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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

also

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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Living up to the standards set by Rich Lapan and other previous editors, and continuing to provide school counselors with high-quality, relevant literature that they can use to better the welfare of their students, can be a daunting responsibility.
Understanding the role of regret and decision avoidance would contribute to facilitating an individual's ability to make a decision to reach their goals in addition to providing the counselor with a more accurate assessment of client decision-making schema when resistance is encountered in the counseling process (Hartung & Bluestein, 2002; Krieshok, 1998; Phillips, 1997).
Developing a plan of action to work with the client includes many of the counselor self-reflections identified in writings on career counselor preparation that have been previously cited.
The counselor should help campers identify what they would like to see happen.
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).
color) Joshua Quintanilla, 11, chats with a pupil-service and attendance counselor, Delmi Lagos.
Regarding counselor education graduate students' cognitive attitudes toward racial diversity, affective attitudes toward greater personal contact with racial diversity, and attitudes toward women's (gender) equity, several comments can be offered.
The counselor can give the couple their odds of CF without revealing paternity.
Fifty-three percent of the Counselors indicated that the leading source of financing for construction in the next two years will be domestic banks.
We're constantly adding to this new reservoir of information," said Joanne Taylor, MS, genetic counselor at Packard Children's Hospital and one of 14 counselors at Stanford.