Counseling Services

Types of Counseling Services

Academic Counseling

  • Provide information regarding Allan Hancock College’s academic procedures, programs, and services
  • Provide students with a comprehensive assessment, including academic strengths and needs, to assist them with class selection
  • Help students clarify their academic goals, select a major, and develop realistic academic work loads
  • Provide information on occupational and transfer programs, including general education and major course requirements
  • Help students develop educational plans that satisfy graduation and transfer requirements
  • Provide activities and services that will assist students as they move to a four-year institution

Career Counseling

  • Provide students with an assessment of skills, abilities, interests, work values, and personality style
  • Provide information on current and future employment trends
  • Help students develop effective models for making career decisions and setting goals
  • Provide instruction in job search techniques
  • Teach classes that emphasize career exploration and college success

Personal Counseling/Crisis Intervention

  • Provide short-term counseling and refer students to appropriate community resources
  • Assist students with personal, family, and other issues that may affect their educational progress
  • Offer support to students with a respect and understanding for their backgrounds, cultural values, gender, communication styles, abilities, and limitations

Academic Probation & Dismissal Counseling

  • Provide assistance to students on Academic or Progress Probation and those subject to dismissal
  • Conduct workshops and develop contracts for students in academic difficulty
  • Referrals to the Learning Center for tutoring and other services and resources

We encourage every student and member of the community to utilize the resources available through our office. Phone (805) 922-6966 ext 3293 for further information. We look forward to working with you!

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