A.C.E. (Achieve, Courage, Enrich) Group: Self-Efficacy in Male Students

A.C.E. (Achieve, Courage, Enrich) Group: Self-Efficacy in Male Students

By Mimi Vo; Christina Miller

This action research project aimed to increase male adolescent student perceptions of self-efficacy and decrease office referral rates. The researchers created a 10-week intervention that focused on developing a sense-of-self, goal identification and planning, recognizing and expressing emotions, and appropriate problem-solving skills. Researcher . . .

Hayward, CA, US
Guiding High School students in the College Process: Action Research

Guiding High School students in the College Process: Action Research

By Navjot Singh

The goal of this research was to see whether thirteen guidance lessons on college readiness help prepare high school juniors. Since all of these juniors were first generation college bound students, it was important to help them become aware of post-secondary options and prepare them with resources to make effective choices. This action research provided students . . .

Hayward, CA, US
Supporting the needs of Korean international students

Supporting the needs of Korean international students

By So Jung Kim

There is minimal research on group interventions with Korean international students. It is hoped that this project will provide other practitioners with some knowledge of what to expect when working with the Korean international student population. Research outcomes include: (a) group counseling can be effective in addressing international students’ needs by allowing them to have an easier . . .

San Diego, CA, US
Enhancing Latino Parent Involvement in an Urban School: Action Research

Enhancing Latino Parent Involvement in an Urban School: Action Research

By Marcela Meave

My action research addressed parent involvement at an urban school in Southern California. Collaborating with a school counselor at the site, five ELL parent workshops were hosted, which addressed resources to help ELL students be successful in school and beyond. After two cycles of action research, parent participation tripled. Other significant findings include . .

San Diego, CA, US