Student Services

Guidance and Counseling Office

The Guidance and Counselling Office, under the supervision of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and supported by the School Psychologist, provides welfare assistance programs to students on matters related to personal, social, academic, psychological, emotional and career concerns.

Guidance, an integral part of education, can be defined as a process, developmental in nature by which an individual is assisted to understand, accept and use his abilities, aptitudes and interests and attitudinal patterns in relation to his aspirations. Guidance is designed to help individual adjust to his environment; develop the ability to set realistic goals for himself. Guidance is not a simple matter, but it involves a series of actions or progressive steps which moves towards a goal.

In the Philippines, RA 9258 or the Guidance and Counselling Act of 2004 defines guidance and counselling as the profession that involves the use of an integrated approach to the development of a well – functioning primarily by helping him utilize his potentials to the fullest and plan his present and future in accordance with his abilities, interest and needs. 

Thus, the Kings College of the Philippines puts up this department as it acknowledges the impact of its service which caters to student development and welfare necessary to have globally competitive individuals.

Vision

Transforming the youth to become exemplars in their chosen careers, the King’s College of the Philippines envisions each generation of globally competitive professionals to love God, lead the nation and light the world.

Mission

Drive developmentally appropriate academic, personal, social, emotional, psychological, spiritual and professional growth of all students by nurturing the various pillars of holistic wellness in order to ensure individual students’ success in current and future endeavors.

Objectives

Drive developmentally appropriate academic, personal, social, emotional, psychological, spiritual and professional growth of all students by nurturing the various pillars of holistic wellness in order to ensure individual students’ success in current and future endeavors.

  • Assist the students in their search for identity by providing an avenue for them to identify, express and share their distinctive traits with others.
  • Provide situations for the students that could help them interact well with others through socially responsible behavior.
  • Expose the students to different career opportunities that would guide and help them decide logically, prudently and cleverly on what courses are best suited for their capabilities, aptitude and interest.
  • Provide data base for every student to help the administrators make decisions in their overall educational planning or appropriate interventions to address the academic needs of their students.
  • To conduct studies that will assist the deans, teachers and guidance counselor to understand students better by utilizing test/research data.

Services

  1. Individual Inventory: it systematically collects, evaluates, and interprets data to identify the characteristics and potential of every client.

    “WE ARE INTERESTED IN YOU!
    We want to know more about you through a systematized collection, evaluation and interpretation of your data.

  2. Information Service: it provides students with personal-social information that will help them develop their personality and social life.

     

    “WE WANT YOU TO BE WELL-INFORMED!” 
    We provide you with the necessary learning’s outside the classroom setting which can help you with your personal, social, academic and other aspects of your life

     

  3. Counseling and Student Development Facilitation Service: the purpose is to assist students bring about meaningful awareness and understanding of the self and environment, improve planning and decision making, formulate new ways of behaving, feeling and thinking for problem resolution and/ or development.

    “YOU SHARE, WE LISTEN TO YOU WITH OUR HEAD AND HEART!”
    We assist you in bringing out a meaningful awareness and understanding about yourself which could help you in solving your own issues and concerns.

  4. Referral Service: it assists students in obtaining services for other people or agencies that might be in a better position to respond to their peculiar needs.

    “WE WANT THE BEST CARE FOR YOU!
    We assist clients in obtaining the best possible service from other people when it’s out of our expertise.

  5. Placement Service: it helps student find a place that will contribute to t their physical, mental, emotional, spiritual health and well-being so that they can be happy, contributing members of society.

    “WE WANT YOU TO BE PREPARED FOR WHAT IS AHEAD OF YOU!”
    We want to help you find a place that will help bring out the best in you in the employment world.

  6. Follow-up Service: it determines the updated status of the person who had received assistance must be rendered so that the service is complete and holistic.

    “WE CARE ABOUT WHAT’S HAPPENING TO YOU!”
    We want to determine your status so we can render assistance if need be.

     

  7. Testing Service: it helps students know more about themselves through valid and reliable tests given by qualified personnel.

    “KNOW MORE ABOUT YOURSELF THROUGH VALID AND RELIABLE TESTS!”
    We like to assist you in learning about yourself through valid and reliable psychological assessments.

  8. Other Services
    1. Telecounseling
    2. Podcast/Posting on FB page
    3. Releasing of Good Moral Certificate
    4. Exit Interviews for graduating and transferee students
    5. Development of Student Peer Facilitators Organization

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For any inquiries or concerns, do feel free to contact us.

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