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Why counsellors "should be compulsory" in Irish schools

Dr. Paul Downes, Associate Professor of Psychology of Education at Dublin City University told Bobby Kerr why he feels it should be a legal requirement to have counselling services in all Irish schools. 

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10.09 3 May 2021


Why counsellors "should be compulsory" in Irish schools


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10.09 3 May 2021


It should be a legal requirement to have counselling services in all Irish schools.

That’s the view of Dr. Paul Downes, Associate Professor of Psychology of Education at Dublin City University.

He joined Bobby Kerr on the show this morning to discuss the reasoning behind his view.


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