ERIC Number: ED038533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Guidance Models, A Review.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Guidance.
The five projects presented in this report illustrate different approaches to vocational guidance. An occupational survey of St. Lawrence County was undertaken to determine the curriculum needs of the vocational centers. Secondary objectives were to determine employment needs and opportunities and to provide improved occupational information, placement, and public relations, (2) The establishment of District Vocational Guidance Centers provided a broad-based model program of information and guidance services, (3) While enrolled in an inservice course which integrated career information and counseling techniques, counselors developed a curriculum guide designed to help students make a smooth transition from school to work and to develop a realistic understanding of their role in life, (4) The Rochester Career Guidance Project developed an electronic counseling system to enable students to learn how to make effective plans and decisions, (5) A model vocational guidance program featured group guidance sessions for occupations and careers in grades 7 and 9, and job placement with supportive counseling in grades 11 and 12. A followup study is included for graduates of two area vocational centers, classes of 1963-1966. (CH)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Guidance.