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Child Counselors

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Definition

Licensed professionals trained at the master's or doctoral level to help children and their families cope with personal, social, career, and educational issues.

Description

Child counselors are a subspecialty of a group of professionals who focus on working with individuals, families, and groups experiencing developmental or situational adjustment issues. Child counselors have additional training and practice to better understanding and be competent in techniques for working with the unique developmental needs of children (ages 0-18) and their families. Their work is centered on both prevention and