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Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Career Counseling (PSY-325)

Location: 

Various, distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Dates: 

August 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: examine the historical development and theories of career development; compare the five career counseling models; describe the use of standardized tests and self-assessment procedures in career counseling; identify the ethical issues that a career counselor faces; describe the methods of career counseling for multicultural groups; analyze issues that arise when working with gender issues and dual careers; describe the hardships associated with job loss and transitions; analyze the career development and transition needs of working adults; and explain the facets of career-related programs for career development in elementary, middle and high schools.

Instruction: 

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical models of career counseling and practical techniques on how to counsel clients about career issues. Using a holistic approach, the values, temperament, talents and passions are integrated with personal counseling to determine the best career fit for clients.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Counseling, Educational Studies, Human Services, Social Sciences, or Psychology (8/18).

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