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Faculty of Behavioral Sciences

Paper 3.1 (B) : Introduction to Guidance and Counseling

Unit

Contents

Teaching Hrs.

Domain

I Introduction to Guidance

Concept, characteristics and types of guidance

Need, classification, functions and scope of guidance

Areas of guidance: education, vocation, relationships, promotion of health

Guidance of adolescents, problem children, backward children, gifted children,

Career guidance

Guidance for personal problems, guidance in marriage

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3

 

3

 

4

 

3

 

 

Must know

 

 

 

Desirable to know

Nice to know

II Introducing Counseling

Foundations: nature, definitions, history

Formal vs informal helping, counseling and psychotherapy: similarities and differences

Art and science of counseling: quantitative and qualitative research

Ethical and legal issues in counseling

Counseling as story telling

Issues related to counselling in India

13

 

3

4

 

3

3

 

 

Must know

 

 

Desirable to know

Nice to know

III Effective Guidance and Counseling

Therapeutic relationship: skills and dimensions

Role of a counselor, becoming an effective counselor

Overcoming barriers in counseling, managing transference and counter-transference

Developing a personal approach to counseling from multicultural perspective: eight stage model

 Process of Counselling

Nature of Counselling with Children

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4

4

 

3

 

3

 

 

 

 

Must know

 

Desirable to know

Nice to know

 

Syllabus Books:

  1. Kottler, J. Shepard, D. (2011). Introduction to Counseling: Voices from the Field. Cengage Learning: UK.
  2. Nystul, M.S. (2016). Introduction to Counseling: An art and science perspective. Sage: US.
  3. Sharma, R.N. & Sharma, R. (2004). Guidance and Counselling in India. Atlantic Publishers: Delhi.

Reference Books:

  1. Dave, I. (1989). Basic Essentials of Counseling. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers.
  2. Gibson, R.L. (2005). Introduction to Counseling and Guidance. 6th Ed. New Delhi: Pearson Education.
Admission 2017