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South Central WDA: Yakima County
Qualification: SOC code: 211014

Counsel with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. May help individuals deal with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; selfesteem; and aging. Excludes “Social Workers" (211021 through 211029), "Psychiatrists" (291066), and "Psychologists" (193031 through 193039).

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Master's degree. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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Qualification status for in the other WDAs included below, for relevant areas.
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QualificationSoc area
Demand All workforce development areas, all counties
Demand Pacific Mountain WDA: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston counties
Demand Snohomish WDA: Snohomish County
Balanced Seattle King WDA: King County
Not in demand Pierce WDA: Pierce County
Balanced Benton- Franklin WDA: Benton, Franklin counties
Demand Spokane WDA: Spokane County
Balanced Northwest WDA: Whatcom county
Demand Southwest WDA: Cowlitz, Wahkiakum counties
Not in demand North Central WDA: Chelan/Douglas counties
Demand South Central WDA: Kittitas County
Balanced Olympic Consortium WDA: Kitsap county
Balanced Northwest WDA: Skagit county
Demand Southwest WDA: Clark County
Not in demand North Central WDA: Grant, Adams counties
Demand South Central WDA: Klickitat County
Balanced Olympic Consortium WDA: Clallam, Jefferson counties
Balanced Northwest WDA: Island, San Juan counties
Not in demand North Central WDA: Okanogan County
Demand South Central WDA: Skamania County