Personality and Learning
If clinically indicated, formal
psychological assessment is available to help you and your therapist
better understand your personality, educational needs and abilities, and
to explore your vocational options. These procedures may be
especially helpful if you have not declared a major or should you suspect
a learning disability.
Psychological testing is provided only for use in the counseling process
or for making clinical decisions. This service is not available to
complete part of a class requirement, or at an instructor's recommendation
unless the instructor in question has made prior arrangements with the
Counseling Services provides
direct services to students requiring assistance with the developmental
processes of career and vocational decision-making. Counseling
Services staff often work with other University resources to facilitate
these processes such as
The Tomas Rivera Center, or
advising offices. We can provide:
- Individual and Group Counseling to
orient students to the career decision-making process and to resources
available to them.
- Career interest and personality
testing utilizing instruments such as the Strong Interest
Computerized test instruments are available through the Career
Services office and are available to students who are currently
- If necessary, intellectual and
abilities testing to assist in exploring career options.
- Structured feedback sessions,
individual and/or group, to assist students in utilizing assessment
tools to gain a better self-understanding of interests and abilities as
they relate to the world of work.
- Individual and/or group counseling
which focuses on personal values, conflicts, familial, or relationship
issues as they relate to career developmental concerns.