School of Law (SOL) and Graduate School (GS)
II. INDIVIDUAL STUDENT PLANNING
Assists students in planning, monitoring, and managing their academic, career, and personal/social and development
Purpose: Development and use of Personal Plans of Study
A. Individual Inventory
The counselor gathers information that can be used as a basis on which students are helped. Each student is provided with a cumulative folder where all relevant information is kept and updated. These data are used as a reference in providing assistance to students with manifest needs. Information is gathered through the following:
1. Student Personal Information Sheet (SPIS)
2. Routine Interview Form
3. Exit Interview Form
4. Test Profile
The students are provided with varied information that is useful for their holistic development through seminars, symposia, and other activities.
1. Orientation Program
2. Guidance Month
3. Career Week
4. Psychological Test Profile
5. Counseling and Career Development Services Information
6. Seminars and Learning Sessions
Tests results are useful in providing the necessary information to students in responding to their needs. It aids in the identification of their strengths and weaknesses, aptitudes, interests, and abilities.
1. Psychological Test Profiles
D. Placement and Follow-up
1. Career Guidance Program
CAR: Career Appraisal Reinforcement
E. Exit Interview
This involves gathering information from graduating students or students who will be leaving or transferring to other schools as regards school policies, programs, service, and other school-related concerns essential for improvement. Feedbacks gathered will then serve as the basis for areas of development and improvement.
III. RESPONSIVE SERVICE
Addresses the immediate needs and concerns of students
Purpose: Prevention, intervention
This service provides assistance to students (individually or in group) by giving them counseling with regard to their personal, academic, career, and other special concerns. Feedback to stakeholders is given in addressing the needs of the client. There are close monitoring and collaboration between the counselor, client, and stakeholders to help them effectively.
B. Routine Interview
The Routine Interview helps assess the status of law students in terms of adjustment to the program and to ascertain needs and difficulties. Information gathered from the routine also serves as groundwork for other special programs. Moreover, it may also serve as a springboard for counseling as it is required of the freshmen and new law students to undergo an interview.
Counselors assist students who are referred by faculty, administrators, and parents. Referral is the assistance rendered to students in obtaining services from other people or specialists that might help them more effectively. Close monitoring and collaboration between the counselor, client, and stakeholders are needed to secure the efficiency of the service.
D. Consultation and Collaboration
This service responds to any inquiry, clarifications, and concerns expressed by professors/administrators and parents. Matters related to students are discussed, and a collaborative effort is established to assist the students and give appropriate means of intervention.
1. Parent Conference
2. Faculty Conference
3. Conference with Administrators
4. Case Conference
IV. SYSTEM SUPPORT
Includes program, staff, and school support activities and services
Purpose: Program delivery and support
A. Professional Development
Professional development of the counselors and staff is annually done by participating in conventions, seminars, workshops, and training in accredited guidance and counseling organizations. Moreover, the office also conducts forums, school benchmarking, and other activities related to counseling and career development.
1. Professional Learning Session for Counselors
This session provides the counselors with the current trends and issues in the counseling profession.
B. Research and Evaluation
Studies and action researches are conducted to identify effective approaches and interventions. The data serve as the basis for program development.
Guidance services and activities are evaluated through the Activity Evaluation Form. The counselor prepares an evaluation report based on the findings.
C. Community Outreach
Counselors participate in different outreach activities related to the field, such as giving counseling sessions to the survivors of calamities, stress debriefing, and psychological first aid. The guidance counselor extends assistance to all the outreach projects of the Student Ministry and School of Law Internship Development (SOLID) Group.
V. OTHERS / ANCILLARY SERVICE
A. Committee Participation
3. Community Outreach
4. Guidance Manual
VI. SPECIAL PROGRAMS
The Kapwa Gabay is an outreach program of the Counseling and Career Development Services Office. The goal of the outreach program is to deliver guidance and counseling services and activities to the adopted community of CCDS. Activities for the adopted community include interviews, counseling, psychological testing, group facilitation, and program development. Moreover, it is also focused on guiding other stakeholders in the Bedan community by gaining access to various services.