Person Centered Counselling with youths experiencing career challenges 1

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Choosing a career often poses as a challenge to the youth of today. The Youth are faced with the dilemma of choosing a vocation that is suitable for them. Their decision can be influenced by several factors like their own personal interests, skills, familial or peer influences and life context. Being in this stage is a major turning point in the life of a teenager. This marks the beginning of their journey towards choosing a career path that often starts at middle school up to their senior year in high school. In this phase, the existence of strong parental support can gradually build confidence and determination to find a good career. Schools also have the responsibility to students not only for developing their problem-solving skills, self-awareness, and social consciousness, but for equipping them as well to earn a living in a personally satisfying career field. In fact, most schools have established their own career development program for students to aid them and present viable career choices. Career counselors have noted that secondary schools are the platforms where students c...

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