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Clergy

Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.
Behavioral Sciences: Social Work
AS Degree
Community Social Services
AA Degree
ECE Working with Culturally Diverse Families
Certificate of Achievement
ESL Work Readiness
Certificate or Training
Human Services: Social Work
Certificate of Achievement

Clinical Psychologists

Diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests, and formulate and administer programs of treatment.
Behavioral Science
AA Degree
Behavioral Science (General)
AA Degree
Letters And Science: Behavioral Health
AS Degree
Liberal Arts (Non-Transfer): Behavioral And Social Science
AA Degree
Liberal Arts (Non-Transfer): Social And Behavioral Sciences
AA Degree

Counseling Psychologists

Assess and evaluate individuals' problems through the use of case history, interview, and observation and provide individual or group counseling services to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.
Behavioral Science
AA Degree
Behavioral Science (General)
AA Degree
General Studies: Sociology
AA Degree
Guidance: Peer Education Leadership Advanced
Certificate of Proficiency
Guidance: Peer Education Leadership Basic
Certificate of Proficiency

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
Bilingual Education
AA Degree
Bilingual/Multicultural Assistant
AS Degree
Bilingual/Multicultural Assistant
AA Degree
Bilingual/Multicultural Assistant
Certificate of Achievement
Bilingualism And Biliteracy In English/Spanish
Certificate of Achievement

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Behavioral Science
AA Degree
Behavioral Science (General)
AA Degree
Communication: Organizational Communication
AA Degree
Letters And Science: Behavioral Health
AS Degree
Liberal Arts (Non-Transfer): Behavioral And Social Science
AA Degree

Marriage and Family Therapists

Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.
Behavioral Science
AA Degree
Behavioral Science (General)
AA Degree
Behavioral Sciences: Social Work
AS Degree
Child And Family Studies
Certificate of Achievement
Child And Family Studies
AS Degree

Mental Health Counselors

Counsel with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. May help individuals deal with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging.
Addiction Counseling
Certificate of Achievement
Addiction Counseling
AS Degree
Addiction Disorder Studies
Certificate of Achievement
Addiction Disorder Studies
AS Degree
Addiction Studies
Certificate of Achievement

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.
Addiction Counseling
Certificate of Achievement
Addiction Counseling
AS Degree
Addiction Disorder Studies
Certificate of Achievement
Addiction Disorder Studies
AS Degree
Addiction Studies
Certificate of Achievement

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Liberal Arts And Sciences: Science Studies-Psychology
AA Degree
Liberal Arts And Sciences: Soc And Beh Sciences-Psychology
AA Degree
Liberal Arts: Psychology
AA Degree
Psychological And Social Services
Certificate of Achievement
Psychological And Social Services
AA Degree

Rehabilitation Counselors

Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, or the stress of daily life. Coordinate activities for residents of care and treatment facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement.
Allied Health
AS Degree
Allied Health
Certificate of Achievement
Allied Health Fundamentals
Certificate of Achievement
Allied Health Science
AS Degree
Allied Health: Nursing Assistant II
AS Degree
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