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School Counseling Explained – The Helping Professions


If you’re the kind of person who likes to help other people a a career in one of the helping professions might be a good choice for you. But let’s get more specific. If you’d like to work in a school setting and you want some variety Working with individuals at times, with groups at others, and you like helping students and teachers take proactive steps to prevent problems, along with helping students select the right classes or colleges, School Counseling might be the right choice for you. I think in being a school counselor you really want to have this desire to listen to others, that we care about these students and focus more on the personal social issues that a student is struggling with. Seeing students individually, running groups, doing classroom guidance lessons, doing prevention programming. School counselors also deal a lot with academic advising if you’re in the high school You’ll be doing college planning and college advising as a key part of your role as well and I think that’s one of the unique aspects of the school counselor. You have so many different roles in the school not just the individual work. To learn more about Rider’s School Counseling program, please visit the URL below or call us at 609-896-5036.

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