The Professional Counselor

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 2, 2016

An Exploration of Career Counselors' Perspectives on Advocacy
Promoting social justice is a core value of the counseling profession (American Counseling Association [ACA], 2014). C. C. Lee and Hipolito-Delgado (2007) defined social justice as "full participation of all people in the life of a society, particularly...
Assessing the Accuracy of the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory-3 Using DSM-5 Criteria
The Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory-3 (SASSI-3; Miller & Lazowski, 1999) is a substance use screen that uses logically derived, or obvious questions, as well as subtle, or empirically derived questions. The SASSI-3 can be completed, scored...
Counselor Educators and Students with Problems of Professional Competence: A Survey and Discussion
It has been found that 10% of counselors-in-training are ill-suited for the profession (Gaubatz & Vera, 2002). In that, they have problems of professional competence (PPC) that impede their ability to function as professional counselors (Elman &...
Examining the Practicum Experience to Increase Counseling Students' Self-Efficacy
Master's level counseling programs accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP, 2016) require students to complete practicum and internship courses that involve group and individual or triadic supervision....
Experiences of Male Counselor Educators: A Study of Relationship Boundaries
The vast majority of graduate students in the social sciences, especially in mental health fields, are females (Crothers et al., 2010; Healey & Hays, 2012). In a recent report on counseling programs, an average of 76% of students admitted and graduated...
High School Predictors of College Persistence: The Significance of Engagement and Teacher Interaction
Over the past few decades there has been a dramatic paradigm shift in both focus and attitude among postsecondary institutions regarding the importance of student persistence, retention and academic success (Hu, 2011; Kuh, Kinzie, Buckley, Bridges, &...
The Process and Implications of Diagnosing Oppositional Defiant Disorder in African American Males
Research studies indicate that the number of African Americans diagnosed with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is disproportionately higher than other demographic groups (Feisthamel & Schwartz, 2009; Schwartz & Feisthamel, 2009). One contributing...
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