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An Assessment of Anticipatory Grief as Experienced by Family Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia
Ross, Angela (2008-08-15)
The growing number of patients with dementia represents a significant physical and mental health challenge not only for the health professions, but also, and more dramatically, for primary caregivers of dementia patients. ...
College Professors' Perceptions of and Responses to Relational Aggression in College Students
Owens Fifield, Andrea (2010-05-24)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of selected factors on professors' responses to relational aggression in college students. Specifically, this study explored the relationships between professors' ...
Comparing Outcomes of Two Instructional Approaches to a Career Development Course
Salter, Shannon (2008-08-15)
College students frequently are not adequately prepared to make academic and career choices upon entering the college environment despite the need to focus on specific goals early in their college careers. Career development ...
Designing an Instrument for Measuring Motivational Interviewing Skills Acquisition in Healthcare Professional Trainees
Petrova, Tatjana (2011-04-28)
Motivational interviewing (MI), as a counseling approach, has been used and evaluated extensively in the last decade. This approach has a significant impact on addiction management, change in lifestyle, and adherence to ...
The Efficacy of No-Suicide Contracts with Clients in Counseling on an Outpatient Basis
Bartlett, Mary (2006-08-15)
Clients at two outpatient facilities who self-identified as having expressed suicidal thoughts or engaged in suicidal behaviors during some point in their counseling treatment were invited to participate in a survey to ...
An Empirical and Existential Examination of Narcissistic Functioning
Peebles, Scott (2006-08-15)
The Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI) and its factors have been shown to simultaneously predict both psychological adjustment and lack thereof. Results from a host of empirical studies suggest that although one ...
An Examination of Emerging Adults’ Career Development
Cobb, Megan (2013-05-31)
Emerging adulthood has been posited as a new developmental phase in which the individual has graduated from adolescence but has not yet accomplished milestones traditionally associated with adulthood (e.g., beginning a ...
An Examination of the Role of Meaning in Posttraumatic Growth Following Bereavement
Aguirre, Maria (2008-08-15)
A growing body of research indicates that some individuals who experience a traumatic event are able to experience posttraumatic growth, that is, experience positive changes as a result of surviving and coping with the ...
An Exploratory Study: Higher Education’s Response to a Death Among Community Members
Devore, Lisa (2011-08-05)
The purpose of the current study was to conduct an exploratory assessment of how colleges and universities address a death among their community including existing practices, programs and training efforts. The Campus Death ...
Forgiveness of Historical and Current Racial Offenses: A Study of Intergroup Forgiveness Among African Americans
Erguner, Tekinalp (2007-05-15)
The purpose of this dissertation is to explore the conditions needed for historically oppressed groups to forgive historical offenses and current experiences of racial/ethnic offenses. This study includes a sample of 147 ...
The Impact of Crisis Intervention Team Training on Law Enforcement Officers: An Evaluation of Self-Efficacy and Attitudes Toward People with Mental Illness
King, Salena (2011-05-03)
Law enforcement officers (LEOs) routinely respond to calls involving people with mental illness (PMI) in crisis. While LEOs have come to expect a wide spectrum of needs for assistance from PMI, there is often little to no ...
Internalized Homophobia among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Persons: Contributing Factors and Effects
Davis, Eric J. (2012-07-31)
The present paper was an examination and analysis of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) persons by way of an integrated literature review of the circumstances and effects of homophobia that they face at home, ...
An Investigation of Psychological Factors Associated with Religious Involvement
Sizelove, Dennis (2007-08-15)
Research suggests that a relationship exists between church attendance and mental health, although the parameters of the relationship are unclear. The present study has focused on the relationship between religious involvement ...
Law Enforcement and Disabilities
Meade, Whitney (2009-11-18)
To further the body of knowledge which determines efficacy of academy police training in the area of disabilities, this study examines the content of law enforcement training curricula for information related to mental ...
Love Styles Utilized by African-American Men as Predicted by Stages of Racial Identity and Perceptions of African-American Women
Moore, Jennifer A. (2012-01-18)
The purpose of this study was to explore the interactions among racial identity levels and perceptions of African-American women, and the possible effects of the levels and perceptions on loves styles utilized by ...
Paternal Role Development and Acquisition in Fathers of Preterm Infants: A Qualitative Study
Martinelli, Edward (2005-08-15)
Fathers of preterm infants are under-represented in the literature on parents of preterm infants. The acquisition and development of the paternal role of fathers of preterm infants while their singleton child was hospitalized ...
Perceived Competence and Attitudes of Counseling Psychology Graduate Students Regarding People with Disabilities
Hollimon, Matthew (2007-12-15)
Historically, people with disabilities (PWD) have been stigmatized and discriminated against by society as a whole. People with disabilities constitute the largest minority group within the United States. Hence, counseling ...
Perceptions of Parental Emotional Availability and Students’ Adjustment to College
Willingham, Heath (2007-05-15)
The purpose of the current study was to examine the possible relationship between an individual’s perceptions of emotional availability from their parents and their adjustment to college. Differences in parental roles and ...
Perceptions of supervisory relationship influences on cognitive complexity development during practicum supervision: A qualitative study
Wilkinson, R. Tyler (2012-04-20)
The purpose of this study was to conduct an exploration of the potential impact of the supervisory relationship on the development of cognitive complexity of master’s students in a counseling practicum course. A priori ...
Problematic Behavior: What do CACREP Accredited Program Policies and Procedures
Brown, Maranda (2011-07-07)
Counselor Education programs are ethically obligated by accreditation standards and professional codes of ethics to identify counselors-in-training whose academic, clinical, and personal performance indicate problematic ...