When Is It Ethical to Inform Administrators About Student Risk-Taking Behaviors? Perceptions of School Counselors (Featured Research) (Report)

School counselors from across the United States responded to a survey asking when they should break confidentiality and report student risk-taking behaviors to school administrators. Generally, counselors believed it to be more ethical to break confidentiality when the behaviors were directly observed (as opposed to reported by students) and when the behaviors occurred on school […]

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Szefie, angażuj zespół. Jak motywować grupę metodą Decision Making for Leaders

W 1973 roku ukazała się praca pt. Przywództwo i podejmowanie decyzji. Jej współautorem był profesor Victor H. Vroom. W publikacji tej zademonstrowano matematycznie umocowany model przywództwa odnoszący się do kwestii stopnia partycypacji podwładnych w procesie rozwiązywania problemów. Na tej podstawie Vroom wraz ze swoim zespołem z Uniwersytetu Yale opracował i przedstawił model przywództwa powszechnie dziś […]

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School Counselors As Social-Emotional Learning Consultants: Where Do We Begin?(Report)

School counselors promote student social and emotional learning (SEE), which is fundamental to a school’s academic mission. However, while recognizing the importance of SEL, many school stakeholders view it as secondary and/or important for on& some students. To ensure delivery of SEL to all students, school counselors must embrace a service model based on prevention […]

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Lying

As it was in Anna Karenina, Madame Bovary, and Othello, so it is in life. Most forms of private vice and public evil are kindled and sustained by lies. Acts of adultery and other personal betrayals, financial fraud, government corruption—even murder and genocide—generally require an additional moral defect: a willingness to lie. In Lying, best-selling […]

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Sexual Decision Making and Safer Sex Behavior Among Young Female Injection Drug Users and Female Partners of Idus.

A current public health priority is strengthening women’s ability to protect themselves from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and to negotiate safer sex behaviors with their heterosexual partners. The number of AIDS cases among women has steadily increased (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 1999), and approximately half of all new cases […]

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Promoting Latino Student Achievement and Development Through the ASCA National Model[R].

This article provides a contemporary view of assisting the large and growing Latino student population in K-12 schools, particularly as it relates to current demographic shifts, school reform, and the ASCA National Model[R]. The article highlights concerns for Latino students and families, culturally appropriate school counseling strategies for promoting Latino student development and achievement, and […]

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Have Him at Hello

There’s a reason the media has dubbed matchmaker Rachel Greenwald as “The Wife Maker.”  Yes, she’s responsible for over 750 marriages, but more importantly, she has solved perhaps the biggest dating mystery of all time: when you finally meet Mr. Right (or even Mr. Potential), what really compels him to call back (or not) after […]

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Incorporating Shared Decision Making in Forest Management Planning: An Evaluation of Ontario’s Resource Stewardship Agreement Process (Case Study)

Abstract Ontario’s Resource Stewardship Agreement (RSA) process introduced shared decision making into the management toolbox for land use planning in Ontario’s Crown forests. Within the RSA process, resource-based tourism and forestry operators negotiate mutually agreeable solutions to forest harvesting and tourism-use conflicts. Policy documents were reviewed and tourism operators surveyed to evaluate this small-scale, shared-decision-making […]

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Existential Theory: Helping School Counselors Attend to Youth at Risk for Violence.

Recent incidences of extreme school violence have increased focus on school violence (Sprague & Walker, 2000; Vaughan, 1998). As a result, many researchers and practitioners in education, psychology, sociology, and counseling are working to identify possible causes (Dykeman, Daehlin, Doyle, & Flamer, 1996; Raywid & Oshiyama, 2000; Vaughan). Behavioral and social indicators are the most […]

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