oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - The history of guidance and counselling in Ghana
|Article Title||The history of guidance and counselling in Ghana|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Counselling Center, University of Cape Coast, Ghana|
|Publication Date||Sep 1999|
|Pages||22 - 43|
|Keyword(s)||Formalized guidance, Moral issues, Orientation programmes, Pastoral care, Peer-counselling, Public lectures, Vocational courses and Voluntary services|
This paper examines how formal guidance and counselling originated in Ghana and became established in the Ghana educational system, especially in the second and third cycle institutions. It makes mention of those individuals who pioneered the profession's establishment both its service and academic prgrammes and the institutions which opened their doors for them to work. The paper also looks at some organizations in Ghana which have adopted counselling in their work.
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