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Briefly describe a mental health counselor job and explain why you think it could be a good choice for a woman.

Explain any insights you have regarding areas of personal/professional development.

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About Juvenile Counseling

One of the most requested counseling positions is that of a juvenile counselor. I believe that women are best suited for this mental health counseling job primarily because it requires caring and compassion. Women are by nature detail-oriented and are far more intuitively caring and compassionate than men. Dealing with young people who are troubled, scarred by trauma, neglect, abuse and absence of a positive role model requires a nurturing perspective. As mothers, women tend to find compassion and make visible, especially to kids, the fact that they understand, that they can be trusted to care, to help. The feminine voice of compassion encourages troubled teens to feel secure and to disclose the difficulties troubling ...

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