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Wayne, NE 68787

(402) 375-7321 -or- 375-7557
Fax: 402.375.7058



Career Planning: What Can I Do With a Major In Human Services Counseling?


BulletStudents with a degree in Human Services Counseling could pursue a variety of career opportunities. Any career reflective of their skills, interests, values, personal style, etc., could be attainable with good self-marketing skills. Some career opportunities will require advanced study.


BulletCase Manager

BulletSocial Skills Teacher

BulletResidential Treatment Worker

BulletAdoption Specialist

BulletPsych Technician

BulletHuman Service Worker

BulletChild Welfare Worker

BulletPrison Caseworker

BulletJuvenile Court Caseworker

BulletFund Raiser

BulletGeriatric Case Worker

BulletRehabilitation Counselor

BulletProbation/Parole Officer

BulletHospice Coordinator/Worker


BulletPeace Corps/VISTA Volunteer

BulletDirect Service Staff

BulletPsych Rehab Worker

BulletConsumer Advocate

BulletFamily Services Social Worker

BulletDomestic Violence Worker

BulletBehavior Modification Specialist

BulletResidential Counselor

BulletCottage Parent

BulletGroup Home Director

BulletYouth Counselor

BulletAlcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor

BulletCareer Counselor

BulletCommunity Affairs Specialist

BulletResidence Counselor

BulletOutreach Coordinator

BulletClaims Specialist

BulletSubstance Abuse Services

BulletClinical Research Assistant

BulletAdministrative Assistant

BulletHome Health Aide


To learn more about these careers, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). The OOH can show you training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and more...


Related human servicescounseling links:

American Counseling Association

American School Counseling Association

American Marriage and Family Therapy Association

American Mental Health Counselor Association

National Career Development Association

National Board for Certified Counselors

National Organization for Human Services


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Ron Vick, MA, LPC
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