- 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, or needs.
- Analyze data, such as interview notes, test results, or reference manuals, to identify symptoms or 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.
- Refer clients to specialists or to other institutions for noncounseling treatment of problems.
- Select, administer, and interpret psychological tests to assess intelligence, aptitudes, abilities, or interests.
- Document patient information including session notes, progress notes, recommendations, and treatment plans.
- Counsel individuals, groups, or families to help them understand problems, deal with crisis situations, define goals, and develop realistic action plans.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)