- Counsel individuals, groups, or families to help them understand problems, define goals, and develop realistic action plans.
- Collect information about individuals or clients, using interviews, case histories, observational techniques, and other assessment methods.
- Develop therapeutic and treatment plans based on clients' interests, abilities, and needs.
- Consult with other professionals to discuss therapies, treatments, counseling resources, or techniques, and to share occupational information.
- Analyze data such as interview notes, test results, and reference manuals to identify symptoms and to diagnose the nature of clients' problems.
- Advise clients on how they could be helped by counseling.
- Evaluate the results of counseling methods to determine the reliability and validity of treatments.
- Provide consulting services to schools, social service agencies, and businesses.
- Refer clients to specialists or to other institutions for noncounseling treatment of problems.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™ 16.0; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)