Guidance Intervention In Counseling

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The youth is the future of our society. But with the kind of environment we have now, which is what we call the “techy-world”, would it still be possible, if nowadays they are being associated with different crimes, delinquencies and misbehaviors? Adolescents display different forms of outlandish behavior. They are not just carefree novelty seekers and risk takers, but they are also uniquely vulnerable to anxiety and have a hard time learning to be unafraid of passing dangers (Friedman, 2014). Unfortunately, some of the risks that adolescents pursue may create a real threat to their holistic individuality. It is said that the family is the basic unit of the society and the first source of values; hence, the family plays a vital role in molding a child to become a fully functioning individual. As enacted into law under the Family Code of the Philippines found in Chapter 3 Article 220, the parents shall hold their duties and responsibilities to their unemancipated children, such as giving them love and affection, advice and counsel, companionship and…show more content…
The most common guidance intervention tool that guidance counselors use to deal with students with behavioral problems is counseling, as it is said to be the heart of the guidance program. However, the numerous counseling techniques pose a challenge to practitioners and that is to identify which particular technique will prove very effective in combating behavioral problems of the students. By doing so, more clients will be helped since time would be saved by using short-term but effective counseling technique. Lesser counseling sessions are needed to effect positive results to the clients. This emphasizes the need for the guidance counselors to continuously evaluate the effectiveness of the techniques they employ in intervening with their counselee’s
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