cnsl562 | Graduate
Career And Vocational Counseling
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Foundations and Resources
- Extrapolate from basic resources into systematic models for career education development and guidance.
- Identify common resources related to career choice and career development.
- Identify and explore major theories of vocational development as a basis for career counseling and guidance.
- Examine the origins and development of career counseling.
Vocation and Career Counseling as an Aspect of Personal Development and Mental Health
- Discuss the relevance of career and vocational education and counseling in relationship to the overall mental health and well-being of individuals.
- Examine the appropriate use of assessment measures in career counseling and determine which assessment process is appropriate given various theoretical frameworks.
- Demonstrate career counseling interview skills based upon a selected theoretical framework.
Career Guidance Programs for Adults in Transition and the Nature of Work in Current Society
- Investigate the evolving nature of work and the evolution of attitudes toward work and the influence of work in peopleÃ¢â¬â¢s lives.
- Discuss work and work roles in relationship to diversity and global perspectives that impact the perceptions and values of individuals.
- Evaluate your personal values regarding work and changing work roles and reflect on how these might affectÃ your counseling style with regard to diverse clients.
Vocational Guidance for Clients Across the Lifespan
- Compare and contrast vocational guidance and career counseling practices across the developmental stages of clients through the lifespan.
- Analyze steps in the career counseling process for children, adolescents, and adults.
- Review and discuss examples of effective career guidance programs in institutions of higher learning.
- Identify career development options for adults in transition.
Vocational and Career Counseling Interventions and Programs for Special Populations
- Examine special issues related to career counseling for men, women, and families.
- DistinguishÃ the special needs associated with multicultural groups in regards to career and vocational counseling.
- Identify issues related to career counseling for clients with disabilities.
- Identify and analyze the various legal issues related to fair employment practices and worker rights and responsibilities.
- Construct a community-based strategy for working withÃ diverse populations in vocational and career interventions.
Professional Practices, Skills, and Techniques for Career and Vocational Counseling
- Differentiate the levels of career and vocational counseling in developing a comprehensive treatment plan.
- Demonstrate skills and techniques necessary to provide career and vocational counseling to clients in a variety of community settings.
- Integrate career and vocational guidance processes into comprehensive professional counseling competenciesÃ appropriate as a treatment resource for a broad and diverse client base.
- Discern and express the importance of professional counselor identity and ethical standards for the practice of vocational guidance and career counseling interventions.
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