To prepare for this Discussion:
- Review Chapter 8 “Designing Career Development Plans With Clients’” in the course text, focusing on career planning.
- Think about the ways in which vocational/career counseling can emerge or consciously be employed in counseling sessions with clients.
- Reflect on the value of a client engaging in vocational/career counseling.
- Consider the challenges that may arise while engaging with a client in vocational/career counseling and planning.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post by Day 4 your thoughts about the role of vocational/career counseling and/or planning in working with clients. Then explain at least two ways in which engaging in the process of vocational/career counseling and/or planning might be valuable to a client. Finally, describe at least two challenges that could arise while engaging in vocational/career counseling or planning, and explain how you would address these challenges.