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counselor

 [kown´sel-er]
one who gives advice or instruction.
vocational counselor a professional who assists disabled individuals in assessing their strengths and weaknesses and selecting jobs or careers that maximize their potential to become contributing members of the workforce. The vocational counselor works as a member of the rehabilitation team to formulate a plan designed to achieve vocational goals.

counselor

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counsellor

(koun′sə-lər, -slər)
n.
A person, especially a licensed professional, who treats people with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders and problems. See Usage Note at council.

coun′se·lor·ship′ n.

counselor

a human services professional who deals with human development concerns through support, therapeutic approaches, consultation, evaluation, teaching, and research. Specializations include, but are not limited to, community counselor, gerontological counselor, spiritual counselor, grief counselor, marriage and family counselor/therapist, mental health counselor, school counselor, and student affairs practioner. See also genetic counselor.
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If students have already started working towards gaining job experience, the counselor will at least know they will be that much more prepared for the work force when they graduate.
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They tell the genetic counselor they will abort a fetus destined to grow to normal height.
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