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English term or phrase:referral
Spanish translation:reporte
Entered by: xxxOso
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11:50 Jul 26, 2001
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Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy
English term or phrase: "referal"
"The student received a referal for his inappropirate behavior."

"El estudiante recibio un ?? por su conducta inapropiada."

I would like to find a noun that would connote the same meaning as "referal".

Thank you.
Aunque no es una traducción literal, ya que referral significa "referencia", la palabra reporte conlleva el sentido que da en inglés "referral".
En el distrito escolar en el que trabajo "reporte" es la palabra que se usa en estos casos.

"El estudiante recibió un reporte de mala conducta."

Buena suerte y saludos de Oso ¶:^)
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I also like "amonestacion." However, Oso's suggestion was the best for my context. Thank you for the brief and direct answers.
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na +2amonestación
na +2reportexxxOso
na +2una reprimenda..o...una orden de aistencia con un [o, una] consejero/a
Terry Burgess
naRemisiónHector Vargas
na -2Is it referal or refeRRAL?
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh



5 mins peer agreement (net): -2
Is it referal or refeRRAL?

Rutgers College Counseling Center
A Referral Guide for Faculty and Staff
When A Student Needs Psychological Referral
A referral for psychological counseling should be considered when you believe a student's problems go beyond your own experience and expertise, or when you feel uncomfortable helping a student with some issue. A referral may be made either because of the way the student's problems are interfering with his or her academic work or with your teaching, or because observation of the student's personal behavior raises concerns apart from his or her academic work.
Some more easily recognizable indicators that a student may be experiencing more stress than he or she can handle include:

Marked decline in quality of course work, class participation, quality of papers or test results; increased absence from class, or failure to turn in work.
Prolonged depression, suggested by a sad expression, apathy, weight loss, sleeping difficulty, tearfulness.
Nervousness, agitation, excessive worry; irritability, aggressiveness, non-stop talking.
Bizarre, strange behavior or speech.
Extreme dependency on faculty or staff, including spending much of his or her time visiting during office hours or other times.
Marked change in personal hygiene.
Talk of suicide, either directly or indirectly such as, "I won't be around to take that exam anyway" or "I'm not worried about getting a job, I won't need one."
Comments in a student's paper that arouse concern.
Each student experiences stress somewhat differently, and many disturbances in the 17- to 22-year old age group are relatively transient. However, you may become alarmed by even brief changes which are extreme, or by significant changes that continue for some time. If there is doubt about the seriousness of the problem, consult a counseling center staff member about how to evaluate the situation and take the most appropriate steps.

Psychological Emergencies
If an emergency arises during the day, consult one of the counseling centers or a psychiatrist at the Mental Health Service of the Health Centers. After hours, there is a 24-hour hotline (235-5700) professionally staffed by the community mental health center. If a student is actively suicidal, do not leave him or her alone, but send someone for help if possible. If a suicide attemptis actually in progress, notify the University Police (911, or 6-911 from a University phone) to arrange medical care and transportation to a hospital.

Making The Referral
One way of introducing the topic of a psychological referral to a student is to summarize to him or her what you understand to be the problem. Emphasize the emotional responses that you have heard from him or her, perhaps withan expression of your concern. For example, "You sound very depressed about your relationship problems. I have found that other students who felt that way have been helped by talking to a professional, someone at the counseling center. How would you feel about that?"
In speaking to the student about counseling, it is important to keep in mind some of the negative reactions a student may have to the idea, and be ready to discuss them. You can explain to the student that counseling is not just for "crazy" people (most clients have normal "problems in living"), nor does it encourage dependency (counseling is time-limited on campus). Counseling does provide a chance to explore feelings and solve problems with the help of an objective, sensitive and concerned listener.

Once the student has agreed that counseling might be useful, there are several possible steps to take, depending on the student's attitude and the urgency of the situation.

Give the student information about the counseling centers and urge him or her to call.
Offer to let the student call from your office right then, so that a public commitment will have been made.
Accompany the student yourself to make sure he or she arrives at the counseling center, and provide the center with any necessary information. The counseling center staff will appreciate your calling ahead if the student is being brought over or sent directly, so that plans can be made to have a counselor available.
Although most students are ambivalent about counseling, it is important that the student really want help at this point. Coercing a student to go to counseling is not likely to have positive results in the long run. Generally, unless there is some immediate concern about the welfare of the student or others, it is better to try to maintain your relationship with the student rather than to force him or her to go to the counseling center. The idea can be brought up again later.

After The Referral Is Made
When a student goes to a counseling center (or calls), an appointment will be made for an initial interview. This will usually be held within a few days from the time the student makes contact, depending largely on flexibility of the student's schedule. In an emergency, as defined either by you or the student, arrangements will be made to see the student that same day, usually within an hour or so.
The initial interview is intended to learn what is troubling the student, and to assess what services would be most helpful - e.g., individual or group counseling or referral to a more appropriate service.

If ongoing counseling is appropriate, regular appointments will be scheduled, usually 45 to 60 minutes once a week. At busy times of the year, it may be two weeks or so before regular appointments begin, but students are encouraged to let the office know if they feel too distressed to wait.

Working With Students Yourself
In some cases, students who seek your help or arouse your concern may work more effectively with you rather than being referred to counseling. Your willingness to listen may be very important to those students. You may also choose to work with the student on improving his or her academic work without focusing on the psychological issues that underlie the behavior. A psychologist at any counseling center can be consulted on how to best handle either of these approaches or how to make a referral.

