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Course SummaryUse this handy Guide to Becoming a Career Counselor course to supplement your classroom materials or catch up on missed work. Our informative video and text lessons present the material in an easy-to-follow way so you can get a better grade.
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In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
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- What are the purposes of individual counseling?
- How are group counseling sessions structured?
- How do I conduct an intake interview when beginning a counseling relationship with a client?
- How can a personality assessment help clients choose a career?
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- What are the stages of career development?
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