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Questioning is a powerful alternative to making statements.

A good question is often much better than a defensive remark, or a counter-accusation, for all sorts of situations. Using an open question (What. How. especially) is a simple and effective technique for resisting forceful or bullying pressure. Using questions, rather than statements and guesses, is also very effective for building trust, diffusing conflict, understanding situations, managing other people, teaching, training, and parenting. Traditionally, questioning is regarded as mainly a selling skill, but it’s powerful and productive in virtually every circumstance involving human cooperation.

Anyone can be a leader – inspiring others, helping others, making a positive difference to someone or something. Leadership is most effective and easiest when it is adaptable. Explore different theories of leadership – they each offer adaptable methods, styles, etc.

What’s the most powerful rule of negotiating.

Have an alternative.

Be able to walk away.

This simple principle is often ignored, particularly because as buyers or sellers we all tend to focus and fixate on a single option, which quickly creates a dependence on it, which produces pressure (including time/deadline) to agree a deal, which weakens our position, and strengthens the position of the other side.

Nudge theory helps us understand why we fixate on a single option, and why the apparent desirability of a single option increases.

The Psychological Contract are additionally very useful models and tools in planning and assisting others through change.

Pareto’s 80-20 Theory is very useful for problem-solving, decision-making, downsizing, optimization, streamlining, and all sorts of evaluation and change, in business, organizations, and personal life too.

  • Understanding yourself, and how your priorities change through life.
  • Understanding this in others.
  • Teaching and exploring this with others.
  • Understanding how to motivate and relate to people of different ages.

Acronyms are brilliant and entertaining devices which offer all sorts of opportunities to add interest and amusement – and crucially impact and memorability – to training. writing and presentations .

And the acronym is just one of scores of fascinating language curiosities and effects. which help bring spoken and written words to life.

Businessballs offers other useful glossaries too:

For example see the business dictionary and the glossary of common Latin terms – again these are super resources and inspiration for training and communicating in most situations.

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Interview with a Registered Nurse

What do you do for a living?

I am a Registered Nurse.

How would you describe what you do?

I take care of patients who are recovering from a wide range of illnesses or from recent surgery.

What does your work entail?

I’m responsible for making sure that the patient’s pain is under control, that they receive their prescribed medicine on time, that their vital signs are stable, that the doctor’s orders are being followed and I act as a liaison between the doctor and the patient’s family.

What is a typical workweek like for you?

I work three, twelve-hour shifts and I’m stuck on night shift right now. The night shift is really hard. The money is good but the rest of your family is scared to call during the day because they’re scared that I’ll be sleeping. But you kind of get used to it and then eventually you get to work days. So I work 3-twelve hour shifts that usually end up being about 13 or 14 hours because you have to stay late sometimes to finish charting. It ends up almost being a 40 hour work week.

How did you get started?

I actually started by going to college and getting a psychology degree and with that degree I was only able to get a job as a receptionist.

I knew a psychology degree doesn’t really do anything unless you go for your PhD or Masters so I really wanted to help people but I didn’t feel like I was really getting that opportunity and my sister was in nursing school and loved it so I went too.

I went to a school that offered a one year accelerated Bachelor’s degree in nursing program.

It was twelve months because I had already had my Bachelor’s degree. I didn’t have to take all the other classes and so I got a second Bachelor’s.

It was a crazy year. It was probably the most difficult year of my life but it was worth it.

What do you like about what you do?

The best part is seeing patients get better and knowing that I played a small role in that. We get a lot of patients who are in a lot of pain after their surgery which can be pretty stressful trying to get their pain under control. But once they’re comfortable and smiling it does feel really good to know that I helped them out.

What do you dislike?

I wish I had a lot more time to spend with my patients. There are some busy nights where I’ll run into a room to see something and my patient wants to tell me a joke or a story about her grandkids and it absolutely breaks my heart to have to interrupt them and leave because the patient in the room down the hall is throwing up and another patient is crying in pain and another patient has to go to the bathroom. So there’s sometimes that there is so much going on that I feel like I can’t give my patients the attention that they desire and that I want to.

How do you make money or how are you compensated?

