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ERIC Number: ED001672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 6
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SUGGESTED TYPICAL CONTENT OUTLINE FOR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL GROUP GUIDANCE. APPENDIX E.
THE SUGGESTED OUTLINE BEGINS WITH AN ORIENTATION TO GROUP GUIDANCE, AN ATTEMPT TO HELP THE STUDENT UNDERSTAND THE FUNCTIONS OF GROUP GUIDANCE AND OF THE GUIDANCE PERSONNEL (THE COUNSELOR, SOCIAL WORKER, PSYCHOLOGIST, AND PSYCHIATRIST). THE OUTLINE ALSO SUGGESTS THAT DISCUSSIONS DEAL WITH PROBLEMS FACED IN ADJUSTING TO SCHOOL, IN GETTING ALONG WITH PARENTS, AND IN OVERCOMING PREJUDICIAL ATTITUDES. SUCH TOPICS AS DATING, SEX, SMOKING, AND ALCOHOL ARE RECOMMENDED IN CONSIDERATION OF THE SPECIAL WORLD OF THE 7TH GRADE STUDENT. OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION AND ACADEMIC PLANNING SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN GROUP GUIDANCE AT THIS LEVEL. AT THE 8TH GRADE LEVEL IT IS SUGGESTED THAT GROUP GUIDANCE BEGIN WITH HELPING EACH STUDENT TO KNOW HIMSELF AND OTHERS. HE SHOULD BEGIN TO CONSIDER THE PROCESS OF SOCIAL INTERACTION TAKING PLACE IN THE COMMUNITY. A STUDY OF OCCUPATIONS AND OF TEENAGE PROBLEMS SUCH AS SEX, ALCOHOL, AND RACE IS RECOMMENDED. GROUP GUIDANCE FOR THE 9TH GRADE IS COMPOSED OF CENTERS ON FOUR MAJOR UNITS. THE FIRST DEALS WITH STUDY SKILLS, ATTEMPTING TO REINFORCE GOOD STUDY HABITS AND TO ACTIVATE MOTIVATION. THE SECOND UNIT IS ENTITLED PERSONALITY-SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY ADJUSTMENT. THE PURPOSE IS TO STRENGTHEN VALUES OF SELF-WORTH, TO REALIZE PERSONAL ASSETS AND LIABILITIES, AND TO DEVELOP SOCIAL SKILLS. VOCATIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION IS THE SUBJECT OF UNIT III. THE FINAL UNIT, ORIENTATION AND PREPARATION FOR TRANSITION, IS DESIGNED TO HELP STUDENTS ADJUST TO NEW SITUATIONS.
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Identifiers: MADISON AREA PROJECT; NEW YORK; New York (Syracuse)