Advice-giving difficulties in voluntary counselling and testing: a distinctly moral activity.

@article{Rooyen2011AdvicegivingDI,
  title={Advice-giving difficulties in voluntary counselling and testing: a distinctly moral activity.},
  author={Heidi Eve Van Rooyen and Kevin Durrheim and Graham Charles Lindegger},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={281-6}
}
Advice-giving in voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) is demanding as it involves the discussion of difficult topics such as the morality of sexual risk and behaviour. We conducted a detailed exploration of how the giving and receiving of advice is managed in VCT, and how this is achieved against the backdrop of the competing public health and counselling imperatives that shape VCT practice. Informed by social constructionism and adopting a discursive approach, a sample of 27 videotaped… CONTINUE READING