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BASIC GUIDANCE SERVICES

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Counseling Service (CS)
It is a service wherein competent staff in the Counseling and Testing Office (CTO) as well as trained peer counselors  assist individual students or a group toward better understanding of himself/themselves and his/their environment.  It encourages him/them to satisfactory adjustment or acceptable resolution of problems he/she encounters.

Individual Inventory Service (IIS)
This service pertains to the activity of gathering data about the students to enable the counselors, professors and administrators to understand the student better before counseling is conducted.  It is a cumulative record of personal, family and educational data from birth to present.  Information such as student’s family background, mental ability, interest, aptitude, achievement, personality traits and health condition serve as the key to the counseling activity upon which personal assistance is based.  The cumulative record is kept during the duration of the student’s studies in the university until five years after his/her graduation.

Psychological Testing Service (PTS)
It refers to the administration, scoring and interpretation of psychological tests to individual or group of students used to assess his/their behavioral tendencies.  Psychological tests are also used as tools in counseling students.

Follow-up Service (FS)
Follow up sessions are conducted among students who are counseled, referred by faculty, administrators and other university staff.  The follow-up service ensures that the student has learned appropriate behaviors and decisions regarding his/her problem or need.
Career Development and Placement Service (CDPS)
This service takes care of assisting students in their career decision-making from knowing their abilities and potential, providing them information regarding the university course offerings and requirements, information on job trends, job referrals and employment opportunities.

Information Service (IS)
This service makes available to students certain kinds of information not ordinarily provided through classroom instruction.  It enables the counselor to give important facts concerning personal, social and educational adjustment.  It includes the orientation among Freshmen and incoming students, workshops, seminars and community extension services to disseminate information on the relevance of the Guidance Services to students’ adjustment and academic life as well as to provide information to ensure maximum welfare of students.

Research and Evaluation Service (RES)
A service which consists of the conduct of researches on student’s UPCAT scores, psychological test results, values, attitudes and the evaluation of the basic guidance services at the end of the school year.