Seventh-Grade Counseling Learning Objectives
Improvement of Academic Self-concept leading to Life-long learning
Demonstrate and refine study skills and test-taking strategies utilizing available academic resources.
Self-management for Life-long learning
Demonstrate and refine a self-management system to promote academic success.
Recognize ongoing academic expectations and develop strategies to meet increased demands.
Integration of Self-knowledge into Life and Career Plans
Use current interests, strengths, and limitations to guide career exploration and educational planning.
Respect for All Work
Recognize the relevance of all work and workers, and their existence in a global society.
Career Decision Making
Utilize career and educational information to explore career paths of interest.
Education and Career Requirements
Utilize a variety of resources to obtain information about the levels of training and education required for various occupations.
Personal Skills for Job Success
Utilize information about personal, ethical, and work habit skills to enhance individual student success.
Job seeking Skills
Identify and demonstrate basic job seeking skills of interviewing and completing applications.
Personal and Social Development
Demonstrate understanding of individual strengths and personal challenges and how they relate to a positive self-concept.
Balancing Life Roles
Apply personal planning strategies to balance individual, family, and school responsibilities.
Citizenship and contribution within a diverse community
Identify and practice ways to be a contributing group member.
Practice effective interpersonal skills in a variety of social situations.
Respect for self and Others
Promote acceptance and respect for individual differences.
Personal Responsibility in Relationships
Practice problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills.
Safe and Healthy Choices
Utilize effective problem-solving, decision-making and refusal skills needed to make safe/healthy choices in social situations.
Personal Safety of Self and Others
Develop strategies to maintain personal safety.
Apply coping skills to manage life-changing events.