ERIC Number: ED259197
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Counseling the Adult Basic Education Student.
Champagne, Delight E.
This guide is designed for use by counselors and teachers working with adult basic education (ABE) students. Discussed first is the importance of viewing adult learners as clients. The unique characteristics of the ABE student are examined. Presented next is an adult counseling model that includes the following program participation phases: initial inquiry and intake, assessment and diagnosis, placement, program participation, termination, and followup. Concluding the guide is a section dealing with the special skills of listening and responding, goal-setting and problem-solving, program-planning and group-counseling, assessment and diagnosis, and consultation and referral needed by practitioners working with ABE students. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling Techniques, Counselor Client Relationship, Guidelines, Listening Skills, Models, Problem Solving, Program Development, Referral, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Adult Education Staff Development Center, Farmington.