ERIC Number: ED386228
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Rancho Santiago Community College Counseling Program: Objective Free Accountability Model.
Fillmore, Emery H.
Providing descriptions of program goals and procedures as well as sample materials, this document describes a counseling services program development model implemented at California's Rancho Santiago Community College (RSCC). Sections 1 and 2 describe the development of the program by RSCC's Counseling Department and provide a list of counselors. Section 3 describes the philosophy of the Counseling Department, while sections 4 and 5 provide an outline and chart of the objective free model, including the following steps: program- and student-based needs assessment; departmental philosophy development; the development of goals by educational, career, and personal/social domains; the development of program goals based on needs assessments, counselor judgments, and administrative directives; the assignment of goals to counselors; the development of workplans and activities to achieve the goals; program evaluation; and marketing to campus and community. Section 6 provides an organizational chart of the Counseling Department's philosophy developed at the college, while section 7 provides a list of baseline student outcomes for the educational, career, and social/personal domains. Sections 8 and 9 provide counseling goals developed the RSCC's main and Orange campuses for 1991-92, while section 10 describes specialty area goals related to probationary students and other special cases. Section 11 details delivery systems for counselor specialty areas and section 12 provides a glossary of terms. Finally, sections 13 and 14 provide sample worksheets related to the development and evaluation of the model. (KP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Rancho Santiago Community Coll., Santa Ana, CA.