ERIC Number: ED395239
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Careers in Counseling and Human Services. Second Edition.
Collison, Brooke B., Ed.; Garfield, Nancy J., Ed.
Providing information needed to make choices about different occupations in counseling and human services, this book enables examination of personal strengths and weaknesses within the fields. The opening chapters examine professional and personal issues to be considered in making career choices. Next are presented examples of counseling and human services careers in seven different work settings: (1) schools; (2) higher education; (3) business and industry; (4) private practice; (5) federal and state agencies; (6) health care facilities; and (7) residential treatment and community-based support programs. Each setting is described by professionals in the area, with current salary information. Information is provided about licensure, certification, program accreditation, and the next steps for further career decision-making. Appendixes contain current names and addresses of 63 professional associations, organizations, and licensing bodies related to the counseling and human services professions; and lists 168 occupational titles used throughout the book. (Contains 43 references.) (TS)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Allied Health Occupations, Career Education, Career Exploration, Certification, Counseling, Higher Education, Human Services, Professional Associations, Professional Occupations
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Note: Revision of ED 325 755.