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ERIC Number: ED012477
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jun-30
Pages: 82
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Reference Count: 0
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FINAL REPORT OF THE EXPERIMENTAL ELEMENTARY GUIDANCE PROJECT IN THE KENT STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL, 1966-67.
GETSON, RUSSELL; HEISEY, MARION J.
THE KENT STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL ELEMENTARY GUIDANCE PROJECT PROVIDED MANY SERVICES INCLUDING--(1) A PREKINDERGARTEN TESTING PROGRAM INVOLVING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CLASS NORMS AND PARENT MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES, (2) INDIVIDUAL STUDIES OF PARTICULAR CHILDREN, (3) COORDINATION OF THE TESTING PROGRAM, (4) INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP COUNSELING, (5) PARENT CONSULTATION, (6) COORDINATION OF CHILD-STUDY GROUPS FORMED OF PARENTS, (7) TEACHER CONSULTATION, AND (8) A WEEKLY BULLETIN WHICH REVIEWED ARTICLES OR RESEARCH REPORTS ON CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT. VARIOUS ASPECTS OF THE PROGRAM WERE EVALUATED, CHIEFLY BY THE USE OF QUESTIONNAIRES. FROM THE RESPONSES OBTAINED, THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS COULD BE MADE--(1) PARENTS FELT THAT ELEMENTARY GUIDANCE WAS MOST VALUABLE AS A MEANS OF HELPING INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN WITH ADJUSTMENT, AND (2) TEACHERS ACCEPTED ELEMENTARY GUIDANCE AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE SCHOOL PROGRAM AND FELT THAT THEY, AS WELL AS PARENTS AND STUDENTS, HAD PROFITED FROM IT. AS A RESULT OF THE EVALUATION, THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS WERE MADE--(1) A MALE AND A FEMALE COUNSELOR SHOULD BE AVAILABLE AT ALL GRADE LEVELS, (2) THE SERVICES OF A SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST AND SOCIAL WORKER SHOULD BE AVAILABLE, AND (3) CONTACT BETWEEN GROUPS OF PARENTS AND THE COUNSELORS SHOULD BE INCREASED, PARTICULARLY IN THE LOWER GRADES. (SK)
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Authoring Institution: Kent State Univ., OH.
Identifiers: Kent State University OH; Ohio (Kent)