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College Admissions Tests And Socioeconomic/Racial Discrimination, Aaron W. Hughey Oct 2009

College Admissions Tests And Socioeconomic/Racial Discrimination, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Chief Student Affairs Officer: What Constitutes Effective Leadership?, Bryan L. Smith, Tracy M. Lara, Aaron W. Hughey Oct 2009

The Chief Student Affairs Officer: What Constitutes Effective Leadership?, Bryan L. Smith, Tracy M. Lara, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

The leadership characteristics of a 21 chief student affairs officers (CSAOs) within four-year, postsecondary institutions in the Southeast were examined using The Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) developed by Kouzes and Posner. The LPI measures five fundamental leadership factors: challenge the process, inspire a shared vision, enable others to act, model the way, and encourage the heart. Each of these factors was investigated in relation to length of time in the current position, length in the student affairs profession, gender, and geographic location. Statistical analyses of performance on the LPI suggest that CSAOs tend to be most effective in leadership practices ...


Using Reality Therapy In Schools: Its Potential Impact On The Effectiveness Of The Asca National Model, Dr. Cynthia Palmer Mason, Dr. Jill D. Duba Oct 2009

Using Reality Therapy In Schools: Its Potential Impact On The Effectiveness Of The Asca National Model, Dr. Cynthia Palmer Mason, Dr. Jill D. Duba

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

The primary purpose of this manuscript is to examine the application of Reality Therapy in schools. The basic components of the American School Counseling Association's National Model and also the core tenets of Reality Therapy are reviewed in terms of pertinent literature. This is followed by a focus on the delivery system national model. Lastly, specific emphasis will be placedon the potential impact Reality Therapy can have on student academic achievement, personal/social development, and career decision-making skills when applied to each program component.


The Irresistible Rise Of The Net Generation, Aaron W. Hughey May 2009

The Irresistible Rise Of The Net Generation, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Social Support On The Social Self-Concepts Of Gifted Adolescents, Caroline S. Cochran May 2009

Effects Of Social Support On The Social Self-Concepts Of Gifted Adolescents, Caroline S. Cochran

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The current study investigates the relationship between social support and the social self-concepts of gifted adolescents. Participants include 245 gifted students who had completed the fifth through the tenth grade during the previous academic year. Social self-concept was measured using the Self-Description Questionnaire II (Marsh, 1990). Social support was measured using the Child and Adolescent Social Support Scale (Malecki & Demaray, 2002). Results indicate multiple relationships between perceived social support and social self-concept, as well as a significant gender difference for the frequency of close friend social support. No gender differences were found for the parent, teacher, classmate, or school social ...


Harassment Handbook, Jovon Bell, Kevin Blanch, Vashon Broadnax, Dallas Cline, Candi Lee Apr 2009

Harassment Handbook, Jovon Bell, Kevin Blanch, Vashon Broadnax, Dallas Cline, Candi Lee

Parameters of Law in Student Affairs and Higher Education (CNS 670)

Harassment presents itself as a challenging annoyance, which most everyone will have to confront over a period of time. As defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, harassment is commonly transferred via some type of unwelcome communicated behavior, which includes discrimination (2007). There are several motives for which harassment can occur, including race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and disability. Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 are two federal discrimination laws that help protect residents of the United States from occurrences including both discrimination and harassment, that ...


Liability: How To Stay Out Of Court, Stephanie Keene, Emily Dillard, Kyanna Coffee, Jeremy Jenkins Apr 2009

Liability: How To Stay Out Of Court, Stephanie Keene, Emily Dillard, Kyanna Coffee, Jeremy Jenkins

Parameters of Law in Student Affairs and Higher Education (CNS 670)

Liability can be defined as being held legally responsible for an incident that may occur. As student affairs professionals, one must be very cautious as to stay out of court. Every word or action a student affairs professional does may be scrutinized and twisted to make them or their given university legally responsible for any adverse incidents that they may have had some involvement with. Incidents which student affairs professionals may be held responsible for can range anywhere from student deaths to expulsion/removal from school and much more. This handbook is designed to better educate you about liability and ...


