EDU304 : Introduction to Guidance and Counseling

Course Overview

Course Synopsis

The elementary teacher needs to have a basic knowledge of school guidance and counseling techniques to address students’ personal and social problems she or he may encounter in the classroom. This course will assist the students to perform the basic skills of school guidance and counseling. This course will increase the students’ ability to exercise active listening skills, reflect students’ concerns, assist students to arrive at solutions to problems they present, and advise them on potential solutions to stated difficulties.

Course Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • • Demonstrate knowledge of the importance of guidance and counselling to support the teacher’s role in the classroom
  • • Explain the role of various members of a guidance and counselling system in supporting learners in addressing their future choices and social challenges
  • • Demonstrate the skills of student advisement in making responsible social choices and decisions
  • • Assist students in making informed choices to solve personal, educational and social problems they confront

Course Calendar

Introduction to Guidance and Counselling(Topics 1-6)1
Comparison and Purpose of Guidance and Counselling (Topics 7-12)2
Significance of Guidance and Counselling (Topics 13-16)3
Significance and Areas of Guidance and Counselling(Topics 17-24)4
Principles of Guidance and Counselling(Topics 25-30)5
Empathetic Understing (Topics 31-36)6
Types of Guidance and Counselling(Topics 37-42)7
Directive/Perspective Counselling-1 (Topics43-48)8
Theories of Guidance and Counselling Client-Centered(Rogerian)Theory-1(Topics 49-54)9
Assignment No. 1
Existential Theory-1(Topics 55-60)10
Importance of Affective Education(Topics 61-66)11
Humanist Theory of Affective Eduction(Topics 67-71)12
Affective Cognative Education(Topics 72-77)13
Hindrance in the Development of SEL(Topics 78-83)14
Quiz No. I
Importance of SEL Programmes(Topics 84-89)15
Integration of Character Education Along Side Standard Curriculum-1(Topics 90-95)16
Merits of Moral and Character Development(Topics 96-101)17
Sources of Acquiring Self-Efficacy-1(Topics 102-107)18
Self-Monitoring and Self-Assessment to Enhance Self-Efficacy(Topics 108-113)19
Social and Emotional Development(Topics 114-119)20
Strtegies for Implementing SEL in the Curriculum-Flexibility for Lesson Planning(Topics 120-125)21
Effective Teacher-Attitude Towards Teaching(Topics 126-132))22
Mid Term Exam
Hindrances for Teacher in providing Counselling services(133-136)23
Essential Qualities of Teachers as Counsellors (1)(Topics 138-144)24
Teacher as a Counsellor(Topics 145-151)25
Counselling Services:The Counselling Service(10(Topics 152-156)26
Importance of Ethics in Counselling-1(Topics157-163)27
Ethics in Guidance and Counselling-6(Topics 164-169)28
Assignment No. 2
Organizing Guidance and Counselling in Schools-Procedures-1(Topics 170-175)29
Organizing Guidance and Counselling in School-Procedure-7(Topics 176-181)30
Counselling Competencies-Knowledge 1(Topics 182-189)31
Competencies-Professional and Ethical Attitude and Practice 1(Topics 190-197)32
Who Requires Couselling Services?(Topics 198-204)33
Problem Solving Therapy-Introdution(Topics 205-210)34
Problem Solving-Identifying Problems(Topics 211-216)35
Referral in Case of Severe Behavioural Problems- Introduction(Topics 217-222)36
Referral for Severe Behavioural Problems-Effective Referral 1(Topics 223-228)37
School-Wide Guidance and Counselling(Topics 229-231)38
Challenges for Guidance and Counselling in School System-Systeml Challenges(Topics 232-236)39
Quiz II
Challenges for Guidance and Counselling in School-Institutional Theory 2(Topics 237-242)40
Guidance and Counselling Programmes in a School Setting-Councellor as a Facilitator 1(Topics 243-247)41
Guidance and Counselling Programmes in a School Setting-Councellor as a Cooedinator 1(Topics 248-252)42
Collaboration and Communication with Stakeholder-Parentimg(Topics 253-258)43
Implementing Guidance and Counselling in School Setting-Initial Phase 1(Topics 259-262)44
Implementing Guidance and Counselling in School Setting-Formulating Relevent Policies(Topics 263-270)45
Final Term Exam
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