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ERIC Number: ED347456
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 48
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7711-0980-6
Guidelines for Guidance Services.
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
The purpose of this booklet is to provide direction and assistance to school divisions as they develop responsive, effective, and accountable guidance services and programs at the school level. The guidelines presented provide a broad conceptual framework of definitions and goals and outline expectations for service standards. Models and suggestions for the management of guidance services and programs are also provided. The assumptions upon which the booklet is based are discussed in the first section. Elements of guidance are also discussed. The second section lists goals and objectives in the areas of educational guidance, career guidance, and personal/social guidance. The third section discusses guidance services and programs. The fourth section discusses developmental guidance topics and programs. Delivery of guidance services and programs is discussed in the fifth section. Manitoba provincial standards; planning and implementing the guidance program; the guidance team; responsibilities of the major partners; strategies for guidance delivery; qualifications of counselors; in-service programs for staff involved in guidance; and evaluation are discussed. A brief conclusion emphasizes the important role that school guidance services play in the conservation and development of human resources and in contributing to the development of each person's potential. Appendixes include a decision making and problem solving outline, an excerpt on guidance from the "Goals of Learning" of the Manitoba Schools, a sample role description for a school counselor, and a guidance program evaluation checklist. (ABL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
Identifiers: Canada; Manitoba