Career & Employment Counseling

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    Career Counseling programs prepare graduates to help persons wanting to make career decisions. Sometimes known as vocational counselors, career counselors help clients explore the intersection of their education, skills, interests, and personality to determine and plan for possible career paths. Career counselors often make use of inventories and other assessment tools to assist persons in making decisions. In addition, career counselors understand and maintain resource information on employment and labor market trends. Career counselors may work in a variety of settings from private practice, to career resource centers or employee assistance programs associated with specific industries or organizations.

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Treating self-injury

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    Counseling Today's May cover story, "When the hurt is aimed inward," takes an intimate look at nonsuicidal self-injury. What functions does it serve for clients? What do clients need from you as the counselor? And how might the therapeutic relationship hold the key to change? More
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