Role of counseling centers in enhancing challenges of youths

Kumar, R. B. R. and Rekha, K. J. (2015) Role of counseling centers in enhancing challenges of youths. International Journal of Advanced Research in Management and Social Sciences, 4 (12). pp. 187-196. ISSN 2278-6236

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Abstract

Counselling in its widest connotation existed in one form or the other from time immemorial. It is a one-to-one helping relationship that focuses on a person's growth and adjustment and problem-solving and decision-making needs. It is client centred process that demands confidentiality. Counselling centre provides a friendly, confidential and professional service for people who are in need of counselling and support. Counsellors believe that individuals need a connection to family or other positive role models to help them to become established. The aim of counselling is to help the person seeking support to be clearer about their problems. In this way counselling enables to come up with their own answers. There are different types of counselling available which may include individual, group or self-help group sessions. Young people are a major human resource for development, key agents for social change and driving force for economic development and technological innovation. But harnessing these resources is a major challenge. The youth challenge is considered as the most critical in the 21st century's developmental challenges. Youth's perception in social, emotional and relationship are the challenges which restrict them to get well established. Most of the problems faced by today's youth are not restricted to any one ethnic or religious group, but it affects young people generally. Most discussions on youth have focussed on issues such as drug abuse, crime, violence, sexuality and poverty. In addition to these, today's youth are afflicted by new challenges like career choice, falling into other relations etc. The present study aims to showcase the challenges faced by youths in the present society and how counselling centres play a role in enhancing the youth's challenges.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Counselling and Challenges and Youths
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Sociology
Divisions: Department of > Sociology
Depositing User: Shrirekha N
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2019 09:37
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2019 09:37
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/3539

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