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System support in counseling among Muslim convert clients in Malaysia

Jayos, Samsiah and Abd. Ghani, Faizah and Mohd. Tahir, Lokman and Jasmi, Kamarul Azmi and Abdullah Bandar, Nur Fatihah (2015) System support in counseling among Muslim convert clients in Malaysia. 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 counselors 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 counselors 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 counselor, Islamic law and Islamic organization) should be applied to Muslim counselors and Muslim converts. This research could be used as a guide for a counselor to be more robust in providing guidance and counseling services to specific clients, such as, new Muslim converts.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Islamic counseling
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Divisions:Islamic Civilisation
ID Code:53859
Deposited By: Dr. Kamarul Azmi Jasmi
Deposited On:30 Mar 2016 14:44
Last Modified:04 Jul 2016 14:32

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