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Guidance Curriculum and Syllabi

Imelda V. G. Villar, Ph.D. Vice-President, PGCA

PHILOSOPHICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF GUIDANCE

Course Description 3-unit course that covers the theoretical basis of Guidance and Counseling. Its main purpose is to deepen understanding and appreciation of the view and nature of man through a transdisciplinary approach.

Course Objectives
Be able to:

– explain the philosophical, psychological and sociological basis of Guidance and Counseling. – demonstrate professional skills and competencies in the helping relationship. – manifest valuing for the importance of understanding human being through the transdisciplinary approach.

Course Content PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVE • • • Philosophy of human beings Ancient Greece Medieval Age Renaissance/Enlightenment Modern Philosophy • Rationalism • Empiricism .

Course Content Contemporary Philosophy • • • • • Existentialism Phenomenology Pragmatism Realism Constructivism .

Course Content PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE Schools of Thought • • • • • • • • Structuralism Functionalism Gestalt Psychoanalytic Behaviorism Cognitive Humanistic Contemporary Theoretical Approaches .

Course Content Areas of Concentration in Psychology • Proponents • Period • Belief of human beings • Method Used .

Course Content SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE Social Structures ( How these institutions view human being) • Family • Schools/Education • Community • Church • Government .

Course Outline Theoretical Perspectives in Sociology • Chaos Theory • Social Order Theory • Consensus Theory • Conflict Theory • Ecological Theory .

Methodology • • • • • • Lecture / Discussion Journal writing Group Process Critiquing Case Analysis Movie Analysis .

Output • Personal Philosophy of the human being • Personal Counseling Philosophy .

References • • • • Philosophy books Philosophical Journals Psychology Books Psychological Journals .

Counseling Services and Program Development .Organization. Administration and Supervision of Guidance.

It equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills on how to develop appropriate programs. . It exposes students to the entire range of services provided in the public and private schools as well as those in industry and community.Course Description 3-unitcourse designed to give students an overview of organization. administration and supervision of guidance and counseling programs and services.

delivery. ethics • Describe the roles and functions of the Guidance personnel . purpose.Course Objectives Students would be able to • Define and distinguish the different guidance services in terms of: nature.

Course Objectives • Concretize the physical facilities required for appropriate delivery of services • Illustrate the budget required for running the necessary activities • Draw up a concrete Guidance Program Plan .

Course Outline Basic Concepts Needs Assessment: Foundation for Program Development Development and design of needs’ assessment tools .

Course Outline Guidance Models: Principles and Fundamental Concepts Developmental School Guidance and Counseling Comprehensive Guidance Program The Teacher Advisor Program Invitational Learning Existing models (local and foreign) • • • • • .

Course Outline Guidance Services Counseling Consultation Individual Inventory and Testing Information • • • • .

Course Outline • • • • • • Placement Wellness and Prevention Follow-up Referral Research Evaluation .

Course Outline – – – – The Guidance Personnel Guidance Counselor Psychometrician Researcher Secretary • Functions • Qualifications • Ethical Responsibilities .

Course Outline The Guidance Facilities • Counseling Room • Testing Room • Multipurpose Room • Waiting Area .

Course Outline Budget • Sources • Expenses

Course Outline Organization, Administration and Supervision 1. The Elementary School Guidance and Counseling Program 2. The Secondary School Guidance and Counseling Program 3. The Tertiary School Guidance and Counseling

Course Outline 4. Community Guidance and Counseling Program (NGO, Church, Rehabilitation Centers, LGUs, Hospital, other human service institutions) 5. Guidance and Counseling Program in the Industrial Setting

Course Outline Program Development Program Evaluation: Issues on Accountability

Course Requirements • Guidance Program analysis and evaluation • Program Proposal – – – – School setting Hospital Setting Industrial Setting Community Setting .

Methodology Lecture Discussion Individual report Preparing Guidance Forms Critiquing Field exposure and research .

D. W. (2005). (2005). • http://www. . and Kahn. Ohio: Merrill • Parsons.J. California: Thomson Brooks/Cole.J.References • Introduction to counseling and guidance. • Schmidt. Comprehensive counseling and guidance Program. R.com/deets/guidance. • Belmont. The school counselor as consultant.htm .

