Practitioner Resources

The resources contained on this page are intended to support you and learners / clients.

  • The most recent 10 resources uploaded (accross all areas of practice) are displayed below
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  • Many resources are provided in English AND Irish (GA indicates 'as Gaeilge')

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Telephone and Remote Platform Approaches to Career Development

Technology can be transformative, improving the experience and outcomes, for both the client and the guidance counsellor. In order to use technology well, it is important to review how existing skills can be transferred to other mediums. This webinar looks at some of the key components of integrating telephone work into guidance practice including many key areas such as adapting and strengthening preexisting skills and tactics

You can view webinar recording on Vimeo by clicking the 'Resource Link' below.



Post Primary, Further Education & Training
07/09/2015

Liane Hambly


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Video Role Play: Provision of feedback on psychometric test results

This role play provides an opportunity to observe a model of feedback of psychometric assessment results that can be used during a one-to-one meeting with a student.

You can view the video on Vimeo by clicking the 'Resource Link' below.



Post Primary
01/04/2015

Declan Fitzgerald


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Career Sailboat Model as a tool for the Guidance Counsellor

There are numerous career development theories and models. The Career Sailboat Model (CSM) was created to enhance the process of career decision-making which emerges within four interactive dimensions - individual, social, political-legal-economical and chance.

Note: This document was previously uploaded to the (old) 'NCGE School Guidance Handbook'



Post Primary, Further Education & Training
25/02/2015

Fidan Korkut-Owen, Selen Demirtaş-Zorbaz, Tansu Mutlu–Süral

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Career-Sailboat-EN.pdf
  2. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Career-Sailboat-GA.pdf
Developing My Career Path, Developing Myself
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Anger Management in the Classroom

This article seeks to explore the reasons and motivations behind inappropriate expressions of anger, and how these can be successfully addressed.

Note: This document was previously uploaded to the (old) 'NCGE School Guidance Handbook'



Post Primary
06/09/2014

Moya O'Brien

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Anger-Classroom-EN.pdf
  2. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Anger-Classroom-GA.pdf

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Self-Care: Some Prescriptions for Calm Living

This article focuses on what you can do about stress and stressors in your life, rather than on abstract concepts of stress.

Note: This document was previously uploaded to the (old) 'NCGE School Guidance Handbook'

 



Post Primary, Further Education & Training
20/08/2014

Gerard Blanche

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Self-Care-Calm-Living-EN.pdf
  2. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Self-Care-Calm-Living-GA.pdf

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Understanding Gifted Children

This article outlines the needs of gifted children from the perspective of guidance counsellors.  This article allows guidance counsellors and educators to further their understanding of gifted children to better serve them within a school environment. Areas such as defining giftedness, how to identify a gifted student, problems that gifted students face and programmes for gifted students in Ireland will be covered.

Note: This document was previously uploaded to the (old) 'NCGE School Guidance Handbook'

 



Post Primary
23/04/2014

Colm O'Reilly

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Understanding-Gifted-Children-EN.pdf
  2. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Understanding-Gifted-Children-GA.pdf

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Best Practice, Ethical and Legal Considerations in Psychometric Testing for Guidance Counsellors

The effective management of the testing process ensures students can interpret psychometric test information and are effectively prepared for future encounters with psychometric testing. This article will explore best practice standards within an international context and highlight potential ethical and legal considerations, pertinent to the use of psychometric tests in Irish post-primary schools.

Note: This document was previously uploaded to the (old) 'NCGE School Guidance Handbook'



Post Primary
26/03/2014

Declan Fitzerald & Ciara Farrell

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Best-Practice-Ethical-Legal-Psychometric-EN.pdf
  2. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Best-Practice-Ethical-Legal-Psychometric-GA.pdf

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Dealing with Ethical Dilemmas in Guidance Counselling

This article offers a practical tool to support guidance counsellors in their responsibility to manage ethical aspects of their work. That tool consists of a procedure to formalise the making of ethical decisions.

Note: This document was previously uploaded to the (old) 'NCGE School Guidance Handbook'

 



Post Primary, Further Education & Training
05/02/2014

Ronny Swain

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Ethical-Dilemmas-EN.pdf
  2. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Ethical-Dilemmas-GA.pdf
Developing Myself
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Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students: The role of Guidance Counsellors

The resource offers advice to guidance counsellors as they support LGBT students; address homophobic bullying and name-calling and contribute to creating and maintaining schools as safe, supportive and affirming places for all students regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Note: This document was previously uploaded to the (old) 'NCGE School Guidance Handbook'



Post Primary, Further Education & Training
03/12/2013

NCGE / GLEN

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-GLEN-EN.PDF
  2. PDF icon NCGE-PP-GLEN-GA.pdf

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The Four Pillars of Action: The Role of Guidance Counsellors in developing and implementing the Whole School Community Approach in Tackling Bullying, both Traditional and Cyber

This article discusses the need to have Guidance Counsellors central to the development and delivery of the Whole School Community Approach which has been endorsed by the Department of Education and Skills’ 2013 Action Plan on Bullying. This article was written before publication of the Whole School Guidance Framework (2017). However, the foundation of this approach to bullying involve many of the key concepts discussed in the framework document.

Note: This document was previously uploaded to the (old) 'NCGE School Guidance Handbook'



Post Primary
12/11/2013

Mona O'Moore

  1. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Four-Pillars-EN.pdf
  2. PDF icon NCGE-PP-Four-Pillars-GA.pdf

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