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ERIC Number: ED012940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jul
Pages: 132
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THE COUNSELOR ASSISTANT PROJECT. A ONE-YEAR REPORT.
SALIM, MITCHELL; VOGAN, H. JAYNE
TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF USING COUNSELOR-ASSISTANTS (CA) IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS, THIS PROJECT, EVOLVING FROM THE DEVELOPMENTAL COUNSELING PROJECT, WAS SPONSORED BY THE BUREAU OF GUIDANCE, NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT WITH NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT TITLE V-A FUNDS, IN COOPERATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER AND THREE CONTRIBUTING SCHOOL DISTRICTS. GOALS WERE--(1) TO TRAIN CA'S IN SUB-PROFESSIONAL ROLES TO FREE COUNSELORS FROM LESS PROFESSIONALLY DEMANDING TASKS, (2) TO IDENTIFY AND SELECT PERSONS SUITED FOR TRAINING AND SUCCESSFUL FUNCTIONING, (3) TO IDENTIFY AND IMPLEMENT ACTIVITIES APPROPRIATE TO THE CA'S LEVEL, AND (4) TO SHOW THE RELATIONSHIP OF CAS TO COUNSELORS AND CLERKS. THE SUPERVISING COUNSELOR DEVELOPED SUITABLE ACTIVITIES, HELPED WITH PROBLEMS, AND ENCOURAGED THE CA TO PARTICIPATE IN PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS. CONFERENCES AND INSTRUCTION TOOK PLACE ONE-HALF DAY EACH MONTH AT SCHOOL AND ONE AND ONE-HALF DAYS EACH MONTH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER WITH PROJECT STAFF AND UNIVERSITY PERSONNEL. ACTIVITIES INCLUDED TESTING, GROUP WORK, PRELIMINARY SCREENING, VOCATIONAL INFORMATION, CLERICAL WORK, USING AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS, AND KEEPING DAILY LOGS. EVALUATION CONCERNED LOG BOOKS, SUPERVISING COUNSELOR REACTION SHEETS, ADMINISTRATORS' COMMENTS, AND VISITATIONS BY NEW YORK STATE BUREAU OF GUIDANCE REPRESENTATIVES. (PR)
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Authoring Institution: Rochester Univ., NY. Coll. of Education.
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