ecn545 | Graduate
Student Career Counseling
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Career Counseling in Schools
- Utilize National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (NOICC) Career Development Competencies by area and level to assist students in planning their education and career paths.
- Analyze the components of career counseling in elementary, middle/junior high, and high schools.
- Identify effective policies and organizational plans for a Career Resource Center.
- Examine the role of career guidance as a part of the Comprehensive Counseling Model adopted by many schools.
Career Life Planning
- Examine the perspectives of work.
- Analyze the need for a change from occupational perspective to life perspective.
- Identify aspects of career development in the schools, including College-Tech Prep programs.
Assessment in Career Counseling
- Evaluate assessment instruments to determine which assessments would be the most valuable in counseling a students.
- Identify ethical and legal considerations of assessments in career counseling.
- Examine a variety of assessment instruments available in schools and local job agencies.
Computers for Career Counseling
- Describe the common components and applications in career counseling of a computerized information delivery system (CIDS) or an interactive guidance system.
- Use a computerized information delivery system (CIDS) or an interactive guidance system to aid in counseling a student.
Educational, Occupational, and Labor Market Resources
- Analyze labor market classification systems, career resources, and uses and limitations of labor market projections.
- Utilize labor market information to help a student formulate career goals.
Career Guidance Programs for Specific Populations
- Describe career guidance strategies that promote the success of career counseling for individuals from specific populations.
Theories and Models of Career Development
- Analyze the need for career development services.
- Examine the most influential theories and models of career development.
Career and Educational Planning
- Analyze the effects of economics, technology, and social/political trends on career counseling.
- Analyze the need for school counselors to assist students and parents in preparing for the changing job market.
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