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The Career Counselor's Handbook

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About the Course:

This course is a comprehensive guide to career counseling, presenting practical and relevant information for both aspiring and experienced career counselors. This course covers tools for building a prosperous business, improving effectiveness, problem-solving, and meeting the needs of clients.

This course is based on the book, The Career Counselor’s Handbook created by Howard Figler, Ph.D. & Richard Bolles in 0.


Ten Speed Press

Publication Date:

2007 (Second Edition)

Course Material Author

Howard Figler, Ph.D. & Richard Bolles

Howard Figler, Ph.D. is the author “The Complete Job Search Handbook”. He is also a nationally known speaker and seminar leader.

Richard Bolles is the author of “What Color is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers” which has sold over nine million copies and has been published in seventeen languages.

Both authors are recognized leaders in the field of career counseling.

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about career counseling. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define the duties, necessary skills, and objectives of career counseling.

  2. Describe the recommendations for surviving and prospering in the career counseling field.

  3. Describe the tools of career counseling.

  4. Identify special problems involved in career counseling, and describe recommendations to address these issues.

  5. Describe recommendations to help clients with success in self-employment.

  6. Identify and describe ethical values faced in career counseling and the place for spirituality in career counseling.

  7. Describe the projected future trends in career counseling and identify recommendations to deal with change and to update skills.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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American Psychological Association (APA)

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CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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The Career Counselor's Handbook: Second Edition

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Course Number 102050
14 credit hours
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