Working and living in the current society is influenced by the many transitions citizens experience and, moreover, decisions they must make on a daily basis. In this regard, individual and collective guidance and counselling practices increasingly have become part of these decision making and transition processes.
In the Guidance Research Unit we work with guidance practices in different institutional contexts such as educational, social and health care contexts. In these contexts we use participatory methods and draw on different theoretical approaches in our investigation of how professionals and users experience transition and decision-making processes and the way in which various guidance practices (individual and collective) can play a part in overcoming and managing transitions for both professionals and users.
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