July 25, 2010
Dr. Christine Enslin
Individual Career Goals and Learning Plan Paper
My career plans and how I was going to achieve them was something that I have always thought about before I enrolled in school at the University of Phoenix. I have my Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Services grom Southern University, and I decided to return to school to pursue my Master’s of Science Degree in Psychology at the University of Phoenix. My plan is to become a counselor, whether it is a rehabilitation counselor, mental health counselor, substance abuse counselor, or behavioral counselor. I chose to pursue this career because I enjoy working with people. I have worked with children and adults with different issues. I have worked with individuals who have mental health, substance abuse, behavioral as well as those with disabilities. My plan for academic success at the University of Phoenix is to use the resources and tools that are available to me by the university. In pursuing my career as a counselor, a master’s degree is usually required to be a licensed or certified counselor. Most programs in getting an education to be a counselor are in the field of psychology, education, or human services. I was able to complete the Multiple Pathways to Learning and the Personality Spectrum in Chapter Two of my text. The results of the Multiple Pathways to Learning in each category are Bodily-Kinesthetic (underdeveloped), Visual-Spatial (underdeveloped), Verbal-Linguistic (moderately developed), Logical-Mathematical (moderately developed), Musical (moderately developed), Interpersonal (highly developed), Intrapersonal (moderately developed), and Naturalistic (underdeveloped). The results of the Personality Spectrum in each category are Organizer (strong tendency), Adventurous (minimal tendency), Giver (moderate tendency), and Thinker (moderate tendency)....