ERIC Number: ED464269
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-May
Current Trends and Their Implications for Futures in the Guidance Profession.
Wickwire, Pat Nellor
This chapter includes basic information about the study of counseling futures, and a brief examination of some of the trends likely to affect student support offerings, including the expansion of electronics, the growth of distance learning, emphasis on competency and skills, the inculcation of lifelong learning, and the reconstruction of work and career. Also discussed are some ideas and predictions regarding the counseling profession in the year 2021. Finally, a concluding statement includes a caveat for the counseling profession about approaching futures. (Contains 33 references.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Building Stronger School Counseling Programs: Bringing Futuristic Approaches into the Present; see CG 031 688.