ERIC Number: ED201809
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
Reference Count: 0
How to Develop a Comprehensive Guidance Program: A Resource Manual. Professional Renewal of Guidance and Counseling Personnel. Project Renew 77.
Owens, Clinton R.; Berryman, William C.
This manual for counseling personnel provides ready access to appropriate resources for planning and implementing a comprehensive guidance program. It is divided into four sections. Section 1 provides information about and examples of nine essential focal points in a good program: (1) philosophy of education, (2) program development model, (3) counselor program planning skills inventory, (4) competencies necessary to plan and implement a program, (5) major services and functional duties of guidance personnel, (6) guidance goals, (7) identifying and assessing needs, (8) objectives and activities, and (9) evaluation and reports. To facilitate locating information in the manual, sections 2-4 are designated for elementary, middle, and secondary schools. Each section includes such information, examples, and models as philosophy, goals, model, competencies, major services and functional duties, needs, objectives, activities, calendar, job description, and evaluation and reports. Appended materials include student, teacher, parent, and employer guidance services needs assessment surveys; suggested formats for guidance plan report and program evaluation; student performance evaluation model; and listing of resource materials for developing guidance programs. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Education, Comprehensive Guidance, Counselor Role, Counselor Training, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Personnel, Guidance Programs, Inservice Education, Needs Assessment, Planning, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Resource Materials, Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery.
Note: For a related document see CE 028 838.