CRISIS COUNSELLING FOR VICTIMS IN THE TANO-SUBIN CHIEFTAINCY CONFLICT IN THE BRONG AHAFO REGION OF GHANA

Background to the Study

Most African societies have several strategies they use to prevent conflicts or manage them when they occur in the traditional society

•After the eruption of conflicts, what effects do they have on the entire community, the target people in the conflicts and other victims found in crisis situation?
•What happens to their economic activities?
•What steps are taken to bring the conflicting parties together for cordial social cohesion?
• How do the victims overcome their physical and psychological trauma and also manage the post-traumatic stress disorders?
•In the case of Tano-Subin area, and with the recurring nature of the chieftaincy conflicts, the researcher wanders what happens to the victims after these conflicts.
•Do the victims receive counselling either from the chiefs, elders, priests, professional Counsellors or some non-governmental Organisation on how to co-exist peacefully to avoid further conflicts? Or how to overcome their physical and psychological trauma.
•How do the victims recover from bitter crisis experiences from the conflicts?
Type of Work: 
Thesis
Stage: 
Ongoing