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ERIC Number: EJ969544
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: ISSN-0748-9633
Counseling in Thailand: Development from a Buddhist Perspective
Tuicomepee, Arunya; Romano, John L.; Pokaeo, Soree
Journal of Counseling & Development, v90 n3 p357-361 Jul 2012
The authors present historical and current accounts of the counseling profession in Thailand. In addition to the influences of Buddhism on counselor training and practices, professional issues such as licensure, professional organizations, and the relationship between counselors and other mental health professionals are summarized. The role of counselors in recent political and natural disasters is highlighted, along with the importance of adapting Western counselor training and service practices to better meet the needs of the Thai population.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Thailand