This course introduces students to career development theory and its application. Students will have the opportunity to learn the history of and current trends in career development counseling. Students will be offered training in the use and application of career counseling strategies, assessment tools, and resources (including web-based resources). Students will also learn about the relationship between work and mental health, career development across the lifespan, and issues with diverse populations, as well as ethical issues and competencies for professional practice. Additional purchase of assessment materials is required.