Graduate School Entrance Essay

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Rationale for seeking specialization in a clinical counseling-related program: Hello, I am _______________ and I am submitting the following Extended Goal Statement to provide a basis for your consideration for my request to change programs of my Graduate Degree Program at Capella University. In my statement I will provide a brief description of my current qualifications; my current and future goals; a description of my previous history and experiences at Capella University changes and lessons learned in both my academic and personal life that will make for a better academic experience with Capella University. I understand the Master Degree in Human Development focuses on preparing me to work with individuals of all ages and their families. It will allow me to investigate the ways individuals interact within the family system and with the larger socio-economic environment. I would like to focus my area of learning on the population addicted to substances such as alcohol or drugs, who gamble compulsively, and those struggling with eating disorders. Addiction counseling or substance abuse counseling helps clients identify the behavior problems and patterns associated with their addiction. As a Licensed Addiction Counselor I will be able to work with individuals, families or groups of people who are somehow connected to the same problem. Impact of previous employment, volunteer work, and other human service or counseling experiences: I hold a _________ Degree in Sociology with a Minor in Criminal Justice from ___________. I also hold a Masters Degree in Education Administration/Supervision from the University of Phoenix. My additional certifications as both a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and as a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional (QDDP) has assisted me in my career which includes more than _________ years of working

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