ERIC Number: ED335605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
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A Knowledge and Experience Formula for Successful Employment & Career Counselling Part II.
This paper presents the subject knowledge base and field experience practice of the only post-secondary program to train employment counselors in Canada at Fleming College (Ontario). It lists the range of studies pursued in the program in the fields of psychology, the humanities, business and the economy, and field practice. The first section explains the background of the Employment Counselling Study realization. The next section looks at fundamental skills of employment counseling, identifying as fundamental analytic skills, interpersonal skills, influencing skills, communication skills, and information management skills. All the courses in the program are listed according to which of the five fundamental skills are most prominent in the courses, and the academic curriculum by semester is outlined. The final section discusses the opportunity element in career decision making. The paper in general discusses a formula for successful career and employment counseling. Emphasis is given to some specific knowledge within economics and business which would enhance the client's awareness of opportunities. An annotated list of references, print media references, and brief descriptions of all the courses on the Employment Counsellor Program are included. (NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual National Consulatation on Vocational Counseling (17th, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, January 22-24, 1991).