The American Counseling Association (ACA) arrived at a definition of counseling by delegates of an ACA Conference in March 2010. They defined it as: Counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals. The definition was then submitted to the leaders of the . . .
Marriage and family therapists offer guidance to couples, families and groups who are dealing with issues that affect their mental health and well-being. Many therapists approach their work holistically, using a “wellness” model (as opposed to an “illness” one) which highlights and encourages client’s strengths. Typically, earning an undergraduate degree in counseling, psychology, sociology or . . .
The most popular degrees in fire science occur at the associate level. Two-year programs in fire science introduce students to the basics of emergency services, including fire personnel, first-response medical (EMTs and paramedics), police officers and federal agencies involved in emergencies and disasters. Coursework then progresses into fire behavior, building construction, protection systems, prevention techniques . . .
Those pursuing a Master's degree in counseling have probably decided on a specialty, such as substance abuse, family & divorce, school or mental health counseling. Though a Bachelor's degree may provide numerous job opportunities, a master's will take you further into your role as a counselor. The time period to complete a master's either on campus or . . .
When addressing the profession of counseling, the premier organization mentioned is the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP accredits master’s and doctoral degree programs in counseling and its specialties that are offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world. Master's degree counseling programs accredited by CACREP are: . . .
For those contemplating a degree in Computer Science (CS), here are a few facts to mull over: the US Bureau of Labor (BLS) forecasts that the occupation of Computer and Information Research Scientists will increase at a rate of 11% through 2024. The BLS lists the median salary at $110,620 in 2015. Compensation site PayScale . . .
A career in Homeland Security can be prestigious and financial rewarding. However, these jobs are highly competitive and sought after by both college graduates and people who are already working in law enforcement. If you are seriously considering a career with the Department of Homeland Security, you may want to take advantage of the internships offered to college . . .
Hacking has become a household word due to the prolific nature in which this crime occurs. The best word to describe such criminal activity is ubiquitous: meaning- pervasive, worldwide, global, omnipresent. Examples of hacked companies in 2016 alone are: Wendy's, Verizon, Oracle, Yahoo, LinkedIn, UC Berkeley, and more disturbing are the hacked government agencies. We . . .
Thinking of a career in cybersecurity? Consider this...the predicted annual cost to the global economy from cybercrime is more than $445 billion, including both the gains to criminals and the costs to companies for recovery and defense. The United States, for example, reported 3,000 companies in 2013 that had been hacked. Since 2013, a series of high-loss attacks added . . .