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Career Choice Influences: The Self-Efficacy Profiles of Counseling Students
Alexanderia T. Smith
This study describes the self-efficacy profiles of 13 counseling students by examining their score on the Counselor Activity Self-Efficacy Scales (CASES), developed by Lent, Hill, and Hoffman (2003), in relation to the primary influence on their career choice. The results of this study, along with implications for counseling supervision, are reported.
Keywords: counseling, self-efficacy, supervision, counselor education