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GUIDANCE SERVICES CENTER


Guidance Services Center College

 

Is ready to give you professionalized counseling and psychological services so that you can make the most of your stay in college making it a more enjoyable, fulfilling, worthwhile experience as you train and prepare for your chosen career.

 

Services:

Counseling

 

if you’re going through: serious doubts about your career; depression, grief, or anxiety; problems regarding relationship with loved ones; financial difficulties; rape, pregnancy, and/or addiction; and others… counseling service is professionalized, confidential, and free!!!

 

Psychological testing

 

for your objective, reliable, and valid appraisal of personality and mental capabilities through standard psychological tests. Inquire for schedule of testing activities or set appointment for an immediate assessment!

 

Information and placement

 

About scholarships, college courses, career opportunities, and academic, social, and psychological information.

 

Referral service

 

Can also be extended to you. We’ll help you find other professionals that may help you with your specific concerns: other counselors, social worker, police, medical practitioners, spiritual director, etc.

 

And more…

 

just come and inquire; you may just be surprised of how else we can help you!

 

 

Appointments:

 

Service Hours:

8:00am to 12:00pm and

1:30pm to 6:00pm Monday through Friday

 

Guidance Services Center Integrated School

“Guidance is not only for those who dream and for those who scream but also for those who fit in between.”

The Guidance Services Center (GSC-IS) is the heart of the Integrated School. The Office is concerned with the students’ welfare, helping each one develop himself/herself as a person.

 

Services:

Counseling

 

This is the heart of the Guidance Program. Our very competent counselors provide a counseling relationship with the students in order for him/her to achieve a better understanding of himself/herself and his/her surroundings. Counseling may be done individually or in groups. If a student has problems or concerns, he/she may just go directly to the GSC-IS for counseling.

 

Follow-up and Referral Services

 

This is the heart of the Guidance Program. Our very competent counselors provide a counseling relationship with the students in order for him/her to achieve a better understanding of himself/herself and his/her surroundings. Counseling may be done individually or in groups. If a student has problems or concerns, he/she may just go directly to the GSC-IS for counseling.

 

Individual Inventory

 

Each student has an Individual Inventory folder containing cumulative records of his/her family, academic achievement, talents, anecdotal records, testing records and counseling records.

 

Psychological Testing

 

Tests are administered and interpreted to students to help them discover their abilities, their interests and their personality. The Office has a variety of tests available; from IQ tests to personality tests to interest and occupational tests.

 

Admission

 

The Office provides testing and interview for incoming students.

 

Information and Placement Services

 

Information on career options are also available at the GSC-IS and the Office facilitates college applications. The Office also conducts orientation programs for new students and new parents. The Office maintains bulletin boards of information on career and other guidance concerns.

 

Research and Evaluation

 

Researches are also conducted in the GSC-IS. These researches are being used for innovations in the programs and in designing interventions. The Office also takes charge of the evaluation of the effectiveness of school clubs and their moderators.

 

Programs:

Peer Counseling

 

Peer Counselors are students trained to help others by helping themselves at the same time. The Peer Counseling Program provides a venue wherein the youth can fully interact and establish healthy relationships among themselves. This is in line with its credo, “a person is of more value than the whole world.” They are the extension arm of the Guidance Office.

 

Homeroom Guidance

 

This program is designed to provide an atmosphere of belongingness for the students. The Homeroom Guidance Program provides unstructured activities which allow students to express their feelings share their insights and establish team and community spirit.

 

Leadership Training

 

Leaders are not born. They are made. And the Guidance Office, together with the Office of the Coordinators of Student Affairs (Level I and II), helps create leaders by conducting annual leadership training seminars.

 

Teachers’ In-Service Training

 

The Office equips teachers with the adequate skills in conducting and managing homeroom guidance classes and in facilitating school clubs. In-service training seminars are conducted annually both for old and new teachers.

 

Career Program

 

The Guidance Office aids students in choosing their careers by providing them with information regarding college applications; by conducting placement, interest, and scholastic aptitude tests; through career counseling; and through career exposures.

 

Orientation Program

 

Every year, the Office conducts orientation activities for the new students of the Integrated School (from Nursery up to Grade 10). Parents of these new students are also being oriented of the school’s policies and guidelines, administration, faculty and personnel, and other concerns.

 

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