Nurses are all hourly so they’re not a salary. It’s not a salary position unless you’re in management.

How much money do you make as a registered nurse?

In Kansas City it seems like most hospitals for new graduate nurses start around $21 or $22 an hour and then every year the salary goes up by a little bit less than a $1 a year. I’ve been a nurse for 5 years and I’m making $26 an hour.

Hospital nurses tend to make more than other types of nurses. At doctor’s offices they only make like $18 or $19 an hour even if you are a registered nurse. So you definitely get more in the hospital and then hospitals usually pay night shift workers a shift differential which for me is $3 an hour so I get my base pay and then for the night hours I get $3 more an hour and I also get additional pay. If it’s a weekend you get $2 an hour extra.

How much did you make starting out in this career?

I started out at $22 an hour maybe but that was in TX.

What education or skills that are needed to be a Registered Nurse?

Most hospitals require a registered nurse degree but you can do that two ways. There’s actually a Bachelor’s degree which is called a BSN and some hospitals prefer that and pay more; other hospitals don’t distinguish between a diploma nurse, which is an RN without the Bachelor’s, and the Bachelor’s.

What is the most challenging about what you do?

The patient load and the severity of their sickness.

If I have five patients and I have one patient who demands a lot of time because they’re in a lot of pain or they’re really sick then my other four patients might not get the attention that they deserve. So I’ve learned time management skills are just absolutely critical and even then sometimes I’ll have my whole night figured out and something will come up and throw everything off. So it’s definitely a skill learning to prioritize and juggle my plans for the night I guess. That takes a long time to learn.

What is the most rewarding for you?

The patients, just getting to know the patients and their families and seeing them get better.

What advice would you offer someone that’s considering this career?

The best advice I could offer would be to contact a hospital in the area and see if there’s any way that you can shadow a nurse for a full shift because I think that a lot of people watch TV shows and see doctors doing all the work and they think that’s the way things actually are and it’s not like that. Nursing is a very, very physical job. It’s a lot of thinking and it’s a lot of work. I love it but I’ve met a lot of people who I think if they would have actually seen what it was really like before they went to school that they might have chosen something different.

I don’t want to sound discouraging by any means but I think it’s a good idea to actually shadow someone to see what it will be like.

How much time off do you get or take?

Well we technically have a 12 hour shift. It’s only three days a week so every week you get four days off and then it seems like hospitals give you a lot of paid time off because you don’t get holidays paid. With most jobs you get paid when you don’t have to work on a holiday but hospitals they’re open every day all day so you sometimes have to work holidays so we do rack up a lot of paid time off and so it just seems like occasionally I’ll be able to take a day or two off which is really nice.

What is a common misconception that people have about what you do?

That nurses just give medicine and they don’t do much else.

What are your goals or dreams for the future?

I guess to eventually to try different areas of nursing and just see what is all out there because that’s one of the best things about nursing, there are so many different areas that if you get bored with something or something isn’t the right fit you can try a different specialty, or you can go from being a floor nurse to an operating room nurse and it’s almost like a different profession. So you have a lot of options I guess. In the future I would like to try out different things and see what the best fit is for me.

What else would you like people to know about what you do?

That’s a good question. To be nice to their nurses! No, I’m kidding. It’s a very rewarding job, you learn a lot, it’s constantly evolving, that people should only go into nursing if it’s their true passion.

And that if you really do want to help people and you are interest in medicine that it is a very rewarding and exciting career.


BASIC SECURITY TRAINING (B #accredited #online #career #institutes, #information #on #concord #career #centre #bst #courses

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Security Guard Services in Vancouver, Calgary
and throughout Western Canada

BASIC SECURITY TRAINING

Security is one of the fastest growing fields, with the most diverse career options. The Basic Security Training course prepares individuals for employment as in-house and contract security guards, bouncers, control officers, camera monitors, loss prevention officers and mobile patrol drivers performing such wide ranging duties as static patrol, mobile and foot patrol to major event security or uniformed or covert guard duties.

The Concord Career Centre supplements the basic framework of the course with a scenario based approach that prepares students for the real life application of their studies. Practice tests and other techniques are employed to ensure our students receive the best instruction possible demonstrated by our exam scores, with over 95% of students successfully passing the BST exam.

