| Published: February 25, 2020
Assessment of the adolescents’ perception of status of guidance and counselling being provided to them
Guidance and counselling means help or advice to deal with the complex problems linked with your work, education, personal relationship and making into easier ones. The aim of counselling is to assist behaviour change, enhance coping skills, promote decision making, improve relationship and to facilitate users’ potential. To know adolescents’ perception of the status of guidance and counselling being provided to them, purposive cum random sampling technique was used for the selection of 200 students in the age range of 16-18 years of Ludhiana district. The sample was equally distributed over both the gender (100 males and 100 females), locale (100 rural and 100 urban) and gender with in locale (50 rural males, 50 rural females and 50 urban males, 50 urban females). A self structured questionnaire was used to assess information about adolescents’ perception of the status of guidance and counselling being provided to them. Data was analyzed using statistical technique like frequency, percentage and Z- test. Majority of rural adolescents perceived the guidance and counselling services to be unsatisfactory, whereas, urban respondents were moderately satisfied with the services. In rural area females perceived to be more unsatisfied with the existing guidance and counselling services as compared to male whereas contrasting result was found in urban area where males were more unsatisfied with the existing guidance and counselling services.
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© 2020, M Dhami& S Sharma
Received: January 17, 2020; Revision Received: February 07, 2020; Accepted: February 25, 2020
Published in Volume 08, Issue 1, January-March, 2020