ERIC Number: EJ1088085
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
School Counselor Preparation in Kenya: Do Kenyan School Counselors Feel Adequately Prepared to Perform Their Roles?
Wambu, Grace W.; Wickman, Scott A.
International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, v38 n1 p12-27 Mar 2016
School counselor training in Kenya is a relatively new phenomenon. This study examined Kenyan school counselors' perceptions of the adequacy of their preparedness to perform their roles within the school setting. The survey was administered to 105 school counselors in four counties. The findings revealed that Kenyan school counselors perceived themselves as being "adequately prepared"; however, participants revealed deficiencies in their preparation and ability to deal with a wide range of student issues. Implications of these findings to the training of school counselors and counselor training programs are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Kenya