ERIC Number: ED218450
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Methods and Materials of Vocational Counselling. Student Manual.
Canada Employment and Immigration Commission, Ottawa (Ontario). Occupational and Career Analysis and Development Branch.
Intended for vocational counselors who are either relatively new to their field or who need to become acquainted with newly developed tools in the field, this student manual is a resource book for a course on methods and materials of vocational counseling. The "Index to Canadian Occupations" and "Your Personal Occupation Selector" are discussed as tools for identifying suitable occupations. Described next are various tools for exploring occupations, including Careers Provinces fact sheets, the Canadian Classification and Dictionary of Occupations, Career Canada booklets, the Canadian Occupational Forecast and Foward Occupational Imbalance Listing, and college and university program tables. Next the PLACE system, a system that fulfills the employment readiness stage of the career counseling progression, is outlined. Set forth next are the methods and materials of the Creative Job Search Technique. Two additional programs--one a computerized self-assessment system called CHOICES and the other a curriculum-based vocational counseling program called Creating a Career--are discussed. Each unit contains the following: a description of the given tool or program, a list of its components, and a description of the information that it provides. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Decision Making, Instructional Materials, Job Search Methods, Learning Activities, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Professional Continuing Education, Resources, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canada Employment and Immigration Commission, Ottawa (Ontario). Occupational and Career Analysis and Development Branch.