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ERIC Number: ED235865
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Counseling: A Crucial Function for the 1980s. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 43.
Thurston, Alice S., Ed.; Robbins, William A., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n43 Sep 1983
This collection of articles focuses on the current status and future of counseling in the community college. The volume contains the following chapters: (1) "Counseling for Today's Community College Students," by William A. Robbins, which focuses on the characteristics of developmental counseling and the crises it faces in community colleges; (2) "Primary Roles for Community College Counselors," by Jane E. Matson, which deals with both operational and relationship roles; (3) "Special Roles with Special Students," by William Moore, Jr., which argues that the community college student population is dominated by groups generally termed "special"; (4) "Team Roles for Counselors: Creating Synergism," by Charles R. Dassance and Jacquelyn B. Tulloch, which provides a rationale for the involvement of non-counseling personnel in student development; (5) "Advisement and Counseling Challenges Facing Community College Educators: The Miami-Dade Experience," by Richard B. Schinoff; (6) "Counseling in a Multi-College System: The Los Amigos Experience," by Alice S. Thurston, which reviews survey findings regarding counseling practices; (7) "Preparing and Nurturing Professional Counselors," by Don G. Creamer, which advocates special training for community college counselors; (8) "Organizational Alternatives for the Future of Student Development, by Robert B. Young, which presents community-based and human resources development models for organizational change; (9) "The Decade Ahead for Community College Counseling," by Alice S. Thurston, which urges counselors to determine their basic priorities in order to preserve the counseling function; and (10) "Counseling and Academic Advisement," by Jim Palmer, which provides an annotated bibliography of relevant ERIC materials. (LAL)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Community Colleges, Counseling Objectives, Counselor Role, Counselors, Educational Counseling, Futures (of Society), Multicampus Districts, Student Development, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers, 433 California St., San Francisco, CA 94104 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.