ERIC Number: ED352570
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Process Guide for Developing a Comprehensive Career Development Program. (A Guide for School Counselors).
Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Coll. of Education.
This guide is meant to assist administrators and counselors in organizing as a team to plan, implement, and evaluate a career guidance program in their schools. The preface covers these topics: the purpose of the guide; the definition of Comprehensive Career Development Program; a glossary of terms; career development competencies; rationale; benefits; suggested time line; cooperative efforts in career guidance; and delivery system. Next, 13 steps are described for organizing, developing, implementing, and monitoring the program: (1) counselors meet; (2) organize steering committee; (3) assess present program; (4) develop a policy statement; (5) develop a statement of purpose; (6) prioritize competencies and student outcomes; (7) design the program; (8) determine staff development needs; (9) present plan for board approval; (10) organize advisory committee; (11) develop implementation calendar; (12) conduct evaluation; and (13) revise program. The appendices include information on the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act; information on the role of the school counselor; a career guidance competencies survey; a time and task analysis log; a time distribution form for high school level; a student survey; a teacher survey; a community survey; a parent survey; a student competency form; a counselor calendar; and a comprehensive career development program assessment and planning activity checklist. (ABL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Coll. of Education.