A Study on the Opinion of Mothers with regard to School Counselling Services

Akshatha Karanth, Mohan A K

Abstract


The present article speaks about the mother’s knowledge on the challenges faced by the secondary school students, their existing knowledge regarding school counselling services, parents’ expectation from the school and the opinion of mothers with regard to school counselling services in Bangaluru City. Counselling as a profession is definitely a child of the western countries. The Indian society with its strong family bonds and a warm community feeling and spiritual essence has been providing the shock absorbers in times of crisis and a support system to deal with the various psycho social issues. Perhaps; this is one reason for the slow growth of the profession of counselling in India. Secondary School students are faced with many problems, including psychological, social, vocational and education almost of which they are unable to solve on their own. They therefore need assistance in handling these problems. Guidance and counselling programme if well implemented can assist adolescents in problem solving. This article made an effort to know the opinion of mothers of students studying in 8th to 10th standard in two schools with regard to school counselling services in Bangaluru, Karnataka.


Keywords


School Counselling, Challenges, Opinion, School health.

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