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ERIC Number: ED001727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961-Jul
Pages: 68
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THE USE OF EXTENSIVE AND INTENSIVE COUNSELING WITH A GROUP OF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS FROM LOW SOCIO-ECONOMIC OR CULTURALLY DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS.
GRAVES, MARIAN F.; PEAGLER, OWEN F.
OBJECTIVES ARE TO HELP COUNSELORS IDENTIFY LOW ACHIEVERS, TO STIMULATE TALENT AND ABILITY, AND TO EXPLORE PROCEDURES THAT COULD BE USED TO INTEREST AND MOTIVATE UNDERACHIEVERS AND TO ENLIST COOPERATION FROM PARENTS. RECOMMENDED ARE ATTEMPTS TO EXPOSE CHILDREN TO CULTURAL EXPERIENCES AND PROVIDE OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION. THE COUNSEL WORKS WITH TEN STUDENTS, THEN EXPLAINS THE PROJECT TO THEIR PARENTS. HE MAKES ONE VISIT TO EACH HOME. HE DEVELOPS THE PROGRAM TO FIT THE NEEDS OF EACH CHILD, INCLUDING SUCH THINGS AS STUDY HOURS, FIELD TRIPS, AND SPECIAL COUNSELING. AFTER EVALUATION, RECOMMENDATIONS WOULD INCLUDE URGING CHILDREN TO MAINTAIN REGULAR WORKING HOURS, ENCOURAGING PARENTS TO HAVE A DEFINITE ROUTINE IN THE HOME, AND STARTING COUNSELING IN THE ELEMENTARY GRADES.
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Authoring Institution: White Plains Public Schools, NY.
Identifiers: New York (White Plains)