ERIC Number: ED416401
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Career Counseling Center, Fourteenth Annual Report, September 1996-June 1997. Computer-Assisted Career Guidance Systems and Career Counseling Services.
Goodman, Jane; Schultz, Kim; Wruck, Helen
In 1996-97, the Adult Career Counseling Center (ACCC) at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, enhanced its operation by doing the following: implementing a new computer system to network various software packages; creating and implementing a computerized system to maintain ACCC client records and usage statistics; developing an ACCC policy and procedures manual to provide continuity and guidance for new ACCC advisors; providing a more comprehensive service; developing a disclosure statement to foster better client understanding of the ACCC's services; and redesigning the inservice training for practicum students. During 1996-97, the ACCC served 492 clients (331 community clients and 161 practicum or careers class counseling students). Clients' reasons for visiting the ACCC were as follows: career search, 58%; inservice, 31.6%; job information, 28.5%; decision making, 17.7%; values clarification, 9.5%; resume assistance, 7.5%; and academic information, 6.0%. Client ratings of the ACCC's computer information system were as follows: extremely helpful, 74%; helpful, 22%; and somewhat helpful, 4%. (Twelve graphs are included. Appended are the following: ACCC disclosure statement; description of DISCOVER and SIGI [System of Interactive Guidance and Information] Plus; auxiliary grant-supported services; brief report of the Pontiac ACCC; ACCC brochure; and description of career counseling resources at Oakland University.) (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI. Adult Career Counseling Center.