(2003).edu/qf /student-tt/topic3-reading. • Gibson. • Technical Aid Packet on SchoolBased Client Consultation. and Mitchell. School counselor accountability.pdf .L. C.ucla.References • Stone. Referral and Management of Case (2005). C.smhp.B. • New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall. (2004).psych. • http://www.H. R. and Dahir. M.A.

Counseling Theories and Techniques .

Emphasis is on various cognitive. industrial. and behavioral approaches in counseling. clinical and community settings. Skills in counseling within ethical framework are expected. affective. techniques and applications in educational.Course Description • 5-unit course with laboratory exposes the students to the different counseling theories. .

values. needs. and knowledge enter counseling practice • distinguish various counseling approaches/techniques • differentiate the various stages of the counseling process .Course Objectives The students would be able to: • describe how one’s person.

Course Objectives • • utilize the various Guidance Services in helping the client manifest the requisite skills and ethics in handling clients .

Course Outline • Counselor: Person and Professional • The Counselor as a Helping Person • Counselor Values and Standard of Behavior – moral/ethical – social/interpersonal – intellectual – spiritual • Counseling Skills/Relationship Strategies .

Course Outline • Ethical/Legal Issues in Counseling Practice • The Counseling Process ( Basic Counseling Skills/Stages of Counseling) – Uses of assessment instruments. information. referrals and follow-up in counseling – Guidelines for ethical practice – Accountability – Multicultural and Family issues .

Course Outline Major Counseling Theories and Techniques: framework for discussing each technique – Proponent/s – View of the Human Being/Theory of Personality Development – Sources/Nature of Difficulty/Maladjustment – Goal of counseling – Role of Counselor – Counseling Strategies – Steps in Counseling – Contributions/Limitations .

Course Outline – – – – – – – – – – – Psychoanalytic Adlerian Existential Person-Centered Gestalt Reality Behavior Rational-Emotive Cognitive-Behavior Family Systems Multicultural Counseling and Therapy .

Course Outline • Integration and Application – Trends in Counseling and Psychotherapy – Issues in Counseling (legal. spiritual/religious. etc.) – Evaluation in Counseling . ethical.

Course Requirements • Attendance • Recitation/class participation • Quizzes/Chapter or Unit exams • Counseling Philosophy • Counseling Simulation • Audio or video counseling with typescript .

Methodology Lecture discussion role playing simulation exercises video/tape demonstration critiquing and case analysis educational tour .

Process and Skills. Research and Practice: Contextualizing Multicultural Counseling and Therapy (Dr. 2004) . Lily Rosqueta-Rosales • Relevant Counseling Theory. E. Dr.References • • • • • • • Family Code Children’s Rights Women’s Rights Anti-Sexual Harassment Law Human Rights Guidance Journal (PGCA) Counseling in Perspective: Theory. Aguilan.P.

(Villar) Others • • • • • . NLP. Gladding (2000) MCT by Bea Wherly Exemplar (Chi Sigma Iota. etc.1996) • Journal of Counseling Psychology (PACERS) Counseling: A Comprehensive Profession. Evangeline Aguilan) Western Approaches to Counseling in the Philippines.References • Counseling Research and Practice in the Philippines (Clemena. Nelson-Jones (2001). Essential Counseling and Therapy Skills.

Psychological Testing .

Students are equipped with skills through hands-on experience in selecting.Course Description 4-unit lecture/laboratory course that provides practical knowledge of different assessment tools including standardized tests. scoring and interpreting tests. observation. interviews. . constructing nontest assessment tool and designing a testing program. and other authentic measures utilized in counseling. administering.

Prerequisite • Statistics .

Course Objectives • apply the correct tools for making norms and validating tests • make a stand and correctly defend issues in assessment • practice ethics in testing and assessment .

Course Objectives Students would be able to • select. administer. and score appropriate tests for given populations • ethically and effectively interpret. in oral and written form the different assessment tools .

Course Objectives • construct non-test assessment tool • design a working and appropriate testing program. .

psychological test. assessment. evaluation.Course Outline • History of Psychological Testing : Abroad and in the Philippines • Basic Testing Concepts – definition of testing. standardized testing. nontest/authentic measures . measurement.

Course Outline • Nature and Principles of Psychological Testing • Uses of Tests • Characteristics and Attributes of a Good Test – Reliability and Validity – Norms .