Topics in the 40 hours of Justice Institute of British Columbia approved instruction include:

  • Professionalism
  • Emergency Services
  • Legal Issues and the Canadian Criminal Code
  • Powers of Arrest
  • Documentation (note-taking and report writing)
  • Tactical Communications
  • Personal Safety

A Basic Security Training Certificate from the Concord Career Centre means more than basic training it means a prepared employee from a respected institution.

BASIC SECURITY TRAINING INFORMATION SESSIONS

If you would like to register for a Basic Security Training class or if you have more questions about the class, please attend one of our Basic Security Training information sessions.

Date: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday every week
Time: 10:00am
Location: Corporate Head Office
#925 4710 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C.

If you would like to attend a BST info session, please call (604) 689-4005 and ask for Brandon.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Basic Security Training has been in required in British Columbia since 1996, originally as Basic Standards Training 1 2. In 2009 this course was revised and relaunched as Basic Security Training.

All security professionals in this BC must have this training. It provides the basic know-how for any security job.

Under Regulation 3 of the Security Services Act, all individuals performing security work are required to complete mandatory training prior to eligibility for provincial licensing. The Basic Security Training must be successfully completed through a Justice Institute approved training school, such as the Concord Career Centre.

No one may work as a security guard in BC without a BST certificate it is required by law. Additionally, this training provides the basic know-how for security work.

In order to take BST training, you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • MUST be 19 years of age or older.
  • MUST be legally entitled to work in Canada (Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident and Work Permit with NO restrictions).
  • MUST have a clean criminal record.
  • MUST have a primary and secondary identification at registration and at exam time (e.g Valid British Columbia Driver s License (or) Valid British Columbia Identification Card as well as Permanent Resident Card, Canadian Birth Certificate, First Nations Status Card, etc.).

Please bring: 2 pieces of identification (2 Primary pieces of ID or 1 Primary and 1 Secondary piece of ID)
*All ID must be valid, meaning it should not be expired
*The Security Programs (licensing agency) does NOT accept the Care Card or SIN Card as forms of ID

Primary I.D.

  • Canadian Passport
  • Canadian Birth Certificate
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Permanent Resident Card or Confirmation of Permanent Residence
  • Landing Papers
  • Valid Open Work or Study Permit

Secondary I.D.

  • BC Identification Card or other Provincial ID Issued in Canada
  • Canadian Driver s License
  • Canadian Firearms License
  • Native Status Card with a Photo
  • Passport from any country

In BC, courses are held in the Concord Career Centre within the Concord Security Head Office, located at #925 4710 Kingsway (Metrotower I), Burnaby, BC. Right next to Metrotown SkyTrain Station! Currently, this is the only location in BC where we offer this training. Training for ABST (required for security licensing in Alberta) is available through our Calgary Regional Office, call 403.252.8005 for more information!

Please check our online course calendar .

Concord is proud to employee Jay Swamy formerly deployed as the Occupational Health and Safety Officer at the second largest shopping centre in Canada, Jay is also a certified BC Ambulance Paramedic on top of being a certified BST instructor. Jay s real world experience in the security field results in thorough training that is applicable to real situations.

Effective October 1, 2011, Concord charges $185.00 for the Basic Security Training course this fee includes all materials, instruction, and the exam sitting fee.

Please attend one of our BST Information Sessions. They are held weekly every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:00am at our Burnaby office.

At this time, the Concord Career Centre can accept credit card and debit as forms of payment for the BST course official receipts are issued.

A $50 deposit is required, and the $135 course fees are due the Friday before the first day of the class.

Students registering less than 48 hours before the commencement of the course will be required to pay in full.

Currently, the online version of this course is only available directly through the Justice Institute of BC .


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Business MBA

About This Masters Degree

Course Description

Program Description:
The Raj Soin College of Business is committed to providing quality education that is both broad based and professionally relevant; to creating an environment that fosters faculty development and strengthens the college’s links with the external community; and to exceeding the high standards of personal and professional conduct advanced by AACSB International, which accredited the college’s M.B.A. program in 1979. As a result of this commitment to teaching, research, service, and outreach, the university’s mission extends to the growth and development of the metropolitan Dayton area and Miami Valley, and explores problems that have local, state, regional, national, and international applications.

