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counsellor

(US), counselor
1. a person, such as a social worker, who is involved in counselling
2. US a lawyer, esp one who conducts cases in court; attorney
3. a senior British diplomatic officer
4. a US diplomatic officer ranking just below an ambassador or minister
5. a person who advises students or others on personal problems or academic and occupational choice
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But it is important for practicing school counselors to have a strong voice in the authorship of PSC articles.
Thus, insight is a critical component in effective counseling to help counselors understand what their "in group" is, what categories they may be using with clients, and what attributes they associate with those categories.
Our role as counselors is to help facilitate positive change.
Initially, counselors must be knowledgeable of the basic traditions that have been recognized in this multicultural group of Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders.
Employees fear the plan again puts PSA counselors in danger of being laid off, which they believe would be a tragic move.
Using the national model, school counselors look to build positive school attitudes and behaviors, effective writing and reading skills and homework completion skills by effecting change on students' academic, career and social/emotional development.
Although the QDI does not address other issues of diversity, such as issues of class, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or national origin, it was selected for this study as a vehicle for examining attitudes of counselor education graduate students that encompass at least two major areas (i.
Although directed toward new professionals, I think more seasoned counselors and helpers could also benefit from this information, either to reinforce some of things they are already doing or to remind them of ways they can take care of themselves as professionals and as people.
Goldberg of the Montefiore Medical Center in New York City points to the code of ethics adopted in 1991 by the National Society of Genetic Counselors in Wallingford, Pa.
Fifty-three percent of the Counselors indicated that the leading source of financing for construction in the next two years will be domestic banks.