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Guidance's Planning and Decision-making elements are noted.

While the terms counselling and guidance are often used interchangeably by the public, the profession recognizes these terms as having different meanings. Can you point out some of these differences. Personal notes are given.

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Guidance is showing the way for a person. It means giving direction and pointing them to a different way of thinking, feeling and acting. High schools and college students typically need guidance. Guidance may come in the form of career or perhaps services offered at their institution. Guidance focuses on possibilities and choices. Guidance may come from a variety of sources, not just in the school systems. It may come from friends, family, your church, etc. It generally is sought after if a person is not sure about a situation i.e. what courses should I take, should I have pre-marital sex, should I get married, how many children ...

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