THE JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGISTS AND COUNSELLORS IN SCHOOLS
The Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools is published bi-annually, and presents articles of relevance to all areas of guidance and counselling. Papers may address theoretical, practical, professional or training issues and may focus on educational or psychological topics.
INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS
Prospective authors for this journal should download and read the Instructions for Authors available here. This includes information on how to submit to the Applied Practices section of the Journal.
The First Ten Minutes: Clinicians Perspectives on Engaging Adolescents in Therapy
Vanessa Keating & Elizabeth Cosgrave
Adolescents face a number of barriers that can affect their ability to successfully engage with mental health clinicians. Those working with this population should have a keen awareness of these barriers and their impact. As a first step, preparation for the initial interview with an adolescent is vital.
'Give Me a Name for What's Wrong With Him': A Case Study of a Rare Chromosome Disorder
Linda Gilmore & Marilyn Campbell
The case is presented of a young boy with a rare chromosome disorder involving an interstitial deletion on chromosome 16. The case description illustrates the developmental and educational difficulties that may be associated with rare chromosome disorders and raises some important issues for guidance and counselling professionals.