CITF Class Registration


Workforce Education 445 - Vocational Guidance

REGISTER FOR CLASS:At Least 45 Days in Advance


Classes that do not meet the Minimum Attendance Requirements 45 days in advance will be cancelled.


The minimum participants for this course is: 5

Prerequisite: Workforce Education 105 (WFED 105), Workforce Education 106 (WFED 106), and Workforce Education 207 (WFED 207)

3 Day, Plus, Distance Learning Lessons Course 

Problems and Possibilities of vocational guidance; the field of guidance and guidance literature; methods of field work; school guidance techniques. WFED 445 does not include any exams, as students are better assessed through actual application of the concepts and procedures. As a result of successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose and importance of guidance counselors and career planners
  • Understand the benefits of career planning
  • Define and understand the purpose of a cumulative record
  • Define and understand the purpose of an anecdotal record
  • Define and understand the purpose of the student autobiography or portfolio
  • Understand what formal assessment instruments are (standardized tests, interest inventories, personality assessments, etc.)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the important considerations and techniques involved in using conferencing to help students meet their needs
  • Understand the purpose of conducting a conference with an apprentice
  • Explain the types of common conferences they may encounter
  • Successfully conduct a conference with an apprentice
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the important considerations in dealing with gender, race, and disability issues in the workplace
  • Understand the purpose of providing services which enable those with equity issues to advance in the construction careers
  • Plan a program which would promote the technical training center in the community as a viable place for people to learn about carpentry and construction
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic techniques involved in assisting students in applying for employment or further education
  • Demonstrate knowledge of dealing with workplace problems, particularly employer/employee relations, coworker relations, and complying with policy and promotion procedures

This workshop also contains a series of distance learning lessons that must be completed to receive credit for the workshop. Upon completion of this course, you will receive 3 credits from Penn State University. These credits can be applied to a bachelors degree in vocational education.


Tech Coordinator: Alfonso Bastidos


Sessions

  • 1/27/2020 - 1/29/2020 (16 of 16 seats available - registrations close on 12/13/2019) register!
  • 6/23/2020 - 6/25/2020 (16 of 16 seats available - registrations close on 5/9/2020) register!