Guidance Needs of Adolescents: Reflections from Their Type of Family

Laitonjam Valentina, Ritu Singh
2014 Journal of Social Sciences  
The present study is an attempt to assess the guidance needs of senior secondary school adolescents of Imphal districts, Manipur, across type of family. 651 respondents consisting of 272 boys and 379 girls were randomly drawn from 60 schools of Imphal district. Socio-demographic profile of respondents was studied using self-structured performa and their guidance needs was assessed using Guidance Needs Inventory. Results revealed that respondents from both the family types had extreme need for
more » ... extreme need for physical, educational and vocationa l guidance and least need for psychological guidance. Similarly, among the five domains of guidance, respondents from nuclear and joint families expressed need for vocational guidance on top priority. Guidance needs of respondents in all the domains were observed to be insignificantly related to their type of family.
doi:10.1080/09718923.2014.11893260 fatcat:t6k2h5txmvb6nbfc7asvma3m24