Beginning in the late 1980s, the USOE awarded small grants to cohorts of pilot high schools to implement the state-supported comprehensive guidance program (CGP), a state model based on comprehensive developmental guidance.
83) closely correspond to suggested patterns for comprehensive developmental guidance (Gysbers & Henderson, 2001).
The general career goal that is outlined in comprehensive developmental guidance
programs for the elementary school student is gaining career awareness (Zunker, 2002).
School counselor time use in Nebraska high schools was found to differ greatly from the pattern recommended by comprehensive developmental guidance
(see Gysbers & Henderson, 2000).
School counselors can improve comprehensive developmental guidance
programs by incorporating multicultural experiential learning activities into their regular guidance program.
The multiple strategies that these school counselors reported implementing to foster a CSC include activities within the ASCA National Model's Delivery System, including developmental guidance
Junior high school counselors were more involved with developmental guidance
For instance, a descriptive study designed to determine the effects of a comprehensive developmental guidance
program's activities on a rural school's counseling program (Bergin et al.
The ASCA National Model shares several features with the Comprehensive Developmental Guidance
Program Model (Gysbers & Henderson, 2000) that has been in existence for more than 30 years.
School counselors also can present developmental guidance
lessons in classrooms focusing on basic social skills such as building and maintaining friendships and resolving interpersonal conflict.