Using Computer-Based Programs
Because many assessments and inventories are now available and completed online, counselors need to be aware of the issues related to the use of technology in career counseling. What are some of the concerns that you should be aware of when using computer systems with your clients? Consider issues such as confidentiality, online assessment scoring, and interpretation. What suggestions do you have for addressing these concerns? What would you tell a client or student about best practices when using the Internet in job searches?
Respond to at least two of your peers’ posts regarding the use of technology, sharing your insight and experience.
This activity will help you achieve the following learning components:
- Describe the issues related to the use of technology in career counseling.
- Describe what to tell a client or student about best practices when using the Internet in job searches.
- Communicate to peers in a clear and articulate manner, sharing personal insights, perspectives, and experiences.
- Discussion Participation Scoring Guide.