Citations with the tag: COUNSELING in middle school education
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- Counseling middle school students: Techniques that work.
Kottman, Terry // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Dec90, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p138
Features the various techniques used for counseling middle school students in the United States. Factors to be considered in selecting games appropriate in middle school setting; Stories and metaphors; Use of creative dramatics; Role-play and simulation.
- Helping baby-boomers face the `90s.
Pinckney, Barbara; Flagello, Jane R. // Education Digest; Nov95, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p61
Looks at ten areas that a middle-level counselor wanted to thank Reports on the launching of the Capital District Community Loan Suggests three issues that can suggest opportunities for her prme entrepreneurs. Fund, small enterprise loan program to assist residents of community colleges to help...
- A tutorial and counseling program: Helping students at risk of dropping out of school.
Edmondson, Joanne H.; White, JoAnna // Professional School Counseling; Apr98, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p43
Discusses a study on the results of a tutorial program and the combination of a tutorial and counseling program on the achievement of self-esteem and good classroom behavior for middle school students at-risk of dropping out of school. Mechanics of the tutorial program; Performance of students.
- Helping adolescents to complete application forms and develop a resume: A group intervention.
Freeman, John G.; Hutchinson, Nancy L. // Guidance & Counseling; Jan93, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p74
Presents details of a counselling program used to aid low-achieving students complete application forms and resumes. Components of the program are discussed; Reports of improved ability after use of an intervention; Educational implications and plans for future research.
- Effects of a guidance unit in two formats on the examination performance of underachieving middle...
Rathvon, Natalie Wilson // School Counselor; Mar91, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p294
Compares the effects of an exam preparation unit offered in two guidance formats n the performance of low-achieving and underachieving middle school students. Impact of participation on the exam performance; Question of differences in exam performance between students from two difference...
- Peer counseling for middle school students experiencing family divorce: A deliberate psychological..
Sprinthall, Norman A.; Hall, Janice S. // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Apr92, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p279
Demonstrates the positive interactive effects of peer counseling for middle school students experiencing family divorce in the United States. Educational intervention; Role-taking experiences of students; Indications of giving responsibilities; Importance of developments among adolescents.
- A peer mediation model: Conflict resolution for elementary and middle school children.
Lane, Pamela S.; McWhirter, J. Jeffries // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Oct92, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p15
Discusses conflict resolution for elementary and middle school students through a school peer mediation model. Definition of school peer mediation; Benefits to students and to the school; Training of staff members; Training of student peer mediators.
- Learning how to succeed academically in middle school.
Gerler Jr., Edwin R.; Herndon, Eleanor Yoder // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Feb93, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p186
Discusses the theoretical basis, description and implementation of the Succeeding in School classroom program designed to improve students' academic success in the United States middle schools. Multimodal model and learning; Sessions of the group guidance unit; Significant and positive effects...
- Coping with mental illness: A program for middle school students.
Henderson, Phyllis // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Feb93, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p198
Presents a middle school-based psychoeducational program on severe mental illness intended to serve as a framework for providing didactic and experiential activities to increase students' understanding about mental illness in the United States. Understanding the mental illness and community...
- Adapting Portfolios for Large-Scale Use.
Simmons, Jay // Educational Leadership; Mar1990, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p28
Focuses on the adaption of portfolios for large-scale methods of assessing writing ability. Comparison of the time-tested scores with the median scores in portfolio assessment; Analysis of the portfolios of the junior grade students at the Seacoast Educational Services of Somerworth, New Hampshire.
- A Guidance Center Provides Time to Counsel.
Richards, Charles O. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Nov74, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p221
Focuses on the guidance center at the Guilderland High School in New York. Concept of the guidance center; Origin and need for a guidance center; Functions of the guidance center; Responsibilities of duty counselors and aides.
- Establishing and evaluating a successful advisory program in a middle school.
Ziegler, Suzanne // Middle School Journal; Mar94, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p42
Discusses the importance of establishing and evaluating a successful advisory program in a middle school. Opening by Fern Public School in the City of Toronto of its upper grades as a middle school with a teacher advisory program; Teamwork and shared ownership as factors for the realization of...
- Sexual abuse of middle school students.
