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ERIC Number: ED402423
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 71
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Career Counseling Center. Thirteenth Annual Report. September 1995-June 1996.
Farlin, Cynthia, Ed.
During 1995-1996, the Adult Career Counseling Center (ACCC) at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, provided the following services at no charge to 779 adult clients: career information, advice in resume preparation/interviewing skills, and referral information. Four graduate assistants from Oakland University's Master of Arts in Counseling Program facilitated the services. The following computer-assisted career guidance systems were also available to clients: DISCOVER for colleges and adults; System of Interactive Guidance and Information Plus; Michigan Occupational Information System; Resume Writer; CHOICES CT; FOCUS II, and the Internet. Of the ACCC's clients, 74% were female 48% were between the ages of 20 and 31 years, 85% were white, 42% had a Bachelor's degree, and 44% were employed full time. Of those clients who completed the ACCC's exit survey, 95% considered the ACCC's computer services extremely helpful/helpful and 100% considered the guidance they obtained from advisors extremely helpful/helpful. The ACCC uses numerous public relations strategies (referrals, visitors, press releases, outreach efforts, projects, conferences), and maintains an inservice training program. (Three case studies and 12 figures/tables are included. Appended are the following: brief report of the Pontiac ACCC; descriptions of auxiliary grant-supported services; ACCC brochure; and information regarding career counseling resources at Oakland University.) (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI. Adult Career Counseling Center.