Volume 5-Issue 2

April 2016

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A Review of Housing Policies for Homeless on Women Who Confronted To Violence

Pages: 1-13

Evidence indicates and illustrates that domestic violence is amongst the principal causes of “housing instability” nationally for females and children. In this research, researcher concentration on relationship between domestic violence and housing instability. The “Housing Instability” point to that the superior the amount of risk concerns for” housing instability”, the more likely the abused woman described reduced quality of life, and lost their job. Also, identify the impact of formal and informal assistance networks in accommodation problem. Moreover, providing secure stable accommodation for survivor is complicated and difficult. Researcher, review housing policies and housing options for victims and survivors of violence.

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Effect of External Factors on Staff Job Satisfaction at Organization

Pages: 14-22

The purpose of present literature review is to identify the essential role of external factors such as salary, work (itself), promotion, supervision, and co-worker on job satisfaction amongst staff at organizations. The results of this study demonstrate these external factors have a vital role on job satisfaction at organization because these factors can improve attitude and believe of staff toward their job. This study likewise focused on job satisfaction as a developer for the amount of performance and efficiency of staff at organization. Furthermore, lack of attention to this main organizational factor that impacted by external factors decreases staff efficiency and performance at organization. Consequently, the present paper supports staff’s needs based on external factors to achieve job satisfaction at organization.

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Dilemmas in Psychological Counseling: Experience from Slovakia

Pages: 23-34

This study is a contribution to the discussion about current discourses in psychological counseling with respect to experiencing helplessness in the work with clients, which appears in the dilemma situations. The aim of the study was to identify the nature of the ethical dilemmas, the way of their solving and the obstacles that prevent to solve them. It was realized qualitative research by applying semi-structured interview in counselors (N=40) offering psychological services in three different areas (school, private practice, university). To understand the ethical dilemma, to analyze it correctly and find the adequate way to solve it effectively help protect not only client, but also the psychologist.

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Web-Based Counseling: Evaluating Efficacy in Light of Ethical Challenges and Therapeutic Advantages

Pages: 35-49

The Pew Research Center (2009) report wireless internet usage discovered that 70% of American adults utilized the Internet and about half of U.S. citizenry reported having access to the Internet in their own homes. With statistics indicating such widespread Internet access it is no surprise that the World Wide Web is now being used as a source for mental health services. Although Internet-based mental health interventions have been in use before the 1980s in some forms (Skinner & Zack, 2004), there are still debates regarding the efficaciousness and ethics related to online practice. This research will summarize the history of the use of the internet for the provision of mental health services which also covers the types of Internet delivery systems. In addition it will focus on the ethical guidelines that have been developed by the major counseling agencies that provide guidance to the profession.

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The Sense of Belonging as a Predictor of Life Goals among Turkish Counselor Candidates

Pages: 50-62

The aim of this study was to examine the predictive roles of three domains of the sense of belonging (family, friends, occupation) on intrinsic and extrinsic life goals in a sample of Turkish Counseling and Guidance undergraduate students. 189 participants (151 females, 38 males) completed the Belonging Scale and the Life Goals Scale. Results of stepwise multiple regression analyses revealed that belonging to counseling profession and friends together are positive predictors of intrinsic life goals. Belonging to counseling profession is the strongest predictor of intrinsic life goals among counselor trainees. However, none of the three domains of the sense of belonging are predictors of extrinsic life goals. Results are discussed with regard to implications for counselor education.

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The Evaluation of the Relationship between the Problem Solving Skills and Psychological Symptoms of University Students

Pages: 63-73

The purpose of this study is to examine relationship between the problem solving skills and psychological symptoms of university students. In addition, in the study has been analyzed whether the changes of age and gender can make a significant difference. The study has been consisted of 200 university students. %55 of these students are female and %45 male. In the study has been used ‘’The Problem Solving Inventory’’ (Heppner and Petersen, 1982) ‘’The Brief Symptom Inventory’’ (Derogratis and Lazarus, 1994), and Personal Information Form to collect data. As a result of the findings of the study has been found negative relationship between the problem solving skills approach-avoidance conflict, and obsessive cumpulsive disorder and phobic anxiety. On the other hand, according to findings of the study it is seen that no significant differences between female and male students in terms of pscyhological symptomps. Also, it has been found that differ in terms of the gender the problem solving skills approach-avoidance conflict (t0.05: 198= -2.589; p<.05) and the average score for male students are higher than female students.

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