Why is it important that we understand the history of the counseling profession and that we stay updated on the current trends in our profession?

Field: Social Science – Sociology

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Posts should be at least 200-300 words each question and reflect critical thought. Whenever possible, please try to relate the course content to real-world applications from your work experience. Be sure to cite all sources as well.

  1. Why is it important that we understand the history of the counseling profession and that we stay updated on the current trends in our profession?

  2. What do you see as some of the potential future trends of the counseling profession? How is technology impacting our profession?

  3. Professional development and lifelong learning is an expected part of our roles as counselors, and are required to maintain licensure in most states. Why do you think that this is an expectation of our profession?