Cole, Claire Vaught // School Counselor; Jan95, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p239
Discusses issues concerning the sexual abuse of middle school students. Demographics; Myths about childhood sexual abuse; Definition of signals and symptoms; Role of school counselors.
- What counsellors could do for schools.
Peel, Jenny // Therapy Today; Sep2009, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p49
The article focuses on the special issue of "Counselling and Psychotherapy Research" on counselling in schools in Great Britain. One article is about a study which examined counselling provision in secondary schools in Great Britain. Another article deals with the dual role of counsellors in...
- Developmental needs of middle school students: Implications for counselors.
Johnson, Wanda; Kottman, Terry // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Oct92, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p3
Discusses the developmental needs of middle school students. Developmental considerations of ten to twelve year old children; Implications for counselors.
- The role of elementary school counselors compared with their middle and secondary school...
Hardesty, Patrick H.; Dillard, John M. // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Dec94, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p83
Compares the role of elementary school counselors with their middle and secondary school counterparts. School counseling as essential for the proper development of students; Elementary school counseling as a new profession; Implication of the changes in the functions of school counselors.
- Advancing elementary and middle school counseling through computer technology.
Gerler Jr., Edwin R. // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Oct95, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p8
Discusses the benefits of computer technology in elementary and middle school counseling. Benefits of applying national and international communications in computer technology on elementary counseling; Application of multimedia authoring in middle school counseling.
- Developmental issues for school counselors using technology.
Casey, John A. // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Oct95, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p26
Examines how elementary and middle school counselors can use innovative technologies in their schools from two developmental perspectives. Use of the technology from the viewpoint of student developmental needs; Viewpoint of counselor adoption of new technologies; Recommendations.
- Schools and Newcomers: A National Survey of Innovative Programs.
Cornille, Thomas A.; Bayer, Alan E.; Smyth, Charlotte K. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Dec83, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p229
Presents the findings of a national survey of coordinators of counseling services in public middle school concerning residential newcomers in the U.S. Types of problems influencing the adjustment of residential newcomers; Percentage of schools providing programs for residential newcomers;...
Cornille, Thomas A.; Bayer, Alan E.; Smyth, Charlotte K. // Educational Leadership; Apr94, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p93
Focuses on the STARDATA program aimed to assist high school guidance departments and colleges in counseling college-bound students. Provision of E-mail network and profile database; Storage and access of information about students' college aspirations, academic and athletic records and special...
- Hidden Resources and Barriers in Career Learning Assessment With Adolescents Vulnerable to Discrimination.
Jackson, Margo A.; Nutini, Christian D. // Career Development Quarterly; Sep2002, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p56
Presents a study that conducted a qualitative analysis of interviews with 21 middle school students in a low-income, culturally diverse, inner-city public school in addressing the gap between the social learning theory of career development and counseling. Influence of discrimination on the...
- Applications of the International Counselor Network for elementary and middle school counseling.
Rust, Ellen B. // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling; Oct95, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p16
Focuses on the applications of the International Counselor Network (ICN) discussion group on the Internet on elementary and middle school counseling. Features of ICN; History of the ICN; Benefits of the counselor network; Issues discussed in the ICN.
- Advisor-Advisee Programs: Important But Problematic.
Anfara Jr., Vincent A. // Middle School Journal; Sep2006, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p54
The article discusses the significance of advisory programs for middle school education in the U.S. Advisory programs were developed due to the beliefs that young adolescents need at least one adult at school to act as an advocate and that advisories help direct young adolescents through the...
- Understanding Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: Perceptions of School Counselors.
Simpson, Chris; Armstrong, Stephen A.; Couch, Lisa; Bore, Samuel K. // Journal of School Counseling; 2010, Vol. 8, p1
This national exploratory study examined the perceptions of secondary school counselors' (n = 81) understanding of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). Two one-way ANOVAs revealed no statistically significant differences between middle and high school counselors on their perceptions of the...
- Examining Barriers to Effective Peace Education Reform.
Jeffries, Rhonda Baynes // Contemporary Education; 2000, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p19
Examines the barriers to effective peace education reform in urban middle schools. Urban adolescent's use of conflict resolutions; Teachers' reform efforts; Effect of traditional curricula and practices on urban student violence; Impact of the reform program on students discipline problem and...
