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ERIC Number: ED003108
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 97
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SHORT COURSE FOR COUNSELORS ON VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL TRAINING AND OPPORTUNITIES.
HOLT, FRED D.
A SHORT-TERM TRAINING PROGRAM TO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL COUNSELORS WAS INITIATED. THE PROGRAM OBJECTIVE AIMED TO--(1) DEVELOP AN INCREASED AWARENESS OF THE DIVERSITY OF THE WORLD OF WORK, (2) DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING AND RECOGNITION OF THE VALUE AND POTENTIAL CONTRIBUTION OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS, (3) DEVELOP FAMILIARITY WITH THE DEMANDS OF BOTH LARGE AND SMALL INDUSTRIES AND BUSINESS IN TERMS OF DESIRABLE EMPLOYEE CHARACTERISTICS, AND (4) DEVELOP A MORE COMPREHENSIVE UNDERSTANDING OF THE INTERACTION OF THE SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FORCES WHICH AFFECT MAN AND HIS WORK. AN INTENSIVE 3-WEEK PROGRAM WAS CONDUCTED FOR 25 PRACTICING EDUCATIONAL COUNSELORS. SUBJECT CONTENT INCLUDED--(1) ROLE OF THE COUNSELOR IN VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION, (2) BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COUNSELOR IN THIS AREA, (3) RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOLS AND BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, (4) TRAINING FACILITIES AVAILABLE, (5) OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR EMPLOYMENT, (6) CONCERN OVER PREVALENT ATTITUDES, AND (7) AUTOMATION. AN EVALUATION FORM WAS DISTRIBUTED TO PARTICIPANTS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE PROGRAMS WERE FORMULATED. (HB)
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Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: ATHENS; GEORGIA