Guide to Becoming a Career Counselor

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8 chapters in Guide to Becoming a Career Counselor

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Ch 1. Counseling as a Profession {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[48256].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Education and Competencies of a Professional Counselor Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13725].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13725].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Counselor Licensing and Certification Requirements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21918].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21918].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Personal Qualities of an Effective Counselor Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13724].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13724].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Where do Counselors Work? - Settings & Their Similarities & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13726].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13726].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Social and Cultural Elements of Counseling {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[20967].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Multicultural Counseling? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20968].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20968].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Counseling Across Gender Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20970].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20970].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Counseling Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered People Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20971].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20971].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Counseling Aged Populations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20972].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20972].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Individual & Group Counseling Techniques {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[48258].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Individual Counseling? - Definition & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14175].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14175].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Group Counseling: Types, Structure & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21630].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21630].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Group Counseling Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Issues and Ethics in Group Counseling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21632].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21632].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Stages of the Group Experience in Counseling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Stages of Counseling {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[48259].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Counseling Intake Process & Initial Interview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14176].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14176].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Testing and Assessment in Counseling: Types & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14177].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14177].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Middle Stages: Working Within The Counseling Relationship Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14178].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14178].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Termination During the Counseling Process: Function, Timing & Related Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Career Counseling Techniques {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[48260].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Career Counseling Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21293].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21293].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Career Counseling with Diverse Populations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30857].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30857].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Career Counseling Techniques for College Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48261].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48261].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Counseling in Business and Industry Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21296].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21296].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. Career Counseling Assessments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[48263].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Factors Affecting Occupational Choice: Psychological, Social, Economic, and Cultural Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9187].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9187].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Career Assessments: Types & Benefits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Personality Framework: Strengths & Weaknesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6170].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6170].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How Can a Personality Career Assessment Help You Choose A Career? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - How Can an Interest Career Assessment Help You Choose a Career? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19367].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19367].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - How Can a Skill-Based Career Assessment Help You Choose a Career? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19368].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19368].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - How Can a Value-Based Career Assessment Help You Choose A Career? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19369].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19369].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 8. Career Development Theory & Stages {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[48265].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9186].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9186].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Career Development Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Steps in the Career Planning Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48266].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48266].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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