ERIC Number: EJ424168
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Mental Health Counseling: Definitely a Profession unto Itself.
Palmo, Artis J.
Counselor Education and Supervision, v30 n2 p114-19 Dec 1990
Uses Peterson's six characteristics necessary for vocation to be profession (professional objectives, communicable educational techniques, matching techniques to problems, scientific discipline, professional organization, and altruistic aims) to explore field of mental health counseling. Concludes that mental health counseling is a narrow specialty under the more generic umbrella of counseling. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A