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Reflective Journaling With At-Risk Students
Heather M. Kelley, Teddi Cunningham, and Jennifer Branscome
The focus of this article is to discuss reflective journaling as a group counseling strategy for working with at-risk students in educational settings. School counselors can use reflective journaling to further understand and support at-risk students in succeeding academically, personally, and socially. The following article discusses the benefits of using reflecting journaling and provides an overview of implications for the school counselor.
Keywords: reflective journaling, group counseling, at-risk students