1. Begin with an end in mind through the staff receptivity. With a goal to initiate, deliver, and extend the guidance program, endorsement of support by the administrator is vital. 2. Developmental needs of the clients. The program must be reflective of addressing the need for total development/enhancement of the clients. 3. Objectives of the program and coordination of functions must be clearly defined. The planning together with the staff and the execution of the activities must always be properly coordinated. 4. Leadership, personal commitment, and in service training must be obviously considered. 5. Used of community resources. Guidance program should use available resources coming from the place/school or community. 6. Evaluation must always be a part of every effective program. Gathering feedbacks will be a big help to improve the program.
POINTS OF COMPARISON IN THE DELIVERANCE OF GUIDANCE SERVICES Factor| Efficiency| Effectiveness|
1. Approach| steps of deliverance accurately set and followed| smart and worked hard to accomplish the goals| 2. Manner of execution| the need may not be properly addressed| need known and properly addressed| 3. Orientation to outcome| result- oriented| cause- oriented| 4. Style | democratic approach| autocratic approach|
5. Orientation to work| people- oriented| task- oriented|
GUIDANCE IN THE ELEMENTARY LEVEL
Guidance in elementary level is based on the continuing development of fundamental knowledge, skills of a person as a child matures into an adolescent.
Contents of elementary guidance program
I. Vision and Mission
II. General Objectives
III. Services and Programs
A. Individual Pupil Inventory contains personal, family, and academic data. B. Information Services pertain to social information like on- going orientation programs involving teachers, parents and pupils. C....