Campus Counseling Centers
All centers are staffed primarily by clinical or counseling psychologists, with graduate students under supervision seeing some clients after screening. Services are free to students, and strict confidentiality is maintained in accordance with ethical standards and the law. New Brunswick counseling centers are:

Rutgers College Counseling Center, 17 Senior Street (932-7884)
Cook College Counseling Center, Cook Campus Center (932-9150)
Douglass College Psychological Services, Federation Hall (932-9070)
Livingston College Counseling Center, Tillett Hall, Room 247 (445-4140)
University College Office of Counseling and Student Affairs, 14 College Avenue (932-8074)
In general, an undergraduate student should be referred to the counseling center affiliated with his or her college. Graduate students may go to any center except Livingston.

Each office has specific programs to help the population it serves, such as eating disorder groups at Douglass and Rutgers, and divorce mediation at University College. The offices work together so that students can be referred back and forth as needed.

Each counseling center offers short-term psychotherapy, individual and group. In addition, crisis intervention is available, and a few students are seen for longer term therapy under special circumstances. Students may seek help for a range of problems in their lives, from minor situational crises to longstanding psychological issues that cause major disruptions. In most cases, students needing longer-term care will be referred to other agencies.

Counseling centers also offer various psychological education programs on such topics as assertiveness, effective communication, interpersonal relationships, stress management and test anxiety. Counseling staff are available to consult with faculty, staff, or student groups on organizational issues and to provide training in helping skills, conflict management, or other areas of human relations. Following a traumatic event such as the death of a student, counseling staff can provide post-crisis intervention in various ways.

Rutgers Student Health Services
Mental health services are available at each of the Health Centers, and include psychiatric evaluation, medication, and psychotherapy. The Alcohol and Other Drug Assistance Program for Students offers help for students for whom substance abuse by themselves, their parents, or others is a problem.

Mental Health Service, Hurtado Health Center, 11 Bishop Place (932-7827)

Alcohol and Other Drug Assistance Program for Students, Hurtado Health Center (932-7976)

Additional Resources
Other mental health resources in the University and community include: training clinics at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (445-6111) and the Graduate School of Education (932-7496X336) for long- and short-term psychotherapy by graduate students under supervision; the local community mental health center (University Behavioral Health Care) (235-5500); and therapists in private practice. Campus counseling and mental health services will refer students to these and other services as appropriate.
For referrals to help with non-psychological problems, such as financial difficulties or family problems, contact the Student Information and Assistance Center (932-9090), or the Office of Student Life or Dean of Students at each college (at Rutgers College, the Student Support and Referral Service. Student-run resources include 56 Place Peer Counseling and Referral Service (247-5555), and the Gatehouse peer counseling (846-0957).

Faculty And Staff Counseling
Faculty (including TA's/GA's) and staff and their families can receive confidential free individual and group therapy for a wide variety of problems at Rutgers University Personnel Counseling Service (932-7539). Personal, work-related, marital and/or alcohol/drug-related problems can be dealt with. Counseling may also center on relationships, parenting, financial difficulties, or anything that makes it hard to do good work. Where necessary, outside referrals are made. Twenty-four hour hot-line: (932-7539).

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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 14:42
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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disagree  AMIN: Doesn't answer the question...and it's far too long!!
4 hrs
  -> It is true. I did not mean to copy that much. :(((

disagree  Refugio: This is a referral for misconduct, not for psychological counseling.
1758 days
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7 mins peer agreement (net): +2

Aunque no es una traducción literal, ya que referral significa "referencia", la palabra reporte conlleva el sentido que da en inglés "referral".
En el distrito escolar en el que trabajo "reporte" es la palabra que se usa en estos casos.

"El estudiante recibió un reporte de mala conducta."

Buena suerte y saludos de Oso ¶:^)

Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 964
Grading comment
I also like "amonestacion." However, Oso's suggestion was the best for my context. Thank you for the brief and direct answers.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation: centos
1 hr
  -> ¡Gracias Centos! ¶:^)

agree  xxxtazdog: to get a referral in many U.S. schools means the kid's in trouble!
15 hrs
  -> Gracias Cindy! :^)
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13 mins

Try the spelling "referral" = Spanish "Remisión." The student was sent to the pricipal's office ( or to another person in the school in charge of punishments....

Hope it helps you.


Hector Vargas
Local time: 16:42
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48 mins peer agreement (net): +2
una reprimenda..o...una orden de aistencia con un [o, una] consejero/a

Hi Hilda!
My colleagues approach this from 2 different angles and I fully agree with them because the text you give is somewhat vague and could be interpreted in either of 2 ways:
1) a reprimand [una reprimenda, o reporte de]
2) an order (or referral) to see a counselor or behavior expert [una orden de asistencia con un consejero o incluso, con un experto].

This is just another option for you.

Hope it helps:-)

    Oxford Superlex
Terry Burgess
Local time: 16:42
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agree  CCW
2 hrs

agree  AMIN: Sounds the best to me!
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +2

La palabra "reporte" es muy poco habitual en España. Así que puedes elegir el término (reporte/amonestación)en función del país al que vaya dirigida la traducción.

Espero que te ayude.

Un saludo.

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agree  xxxtazdog
12 hrs

agree  Clarisa Moraña: En Argentina también sería "amonestación", también se usa "sanción".
16 hrs
  -> También es una buena opción SANCIÓN. ¡Saludos!
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