Course Outline • Major Types Of Tests – – – – – – – – Intelligence Aptitude Achievement Diagnostic Personality Attitude Values Interests .

Course Outline • Non-test Techniques/Authentic Measures – observation – interview .

Course Outline • Consideration in Administering and Scoring Psychological Tests • Test Interpretation • Using Data in Counseling – Understanding Norms – Psychological Test Report Elements – Understanding Psychological Variables .

Communication. Sharing and Usage • Principles in Test Development . Interpretation.Course Outline • Norm Development and Interpretation • Issues (based on new trends) • Ethics in Selection. Administration.

• • • • • • • • • • Methodology Lecture Discussion Actual Test Administration Actual Test Scoring Actual Written Interpretation Actual Oral Interpretation Test Evaluation Norm Development Exercises on Ethical Critical Incidents Methodology .

Materials and Facilities • Updated Test Materials • Computer Software (SPSS or Statistical) • Journals/Books • Internet • Testing Room .

30 pts 30 pts 30 pts 200 pts .Requirements • • • • • • • • • Attendance and Class Participation Oral Reports Psychological Report Simulation Assessment Instrument Exams Midterm Finals 25 pts 25 pts 30 Pts 30 pts.

A. New Jersey. K. Principles and applications of assessment in counseling. & Urbina. (1985). Drummond. (2005). Appraisal procedures for counselors and helping professionals.R.E. S. Whiston. Aiken. Murphy. . S.References • • • • • • • Anastasi.C S. C. C. & Davidoshofer.J. Newmark. Major psychological assessment instruments. 5th ed. (2002) Psychological testing 7th ed Upper Saddle River.Upper Saddle River. M.Upper Saddle . & Swerdlik. New Jersey: MacMillan Publishing Co. Lewis ((2000). 6th ed.R. (2004).O.J. Psychological testing principles and applications. Psychological testing and assessment Boston: Allyn & Bacon. (2000). (1998). Psychological testing and assessment Introduction to tests and measurement. New York: McGraw-Hill Companies. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Cohen. New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall.R. CA: Brooks/Cole Thomas Learning.

Career Development .

Prerequisite • Psychological Testing • Group Process • Counseling Techniques .

Career Development • Prerequisites: Counseling Techniques. Psychological Testing and Group Process. Principle of Guidance .

approaches. simulated and actual career counseling experiences and activities will be explored. strategies and techniques in the conduct of career guidance and counseling programs.Course Description • 3-unit course that focuses on theories. Effective use of assessment tools. methods of disseminating and use of career information. • Skills in using test results and other assessment tools for comprehensive career planning • Utilizing multimedia in the collection and dissemination of career information • Knowledge of career development theories • Facilitation of career development programs .

and steps • Searching and networking for career information • Planning and implementation of age.and genderappropriate career development programs • Application of multicultural approach to career planning • Facilitating appropriate career placement .Course Description • Knowledge and use of factors required for career planning • Career counseling skills. techniques.

job. occupation.Course Outline • History of Vocational and Career Guidance • Basic Concepts – Definition: career. work – Career guidance. career counseling .

personality traits. needs. Krumboltz. Ginzberg. gender. Roe. values. Gybers. Hoppock. Dawis • Self-exploration in career planning (intellectual capacities.Course Outline • Theories of Career Development and Career Choice – Parsons. roles. Tiedeman. physical appearance and health. skills and beliefs. Holland. Browne. age. academic background/training) . aptitudes and abilities. interest. Super.

socio economics status. requirements. benefits and compensation. needs. rights and gender considerations) . work ethics. opportunities. working conditions. hazards.Course Outline • Environmental consideration (geographical location. parental influence) • Career Exploration (nature of job.

steps • Using multicultural career planning . national. global) in the work place • Issues in the career decision making process • Legal issues encountered at the work place • Career Program Development and Facilitation for different level • Test interpretation skills for career planning • Career planning and counseling skills.Course Outline • Current Perspectives (local. techniques.

Methodology • Methodology – Lectures – Hands-on experience in collecting. storing and use of career information – Group discussions – Structured learning activities – Counseling simulation – Selection and interpretation of career assessment materials .

design and tryout • Attendance in job fairs • Interview professionals and job holders re: specific jobs .Requirements/Output • Personal career study • Making career guidance brochures/fliers • Program development.

