People working in counseling and mental health services assist people with personal, family, educational, mental health, and career decisions and problems. Mental health care may be provided in hospitals, clinics, schools or private settings.
Employment in the Counseling and Mental Health Services pathway is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations. Numerous job openings will occur as many counselors reach retirement age. Employment of industrial-organizational psychologists is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations, as organizations use these psychologists to help select and keep employees, increase productivity, and identify potential workplace improvements.
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