ERIC Number: ED470369
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Career Counseling Center Eighteenth Annual Report, September 2000-June 2001. Computer-Assisted Career Guidance Systems and Career Counseling Services.
Goodman, Jane; Flatter, Brian; Helms, Catherine; Neik, Reetu; Quinn, Kelly
During its 18 years of service, the Adult Career Counseling Center (ACCC) at Oakland University in Oakland, California, has provided career exploration and planning opportunities to more than 11,000 community adults at no charge. The following were among ACCC's activities in 2000-2001: (1) assisted clients in using the DISCOVER for Adults and Colleges, CX Bridges, O*Net, and MIOS (Michigan Occupational Information System) computer-assisted career guidance systems; (2) administered various career assessment instruments and maintained a collection of print materials to supplement the services provided; (3) provided initial and follow-up counseling sessions with ACCC advisors; (4) coordinated activities with the Practicum Counseling Center; (5) upgraded its computer-assisted guidance program software and hardware; (6) collected detailed data on client demographics to better meet clients' needs; (7) conducted marketing and public relations to increase public awareness of ACCC's services; and (8) promoted advisors' professional development through inservice training, research, and conference participation. Appendixes constitute more than two-thirds of the document and contain the following items: the ACCC disclosure statement; a description of DISCOVER and CX Bridges; descriptions of auxiliary grant supported services; a brief report of the Pontiac ACCC; the ACCC brochure; and an overview of career counseling resources at Oakland University. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Adult Programs, Annual Reports, Career Guidance, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Computer Uses in Education, Coordination, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques, Delivery Systems, Educational Research, Guidance Centers, Information Systems, Marketing, Occupational Information, Organizational Development, Organizational Objectives, Participant Satisfaction, Public Relations, Questionnaires, Staff Development, Teacher Education, Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI. Adult Career Counseling Center.