chapter  1
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROFESSION
Pages 8

Many people would like to have a career in which they help others, but they may not know about the various occupations in the counseling and human services fields, nor do they understand the differences and similarities among those occupations. This book provides information about careers in the counseling and human services fields. Most people know the school guidance counselor who assisted in choosing classes for the next school year, or administered an interest inventory for information about possible career choices. In this book, we provide information about school counselors and many other helping professionals who work with clients to help them solve problems.