Presentation on theme: "Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Program"— Presentation transcript:
1 Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Program Missouri School Counselor Association
2 Promotes Quality in Professional School Counseling
3 Guidance: A Vital Link to Excellence in Education Initial efforts to refocus guidance 1984Comprehensive guidance reaffirmed with Outstanding Schools Act 1993Manual revision 2002Student competencies revised to performance standards 2003
4 Students want to know… Who helps me and how? Who am I? How can I changewhen change isrequired?What will Ineed to learnto get there?Where am I going?Where have I been?
5 Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Program Whatis theMissouri Comprehensive Guidance Program?
6 Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Program Elements OrganizationalFrameworkContentAreasResourcesPersonal/SocialDevelopmentAcademic DevelopmentCareer DevelopmentHuman ResourcesCounselorsTeachersAdministratorsParents/GuardiansStudentsCommunity MembersBusiness & Labor PartnersFinancial ResourcesBudgetMaterialsEquipmentFacilitiesPolitical ResourcesSchool Board PoliciesNational, State & Local Laws, Rules & RegulationsLocal School District Administrative GuidelinesProfessional Association Statements & Ethical StandardsProgram Componentsand Sample ProcessesStructuralComponentsGuidance CurriculumStructured GroupsClassroom PresentationsDefinition and PhilosophyGuidance Program FacilitiesAdvisory CouncilGuidance ResourcesStaffing PatternsBudgetIndividual PlanningAppraisalEducational & Occupational PlanningPlacementResponsive ServicesIndividual CounselingSmall Group CounselingReferralConsultationSystem SupportProgram ManagementProgram, Personnel, and Results EvaluationFair-share ResponsibilitiesProfessional DevelopmentStaff & Community RelationsConsultationCommittee ParticipationCommunity OutreachResearch & Development
7 Suggested Distribution of Total Counselor Time Program ComponentsSuggested Distribution of Total Counselor TimeElementary SchoolMiddle/Jr. High SchoolHigh School35-4525-3515-255-1030-4010-1515-20100%Guidance CurriculumIndividual PlanningResponsive ServicesSystem Support
8 Counselor Time Allocation 10-15%5-10%35-45%30-40%Guidance CurriculumIndividual PlanningResponsive ServicesSystem SupportElementary School10-15%25-35%15-25%30-40%15-20%15-25%25-35%25-35%Middle /Jr. High SchoolHigh School
9 Guidance Content Standards Levels K-12Personal and Social DevelopmentUnderstanding self as an individual and as a member ofdiverse local and global communitiesInteracting with others in ways that respect individualand group differencesApplying personal safety skillsStandards:Academic DevelopmentApplying skills needed for educational achievementApplying the skills of transitioning between educationallevelsDeveloping and monitoring personal educational plansCareer DevelopmentApplying career exploration and planning skills in theachievement of life career goalsKnowing where and how to obtain information about theworld of work and post-secondary training/educationApplying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
11 Guidance CurriculumProvides guidance content in a systematic way to all students K-12.ActivitiesStructured GroupsClassroom PresentationsPurposeStudent awareness, skill development, and application of skills needed in everyday life
12 Guidance Curriculum articulated across levels... Time Allocation35-40%Elementary SchoolUnderstanding Self & OthersRespecting Individual & Group DifferencesPersonal Safety SkillsAcademic SuccessCareer Awareness & ExplorationConflict Mediation
13 Guidance Curriculum articulated across levels... Time AllocationGuidance Curriculum articulated across levels...25-35%Middle /Jr. High SchoolAcademic SuccessSocial Skills/ConflictMediationValuing DiversityPersonal Safety SkillsCareer Exploration &PlanningPersonal EducationalPlans
14 Curriculum: articulated across levels... Time AllocationCurriculum: articulated across levels...15-20%High SchoolAcademic SuccessPersonal Educational PlansCareer Exploration & PlanningPost Secondary Resources/OptionsSocial SkillsValuing Diversity
15 Individual PlanningAssists students in planning, monitoring, and managing their personal and career development.ActivitiesAppraisalEducational &Occupational PlanningPlacementPurposeStudent educational and career planning, decision making, and goal setting
16 Individual Planning Elementary School Academic Support Time AllocationIndividual Planning5-10%Elementary SchoolAcademic SupportCareer Awareness & ExplorationTransitional Activities
17 Individual Planning Middle /Jr.High School Academic Support Time AllocationIndividual Planning15-25%Middle /Jr.High SchoolAcademic SupportCareer Exploration & PlanningIndividual Educational & Career PlanTransitional Activities
18 Individual Planning High School Individual educational & Time AllocationIndividual Planning25-35%High SchoolIndividual educational &career planningAcademic supportPost-secondary options, funding opportunities, and other transitional activities
19 Responsive ServicesAddresses the immediate needs and concerns of studentsActivitiesIndividual CounselingSmall Group CounselingConsultationReferralPurposePrevention, intervention
20 Responsive Services Time Allocation Elementary SchoolHigh School30-40%25-35%Responsive ServicesResponsive ServicesMiddle/Jr. High School30-40%Responsive Services
22 System Support Activities Program ManagementProgram, Personnel & Results EvaluationFair-Share ResponsibilitiesProfessional DevelopmentStaff & Community RelationsConsultationCommittee ParticipationCommunity OutreachResearch & DevelopmentIncludes program, staff, and school support activities and services.PurposeProgram delivery and support
23 System Support Time Allocation ElementarySchoolHigh School10-15%15-20%System SupportSystem SupportMiddle/Jr. High School10-15%System Support
24 Research Supports: Comprehensive Guidance Impacts Student Success Students earn higher grades (Lapan, Gysbers & Sun, 1997).Their education better prepares them for the future (Lapan, Gysbers & Sun, 1997).Their schools have a more positive climate (Lapan, Gysbers & Petroski, 2001).They have positive relationships with teachers (Lapan, Gysbers & Sun, 1997).They feel safer in school (Lapan, Gysbers & Petroski, 2001).Counselors spend more time with students, parents, and teachers (Lapan, Gysbers & Blair, 1999).
25 A Fully Implemented Comprehensive Guidance Program in collaboration with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators and the communitySupports the needs of all studentsEnhances academic successProvides for student individual and occupational planningPromotes a positive and safe learning environmentProvides for program accountabilityand…
26 Students Get Guidance and Direction! Who helps meand how?Who am I?How can I changewhen change isrequired?What will Ineed to learnto get there?Where am I going?Where have I been?