Research Papers/Topics in Guidance And Counselling

Impact of Non-Governmental Organizations On Women's Ability to Cope with Problems. A Case of Action for Development (Acfode) Kitoba Division - Mpigi District

ABSTRACT The study examined the impact of Non-Governmental Organizations ' ability to cope up with problems. The study was carried out in Kitoba sub-county Mpigi district. The study was carried out under the following objectives finding out the problems faced by women, finding out the services offered to women by NGOs and how accessible they are, finding out the challenges faced by Action for development in their service delivery and the impact ofNGOs on women's ability to cope with problems....

Drug Abuse, Its Causes and Effects in Primary Schools Within Tetu North Zone, Tetu Division, Nyeri District, Kenya.

ABSTRACT Guidance and counseling aims to cultivate mold and maintain a trouble free society. It deals with societal problems ranging from marital, academic, financial, career and professional, e.t.c. its benefits in the society cannot be overemphasized. The drug use and abuse monster has refused to leave our schools. There have been grisly acts by students where lives has been lost, property destroyed, dreams chattered and generations formed but this problem is still biting. This research pap...

School Environment and Academic Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Muhoroni Division Nyando District

Abstract This research was about the effect of the environment on the academic performance of pupils in selected primary schools in the Muhoroni Division in Nyando District. The researcher was concerned that the school environment through a number of factors such as sitting arrangement, congestion in classes, lack of textbooks, lack of teaching-learning materials, lack of teachers, incidences of lateness and absenteeism of teachers affected the performance of pupils in KCPE examinations. The...

Challenges of Universal Primary Education in Uganda A Case Study of Selected Primary Schools in Rubaga Division, Kampala District

ABSTRACT This study was carded out in Rubaga division of Kampala city with an intention to determine and identify the outstanding challenges of Universal Primary Education in Uganda, while reflecting some selected government aided primary schools in Rubaga dMsion as an Illustrative example. On this note, all other authors’ works similar to this particular study were revisited and this formed the basis of the researcher’s review of related literature. A descriptive survey design was emplo...

Hindrances to Access of HIV/AIDS Services Among Teenagers Living with HIV/AIDS of Selected Centers of Maiundye Division -Kampala District

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to examine the hindrances to access to HIV/AIDS services among adolescents in Kampala District. The study had four objectives, which included; i) identifying the profile of respondents in terms of gender, age, and class ii) examining the level of hindrances of HIV services among teenagers living with HIV/AIDS; iii) examining the level of access of HIV/AIDS services among teenagers living with HIV and iv) to determine the relationship between hindrances a...

Stigmatization and Discrimination of People Living with HIV/AIDS and Its Implications for Prevention and Spread: (A Case Study of Nsambya Hospital Kampala District)

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the level and pattern of stigmatization and discrimination against PLWHAs and its implications for spread and prevention in the Nsambya Hospital in Kampala District. Data were gathered quantitatively with some qualitative supplementary data. The quantitative data were gathered through administration of questionnaires to 70 persons living with HIV/AIDS, with the qualitative data been gathered through in-depth interviews with one health worker ...

Stigma and Discrimination Among Patients with Mental Illness in Selected Mental Health Centers in Kampala District.

ABSTRACT This was a cross-sectional quantitative study. Self-administered questionnaires we re distributed to the public and nurses working in health facilities that measured knowledge, attitudes and behavior towards individuals living with mental illness, in addition to their familiarity with a person with mental illness. Descriptive statistics were used to determine the extent to which stigma was reported in this population. Sixty-three (63) respondents participated in the study. Most of t...

School Administration and Students Discipline at St1 Brigid’s Girls’ High School-Kiminini Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to find out the effect of school administration on student discipline at St. Brigid’s Girls’ High School in Kiminini Division Trans-Nzoia District Data was collected from thirty students who are sampled using systematic random sampling, ten teachers who are purposively sampled and the head teacher. Data were collected by the use of questionnaires, interview schedules and analysis of documents. Data was analyzed using frequency distributions and perc...

Development and Validation of Meeting Unmet Need Programme for Family Planning in Benue State of Nigeria Implications for Counselling

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to develop and implement an unmet need programme for family planning in the Benue State of Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study were to: determine the objectives and contents of meeting unmet need programme for Benue State and implement it in Benue State; determine the counselling implications of meeting unmet need programme; and determine if a significant difference exists between the mean scores of counselled and non-counselled women in meeting...

Awareness and attitudes of nursing mothers towards childhood immunization in Gwagwalada area council

ABSTRACT This surely ilZ7 the awareness and attitudes of nursing mothers toward childhood iFl'Zon in Gwagwalada Area Council, Abuja; implications J guidance rz cr es: TI-z: her used descriptive survey research design. Seven speci, objectives and research questions were raised by the researcher. Fo hyporheses gzstudy. A sample of four hundred (400.) nursing mothers u; selec r-e ci froFr4 wards of Gwagwalada Area Council oJ peT Ahuja usi. purposive subprocedure. The instruments employed in the...

Social Support, Psychological Wellbeing and Life Satisfaction Among Childless Women in Accra, Ghana

ABSTRACT Globally, the childless population is growing fast with 37% of women in their peak reproductive years (30-34) remaining childless. Both voluntary and involuntary childlessness can have great psychological consequences for couples who are in their childbearing years. Surprisingly, there is relatively little documentation about the lives of childless women especially in the developing world. Childless people have been conspicuously ignored in social sciences, even in very pertinent fie...

Attitude of Pupils Towards Guidance and Counselling Services in Primary Schools in Oleh Local Government Area of Delta State

ABSTRACTThe main purpose of this study was to investigate the attitude of pupil toward guidance counselling service in primary school in Oleh (A case study of Oleh Local Government Area of Delta State). To achieve the aim of this study, three null hypotheses were formulated to guide this study. Literature related to the variables under study was reviewed according to the hypothesis. Survey research design was adopted. A total sample of two hundred (200) respondents were randomly selected. The...

Assessment of the Effect of Parental Status on Academic Performance of Business Studies Students in Ogbomosho, Oyo State

 CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1       Background to the Study             Education is a fundamental human right, the key to sustainable development, a crucial tool for effective participation in societies and it enhances peace and stability among countries (Ninomiya, 2003). Posse and Melgosa (2002) identified three environments that must come into play in the educational process which include; the...

Effects of Marriage Divorce on Academic Performance of Islamic Study Students in Secondary School, Ede/North LGA Osun State.

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground to the StudyDivorce is legal dissolution of marriage bond. Once the couple decide to divorce, they are free to remarry. In Nigeria, there has been the increase in the rate of divorce. There are two factors influencing the rising divorce rates in the Nigeria. The first factor is both men and women are relying less on one another for economic survival. As women gain status in their workplace or on their businesses, they often want to stand on their own a...

A Survey of the Influence of Child Abuse on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT         The study surveyed the influence of on the child abuse on academic performance of secondary school students in Ilorin metropolis. Data were collected from 200 randomly selected students. A questionnaire was the major instrument used for data collection. The data collected were analysed using t-test and Pearson Product Moment Correlation. The results indicated that the respondents were abused by their different parents; no significa...


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