The Raj Soin College of Business offers degree programs leading to the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree, the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Social and Applied Economics, the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Logistics Management, and the Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.) degree. Each student’s program is planned on an individual basis, taking into consideration the student’s background, needs, and objectives. This allows any program to be built on the student’s undergraduate work in business, the arts, sciences, engineering, or other fields of study.

A chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the national scholastic honor society in the field of business and administration, was established by the College of Business and Administration in 1976.

Visit the website https://www.wright.edu/degrees-and-programs/catalog/programs/business-mba

The M.B.A. Degree
The mission of the Wright State M.B.A. degree program is to develop managers and leaders whose understanding and vision encompass the total organization. Graduates will work effectively within and across functional areas and understand the entire organization and its environment. Consistent with this mission, the primary learning objectives of the program are to develop in our students a cross-functional understanding of organizational operations; further develop students’ critical and analytical thinking skills; enhance students’ communication skills—oral, written, and interpersonal; and develop the ability to work collaboratively.

The M.S. Degree in Social and Applied Economics
For more information about the Master of Science Degree in Social and Applied Economics program, see Economics section.

The M.S. Degree in Logistics Management
This program combines the study of business administration with advanced logistics courses. In an era of shrinking product life cycles, proliferating product lines, shifting distribution chains, and changing technology, mastery of logistics has become an essential ingredient of competitive success. The M.S. program in Logistics Management provides an excellent background for this purpose. For more information on this program, see M.S. in Logistics Management section.

The M.Acc. Degree
The aim of the Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.) program is to provide students with a broad set of competencies designed to facilitate success in professional accounting careers and to qualify graduates to sit for the uniform CPA examination in the state of Ohio. See M.Acc. degree requirements.

Dual Degree with Economics
Students may obtain both the M.B.A. degree and the M.S. degree in Social and Applied Economics under the dual-degree program, which permits common course work to apply to both programs as long as the courses are completed within the time limit set for completion of graduate degree programs. This policy does not apply to students who received a M.B.A. degree or M.S. degree in economics from schools other than Wright State. Contact the director of M.B.A. programs and the director of M.S. in Social and Applied Economics Program for further details.

Dual Degree with Nursing
Students may obtain both the M.B.A. degree and the M.S. degree in administration of nursing and health care systems under the dual-degree program, which permits common course work to apply to both programs. Students who receive a M.B.A. degree or M.S. degree in nursing from schools other than Wright State cannot enter this dual degree program. For further information, contact the director of graduate programs in business and logistics management and director of M.S. in nursing program.

MBA CORE and Concentrations
After completing (or being waived from) the prerequisite foundation courses, students begin the MBA program with the MBA Core, 21 credit hours of course work that are common to all MBA students. Students should enroll in MBA 7500 – Leadership and Ethics, as the first core course. Students cannot enroll in the capstone course, MBA 7500, until they have completed all core MBA courses and obtain permission from Director of the MBA program. Students also complete a nine credit-hour concentration chosen from the list shown below.

Students have the flexibility to choose and structure concentration(s) to meet their career objectives. Foundation courses cannot be used as electives within the concentration area(s). Students taking graduate business courses are expected to follow course prerequisite requirements.

For additional information:
– Business, MBA (https://business.wright.edu/master-of-business-administration)

– Raj Soin College of Business (https://business.wright.edu/)

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have an earned baccalaureate degree (or the equivalent) from a regionally accredited institution.

Course Fees


Certified Nursing Assistant #tidewater #medical #training, #hampton, #norfolk, #chesapeake, #virginia #beach, #newport #news, #poquoson, #cna,

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Becoming a Certified Nurses Aide (Nursing Assistant) is beneficial for the following reasons:

  • A stepping stone to an LPN or RN career
  • A stable career in the medical field
  • Training to care for a loved one
  • Personal growth and new skills

Tidewater Medical Training’s (TMT) state approved curriculum is well known and has been developed specifically for your success.

