Counseling Grieving Children and Adolescent

Children experience loss and grief in many different circumstances. The sadness they feel, how the absence of a parent or loved one from their lives affects them, may be experienced in many different ways over time. These resources are particularly relevant for service providers or those working or studying in …

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Normal Teenage Behavior vs. Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness

It is not uncommon for parents to wonder whether their child is acting like a normal teenager or behaving differently due to mental illness, drug use or behavioral difficulties. Normal teenagers are often moody due to hormonal and physical changes that happen during puberty. However, when mental illness is involved, …

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THE NEED FOR PROPER PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING IN NIGERIA

Counseling could be said to have started as a result of World War II when the U.S. military had a strong need for vocational placement and training (wikipedia.org/wiki/Counseling). Ever since that time, counseling as a profession has progressively expanded and is now represented in numerous countries around the world. Furthermore, the …

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CHARACTERISTICS OF A CRISIS COUNSELOR

 

Before a counselor can effectively apply and assess the crisis theories and techniques to crisis situations he/she must possess the under listed qualities:

Many times, a client may stir up painful memories from your own past. Effective crisis counselors are aware of their own triggers and have spent time …

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THE CONCEPT OF CAREER COUNSELING

Career Counseling
Experiencing one occupation or job to another give rise to several issues in an individual life time. This make career counseling focus on structuring an individual’s career life in line with the satisfaction of such individual himself. Career counseling referred to the therapeutic process of involving individual …

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NORMAL TEENAGE BEHAVIOR VS EARLY SIGNS OF MENTAL ILLNESS

It is not uncommon for parents to wonder whether their child is acting like a normal teenager or behaving differently due to mental illness, drug use or behavioural difficulties. Normal teenagers are often moody due to hormonal and physical changes that happen during puberty. However, when mental illness is involved, …

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