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Paper 5.3: Guidance & Counselling

Unit

Content

Time (Hours)

Domain

I Introduction

Guidance and counseling: meaning and goals

Educational guidance: need and goals

Vocational guidance: need and goals

Guide- role

Guidance interview

10

4

3

3

 

Must know

 

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

II Counseling

Counselor and the counselee: expectations and goals, role and functions of a counselor

Ethical issues in counseling; Counseling as a profession-training and skills

Effective counselor, characteristics of a counsellor

Risks in counseling profession

Rights of a counselee

15

5

5

5

 

Must know

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

III Techniques and areas

Psychoanalytic, Humanistic

Behavioristic and cognitive

Areas of counseling: familycounseling, career counseling

Crisis intervention

Transactional analysis

15

5

5

5

 

Must know

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

 

Syllabus Books:

  1. Gibson, R.L. and Mitchel, M.H. (2005). Introduction to Counseling and Guidance. Pearson Education.
  2. Locke, D.C., Myers, J.E., & Herr, E.L. (2001). Handbook of Counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications
  3. Patri, V.R. (2008). Counseling Psychology. New Delhi: Authors Press.

 

Reference Books:

  1. A. Vacc, S. B. Devaney, J. M. Brendel. (2003). Counseling Multicultural and Diverse Populations: Strategies for Practitioners. Brunner Routledge.
  2. H. Blocher. (2000). Counseling: A Developmental Approach. Wiley.
  3. H. Osipow, W. B. Walsh. (1990). Career Counseling: Contemporary Topics in Vocational Psychology.Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  4. A. Thompson. (2003). Counseling Techniques: Improving Relationships with Others, Ourselves, Our Families, and Our Environment. Brunner Routledge.
  5. B. Walsh. (2003). Counseling Psychology and Optimal Human Functioning.Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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