oa Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal - The attitudes and perspectives of students regarding counseling services
|Article Title||The attitudes and perspectives of students regarding counseling services|
|© Publisher:||Central University of Technology, Free State|
|Journal||Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||124 - 131|
Student Counseling is very important to the well being of the students. The purpose of thisresearch is to investigate students' attitudes and perceptions regarding counselingservices offered to help them to adjust to academic and social demands at tertiary level.<br>A qualitative study was done through semi-structured interviews and surveyquestionnaires. A representative sample was drawn from the 1500 students at theinstitutions. The analysized data indicated that the students in this study were relativelyoptimistic about seeking counseling and about the positive effect of counseling offered. Itis however recommended that the counselor should be more available for emergencies -which implicated more staff and better advertisement of the services available.
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