Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: CSL                                     Course Number: 363                                    
Course Title: Vocational Development and Social Justice in Human Service
Subject: Counseling
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


The course introduces students to the field of career development within a human services context. Topics include the roles and functions of a career counselor; the role of work in society currently and historically; the impact of recession and unemployment on individuals, families and communities, current models of career choice and development; ethical and legal issues; professional development; and career assessment and program implementation. Students will create vocational genograms and take career assessments in order to explore their own career development allowing for the integration of vocational theory with their own personal life experiences.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or 201, CSL 150
Start Date:    06/30/2012                         End Date: