ERIC Number: EJ937572
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
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The Centennial of Counselor Education: Origin and Early Development of a Discipline
Savickas, Mark L.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v89 n4 p500-503 Fall 2011
July 7, 2011, marks the centennial of counselor education as a formal discipline. In recognition of its 100th birthday, the author of this article describes the origins of the discipline, beginning with its prehistory in the work of Frank Parsons to establish the practice of vocational guidance, describing the 1st course in counselor education at Harvard University in 1911, and ending with the formation of the 1st university department of counselor education at Boston University in 1914.
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Counseling, Career Guidance, Educational History, Intellectual History, Educational Development, Recognition (Achievement), Program Descriptions, Intellectual Disciplines, Instructional Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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