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ERIC Number: ED019418
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Sep
Pages: 75
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CONFERENCE ON WAYS THE AREA SCHOOL PERSONNEL WORKER AND THE HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR CAN WORK TOGETHER, A REPORT (ATLANTA, GEORGIA, JULY 21-22, 1966).
BOTTOMS, JAMES E.
APPROXIMATELY 60 GEORGIA HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS AND AREA VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOL STAFF MEMBERS PARTICIPATED IN A CONFERENCE TO EXPLORE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE TWO GROUPS AND TO EXAMINE THE UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE VOCATIONAL SCHOOL AND THE PROBLEMS RELATED TO THIS TYPE OF EDUCATION. BACKGROUND PAPERS PRESENTED WERE (1) "ATTITUDES OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC REGARDING PRESTIGE ASSIGNED TO VARIOUS TYPES OF WORK" BY R. PAYNE, WHICH DISCUSSED THE UNIVERSALITY AND TIMELESSNESS OF THE SOCIOLOGICAL TRAIT OF ASSIGNING PRESTIGE TO VARIOUS OCCUPATIONS, (2) "STEREOTYPED ATTITUDES TOWARD OCCUPATIONS--AN OBSTACLE TO FREEDOM OF CHOICE" BY E. SWAIN, WHICH CHALLENGED THE AUDIENCE TO EXAMINE THEIR OWN OCCUPATIONAL PREJUDICES BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DEAL WITH THOSE OF STUDENTS, AND (3)"BEHAVIOR OF AREA SCHOOL PERSONNEL WORKERS IN WORKING WITH SURROUNDING HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS--RELATIONSHIPS, ACTIVITIES, AND MATERIALS" BY K. HOYT, WHICH OUTLINED THE RELATIONSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE PERSONNEL WORKER AND THE HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR IN FORMING AN EFFECTIVE AND RESPONSIBLE ALLIANCE. MAJOR PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS IDENTIFIED IN GROUP DISCUSSIONS ARE PRESENTED. REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ARE INCLUDED FOR GROUP ASSIGNMENTS ON (1) DEFINING THE ROLE OF THE COUNSELOR AND THE PERSONNEL WORKER, (2) COMPILING A LIST OF COOPERATIVE ACTIVITIES AND SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES FOR EACH ACTIVITY, (3) COMPILING SPECIFIC INFORMATION NEEDED BY COUNSELORS AND POTENTIAL VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL STUDENTS, AND (4) LISTING MEDIA FOR MAKING THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Vocational Guidance Service.
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