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Faculty of Behavioral Sciences

Paper 4.1(B): Areas of Counseling

Unit

Contents Teaching Hrs. Domain
1 Career Counselling

Meaning, nature and scope.

Career counselling; with school and college students; career awareness programs.

Assessment; intelligence, aptitude and personality testing; theoretical overview.

Codes of ethics in career counselling.

DBDA, 16-PF

Identify your friend’s obstacles in choosing a right career

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2 Counselling with Adolescents and adults

Adolescence-characteristics developmental criteria-causes-physical, emotional, social and sexual changes.

Adolescents-Adjustment issues with family.

 

Role of counselling for adults; relationship issues

Therapeutic approaches; psychoanalytic, Jung’s individuation and Narrative approaches.

Counseling for aggression among adolescents

Narrative therapy with adolescents for problems of identity

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3 Couple Counselling and Family Counselling

Concept and nature of couple and family counselling.

Principles and therapeutic approaches of couple counselling.

Principles and role of genogram in family counselling.

Conciliation and divorce counselling.

Counseling for break-ups

Managing opposite attitudes of family members

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Desirable to know

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Syllabus Books:

  1. Gibson, R.L. (2005). Introduction to Counseling and Guidance. 6th New Delhi: Pearson Education.
  2. Asch . M. (2000).Principles of Guidance and Counseling 1st ed. New Delhi: Sarup& Sons.
  3. Brammer, L., M. & MacDonald, G. (1996). The helping relationship Process and Skills. Boston: Allan & Bacon.

Reference Books:

  1. American Counseling Association. (2015). The ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling.
  2. Dworkin, S. & Pope, M. (2014). Casebook for Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender persons and their families. NY: Wiley.
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