ERIC Number: ED473659
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Nov
Career Activity File: Counseling Tools for a Guidance Program, K-12.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Career and Technology Education, Stillwater.
This career activity file provides career information resources and tools to support a guidance program. Section 1 is a school guidance program plan designed to assist school counselors in strengthening their current program or in designing a new one. The information can be used to assist schools in meeting the requirements of Standard VI, Guidance and Counseling Services, in the Standards for Accreditation of Oklahoma (OK) Schools. The section provides a sample time line, list of program elements and components, and examples of tools to assist counselors in their written program. These examples include a staff and community needs assessment; National Career Development Guidelines; staff development needs assessment; process and product evaluation; action plan; program self-evaluation; and career planning self-evaluation process and application review criteria. Section 2 has suggestions and tips for new counselors, including visuals, forms, letters, and Internet sites. Other sections provide information on learning styles and OK Educational Planning and Assessment System; information on labor market information, nontraditional female/male occupations, and discussions of whether one can support his or her lifestyle, each with accompanying lesson plans; career games; bulletin board ideas; career poster and poetry contest; and a list of 17 annotated career development products. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Community Needs, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Programs, Labor Market, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Needs Assessment, Nontraditional Occupations, Program Development, Program Implementation, Self Evaluation (Groups), Staff Development, State Programs
For full text: http://www.okcareertech.org/guidance/.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Counselors
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Career and Technology Education, Stillwater.
Identifiers - Location: Oklahoma