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. 96, No. 1, January

A Phenomenological Inquiry into Counselor of Color Broaching Experiences
The need for cultural sensitivity and competency among professional counselors is an important focus of the counseling profession and is stressed within the ACA Code of Ethics (American Counseling Association [ACA], 2014) as well as within specific...
Efficacy of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents in a Partial Hospitalization Program
The successful treatment of psychiatric illness is a developmental imperative for adolescents, with striking implications for the trajectory of several biopsychosocial factors. Researchers have provided strong empirical evidence implicating negative...
Examining the Effectiveness of Integrated Behavioral and Primary Health Care Treatment
Each year, approximately 61.5 million Americans, or one in five adults, experience some form of mental illness (National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH], n.d.-a, n.d.-b). Of these persons, 13.6 million are diagnosed as having a serious mental illness...
Integrating Hip-Hop Culture and Rap Music into Social Justice Counseling with Black Males
The minute they see me, fear me / I 'm the epitome, a public enemy. --Ridenhour, Sadler, and Shocklee, 1988, track 3 Despite having overcome countless hurdles to achieve demonstrable successes in virtually every American institution (e.g., education,...
Meta-Analysis of Anorexia Nervosa Counseling Outcome Studies from 1990 to 2015
Anorexia nervosa is a mental disorder that involves individuals restricting their food intake, which leads to a weight that is less than minimally normal based on their age, sex, physical health, and developmental stage (American Psychiatric Association...
Posttraumatic Growth in Individuals with Chronic Illness: The Role of Social Support and Meaning Making
Posttraumatic growth (PTG) is a process whereby individuals show positive personal growth after experiencing a significant life-altering event or circumstance (Rogan, Fortune, & Prentice, 2013). Scholars have begun to examine PTG for individuals...
Self-Stigma, Mental Health Literacy, and Attitudes toward Seeking Psychological Help
Mental health problems are prevalent on college campuses (American College Health Association, 2015), with approximately 50% of college-attending adults meeting diagnostic criteria for a mental disorder (Zivin, Eisenberg, Gollust, & Golberstein,...
The Role of Social-Emotional Mediators on Middle School Students' Academic Growth as Fostered by an Evidence-Based Intervention
Students' academic growth is a priority for learners, guardians, educators, and legislators (Linn, Baker, & Betebenner, 2002). Academic growth is consistently strained by a variety of student- and system-level challenges, not limited to mental...
The Treatment Planning of Experienced Counselors: A Qualitative Examination
The need for an effective treatment planning approach is illustrated in the standards for the accreditation of counseling programs (Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, 2015) and the ACA Code of Ethics (American...
The Use of Relational-Cultural Theory in Counseling Clients Who Have Traumatic Stress Disorders
Ongoing or repetitive traumatic events of an interpersonal nature (e.g., child abuse, interpersonal partner violence, sexual assault) can lead to long-term consequences that affect various areas of individuals' health and well-being across the life...
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