JLBC LEADERSHIP COUNSELING
JLBC Approaches to Counseling:
JLBC Directive: Counselor-centered, simple, and quickly provides short-term solutions.
The leader has all the skills to assess the situation and offer a course of action.
Nondirective: JLBC Cadet-centered counselor causes the JLBC Cadet to take responsibility for solving the problem.
Combined: The leader uses parts of the directive and nondirective approaches. This allows the leader to adjust the technique to emphasize what is best for the soldier.
1. JLBC Cadets Identify the problem
2. JLBC Cadets Gather information
3. JLBC Cadets Develop courses of action
4. JLBC Cadets Analyze and compare courses of action
5. JLBC Cadets Make a decision, select a course of action
6. JLBC Cadets Make a plan
7. JLBC Cadets Implement a plan
Reasons for Counseling:
Performance/Discipline: Inform about actual jobs and expected
Personal: Helping solve a unique problem.
Professional Growth and Guidance: A leader concerned with the professional development of subordinates informs his JLBC Cadets about the many challenges and benefits of a military Career.