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1997

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Faculty Instructional Development And Oral Communication In Freshman Seminars At The College Of William And Mary, Tamara Louise Burk Jan 1997

Faculty Instructional Development And Oral Communication In Freshman Seminars At The College Of William And Mary, Tamara Louise Burk

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No abstract provided.


Anxiety Sensitivity And Panic Among College Students: Cognition, Emotion, And Somatic Symptoms, Carla Lynn Messenger Jan 1997

Anxiety Sensitivity And Panic Among College Students: Cognition, Emotion, And Somatic Symptoms, Carla Lynn Messenger

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No abstract provided.


The Relationship Between Parental Incarceration And African-American High School Students' Attitudes Towards School And Family, Willie Lee Stroble Jan 1997

The Relationship Between Parental Incarceration And African-American High School Students' Attitudes Towards School And Family, Willie Lee Stroble

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The purpose of this study was to investigate whether African-American adolescent high school students who have (or have had) at least one parent incarcerated differed on several variables as compared to African-American adolescent high school students who lived with both parents and those who did not have an incarcerated parent but who lived with only one parent.;John Marshall High School in Richmond, Virginia was the institution studied for this project. John Marshall was chosen for several reasons: the student researcher had access to this population and it was believed that a majority of the students at this institution came ...


The Relationships Between Experience, Credentials, Ego Development, And Conceptual Level Of National Certified Counselors, Joel Foster Diambra Jan 1997

The Relationships Between Experience, Credentials, Ego Development, And Conceptual Level Of National Certified Counselors, Joel Foster Diambra

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The purpose of this study was to investigate National Certified Counselors and relationships between their experience, credentials, ego development, and conceptual level. Benefits to continuing education requirements, developmental growth, and counselor insight were identified as justification for the research. It was hypothesized that there would be statistically significant positive correlations between counselor experience, credentials, ego development, and conceptual level. Four hundred (400) National Certified Counselors were randomly selected and contacted by mail survey using a General Questionnaire, Loevinger's Sentence Completion Test, and Hunt's Paragraph Completion Method. One hundred and thirty-four (134) responses were received. Significant correlations were found ...


A Comparison Of The Effects Of Head Start With And Without The Use Of A Newly Developed Resiliency-Based Curriculum, Elizabeth Holt Mcgee Jan 1997

A Comparison Of The Effects Of Head Start With And Without The Use Of A Newly Developed Resiliency-Based Curriculum, Elizabeth Holt Mcgee

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No abstract provided.


Applying The Transtheoretical Model Of Change To Court-Ordered/Dui Outpatient Treatment Clients, Cynthia Munch Levy Jan 1997

Applying The Transtheoretical Model Of Change To Court-Ordered/Dui Outpatient Treatment Clients, Cynthia Munch Levy

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This study applied the Transtheoretical model of change to a court ordered/DUI client population to aid counselors in developing a more effective differential treatment model. Clients were individuals convicted of DUI and referred for treatment to one of 4 community mental health centers. at their first meeting, 150 clients completed surveys measuring stage of change (SOC), processes of change, self-efficacy, and decisional balance concerning their drinking. Demographic data was also taken. After treatment, number of sessions attended and successful or unsuccessful discharge was recorded.;Results found significantly more men (122) than women (28). There were significantly more men (81 ...


An Investigation Of The Relationship Between College Student Development And Alcohol Consumption Patterns, Laura Greer Hensley Jan 1997

An Investigation Of The Relationship Between College Student Development And Alcohol Consumption Patterns, Laura Greer Hensley

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The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between college student development and alcohol consumption patterns. Student development was investigated in the domains of moral development through the use of the Defining Issues Test, identity development through the use of the Erwin Identity Scale, and intellectual development through the use of the Scale of Intellectual Development. Alcohol consumption patterns were studied in terms of binge drinking frequency according to responses on the Core Alcohol and Drug Survey. All participants were classified into one of four drinking pattern categories: Abstainers, Drinkers, Bingers, and Frequent Bingers. The study also used ...


The Effects Of Self-Care Training On The Self-Concept, Self-Care Behavior, And Metabolic Control Of Diabetic Children, Caryle Hopkins Zorumski Jan 1997

The Effects Of Self-Care Training On The Self-Concept, Self-Care Behavior, And Metabolic Control Of Diabetic Children, Caryle Hopkins Zorumski

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of self-care training on the self-concept, self-care behavior, and metabolic control of diabetic children. The author hoped to obtain information to help improve training programs for children with diabetes.;Forty-nine diabetic children, ages eight to 13, participated in the study as they received basic self-care training from their physicians. Twenty-seven of the children also attended a week long summer day camp where they received additional instruction in diabetes self-care.;The subjects completed the Self-Perception Profile for Children and the Self-Care Questionnaire two times at a four month interval to measure ...