A study of the effects of short-term group counseling on underachieving sixth grade students
Southworth, Robert Samuel
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PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: The study was designed to determine the effect of short-term group counseling with parents on the academic achievement, school behavior and self-concepts of their underachieving sixth grade students. PROCEDURE: The study required data in three areas: (1) academic achievement, obtained by teacher assigned marks, (2) school behavior, measured by the Rating Scale for Pupil Adjustment, and (3) self-concept, measured by the Q-sort designed for the study. Data were gathered as follows: (1) prior to the group counseling, (2) at the completion of counseling, and (3) at the completion of school. Students with averages two or more stanines below IQ stanines were considered underachievers, verified by teacher conferences and a record analysis [TRUNCATED]
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