Informal counselling services in Israel: A challenge for the school counsellor

Shlomo Romi

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    This article focuses on the characteristics of informal counselling services (such as young people’s counselling services or telephone counselling services) in Israel and gives examples of existing services. Manifest characteristics of the counseling services and psychological therapy in the public formal systems and informal systems, as well as a survey of updated literature on the subject of community voluntary psychological counseling services is presented. The informal counselling services are a challenge for school counsellors as supplementary to additional services given in school and offer the possibility of the integration of school counsellors into these programmes.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)14-22
    Number of pages9
    JournalPastoral Care in Education
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - Sep 2001


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