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CAREERS IN COUNSELLING: OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO THE BEGINNER

Alao, A. A. (1981) CAREERS IN COUNSELLING: OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO THE BEGINNER. Careers, 6 (1). pp. 53-58.

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Abstract

As one of the services rendered in counselling is Career counselling, the student counsellor as a beginner in addition to knowing the "world of work" in other professions, needs to be familiar with options available to him within his choice. Many areas of speciality are becoming available in countries where counseiling as a career had been long established. Countries just embracing counselling are also becoming aware of the meaningful impact counselling services could make to their nations. This article, through literature review and library research explores the various settings in which counselling as a career could be offered, functions likely to be performed and possible requirements for qualifications. The research revealed that choices in this area is becoming more prolific with forecast as to the trend of counselling as a career in the future. Such awareness of career options to the student counsellor could make him fulfill his own potentials if we assume that the art of helping demands that the helper needs to be able to help himself.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Mr Adewole Adewumi
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2012 17:54
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2012 17:54
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/989

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