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ERIC Number: ED171983
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Optimizing Planning Techniques (OPT) for Comprehensive Systems of Guidance, Counseling, Placement and Follow-Through. Final Report.
The purpose of the Optimizing Planning Techniques (OPT) for Comprehensive Systems of Guidance, Counseling, Placement, and Follow-Through project was to help local educational agencies systematically plan and efficiently operate comprehensive guidance and counseling programs. The project (1) identified planning models for comprehensive systems of guidance, counseling, placement, and follow-through; (2) compiled a list of guidance and counseling planning models; (3) trained facilitators in ten states to instruct school district personnel in the use of a planning model; (4) prepared a variety of educational and community personnel in the use of guidance and counseling planning tools; (5) profiled, through a case-study approach, a career guidance planning model to demonstrate how planning models can be adapted to fit local school system needs; and (6) evaluated a planning model's effectiveness in various school system settings. (Sample workshop forms are included.) (Author/CSS)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Case Studies, Comprehensive Guidance, Counseling Techniques, Information Dissemination, Inservice Education, Job Placement, Models, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, School Districts, Staff Development, Vocational Followup, Workshops
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education.