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ERIC Number: ED064638
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 45
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The Role of the Elementary School Counselor: A Review of the Pilot Program in the Annie Vinton School, Mansfield, Connecticut.
McBrien, Robert J.
A proposal for a pilot project in elementary guidance was submitted to the Connecticut State Department of Education in November, 1968. it was accepted and implementation began in January, 1969. Thus, State, along with Federal and local educational agencies served as enabling factors for this project. There were five general objects. There were: (1) counseling with children; (2) consultation with teachers; (3) cooperation with the administration; (4) coordination with parents and the community, and (5) supervision of student counselors. The nine pilot program counselor activities included (1) individual counseling with children, (2) counseling with small groups, (3) classroom observations, (4) teacher conferences, (5) parent conferences, (6) conferences with student counselors, (7) participation in staffing and (8) planning measurement instruments were used during the project period and five practices were intiated. These practices included the use of sociometry and group counseling, among others. (BW/Author)
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