Integration of Psychosocial Counselling in Care Systems in Nepal
Jordans, M. J., & Sharma, B. (2004). Integration of psychosocial counselling in care systems in Nepal. Intervention, 2(3), 171-180.
In Nepal, as is the case in many non-Western countries, psychosocial programmes have not been structurally integrated in the care giving spectrum. Integration of psychosocial programmes raises ideological issues and is complicated by practical difficulties.
This article describes the current situation of psychosocial counselling in Nepal and what is still lacking, such as supervision systems, promotion of counselling, and effective strategies for community implementation.