The first part considers the role of welfare in an institution ofhigher education, and the different and sometimes conflictingtraditions and priorities which apply to staff as opposed to studentwelfare. Describes the impact of Government policy in expanding thehigher education sector, and how this has led to a review of the studentwelfare provision and, in particular, the recognition of a need for aresource dedicated to student counselling. In the second part describesthe personnel and ethical issues of recruiting a student counsellor indetail the appropriate type of counselling to be usedfitting the post to a hierarchical administrativestructure defining levels of accountability and the limits ofconfidentiality and discusses clarifying possible areas of roleconflict with other staff.
Employee Counselling Today – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1993