- Ga. Governor Proposes Middle School 'Coaches'.
Tonn, Jessica L. // Education Week; 10/11/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p22
The article reports that Governor Sonny Perdue of Georgia announced a plan to place a "graduation-coach" in every middle school in the state by the 2007-2008 school year. The initiative builds on a high school graduation coach plan he proposed that lawmakers adopted, and it would emphasize the...
- Tackling Male Underachievement: Enhancing a Strengths-Based Learning Environment for Middle School Boys.
Clark, Mary Ann; Flower, Kelly; Walton, Jonathan; Oakley, Erin // Professional School Counseling; Dec2008, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p127
During the past decade, there has been an increasing gender achievement gap with male students lagging behind their female counterparts on a number of important indicators of school success. This article examines recommendations and strategies for school counselors working with middle school...
- Peer leadership and middle school.
Chimes, Michael // Independent School; Spring90, Vol. 49 Issue 3, The Reporter p8
Discusses a strategy for addressing development of middle school students using high school seniors as peer leaders or peer counselors. Aim of making middle schoolers supported, cared for and secure; New Jersey-based Gill Saint Bernard's School as illustrative case; Process of choosing peer...
- Developing guidance competency self-efficacy scales for high school and middle school students.
Lapan, Richard T.; Gysbers, Norman C. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Apr97, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p4
Examines the development of statewide, norm-referenced guidance competency self-efficacy scales for high school and middle school students in the United States. Analysis of the Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Program; Scale development background; Definition of the participants; Cites on the...
- Middle School Counselors' Competence in Conducting Developmental Classroom Lessons: Is Teaching Experience Necessary?
Bringman, Nancy; Sang Min Lee // Professional School Counseling; Aug2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p380
Is teaching experience necessary for school counselors to feel competent when conducting developmental classroom lessons? The study in this article investigated the relationship between previous teaching experience and practicing middle school counselors' perceived competence in conducting...
- Guidance in the Small School.
Johns, Harold P. // Education; Mar1946, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p443
The article discusses the importance of using guidance in the small school in the U.S. The essence of guidance lies not in the allotment of time to staff members for various duties connected with this service; it is rather in the basic tools that are to used and in the provision of skilled...
- A Collaborative Approach to Evaluating Well-Being in the Middle School Setting.
Briggs, Michele Kielty; Gilligan, Tammy D.; Staton, A. Renee; Barron, Kenn E. // Journal of School Counseling; 2010, Vol. 8, p1
The benefits of a strength-based approach to working with children and adolescents are clearly indicated in the literature while Strengths-Based School Counseling embraces the positive development of students and learning environments. An interdisciplinary research team formed a partnership with...
- Guidance in the Junior High Schools of Los Angeles County.
Wilson, Claude E. // Education; Apr1953, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p483
This article discusses the scope of guidance programs in the junior high schools of Los Angeles County, California. It is apparent that the guidance personnel approaches the program with a philosophy that holds: (1) the counselor accepts the youngster as he is; (2) behavior is caused and a...
- Guidance�An Integral Part of Core in Baltimore County.
Meeks, Anna R.; Johnston, Stella // Education; Apr1953, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p496
This article discusses the scope of guidance as an integral part of the core program in junior high schools in Baltimore County, Maryland. The author suggests that successful core teaching depends largely on pupil-teacher planning. In order for the core teacher to make a maximum contribution to...
- Middle school advisories: A vehicle for developing students' gender self-confidence.
Whitney, Linda; Hoffman, Rose Marie // Education; Winter98, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p232
Discusses gender related issues in the lives of early adolescents in middle school. Middle school reform; Recommendation that every student should have an ongoing, significant relationship with an adult at school; Focus of advisories upon adolescent growth and development a distinguishing...
- 'Mean girls' or much more?
Kennedy, Angela // Counseling Today; Sep2007, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p8
The article discusses counselor Julia Taylor's detail interventions for relationally aggressive female students in the U.S. Intricately, relational aggression behaviors comprise of spreading and embellishing rumors, exclusion, social isolation, gossiping, eye-rolling, sarcasm and attempting to...
- A Pilot Analysis of the Psychological Themes Found During the CARING at Columbia-Music Therapy Program with Refugee Adolescents from North Korea.
