Background: You have been selected as a candidate for a counseling position in a community based organization working as a delinquency prevention counselor. The clients have been described to you as 10-13 year-old children (male and female) who have already committed minor offenses. You would be assigned a small caseload of children to counsel. Your goal is to help prevent further offenses. The Human Resources department of this organization has asked you to submit a 400 word (minimum) letter describing why you would be the best candidate for this position.
Directions: Using what you have learned in this module, please write this letter. Be sure to include elements from the readings for this module (significance of self and what counselors have in common-generic skills). You can write this assignment in letter format to your instructor. You should, however, include a minimum of two academic sources (including the textbook) to support your work.
This paper must:
- have a thesis statement (statement of purpose/intent), must indicate the topics to be covered
- use ONLY professional, objective language. Use objective, formal, not conversational tone/style
- use APA style
- use direct quotes sparingly – work on paraphrasing and appropriate citations for the paraphrased information
Before you submit your assignment to Blackboard, submit it to Turnitin.com using the link below. After you have reviewed your Originality Report and used it to reduce your Similarity Index appropriately (you can submit your assignment to Turnitin.com multiple times), submit BOTH your assignment and the Originality Report to Blackboard.
Submission: To submit your file, choose the link titled, Assignment 2: Significance of Self, above. Use the “Browse My Computer” button in the Attach File area to attach your document. Be sure to complete your submission by choosing the “Submit” button at the bottom of the screen.
Grading: This assignment is worth 50 points toward your final grade and will be graded using the Assignment Rubric A. Please use it as a guide toward successful completion of this assignment.