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History of Guidance in Philippines

  1. 1. History of Guidance in Philippines Prepared by: Ian Dwight H. Sabellina
  2. 2. Guidance . . . • aims people to help in terms of :  PRE-PROBLEM  PREPARATION
  3. 3. Who is the Father of Guidance?
  4. 4. Frank Parsons the “Father of Guidance.” Stressed the scientific approach to selecting a career. In selecting a vocation: One must have a clear self-understanding of one’s aptitudes, abilities, interests, resources and limitations. Knowledge of the requirements, advantages, and disadvantages of different employment. An understanding of how these two are related.
  5. 5. Who is the Father of Guidance in Philippines?
  6. 6. SINFOROSO PADILLA is the father of guidance in the Philippines
  7. 7. "Guidance and Counseling Act of 2004." It is hereby declared a policy of the State to promote the improvement, advancement, and protection of the guidance and counseling profession by undertaking and instituting measures that will result in professional, ethical, relevant, efficient, and effective guidance and counseling services for the development and enrichment of individuals and group lives.
  8. 8. The State recognizes the important role of guidance counselors in nation-building and promotes the sustained development of a reservoir of guidance counselors whose competence have been determined by honest and credible licensure examinations and whose standards of professional practice and service are world-class and internationally recognized, globally competitive through preventive regulatory measures, programs and activities that foster their continuing professional development.
  9. 9. Guidance Movement in the Philippines • In the Philippines, guidance is said to have both accidental and incidental origin.
  10. 10. • Before 1925, guidance as movement, as it is now practiced and accepted, was unknown in the Philippines. It was only in 1932 when a Psychological Clinic was started by Dr. Sinforoso Padilla and which concerned itself with cases of student discipline, as well as emotional, academic and vocational problems.
  11. 11. • In November 1945, the first Guidance Institute was opened. The Bureau of Public Schools started to send teachers as pensionados for observation and study of guidance services abroad.
  12. 12. • In its report of 1951, Congress proposed the establishment of a functional guidance and counseling program to help students select their course, activities, occupations, friends, future mates.
  13. 13. • In 1953, the Philippine Association of Guidance Counselors was organized in order to study the needs, interests and potentialities of our young people and to establish a Testing Bureau.
  14. 14. • The most systematic guidance program in the Philippines was launched by the Guidance Section of the United States Veterans Administration composed of both American and Filipino psychologists like Dr. Sinforoso Padilla, Dr. Jesus Perpinan and Mr. Roman Tuason.
  15. 15. References : • • • • DE GUZMAN, MIA MILAGROS T. (II-17 BSE ENGLISHPROF ED 5) Guidance and Counseling Act of 2004 http://uphigh1950.org/assets/images/SinforosoPadilla.jpg (image) Wikianswers.com