Living Values: An Educational Programme as Counselling Aid for Effecting Peaceful Co-Existence, Conflict Resolution and National Integration
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The Nigerian society seems to be undergoing a lot of pressure in recent years socially, politically and economically with the feeling of insecurity and instability that pervades the air all over. i-fence, the concern expressed by all well-meaning citizens to find a lasting solution that will foster peaceful Co-existence, conflict resolution and national integration. This paper therefore attempts to proffer a solution based on the result of a study carried out with the use of Living-Values. an educational programme as counselling aid. The study was carried out among the soc.!‘a/ miscreants — (the Area boys/girls in Logos State Rehabilitation Centres). 200 subjects were used as sample. The research design was a pre and post-test experimental design. The experimental subjects were exposed to treatment with the teaching of two Living-Values (Love and Respect) using the Garth Sorenson’s Guided inquiry Approach otherwise referred to as the instructional method of counselling. Two hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. T-test and analysis of variance were used to analyze the data obtained. Results established the effectiveness of the two Living-Values used as counselling treatment for the experimental subjects. Hence, recommendations were made based on the findings. that Living-Values be integrated into the school curriculum as a teaching subject to be handled by school counsellors. That guidance counsellors be trained in the application of the 12 Living-Values and he made to serve on full time basis in all institutions of learning in Ni”Nigeria.
Living Values , Counselling Aid
Omoegun, M. (2001) Living Values: An Educational Programme as Counselling Aid for Effecting Peaceful Co-Existence, Conflict Resolution and National Integration. Being a paper presented at the 25th Annual National CASSON Conference at Benue State University, Makurdi.