Testing, Guidance and Counseling Department


Guidance and Counseling

INFORMATION SERVICE

Information about the student's academic and family background, psychological profiles and other self-assessment reports are systematically recorded filed in individual folders and updated yearly to help monitor the growth of the students.

COUNSELING SERVICE

It is desired that the students meet the counselor at least once a month. Individual and group counseling are available to help them articulate their academic, personal, interpersonal, emotional or career concerns as they respond to day-to-day experiences in Letran.

TESTING SERVICE

Psychological tests are given periodically to assist the students to determine their self-concept and attitudes, personality type, achievement level, and progress. Intelligence test, aptitude and achievement tests, personality inventories, measures of interest are administered to help them find out more significant insights and learn about themselves. The office also assists in the screening process of faculty and employee applicants through position based on set of psychological tests.

PLACEMENT SERVICE

Placement service is offered to assist the students develop educational and career objectives. They will be given additional opportunities

ACADEMIC PROBATION FOLLOW-UP AND REFERRAL

Probationary and under-achieving students are examined and followed-up individually and assisted in overcoming scholastic skill deficiencies and academically inhibiting attitudes. Referrals from faculty members are encouraged to monitor the students' absences, tardiness and behavior affecting academic success.

EDUCATION AND INFORMATION SERVICE

Materials about school programs, labor market, and job openings are made available in the office. Through Career Development program, students are assisted in understanding various perceptions and feelings in life necessary for a sound decision making. In line with this, orientation on career development plans and exploration of job possibilities are offered.

FACULTY/PARENT CONSULTATION

Counselors make themselves available to parents and faculty for collaborative discussions on family or school matters.

RESEARCH AND EVALUATION

Counselors regularly assess various programs and services offered and continually update themselves with current trends in guidance and counseling.

FORMATION PROGRAM

Leadership training and activities are given to the members of Peer Facilitators, Peer Tutors and Placement Representatives to help them develop into a fully functioning support arm of the Guidance and Counseling Services Office.

ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

Enrichment program intends to provide alternative educational activities that will serve as opportunity for growth and development of Letranites. Beyond academic support, the program focuses on the development of students' social skills. During the Guidance Awareness Week, various activities are lines up which highlight the office's major services.

Home Guidance and Counseling
Office Hours
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Monday to Friday