The holistic welfare of every learner is the utmost priority of the Guidance and Counseling Center. In order to pursue this endeavor, a set of planned activities with desired goals is sensibly organized.
Guidance and guidance services according to Crow and Crow aimed at assistance, organized more or less loosely, and rendered by means of various procedures and specialized techniques which increase the functional aspect of the program. For differentiation and clearer understanding we can consider guidance as a more or less general term to connote both systematic and unsystematic and informal means toward assisting an individual, whereas guidance services include only all systematic and organized procedures and facilities for the same end.
Guidance services can be defined as a group of services to individuals to assist them in securing knowledge and skills needed in making plans and devices, and in interpreting life. They include facilities, procedures and tools. They provide comprehensive information about opportunities, personality development, effective studying and learning. They set up means of aiding placement, adjustment in the classroom, and co-curricular and community activities.
To establish a program that will meet the various needs of students by providing guidance and support to maximize each one’s potential towards academic achievement and personal development.
To assist the school in creating a good climate that facilitates the students’ academic progress and personal growth.
To have an essential program aimed at the holistic development of the students in preparing them to be responsible and innovative agents of change in the society.
To provide a venue for enrichment experiences where home-school collaboration reached out to the emergent developmental needs of the students.
To extend online guidance services for our students’ developing needs and their families brought about by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Guidance and Counseling Center offers services for students in the distance learning environment to facilitate their values and life skills. These services comprised of:
1. ONLINE INTAKE & ROUTINE INTERVIEWS
To establish rapport with all students and to aid their adjustment in this new natural learning environment by attending to their queries and concerns related to school, and to observe who might need counseling and follow-up.
2. E-CONSULTATION, E-COUNSELING, E-CONFERENCES
KUMUSTA? o KUmusta Markiano, USap TAyo is heart of the program which focuses on a deeper and more meaningful context of encouraging the student develop his potentials to the fullest. It is a venue to learn an integral part of the counseling process in resolving problems. Students will be able to experience a list of counseling services that will enable them to positively express themselves in a better and safe environment.
The E-Counseling aims to meet the following specific objectives:
To address online student development needs through e-counseling interventions and facilitation.
To provide students, parents and teachers an available online wellness venue during these challenging times.
To guide students, parents and teachers on how to positively cope with the new natural online learning environment.
Partnering with CSSM families for the students’ welfare, the online consultation, counseling and conferences aims to inform the parents of their child’s current situation and help them to gain a better understanding of their child’s online class behavior. This is also to collaborate with students and parents on coming up with the best course of action for their child.
How to avail of the online counseling?
The students, parents and teachers need to visit the official webpage of CSSM or www.cssm.edu.ph
Click MORE then choose CONCIERGE
Fill-up the Conference Scheduler
We will send a scheduled virtual meeting
The online counseling is free to all students, parents and teachers.
3. STUDENT DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP
The Homeroom Module for Students Digital Citizenship is a designed curriculum to help students understand and integrate their unplugged life at school to the new natural online learning environment or distance learning.
4. STUDENT WELLNESS AND LIFE SKILLS (Psychosocial Skills Support Program)
The Wellness and Life Skills Program provides essential theme for students’ positive transformation academically, emotionally and socially. Basic intervention and mindfulness activities will also be part of their formation.
It adheres to deliver self-care, self-love and self-support activities that will enhance students’ emergent needs in distance learning. These three aspects of self-preservation in this time of pandemic is a student-centered advocacy of the Guidance and Counseling Center and the approach aims to help students carry themselves with vigor and preparedness in facing the challenges of distance learning.
Psychosocial development involves learning through social activities in order for students to become socially adjusted. The great challenge that this pandemic surfaced in the education setting is to put wellness in this significant aspect of the learner’s development in the online platform. A dynamic response of the Guidance and Counseling Center is to care for the preservation of a sound mental well-being, to create services that will support the needs of students in having a stable and supportive community.
5. ONLINE LEARNING TOOLKIT FOR CSSM FAMILIES
The Online Learning Toolkit for CSSM Families (OLTCF) was created as a learning resource for parents and guardians to help them deal with emergent concerns of their learners in this new natural learning environment brought about by this pandemic. This online platform is to help parents in managing their vital role as significant individuals at home in the transition from traditional to hybrid or blended learning environments of their learners.
CSSM Families will be able to access a one-stop online resource commons that will help them cope with concerns such as parenting in the new natural environment, tips on managing work from home and assisting their online learners and how to put balance and harmony in helping our students in distance learning.
6. CHARACTER FORMATION (Enrichment Programs)
This is to respond to the social and personal needs of the students and their holistic development towards the new natural environment. It also aims to develop among students the ability to be more responsible with their cognitive, emotional and social skills.
The activities will require students to take a lead in action and be able to stand for what is kind and right thing to do. It is also to encourage our students to impart their personal views on how important their life’s choices and decisions in this endeavour.
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