Carolyn Mi Hwan Choi // Journal of Music Therapy; Winter2010, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p380
The purpose of this study was to identify the psychological themes found during the modified CARING at Columbia� Music Therapy (CAC-MT) program with refugee adolescents from North Korea. Nine students attending an alternative school participated in this study. Academically, students belong to...
- C.A.G.E. the Rage.
Carolyn Mi Hwan Choi // School Library Journal; Apr2008 Curriculum Connection, Vol. 54, p49
The article reviews the educational program "C.A.G.E. the Rage," released on DVD format.
- Becoming an Organized Student.
Bilmes, David // School Library Journal; Dec2007, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p59
The article reviews the DVD and videocassette release of the educational film "Becoming an Organized Student," from Human Relations Media.
- Fostering Healthy Development Among Middle School Females: A Summer Program.
Caton, Mary; Field, Julaine E.; Kolbert, Jered B. // Journal of School Counseling; 2010, Vol. 8, p1
This study seeks to understand the effectiveness of a five-day residential leadership camp on the body image, assertiveness skills, attitudes towards gender equality, conflict resolution skills of early adolescent girl participants. To investigate the significance of the intervention, camp...
- Group Work With English as Second Language (ESL) Students: Integrating Academic and Behavior Considerations.
Qi Shi; Steen, Sam // Journal of School Counseling; 2010, Vol. 8, p1
A group counseling intervention with beginning-level ESL students in middle school is presented. Findings from the pre- and post-group evaluations showed statistically significant improvement in students' reading and writing skills and appropriate classroom behaviors. Limitations of the research...
- The Classroom Teacher and the Guidance Program.
Corre, Mary P. // Education; Apr1953, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p468
This article argues that the classroom teacher is the key person in the guidance program. Some methods used by many school systems to help teachers understand the needs of their individual pupils include: the case conference technique; faculty committees; child study programs, special workshops,...
- A Parent's Views on Guidance.
Beckman, Robert E. // Education; Apr1953, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p504
In this article, the author presents his views as a parent on guidance programs. The author stresses the importance of recognizing that nearly all parents are conservative in their educational thinking. In desiring effective guidance for children, the author would consider the homeroom teacher...
- Counselors See Conflicts in Carrying Out Their Mission.
Gewertz, Catherine // Education Week; 12/7/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p12
The article reports on the results of an online survey of over 5,300 middle and high school counselors in the U.S. in 2011, citing frustration and criticism toward the daily practices and ideological focus of school administration. Several trends within the study are identified, highlighting...
- New Middle School Administrative Design.
Carr, Robert W. // Education Digest; Dec1973, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p42
The article reports that a new middle school called Clague Middle School has been established in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It has included many unique concepts in school administration, organization and staffing in its design. It has no principal, no assistant principals, no specialized counselors,...
- The Guidance-Administration Team.
Fisher, Eleanore; Van Hoven, James B. // Educational Leadership; May1972, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p695
The article describes the experience of forming a guidance-administration team in the process of creating a new environment for the 350 students of a middle school. It was agreed upon that the young adolescent in search for his or her identity would be central to their planning. The principal...
- Your Middle School Must Have a Revised Program!
Barnes, Donald E. // Educational Leadership; Dec1973, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p230
The article discusses the academic programs that need to be implemented in middle schools. Three needs are identified for students of the pre-teenage period of development in junior high movement including the need for something different from self-contained classrooms, exploratory courses, and...
- A Choice Theory Counseling Group Succeeds with Middle School Students Who Displayed Disciplinary Problems.
Walter, Sara Meghan; Lambie, Glenn W.; Ngazimbi, Evadne E. // Middle School Journal; Nov2008, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p4
The article reports on a "Choice Theory" counseling group which succeeds with middle school students who displayed disciplinary problems. Middle school students are in a stage of transition to young adolescence that is characterized by unique developmental needs. Majority of middle school...
- STAYING IN THE LOOP.
GOTT, BENJAMIN // Independent School; Summer2012, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p92
The article discusses a program at Greens Farms Academy in Connecticut that shifts private middle school deans to follow a class of students through each year from sixth through eighth grade. This is said to help with parent participation, student-teacher relationships, and academic counseling...