GUIDANCE SERVICES

Developed by Samuel B. Batara GUIDANCE SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES SERVICES Testing Service Students will be able to A. Entrance a. examine their abilities and Exam inclination B. IQ Tests b. get direction towards a more C. Counseling fitting career Testing c. evaluate their intellectual D. Vocational skills, emotional maturity, Testing social adjustment, and E. Study Habits achievement levels survey d. provide teachers and F. Problem counselors vital information checklist on abilities and need areas G. Achievement of students tests H. Aptitude tests I. Interest inventories J. Mental Ability Tests ACTIVITIES Pooling together student applicants at a central place where interviews and necessary testing such as psychological, general academic, aptitude, personality tests, etc. at the level of the college/school standards may be done; Evaluation of tests and interviews; Notification of applicants; inviting those accepted to a set orientation program Selection of tests Administration of tests Scoring of tests Interpreting test results Reporting test results Using Test Results TIME FRAME January to March March to May All year round as needed
All students First Year Students

TARGET GROUPS Student Applicants

MANPOWER RESOURCES Guidance Office; Faculty; Registrar’s Office; Host Schools, their staff and facilities

LOGISTICAL REQUIREMENTS
The Guidance Office provides for test materials as part of operating expenses

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Problematic students
End of year

Psychometrician and Researcher

Year level transitions

All students

GUIDANCE SERVICES Placement Service A. Educational /Curricular Placement

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES Students will be able to: a. preview and be made aware ahead of time, of the opportunities, privileges, duties, responsibilities, and discipline they encounter if they choose to join the school community b. study and decide whether or not college life is for them c. commit themselves to respond more sincerely to school expectations d. progress satisfactorily from one educational experience to another

ACTIVITIES Recruitment/ Application Processing - series of promotional visits to feeder schools, doing a. talk on the affairs presently enjoyed by students, as well as opportunities, expectations, responsibilities and discipline expected of members of their future school; b. distribution of promotional materials, and even showing audio visual programs honestly illustrating different areas of college life; c. open forum, question-answer type, on oral and visual presentation above, and on the general set-up of the school; d. further exclusive meetings with students showing extra interests and contemplating enrolment; e. distribution and explanation of application forms f. orientation to the world of work g. orientation to occupational fields h. choosing an occupational area i. follow up to determine appropriateness of occupational choice

TIME FRAME January to March

TARGET GROUPS Prospective High School Graduating Students

MANPOWER RESOURCES Recruitment Committee; Faculty; Registrar’s Office; Guidance Office; Student Affairs Office; Host schools and their staff and facilities

LOGISTICAL REQUIREMENTS College Transport provided for the traveling recruitment committee Promotional and Admission documents provided by the Registrar’s Office

B. Cocurricular Placement

C. Vocational Placement

e. find an appropriate place in the world of work f. challenge his interests and abilities g. make choices consistent with their aptitudes and interests

May-June Admissions

Student Applicants

GUIDANCE SERVICES Counseling

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ACTIVITIES Counseling office manned by full-time counselors, open anytime for counseling sessions; Chaplains may be scheduled for counseling services and spiritual directions; Pastors ministers of churches to which students belong are scheduled counseling contacts with students wishing to consult them; Student-parent-counselor meetings Resolving issues concerning roommates, friends and family Coping with feelings of loneliness, anxiety and depression Exploring human sexuality and sexual identity Learning time and stress management skills

TIME FRAME All year round, an open door service

Students will be able to a. help themselves (face, not A. Educational fight) difficulties encountered b. adjust to unpredictable pressures B. Vocational c. maintain and safeguard sound mind, body and spirit d. pursue undisrupted but C. Personal productive schooling Adjustment e. promote supportive relationships D. Relationshi f. enhance self-esteem p therapy g. balance demands of home, school and work E. Crisis h. acquire new insights and selfconfidence

TARGET GROUPS All students, particularly the maladjusted

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As the need arises

MANPOWER RESOURCES Guidance Office and Counselors; Chaplains and nearby pastors; Church offices; Medical and rehabilitation officers and centers

LOGISTICAL REQUIREMENTS Counseling costs may be sourced from Guidance Office appropriation and from donations

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GUIDANCE SERVICES Referrals
A. Medical B.Spiritual C.Community D.Apprenticeship E.Rehabilitation F.Social Welfare

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES Students will be able to a. receive appropriate professional help from specialists b. get directions according to the nature and gravity of their cases c. make use of idle moments to enrich their experiences -

ACTIVITIES Referrals to medical authorities, psychological, or psychiatric services; or rehabilitation centers Referrals to student pastors, priests, ministers, spiritual advisers Referrals to community resources as needed Recommendations for onthe-job training and summer job exposures Referrals of drug dependents to rehabilitation centers Referrals of rape/ sexual abuse victims to Social Welfare officers Referrals of crime suspects to community officials/ local police / justice officials Case studies confirming background of the above cases

TIME FRAME Al year round as needs arise

TARGET GROUPS Heavily problematic students

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MANPOWER RESOURCES Guidance Office and Counselors; Chaplains and nearby pastors; Church offices; Medical and rehabilitation officers and centers Social Welfare Officers

LOGISTICAL REQUIREMENTS Covered by Guidance Office appropriation as operating expense Encouraging donations from concerned individuals

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GUIDANCE SERVICES Career Guidance

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES Students will be able to a. gather support in their chosen career; not just concerned of the means but more of the results b. classify “job families” requiring similar aptitudes, abilities and preparation c. enter process of eliminating occupational fields unsuited to aptitudes and abilities d. choose field of endeavor according to own aptitudes and abilities e. locate appropriate job opportunities f. get referral to potential employers, directly or through employment agencies g. adjust to the occupational field selected h. achieve job satisfaction

ACTIVITIES Encouraging colleges, industries, prospective employers nationwide and worldwide to communicate the kind of personnel and qualifications needed Pooling together of information on employment trends and positions available to prospective graduates Inviting successful alumni to speak to students on their careers Getting Department of labor to speak on Special Program of Employment for Students Connecting to the Internet browsing through Job net and Recruitment networks Assisting students to apply for positions even before they graduate, issuing college confirmation of academic / extra-curricular records and personal qualities;

TIME FRAME Follows a program allowing group meetings on a regular basis throughout the semester under a progressive presentation of topics

TARGET GROUPS Graduating students Can Also be offered to students in earlier levels to enable them to level and anticipate Vocational goals

Vocational Interest Inventory Occupational Exploration Employmen t Posting /Fielding Assistance

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MANPOWER RESOURCES Guidance Office; Alumni; Public Service; Private sector; Student Affairs Office

LOGISTICAL REQUIREMENTS The college appropriates fund for such special programs Discretionary funds solicited from industry firms participating in job fairs

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(Refer to a separate detailed Career Guidance Program)

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