The Ginsburg Group: Technology: How To Stay Out Of Court, Jennifer Ballard, Lee Maglinger, Alisha Orosz, Mandy Skinner, Kevin Thomas Apr 2009

The Ginsburg Group: Technology: How To Stay Out Of Court, Jennifer Ballard, Lee Maglinger, Alisha Orosz, Mandy Skinner, Kevin Thomas

Parameters of Law in Student Affairs and Higher Education (CNS 670)

For professionals in higher education, it is our responsibility to stay on top of the ever changing landscape of technology at our colleges and universities. In order to provide the best and most convenient services, it is our objective to continue to expand the walls of higher education into the global boundaries of technology. For the purpose of this paper, the Ginsburg Group has focused on five different areas regarding the use of technology. In these areas, the information provided is our thoughts and best advice in how institutions of higher learning can avoid the courtroom. The following pages will ...


The Abcs Of Crisis Management: How To Stay Out Of Court, Lorna Hollowell, Kendra Leveridge, Andrew Rash, Robin Rathje, Gary Wiser Apr 2009

The Abcs Of Crisis Management: How To Stay Out Of Court, Lorna Hollowell, Kendra Leveridge, Andrew Rash, Robin Rathje, Gary Wiser

Parameters of Law in Student Affairs and Higher Education (CNS 670)

Advice about Crisis Management is what this handbook is all about. We have comprised a handbook to hopefully help you stay out of court. We call it the ABC’s of CRISIS MANAGEMENT. Since it is imperative that one must advise properly, there is a need to have the skill of knowing what type of advice one renders. The key explanation of these types of advice lies in the audience or recipients of the advice. Our goal is to keep you out of court throughout a crisis.


Are You Personally Liable? What Student Affairs Professionals Should Know, Karla Perez-Velez Apr 2009

Are You Personally Liable? What Student Affairs Professionals Should Know, Karla Perez-Velez

Parameters of Law in Student Affairs and Higher Education (CNS 670)

Understanding an institution’s policies and laws of the state where the institution is located, student affairs professionals can better protect themselves against personal liability. The purpose of this chapter is to provide a description of potential sources of liability, background on immunity and relevant cases, and suggestions on how institutional employees may protect themselves from personal liability suits.


Establishing And Maintaining Organizational Trust In The 21st Century, Matthew L. Hunt, Tracy M. Lara, Aaron W. Hughey Apr 2009

Establishing And Maintaining Organizational Trust In The 21st Century, Matthew L. Hunt, Tracy M. Lara, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

Recent corporate and academic scandals have led to decreasing levels of trust and confidence in many organizations. Whether the organization is a college or university, a government agency, a private company or a public corporation, the establishment and maintenance of trust is essential to both short-term success and long-term efficacy. This article deals with how managers and leaders can work to establish trust in their organizations via such strategies as fostering behavioural consistency, behavioural integrity, sharing of control, effective communication and demonstration of concern for employees. Also included are strategies of maintaining and enhancing trust, how the level of trust ...


Introducing The “Basic Needs Genogram” In Reality Therapy-Based Marriage And Family Counseling, Dr. Jill D. Duba, Mary Amanda Graham, Mark Britzman, Neresa Minatrea Apr 2009

Introducing The “Basic Needs Genogram” In Reality Therapy-Based Marriage And Family Counseling, Dr. Jill D. Duba, Mary Amanda Graham, Mark Britzman, Neresa Minatrea

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

The purpose of this article is to address how a genogram can be incorporated in Reality Therapy based family counseling. We will review the core tenets of Reality Therapy, the general therapeutic use of genograms, while introducing the Basic Needs Genogram. Secondly, we will provide a case example to illustrate the use of the Basic Needs Genogram to a family. Finally, we will offer our final thoughts about the therapeutic implications of this intervention tool.


Certification For Student Affairs Graduate Preparation Programs: An Idea Whose Time Is Past Due, Aaron W. Hughey Apr 2009

Certification For Student Affairs Graduate Preparation Programs: An Idea Whose Time Is Past Due, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Basic Needs Genogram: A Tool To Help Inter-Religious Couples Negotiate, Dr. Jill D. Duba Jan 2009

The Basic Needs Genogram: A Tool To Help Inter-Religious Couples Negotiate, Dr. Jill D. Duba

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

The purpose of this of this article is two-fold. First, a brief review of the unique characteristics of inter-religious couples, as well as the common negotiations made in such relationships will be provided. Secondly, salient counseling implications will be presented, with the introduction of the Basic Needs Genogram as a possible technique in working with inter-religious couples. A case conceptualization and discussion will follow.