System Support in Counselling among Muslim Convert Clients in Malaysia

Samsiah, Jayos and Faizah, Abd Ghani and Lokman, Mohd Tahir and Kamarul Azmi, Jasmi and Nur Fatihah, Abdullah Bandar (2015) System Support in Counselling among Muslim Convert Clients in Malaysia. Journal of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development, 1 (1). pp. 74-81. ISSN 2462-1153

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Abstract

This study aims to identify the use of external support systems by counsellors located at the Council within the Islamic Religious Department in Malaysia. Data for this research was collected using a case study. The case study included an interview of five (5) registered counsellors in Islamic Organization in Malaysia. This study was based on a qualitative approach and data were analyzed using N’Vivo 7.0. The data were developed into appropriate themes and sub-themes. The study revealed that the external support system (community support, peer counsellor, Islamic law and Islamic organization) should be applied to Muslim counsellors and Muslim converts. This research could be used as a guide for a counsellor to be more robust in providing guidance and counselling services to specific clients, such as, new Muslim converts.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: system support; convert clients, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Ramli
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2016 01:28
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2016 01:28
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/12464

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