Home > News > Community
Thursday February 21, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Saturday April 20, 2013 MYT 3:41:23 PM
by ong han sean
ROMPIN: Counselling teachers could add further value by volunteering their services to the public, said Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Maznah Mazlan.
She proposed that counselling teachers use their abilities to help the local populace, especially families, youths and those with special needs.
“Former drug addicts or HIV-positive individuals can be helped if counselling teachers offer their abilities and lend them their ears.
“Such counselling units and resources are already available. We just need to unify it for maximum impact,” said Maznah after closing a Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Uniten) collaboration meeting with counselling teachers in Muadzam Shah here recently.
Rompin National Counselling Teachers Council chairman Fouzi Singon saidsuch services had been offered to the public but only on an ad hoc basis oron invitation only.
“But we do not highlight it. At our recent annual general meeting, we were informed that 1Malaysia clinics will soon offer counselling services aswell,” he said.
Uniten deputy vice-chancellor Associate Prof Dr Shaari Md Nor said the meeting was to expose counsellors to opportunities for future joint collaborations.
Maznah, who is also the Muadzam Shah assemblywoman, said the meeting would form a positive synergy that would increase the abilities of counselling teachers.
Tags / Keywords:
Community, News, Education, Counselling
Use more IT, teachers urged
Speaker: Indian couples also need to undergo counselling before taking nuptial vows
Help repair jetty, appeals SK Sibu Laut
Public teaching demos to help teachers become more professional and enhance their skills
MACC requires public help to locate witness
Have a DIY Yuletide
Special gifts and treats for residents of three Sarawak charity homes
Christmas Couples to profess their love for each other in mass public gathering
Entrepreneur upholds legacy in running religious gift store
Ladies, time to stand up and fight for your man
Looking out for your ears
Seattle green is people! US city's plans to turn corpses into crops
Sterling Silva gives strikerless City win over Palace
Johannesburg – Africa’s most visited city
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)