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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Career Counseling (PSY 322)

Length: 

90 hours.

Location: 
Various; supervised practice.
Dates: 

August 31, 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Mentor-facilitated Independent Study
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to define and discuss the concept of career development from several theoretical perspectives; articulate how career counseling can enhance career development; be able to work with small groups of students for the purpose of career development; support the role of the school counselor in assisting individuals achieve some understanding of how career development can enrich a person’s life; advocate for the role of the school in helping students receive career counseling and career information; understand changes in society and stress the importance of a comprehensive career development plan; discuss and justify the need for career education in our nation’s schools and curriculum advising students on careers from grades K-12; describe challenges minority students may face in trying to secure a career path and recommend several strategies for successfully meeting these challenges; and discuss the role of technologies, personality factors, values, and attitudes that may influence career development and assessment.

Instruction: 

The course covers theories of vocational development, career education, career development, and the significance of the world of work in the life of individuals. Strategies relating to career exploration, career-related assessment, application of career development materials, technical and college career tracks of curriculum development, and the exploration of gender and cultural/ethnicity issues that may affect the career development process are emphasized.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education, Educational Psychology, Adult Education, Continuing Education, or Educational Planning (8/21).

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