How can I help my child?

  1. Here is a list of questions that you should ask to help focus your child’s current choices and that will contribute to their success after high school :
    1. What strategies do you have in place that will enable my child to participate in workplace activities/programs?
    2. Who provides career guidance information at the school?
    3. Are there any workshops or resources I could access to learn more about the career guidance process?
    4. What can I do to help my child speak out regarding his/her success after high school?
    5. How can I get my child to communicate their career interests to me and school personnel?
    6. What if my child changes his mind?

 

Possible personnel who can answer these questions include teachers and school counselors.

  1. Here are some tips for you to learn more about career guidance at your child’s school:
    1. Meet the counselor and find out what their role is.
    2. Attend any career fairs, guidance workshops, financial aid seminars that are scheduled in your area.
    3. Contact the Education Service Center that serves your area for information about career guidance.
    4. Help your child explore extra-curricular and volunteer activities.
    5. Work with your child to use the internet to obtain career information.
    6. Contact the CTSP Center for help with your questions about career guidance.