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ERIC Number: ED020531
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Oct
Pages: 60
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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COUNSELING THE TECHNICALLY-ORIENTED STUDENT.
Ferris State Coll., Big Rapids, MI.
IN 1967, A SELECTED GROUP OF MICHIGAN SECONDARY SCHOOL COUNSELORS PARTICIPATED IN A WORKSHOP DESIGNED TO PROVIDE--(1) AN OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE OF TECHNICIANS IN MODERN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, (2) CURRENT DATA ON THE NEEDS FOR TRAINED TECHNICIANS, (3) AN OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW TECHNIQUES OF VOCATIONAL COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE AS THEY RELATE TO STUDENTS INTERESTED IN TECHNICIAN TRAINING, (4) AN INTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO POST-HIGH SCHOOL TECHNICAL PROGRAMS IN OPERATION, AND (5) PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANCE IN DEVELOPING COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS FOR IDENTIFYING, ENCOURAGING, AND COUNSELING STUDENTS WHOSE CAREERS WILL REQUIRE ADVANCED TECHNICAL EDUCATION. THIS COMPILATION OF ADDRESSES AND SMALL GROUP SESSIONS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING--(1) THE CRUCIAL ROLE OF THE COUNSELOR IN IDENTIFYING AND ENCOURAGING THE TECHNICALLY ORIENTED STUDENT, (2) A PROJECTION OF THE NEED FOR TECHNICIANS IN 1975, (3) TECHNICIAN NEEDS IN MICHIGAN, (4) WHAT EMPLOYERS SEEK IN THE TECHNICIAN, (5) DEVELOPMENTS IN VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN MICHIGAN, AND (6) COMMUNITY ACTION PLANS IN WHICH COUNSELORS CAN BE INSTRUMENTAL. A ROSTER OF COUNSELOR PARTICIPANTS IS APPENDED. THIS PAPER REPRESENTS THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNSELING AND TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP (FERRIS STATE COLLEGE, BIG RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, OCTOBER 1967). (IM)
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Authoring Institution: Ferris State Coll., Big Rapids, MI.
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