), researchers and counselors have labored to develop and refine treatments for survivors of trauma. In 2010, a significant...
Traumatology Trends: A Content Analysis of Three Counseling Journals from 1994 to 2014
The field of traumatology in the United States has expanded rapidly since the devastating events of September 11,2001 (Briere & Scott, 2015; Cook & Newman, 2014; Mascari & Webber, 2010). The impact of disasters and acts of terrorism catapulted...
Treating Adults with Complex Trauma: An Evidence-Based Case Study
Adults with histories of exposure to complex trauma (CT) present daunting challenges for counselors working with this population (Courtois & Ford, 2013). These clients may dramatically shift their opinion of the counselor from very positive (idealization)...
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