at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels should be able to peruse the table of contents of every issue and find themselves drawn to articles that can provide the type of highly relevant and applied knowledge that can help them do their jobs better.
For rehabilitation counselors
it is imperative to plot these points in time.
The American Psychological Association's (APA; 2003) Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice, and Organizational Change for Psychologists provides a framework to help counselors
gain awareness of themselves and of their clients as they strive to provide culture-centered practices.
Too often counselors
get caught up in "problems" and everything that's not going well.
The strong multicultural component of the United States population has prompted the need for counselors
to consider multicultural factors when communicating with their clients (Zhang & Dixon, 2001).
It's about time,'' said Gale Jaffe, vice president of the Association of Pupil Service and Attendance Counselors
Although only 17 percent of schools report that the most emphasized goal of guidance programs is helping students with personal growth and development, counselors
are more recently helping children feel safe in their classrooms and school buildings, a job that became more popular, and necessary, in the last decade, studies and experts say.
College admission officers, too, are equally surprised and discouraged when they discover how overloaded counselors
in high schools are.
Consultants offer services similar to career counselors
and charge roughly the same fee.
need to prepare students with disabilities for work while they are still in college.
As such, it serves as a useful tool in formatively evaluating counselor
education students' early development as culturally competent counselors
in relation to two important areas of diversity: race/ethnicity and gender.
The geneticists and genetic counselors
, who work daily with patients, tend to take a very different view, one that relies on the concept of nondirective counseling.
Hopes for a swift end to the commercial real estate market downtown remain remote, with no recovery in sight for another three-to-five years, according to the annual member survey of the American Society of Real Estate Counselors
, a specialized group of consultants who provide expert, independent real estate advice on property and land-related matters.
The medical school is responding with a new master's degree program -- the only one of its kind in Northern California and one of four in the western United States -- that will train six genetic counselors
Key tools for classroom guidance lessons are included and are accompanied by specific guidelines for how school counselors
can implement them.