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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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For this reason it is important the counselor offers several options for clients to engage and contract for services.
Does it work when a staff is comprised of counselors ages fifteen through fifty?
It is no longer good enough for school counselors to select programs, deliver individual interventions, and run groups based on what seems best or what their instincts tell them.
If the client reports an issue that is not seen as such by the counselor, it is easy for the counselor to overlook that issue or make culturally insensitive responses.
The counselor needs to remember that when things look bleak, they can and do get better.
There is a constellation of considerations for counselors dealing with Asian American/ Pacific Islander clients.
Parents ``are very surprised for the most part that someone from the school took the time to knock on their door,'' said Maria Castro, a PSA counselor who serves nearly 50 San Fernando Valley schools.
So it begs the question, with all the roles of a counselor, all the students for whom they are responsible, and the new pressure to ensure student success, can counselors truly be effective?
College admission officers, too, are equally surprised and discouraged when they discover how overloaded counselors in high schools are.
Just as rehabilitation counselors are so helpful through college, they also can aid the student with disabilities to transition to the workforce.
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.