Counsellor

There are many different careers that include the role of counselling.  And for some counselling jobs there is more than one appropriate professional or educational path.  Factors that may influence the counselling training or occupation you choose are: the type of organization you want to work for, your preferred timeline for training/schooling and the types of issues, personal approach and demographic of people that you'd like to help.

 
   

Disciplines which may include counselling:

 

-Psychologist

 

-Social Worker

 

-Marriage and Family Therapist

 

-School and Guidance Counsellor

 

-Ministers of Religion

 

Links to Sites

 
-National Occupational Classification - an overview of the Occupation in Canada
-Working in Canada - Winnipeg
-Alberta Learning Information Service -OCCinfo

-Occupational Outlook Handbook - Job outlook for U.S.

 
-O*NET- detailed occupational information

-A Day in the Life: Career Counsellor - by The Princeton Review 
 

-Counselling Associations - from the Riley Guide

 

-Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association

 

-American Counselling Association

 

-Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (U.S.)


-The Counselling Foundation of Canada

-The Professional Association of Canadian Christian Counsellors