Views of Psychological Counselor Candidates About Psychological Counseling and Guidance Education


5th World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership, WCLTA 2014, Prague, Czech Republic, 29 - 31 October 2014, vol.186, pp.1298-1301 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 186
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.04.198
  • City: Prague
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Page Numbers: pp.1298-1301
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Four years undergraduate education has an important effect on offering proper services that are given by psychological counselors. For this reason, deficiencies in psychological counseling and guidance's programs need to be confirmed and reorganized in this way to be high quality, contemporary and meet to the needs of the country. The aim of this study is to determine psychological counselor candidates' opinions about psychological counseling and guidance education that they receive. The 149 university students (71.1%' (n=106) female, 28.9% (n=43) male) who receive education in 39 different university are included within the context of the study. It was examined that opinions of participants about psychological counseling and guidance programs and the results were discussed in the light of literature. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.