About the Guidance Department

The Department of Psychological Guidance and Educational Guidance was established in 1984 and accepts students from the preparatory school in its literary and scientific branches, as well as teachers who are academically certified by the Ministry of Education. Psychological, educational and achievement.

 The Department of Psychological Counseling and Educational Guidance is concerned with preparing the educational counselor who is able to work in schools to reduce students' academic and behavioral problems. The graduate of psychological counseling is characterized by the most important of the following:

Possessing psychological knowledge, principles and theories to understand human behavior in different stages of development

- Mastery of methods, methods and guidance programs.

- Understand the manifestations of normality and abnormalities in the personality.

Understand the roles and primary tasks of the psychological counselor.

The duration of study at the first university level to obtain a bachelor's degree in educational counseling is four years. The Department of Psychological Counseling has a master's and doctorate in psychological counseling and educational guidance.

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   The department works to be a pioneering department in preparing a generation of educational counselors in the field of psychological counseling and educational guidance in middle and secondary schools, according to the intellectual and value framework of the Iraqi society.
    The department, in cooperation with the Psychological Counseling Center at the university, is also interested in developing cooperation strategies in the field of comprehensive support to provide useful advice, scientific assistance, and specialized psychological and social guidance to college students in an effort to provide what is useful to develop and achieve the highest level of active positivity scientifically, professionally and socially and work to develop their skills and overcome The problems and difficulties facing their academic life and understanding themselves and their abilities in order to achieve the positive and achieve them in their future choices socially and professionally.
Department message:
  The department works on preparing specialists in the field of psychological and educational counseling and qualifying them to work in middle and secondary schools as educational counselors for the Ministry of Education staff by preparing and qualifying them with theoretical and practical experience and developing their knowledge and skills to enable them to become knowledgeable and professional practitioners, morally committed and able to effect positive change in The department also prepares educational, psychological and professional preparation for students of the College of Education in other departments, by teaching them educational and psychological subjects that provide an equal opportunity with the subjects of the specialization in order for the outputs of this college to be highly qualified to be active teachers in the service of education, This department aims to produce educational counselors working in middle and middle schools who are educationally, psychologically and scientifically specialized to provide advice and assistance to students of these schools, in solving their social, psychological, educational and achievement problems. Psychological counseling is concerned with preparing an educational counselor who is able to work in schools to address students’ academic and behavioral problems. A graduate of psychological counseling is characterized by the most important of the following:
1. Possessing psychological knowledge, principles and theories to understand human behavior in the different stages of development.
2. Mastery of guiding methods, methods and programs.
3. Understand the manifestations of the normal and abnormalities in the personality.
4. Understand the roles and first tasks of the psychological counselor.