Date of Publication : 19, Sep, 2021
The study examined counselling needs of out-of-school-adolescents in Southwest, Nigeria. The study specifically assessed the counselling needs of out-of-school-adolescents; and determined the sex and location difference in counselling needs of out-of-school-adolescents. Descriptive survey research design was used in the study. The population of the study consisted of out-of-school-adolescents in Southwest Nigeria. The study sample consisted of 1458 out-of-school-adolescents in Southwest Nigeria. The sample was selected using multistage sampling procedure. Questionnaire on Counselling Needs (QCN) was designed by the researchers to collect the data needed for the study. The instrument was subjected to face and content validity by experts in Guidance and Counselling, and Tests and Measurement. The reliability of this instrument was subjected to test re-test method and the reliability coefficient was 0.802. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyse the collected and collated data. The study reveals that out-of-school-adolescents have highest preference for counselling need on achievement motivation, closely followed by altruism and religious faith while the least preference was counselling need on nationalism. The study also concludes that counselling needs of out-of-school-adolescents in Southwest Nigeria was not significantly differentiated by sex and location. It was recommended among others that Counselling Psychologists should focus their attention on issues arising from counselling needs of out-of-school-adolescents.
Keywords: Counselling, Needs, Out-of-School-Adolescents,
Cite this article:
Author(s), Prof. OLOFINTOYE, T.T. (Ph.D.), EKPENYONG, Sunday Imoh, (2021). “Counselling Needs of Out-Of-School-Adolescents in Southwest, Nigeria”. Name of the Journal: International Journal of Academic Research in Business, Arts and Science, (IJARBAS.COM), P, 11- 18. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5516602 , Issue: 9, Vol.: 3, Article: 2, Month: September, Year: 2021. Retrieved from https://www.ijarbas.com/all-issues/
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