Articles by Keyword: Student Counselling

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  1. Academic Counselling for Graduate Research Students with Distance Learning

    Academic Counselling for Graduate Research Students with Distance Learning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined academic counselling needs for graduate research students enrolled with a distance education university. Participants were 17 students (males = 10, females = 7; mean years of enrollment =1). They responded to an open ended questionnaire on pertinent...
  2. Sense of meaning and academic performance: A brief report

    Sense of meaning and academic performance: A brief report

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined sense of meaning and academic performance among a sample of South African university students (n = 210, mean age = 19.49, SD = 1.99, female = 54.29%). Data on meaning were collected using the Purpose in Life...
  3. Grit and academic performance among first-year university students: A brief report

    Grit and academic performance among first-year university students: A brief report

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined grit and academic performance among a sample of South African university students (n = 121, mean age = 19.55, SD = 1.77, female = 57.85%). Data were collected using the Grit Scale and academic performance was assessed...
  4. Factors that enhance academic learning and study behaviours: A qualitative study

    Factors that enhance academic learning and study behaviours: A qualitative study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This exploratory study examined students’ conceptions of factors that enhance the use and application of academic learning and study strategies (LSS). A qualitative approach was used to explore the conceptions of 23 first-year university students (female = 14; age range...
  5. Personal growth initiative: Relation to Hedonia and Eudaimonia happiness among South African university students

    Personal growth initiative: Relation to Hedonia and Eudaimonia happiness among South African university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the relationship between personal growth initiative (PGI) and hedonic and eudaimonic happiness among a sample of South African university students (N = 235; mean age = 20.38, SD = 1.55; female = 61.70%). Students completed measures on...
  6. Gratitude, well-being and psychological distress among South African university students

    Gratitude, well-being and psychological distress among South African university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the associations between gratitude, measures of well-being, and indicators of psychological distress (depression and negative emotion) among South African university students. Data were collected from 198 first-year university students (female = 69.70%; mean age = 20.55 years,...
  7. Can Professionals Offering Support to Vulnerable Children in Kenya Benefit from Brief Play Therapy Training?

    Can Professionals Offering Support to Vulnerable Children in Kenya Benefit from Brief Play Therapy Training?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This paper evaluates the perceived benefit to a group of thirty caring professionals of a brief training in Child-centred play therapy. Play therapy enables a child to create fictional worlds and in this way make sense of the real world...
  8. Addressing Urgent Community Mental Health Needs in Rwanda: Culturally Sensitive Training Interventions

    Addressing Urgent Community Mental Health Needs in Rwanda: Culturally Sensitive Training Interventions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Rwandan leaders in the health and educational sectors have begun to discuss the necessity for establishing culturally appropriate community-based mental health counselling services in Rwanda, especially trauma counselling. The need for a community psychology approach is anchored in the lingering...
  9. Fostering Self-Determination and Resilience Through Sports Counselling: Psychosocial Development of Youth in Botswana

    Fostering Self-Determination and Resilience Through Sports Counselling: Psychosocial Development of Youth in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Sports can promote pro-social behaviors and confidence in physical abilities among participants. We conducted an extensive review of the literature on the ways in which youth in Southern African countries, severely affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic and other hardships may...
  10. Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the potential value and viability of an interest narrative (questionnaire) in terms of its psychometric properties and by comparing it with a commonly administered (positivist) career interest questionnaire. Participants were 159 boys and 183 girls, mean ages...