FSD3087 Career and Study Counselling Provided in Finnish Suunta E-Guidance Service 2013

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  • Gretschel, Anu (Finnish Youth Research Society. Finnish Youth Research Network)
  • Finnish Youth Research Society. Finnish Youth Research Network


careers guidance, educational guidance, youth, youth employment, youth organizations, youth work, youth workers


The data contain chat and e-mail discussions between guidance counsellors and Finnish youth who sought help with their problems in the Suunta E-Guidance Service. The problems focused on education, employment, and general life management. Suunta service is an anonymous web-based chat service for youth between the ages of 15 and 25.

The background variables were the contact date, counselor number, and type of counsel (chat or e-mail). In addition, the data contain an original case id, which can be used to link the discussion to the original publication.

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