General Counseling Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 6:30pm
Friday: 8:00am- 11:30pm
August 29 - December 17
The counseling department offers a quality-counseling program dedicated to the achievement of students educational success and career goals.
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The Counseling Department offers a wide array of special services and programs to assist students in achieving their educational goal at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. The Counseling Department also offers courses which assist students with student success strategies, learning and study skills, AA degree and transfer planning, career development and internships, conflict resolution skills and behavior management. Disabled Student Services offers several such courses and more which provide specialized information for disability-related concerns. All LATTC counselors are trained professionals who hold a Master’s degree or higher. With diverse experiences and backgrounds, they speak languages from around the world to accommodate your individual needs (American Sign Language, English, Farsi, French, Kikongo, Korean, Lingala, Malayalam, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai and Yiddish).
An academic counseling session begins with educational goal-setting, exploring education options and opportunities, evaluating the student’s educational background, and providing the student with clear, concise, up-to-date educational information. Counselors can assist individuals to assess their interests, strengths, abilities, and values; to set goals; to make plans to accomplish those goals; and to address personal problems or barriers that impede plans to fulfilling those educational goals.
A counseling session will also assist individuals in selecting of appropriate programs of study relative to their chosen objectives. Individual student/counselor conferences are available by appointment. Counseling is available on a walk-in basis during registration only.
Entering (first year) students are encouraged to enroll in Personal Development courses.
These courses are designed to help students become better acquainted with the educational opportunities at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, and will assist students in developing programs of study that will help them attain their educational goals.
Counselors are here to: (Diagnose Students Educational Goals) via
- help students with appropriate placement
- help students develop confidence and commitment to realistic goals
- help students whose academic abilities do not yet match their aspirations
- help students outline their goals in higher education
- help students design a plan
- help students overcome personal and social issues that cause barriers in achieving academic success
The Counseling Program provides a variety of programs that work to help students develop their highest intellectual, social-emotional, and vocational potential.