Requirements/Output • Entrepreneurial plans and feasibility studies • Brochures of different industries • Case studies • Personal Portfolio • Video recording of an actual counseling session and cliniquing .

POEA.Facilities and Materials • Career/occupational and personality tests • Internet facilities • Updates on DOLE. TESDA • Newspaper/TV ads • Video cam • Computers • CD player .

The Jossey-Bass Management Series. Students are encouraged to conduct library research or surf the net to help widen knowledge.References • Note: Resources/materials regarding Career Guidance and Development abound.2nd ed. Duanne (2002). • Brown. San Francisco USA . CAREER CHOICES & DEVELOPMENT.

S. San Diego. BUILDING YOUR CAREER PORTFOLIO. E. (2002). C. 2001.. New Delhi India • Poore. Inc. USA . Career Press Inc. CAREER ANCHORS : DISCOVERING YOUR REAL VALUES. (2001). (1990).References • Pandit. USA • Schein. DESIGN YOUR CAREER FOR PROSPERITY IN THE DEJOBBED ECONOMY. University Associate. Mc Graw Hill Publishing.

. Philippines • Wallace & Masters (2001). J (2003). USA . PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR LIFE AND WORK. L. Contemporary Publishing Co. CAREER PLANNING WORKBOOK. 8TH ed. (1991) CHOOSE THE RIGHT CAREER. Chicago. USA • Santamaria. South Western Thomson Learning. Colorado.References • Scharnk. Revised Edition Makati.

References • Books written by the proponents of the various theories taken up • http://www.census.ph • http://www.com .com • http://ww.gov.com • http://www.careerpathonline.jobstreet. jobsdb.

and the skills in designing and facilitating group program/activities for human growth. . It is an experiential course that focuses on learning how to apply the varied theories and techniques of group process.Course Description: This course covers systematic analysis of group behavior and various types of group interaction.

Group Process .

Prerequisite • Counseling Techniques • Psychological Testing .

. • Integrate knowledge of theories.Course Objectives Students will be able to: • Define group process and explain the theories and techniques in group process. • Demonstrate competencies in carrying group counseling activities. skills and techniques in group process. principles.

Course Objectives • Design psycho-educational training programs in group counseling. • Appreciate the art of conducting group dynamics. . • Facilitate a series of group sessions.

structured learning experience in the Filipino context – Multicultural approaches in facilitating groups – Strategies. techniques and procedures in handling group sessions .Course Outline • Stages of Group development • Theories of Group Process and Development • Facilitating Skills – Activities.

Creation of tools for evaluation (pre-tests and post tests) • Self Development .Course Outline • Functions of the core elements of group process – facilitator – participants • Training Components • Ethical issues in running groups • Evaluation of the effect of group process on the participants.

peer evaluation and sharing .Methodology • • • • Lectures /discussion Group process activities in class Experiential Learning Application.

Course Requirements 1. Examinations – Written and practical exams 3. Training Design . Group Development Plan 2. Psycho-educational programs using group process 4.

Gerald (1990). (1980). California: Books/Cole Publishing Co. Boston: Allyn And Bacon • Corey. Group Counseling: A Developmental Approach. . • Forsyth. California: Brooks/ Cole Publishing Co. Pacific Grove. Pacific Grove. An Introduction to Group Dynamics. Theory and Practice of Group Counseling. Donelson R. George M.References • Gazda. (1983).

(2003). William B. • Kline. Robert L. Books. Ed E. (2003). Inc. Marianne H. New Jersey: Pearson education. Wadsworth Group. Interactive Group Counseling and Therapy. New Jersey: Pearson Education Inc. Upper Saddle/River. . Group Counseling. Introduction to Counseling and Guidance. Upper Saddle/ River.References • Gibson. • Jacobs. Inc. & Mitchel. Thompson Learning. (2002).

& Prentice Hall. USA: Basic Books . New Jersey: Pearson Education Inc. (1985). (1990). (1999). Irvin D.References • Ortigas. The Facilitative Leader. Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy. Upper Saddle/River. Inc. Carmela D. Loyola Heights Quezon City. Group Process and the Inductive Method: Theory and Practice in the Philippines. • Yalom.. Ateneo de Manila Press • Ray. Glen R.