Strategies for Achieving Best Practices Among Counselors in Anambra State Secondary School
AbstractThe paper examined the strategies that could be employed to achieve best practices among practicing counselors in Anambra State Secondary Schools. The study adopted a descriptive survey design and was guided by two research questions. The only hypothesis of the study was tested at 0.05 level of significance. An instrument known as “Achieving Best Practices Questionnaire (ABPQ) was employed to collect data. The data gathered were statistically analysed using mean, standard deviation and t –test. The result of the analysis revealed that best practices will be achieved when counselors perform their expected roles, abide by the ethics of the profession andattend to the needs and aspirations of her public. Based on the findings of the study, it was suggested that the government should enact a law making the practice of counseling compulsory in all schools and counselors should execute their duties in line with the ethics of the profession to achieve the goal of counseling.
LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 9(3), 41-48, 2012