ERIC Number: ED236456
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Vocational Counseling Skills for the Occupational Specialist. Competency-Based Modular Series.
Boland, Jeanne M.; Chick, Joyce M., Ed.
This self-instructional module, one volume of a series of competency-based modules in human relations skills for occupational specialists, is designed to help the specialist understand the complexity of vocational counseling and to facilitate the development of skills and competencies needed to adequately provide vocational counseling. Other modules in this set of three are Basic Parent Counseling Skills for the Occupational Specialist, and Basic Counseling for Personal Concerns for the Occupational Specialist. The module provides a prospectus, which details objectives and explains how to use the module; a flow-chart, which illustrates the self-instructional process; a pre-assessment quiz; and a work plan in chart form. Instructional activities (reading assignments and learning activities) are listed for each of the 10 enabling elements or lessons. The enabling elements define vocational counseling and discuss theories of career choice, counselor qualities, a framework for vocational counseling, counseling strategies, decision making skills, counseling special populations, innovative approaches, resources, and professionalism. Each lesson includes a worksheet and a self-test; a post-assessment covering the entire module and a bibliography complete the booklet. (JAC)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Competency Based Education, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Counselor Qualifications, Counselor Role, Counselor Training, Decision Making, Human Relations, Inservice Education, Learning Modules, Minority Groups, Programed Instructional Materials, School Counselors, Sensitivity Training, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Studies in Vocational Education.