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ERIC Number: EJ782005
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 20
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0787
Addressing Career Issues Online: Perceptions of Counselor Education Professionals
Lewis, Jacqueline; Coursol, Diane
Journal of Employment Counseling, v44 n4 p146 Dec 2007
The Internet is the latest arena in which counseling services are available for a variety of issues. This study surveyed counselor education professionals about their perceptions regarding the use of online counseling to address various mental health issues including career counseling. It also examined their perceptions about 3 formats of online counseling: e-mail, text-based chat, and videoconferencing. Results indicated that counselor education professionals were open to the use of online counseling to address career issues. The implications for the practice of online career counseling and for the training of counselors are discussed. (Contains 1 table.) [This study was funded by research grants from the North Central Association of Counselor Education and Supervision and Minnesota State University, Mankato.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A