Journal of Counseling Research and Practice
Dual Enrollment, Peer Relationships, and Internalized Variables: A Comparative Analysis Among Adolescents
While the importance of dual enrollment programs has been demonstrated, the potential impact of completing college level courses during high school has on the emotional and mental well-being of adolescents has not been explored. This study used a nonexperimental, comparative, research design to explore the impact of completing college level courses during high school and the relationship to emotional and behavioral well-being of adolescents. Findings indicated self-esteem levels were statistically significant, specifically, dual enrolled students reported lower levels of self-esteem. School counselors are in a unique position to foster a successful, academic environment that also enhances emotional and mental wellness.
Pannel, Mary Bess W.; Lewis Pugh, Christine D.; and Morgan, Valarie
"Dual Enrollment, Peer Relationships, and Internalized Variables: A Comparative Analysis Among Adolescents,"
Journal of Counseling Research and Practice: Vol. 8:
1, Article 2.
Available at: https://egrove.olemiss.edu/jcrp/vol8/iss1/2