Take a look at all the reasons why TMT is right for you:

Our state-of-the-art classroom and skills lab has been specifically designed for medical training. With modern projection equipment, hospital beds, life-like mannequins, and closets stocked with medical supplies your learning experience will prepare you for the real world.

The state approved curriculum is presented using a combination of on-screen presentations, informative videos, engaging lectures, and lively discussions, along with books, homework, quizzes and exams. Yes, this is like going back to school only the TMT staff are here to help you every step of the way!

The curriculum includes:

  • Role in Healthcare
  • Communication Infection Control
  • Client’s Rights
  • Body Systems
  • Managing the Client Environment
  • Vital Signs
  • Measuring Intake Output
  • Client Safety
  • Managing Emergencies
  • Legal Aspects
  • AHA CPR Certification
  • Hygiene
  • Body Mechanics and Range of Motion
  • Turning, Positioning, and Transferring Clients
  • Assisting Clients to Toilet
  • Mental Health of the Client
  • Social Aspects of Client Care
  • Care of the Cognitively Impaired Client
  • Care of the Dying Client

Total Course Hours: 137

Minimum Requirements for Admission

  1. High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalency Exam (for those educated outside of the United States)
  2. Clean Urine Drug Screening
  3. Satisfactory Criminal Background Check
  4. Successful Interview Process
  5. Space Available
  6. Payment of Deposit (once you are accepted)


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Welcome to Metropolitan College

Come to understand the importance of ethics in finance, and study where ethics have failed and caused major issues for the financial marketplace and individual companies, through this thorough review of financial systems, regulations, policies, and their history. Identify domestic and international regulators and their authority, as well as their methods and role in protecting the financial systems and investors.
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Deploy the logistical and networking lessons learned throughout your supply chain management graduate studies in this culminating capstone project. Take the acumen you have honed and put it into applied academic practice.
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Advanced quantitative approaches and methods are introduced and examined in this course, which highlights the way data informs management decisions. Develop the approach-based skills and tools necessary to succeed in managerial decision-making.
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Modern enterprises create and collect massive amounts of structured and unstructured data. With it, they hope to convert information into knowledge to improve the quality and the efficiency of their decision-making processes. Learn these fundamental principles and techniques of data mining in business contexts in this class, which teaches you how to find, extract, visualize, and report useful information and insights from both small and large datasets with the help of sophisticated data analysis methods.
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Develop a comprehensive understanding of the contemporary theories, methods, and practices related to business continuity, resiliency planning, and enterprise-wide risk management in this course, which focuses on broad-based threats, vulnerabilities, unexpected events, emergencies, and crises that may impact organizations, professionals, and leaders.
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Master the principals involved in managing quality for enterprises and their supply chain—encompassing all performance components that drive customer satisfaction in the industrial, service, healthcare, and educational sectors. Topics include the Deming philosophy of management, Six Sigma and the DMAIC project framework, quality certification systems, data analysis & presentation, quality analysis using control charts, process capability analysis, and competitive benchmarking.
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This introduction to core statistical and mathematical concepts builds the foundation needed to thrive in a management career. Develop the skills, tools, and knowledge essential to offering quantitative insights in management and administrative settings.
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Learn to apply the concepts and frameworks of corporate finance to the problems of multinational financial management. Major topics to be covered include private and public institutions, foreign exchange rates, capital flows, speculation, analysis of alternative foreign investments, analysis of sources and uses of corporate funds abroad, multinational tax and profit planning, international risk analysis, and capital budgeting.
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Apply the lessons learned throughout your enterprise risk management graduate education in this culminating capstone project. Take the resiliency planning and threat management skills you have developed and put them into practice.
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The competitive and dynamic industry of finance demands quantitative-oriented professionals. Learn the empirical techniques widely used in the analysis of financial markets—with particular focus in financial applications that use actual data—in this class, which emphasizes classical linear regression models, time series analysis, limited dependent variable models, and a number of econometric techniques used primarily in the analysis of financial markets based on asset pricing and corporate finance models.
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MS in Supply Chain Management

With concentrations in Global Business, Logistics Management, and Quantitative Approaches, the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management —offered in on-campus. online. and blended formats—provides the tools to navigate complex international trade networks, lead change, and offer creative solutions that ensure prompt delivery of goods and services in an ever-changing global environment.

