child guidance

  1. the reeducation, therapeutic treatment, or study of children with emotional and behavioral problems, conducted by psychologists, teachers, or other trained specialists.

Origin of child guidance

First recorded in 1925–30

Words Nearby child guidance Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use child guidance in a sentence

  • She has studied neither the child nor her own powers of child guidance.

    Dickens As an Educator | James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

British Dictionary definitions for child guidance

child guidance

  1. the counselling of emotionally disturbed children

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