ERIC Number: ED189511
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Leisure Counseling. Searchlight Plus: Relevant Resources in High Interest Areas. No 48+.
This information analysis paper reviews the literature on leisure counseling, identified by a computer search of the ERIC data base from November 1966 through December 1979. The introduction highlights specific issues and trends, including the changing views and importance of leisure, changes in the nature and functions of leisure, and the emergence of leisure counseling in response to leisure problems. Definitions of leisure counseling are provided in addition to descriptions of models, programs and counseling approaches. A discussion of the current status of leisure counseling emphasizing the need for a theoretical base, improved assessment instruments, training guidelines, and research on the nature and effectiveness of leisure counseling is presented. The computer search of educational journals and ERIC documents is also included with full reference citations. (NRB)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Leisure Time, Literature Reviews, Measurement Techniques, Needs Assessment, Research Needs, Resource Materials, Work Attitudes
ERIC/CAPS, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.