First class? Final semester? Reconnecting with your alma mater? Here’s the information you need:


Marriage and Family Counseling Careers #marriage #and #family #counseling #career,marriage #and #family #counseling #careers,marriage #and

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How to Become a Marriage and Family Counselor

What Is Marriage and Family Counseling?

Despite many people looking forward to “happily ever after”, this doesn’t always happen. Many relationships and families aren’t perfect, by any stretch of the imagination, and some have so many problems that they seem irreparable. However, contrary to what some may believe, happy marriages and peaceful families are possible. They just take a little – or, in some cases, a lot – of work.

Marriage and family counseling can help many couples and families work out their differences and difficulties. Professionals will often see the same types of problems in most of the couples and families that they work with. Some of the most common problems in many households, for example, often stem from inefficient communication or even a complete lack of communication. Many married couples also find themselves arguing over such things as finances, bad habits, schedules, intimacy, and child rearing.

In today’s hectic world, it is not uncommon for couples and families to split up over even the most minor issues. In fact, some studies have shown that the divorce rate in this country is as high as it has ever been. Because of this, there is an ever growing need for marriage and family counselors.

Featured Marriage Family Counseling Degree Program

Why Do We Need Marriage and Family Counselors?

As mentioned above, the divorce rate in the United States is astounding. Nearly 50% of marriages today end in divorce. Not only does this have an impact on the married couples in these situations, it also usually has a profound impact on any children that were the result of the unions. Children involved in a divorce will often be angry, confused, hurt, and guilty.

Marriage counseling, however, can be used to help save some marriages and patch rifts between family members. This can help lower divorce rates, making children feel more secure, loved, stable, and comfortable in their homes.

What Do Marriage and Family Counselors Do?

Marriage and family counselors work with all different types of married couples and families in an attempt to repair volatile relationships between involved parties. Some of these counselors may specialize in working only with married couples or certain types of families, while others may work with nearly any family that is having troubles.

During these meetings, a marriage and family counselor will typically act as an unbiased third party. He will let each individual in a marriage or family state his or her “side”, or point of view. While one person is speaking, the others involved in the counseling are encouraged to let them state their concerns. If they have anything to interject, they are to wait until it is “their turn” to do so. Also, when speaking, individuals must be courteous and respectful of other family members. For instance, family members should refrain from name calling, yelling, and blaming. They should also be ready and willing to admit their own faults as well.

The goal of marriage and family counseling is not necessarily to cease all arguments, but to open the lines of communication between married couples and other family members. In many cases, this does not usually mean that families will not argue at all. Instead, they will learn to discuss issues, or even argue more effectively.

Marriage and family counselors will often help couples and families tackle a number of issues. however, in most cases, abuse is not usually one of these issues. In fact, counselors in many areas are considered to be mandated reporters of abuse. This means that they are required by law to report suspected cases of abuse, particularly child abuse, to local law enforcement officials.

Where Do Marriage and Family Counselors Work?

Marriage and family counselors may work in a a few different settings. For instance, they may be part of a social service office or a community health center.

The majority of marriage and family counselors, however, usually go into business for themselves, opening their own private practices. In these situations, couples and families seek out the services of the counselors and meet in the counselors’ private offices.

What Are the Education Requirements to Become a Marriage and Family Counselor?

In general, most school counselors begin their careers with a bachelor’s degree in areas

Many individuals pursuing a marriage and family counseling careers will often start by earning a bachelor’s degree in counseling or psychology. While enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program, students interested in a marriage and family counseling career should take courses to help them understand life stages, child development, marriage and relationships, and family dynamics.

In order to become a licensed marriage and family counselor, you will also usually need to earn a minimum of a master’s degree in marriage and family counseling as well. Some marriage and family counselors will also earn doctoral degrees in this area. The majority of states also require marriage and family counselors to have at least 3,000 hours of supervised work experience before they can take their licensing examinations. This may vary from state to state, however, so you should contact your state’s licensure board for exact details.

