ERIC Number: ED185321
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Project CHOICE: Creating Her Options in Career Education.
Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH.
Intended as a resource in developing and conducting programs to encourage talented female students in broadening their career options and to increase positive self-awareness, this manual provides step-by-step procedures for replicating a fourteen-session diagnostic/prescriptive career development program for grade 11. Section 1, Program Overview, describes the six-phase Project CHOICE (Creating Her Options in Career Education) process: screening, selection, diagnosis, prescription, career development program, and assessment. Diagnostic instruments are provided. Section 2, Introduction to Special Groups, discusses four areas of diagnosed needs: Defining and Valuing One's Self, Achieving Success, Asserting One's Self, and Coping with Success. Section 3 discusses program use. Section 4 is the Core Project CHOICE Career Development Program with four different variations for the individualized needs of participants diagnosed in the four areas (section 2). Goals, duration, related activities (handouts), materials needed, a suggested group leader script, and special group changes are included in the detailed directions for conducting each of these sessions: Off to a Good Start, Women's Many Options, Learning about My Interests, Learning about My Abilities and Values, Career Information Workshops I-III, Gathering Career Information, Beginning to Plan, Testing Reality, Selecting a School and Paying for It, Making Decisions, Getting That Job!, and Wrapping It Up. An extensive bibliography is provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Achievement Need, Assertiveness, Behavioral Objectives, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Careers, Decision Making, Diagnostic Teaching, Educational Diagnosis, Employment Opportunities, Fear of Success, Females, Gifted, Goal Orientation, Grade 11, High Schools, Individual Needs, Needs Assessment, Program Descriptions, Program Implementation, Self Concept, Self Esteem, Sex Fairness, Sex Role, Skill Development, Student Attitudes, Student Interests, Talent, Talent Identification
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Women's Educational Equity Act Program.
Authoring Institution: Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH.