ERIC Number: ED223790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Career Counseling for ABE Students. An Analysis of Work Done by Career Counselors in the Southeastern Connecticut Adult Basic Education Program through Project LEARN, Regional Education Services Center.
Atherton, Margaret Snow
This booklet offers suggestions for setting up a career counseling program for adults enrolled in adult basic education programs. Chapter l indicates points that should be considered in setting up a career counseling process, including site selection, publicity, and availability of career counseling in both group and individual sessions. One method used for counselors and clients to develop community contacts in the service and business fields, the adult opportunities night, is described. Chapter 2 presents exercises for use by career counselors in either a group or with a single individual. The exercises are categorized under four topics: value clarification, skills and interests, decisions, and job hunting. For each exercise, some or all of the following information may be provided: type of activity (individual and group), written work, discussion, role-playing, homework assignments, minimum time required, approach, counselor preparation, resource person, materials required, special instructions, and handouts. Appendixes include a preprogram planning and log outline, a recommended career workshop outline, and forms for client intake and workshop evaluation. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Education, Counseling Services, Decision Making, Employment Interviews, English (Second Language), High School Equivalency Programs, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Program Implementation, Values Clarification, Vocational Interests
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: N/A