What Is the Average Salary of a Marriage and Family Counselor?

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. as of May of 2014, marriage and family therapists earned an annual average salary of $51,730. However salary will range depending on education and employer and experience. For example, the top 10 percent of marriage and family counselors make an average salary of $78,920 while the bottom 10 percent make just $30,510. New Jersey pays its marriage and family counselors the most of any state in the country while states like Florida and Virginia pay the counselors much less.

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    Learn about the education and preparation needed to become a substance abuse counselor. Get a quick view of the requirements as well as details about schooling, job duties and licenses to find out if this is the career for you.

    The requirements for a career as a substance abuse counselor vary for each state. In some places it is possible to pursue a career with a certificate, diploma, or associate’s degree, while other states may require a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Substance abuse counselors may need to be licensed or certified, which also depends on the state they’re working in.

    Essential Information

    Substance abuse counselors offer supportive, educational and counseling services to those who struggle with addictions to drugs and alcohol. These counseling professionals work in a variety of contexts and assist addicts in gaining and maintaining sobriety. Substance abuse counselors can come from a variety of educational backgrounds. However, those in private practice do require a master’s degree and state certification.

    Varies from high school diploma or GED to master’s degree

    Some positions require a master’s degree and clinical experience; some states require a license

    Mean Annual Wage (2015)*

    $42,920 for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors

    Projected Job Growth (2014-2024)*

    22% for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors

    Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Substance Abuse Counselor Training Requirements

    The requirements to become a substance abuse counselor vary according to state law. In some places, these counselors may hold only diplomas, certificates or associate’s degrees in substance abuse counseling, which are available through vocational schools and community colleges. In many states, substance abuse counselors must hold master’s degrees before becoming licensed to offer services to the public. Aspiring substance abuse counselors may also need to complete a specified number of work hours under the supervision of licensed or certified professionals as part of their educational programs.

    Licensing and Certification

    Some states require substance abuse counselors to be licensed, while others require these counselors to hold certification through recognized professional certifying organizations. Each state has its own regulations regarding the recognition of certifying organizations. Similarly, each certifying organization has its own requirements for certification. Some organizations require significant academic preparation, such as the completion of graduate coursework, prior to permitting a candidate to sit for a certifying exam. Substance abuse counselors may also need to complete continuing education coursework in the area of addictions counseling to maintain licensure or certification.

    Substance Abuse Counselor Career Options

    Substance abuse counselors work in a variety of settings and may advance into supervisory or even management roles. Those who hold graduate degrees will usually have the most flexibility in choosing career paths and may experience the best prospects for advancement.

    Community Counseling Centers

    Many community organizations sponsor mental health clinics and outpatient substance abuse programs. In these settings, substance abuse counselors provide counseling and assessment services to adults, youth and groups of people who suffer from drug addiction or alcohol dependency. These counselors may also coordinate outreach programs aimed at informing the public of and preventing substance abuse.

    Inpatient Treatment

    Substance abuse counselors also work in hospitals, rehab centers and halfway houses. Counselors in these locations may help facilitate support groups as well as work with individual patients and their families. They often work closely with doctors and nurses to establish and carry out treatment plans.

    Private Practice

    With experience, substance abuse counselors may go on to start their own private counseling practices. They might also start a group practice with other counselors. Being self-employed allows counselors a great deal of freedom in structuring their practices.

    Administration

    Experienced substance abuse counselors, particularly those who hold graduate degrees, may advance into administrative positions. They might go on to work as managers or directors of treatment programs. Along with overseeing treatment programs, these professionals may help counselors maintain licensure or certification by providing them with continuing education resources.

    Salary and Career Information

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) categorizes substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors together in their employment statistics. In the decade 2014-2024, these workers can expect faster than average job growth of 22%. The BLS also reported that behavioral disorder and substance abuse counselors earned $42,920 as a mean annual wage in 2015.

    Substance abuse counselors can work for community centers or enter private practice. They may also work in hospitals, rehab centers and halfway houses. Those with a graduate degree can also consider advancing to an administrative position, where they will oversee treatment programs and staff.

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