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ERIC Number: ED327746
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 52
Abstractor: N/A
Self/Career Development: A Helping Role for the School Counselor.
Thayer, Louis
This module is intended to help prospective school counselors continue to understand their own self/career paths and begin to explore the dimensions and components of self/career development for learners in kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12). Unit 1, "Image Recall: Assessing One's Own Self/Career Development," briefly reviews career development theories to enable prospective counselors to examine how their own developmental self/career processes have been emerging. Unit 2, "Jobline: Looking at Work and Jobs," asks prospective counselors to complete a time-dimensional "Jobline" and share information on future plans, values, and obstacles. Unit 3, "A K-12 Self/Career Development Plan: Thinking the Priorities," provides an overview of K-12 self/career development priorities with tasks assigned and resources explored. Specific career development competencies are listed for elementary, middle/junior high, and high school students, along with names and addresses of resource persons and a list of resource materials. Unit 4, "A Field Visit: Experiencing Components of a Self/Career Development Program," provides instructions for a school visit to gain hands-on experience with selected aspects of a K-12 self/career development program. (TE)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Eastern Michigan Univ., Ypsilanti. Dept. of Leadership and Counseling.