cnsl500 | Graduate

Orientation To The Counseling Profession

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CNSL/500 is a 3-week orientation required for specified counseling program applicants. Students will explore the field of counseling and options for a career path to determine their readiness for entry into a graduate program in counseling. Students are required to take a career inventory to examine their interests and aptitude for acquiring the skills needed in the counseling professions. Students also begin to identify their personal motives for a career in the counseling field. Additional topics include orientation to University of Phoenix learning platforms, the online library, graduate-level writing expectations, and the broader idea of navigating graduate school and studies.

This graduate-level course is 3 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 0
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 3 weeks

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    Self-Analysis

    • Analyze personal motivations for wanting to become a counselor.
    • Examine personal interests and skills as they pertain to counseling.
    • Identify skills and characteristics of an effective counselor.

    The Counseling Professions

    • Describe the contributing factors in developing a professional identity as a counselor.
    • Examine career options within the counseling professions.
    • Identify professional and ethical standards within counseling.

    Counseling: Past, Present, and Future

    • Describe the evolution of the counseling field from the past to the future trends.
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