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    Psycho-social Values and Education

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    Individual (one-to-one) Counselling

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    PARENTAL GUIDE TO BEHAVIOUR CHANGE IN THE HOME: A BEHAVIOURAL MODEL

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    Parental roles in the home are many and one essen-tial role performed by parents is behaviour change. As Genetic and environmental factors affect behaviour, parents need to be aware of areas in which they can enrich the home environment. There are many psychological methods to deal with maladaptive behaviours, in general, the behavioural model is an approach parents can easily utilize at home to deal with inappropriate behaviour. The behavioural model may involve the respondent (classical) approach or the operant approach. Research has supported the use and application of Behavioural model in behaviour change in the home. At home, the classical conditioning techniques that could be utilized include the use of noxious stimulation, relaxation and desensitization and implosive therapy. Parents, before utilizing operant conditioning tech niques need to be aware of the different reinforcers that could be used at home and knowledge of different s-:hedules of reinforcement would also be helpful. Parents and guardians have a significant role to play in the development of appropriate behaviour in the home and the behavioural model is one approach through which this could be achieved

    APPRAISAL OF THE HEALTH AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL RECREATIONAL NEEDS OF WEST AFRICAN STUDENTS IN U.S.A .

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    The health and pnysical development and social recreational needs of West African students enrolled in American Univers ities have not received the kind of attention given to other problem areas these students face in American Institutions. The response of West African students to the Mooney Problem Checklist revealed that a substantial percentage of these students have some concern in the problem areas of health and physical development as well as social and recreation activities. These problem areas also appear significant to the students under study. More attention to these problem areas will enhance the academic success of the students which is the ultimate goal for going to the United States

    Growth and Development of the Pre-School Child

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    Gifted and talented children in Nigeria

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