Do the results of the different assessments support each other or were there contradictory results?

Assignment Instructions
While counseling clients or students regarding career decisions, you will use a variety of information to help them create career plans. For this assignment, continue to work with the Riverbend City Career Counseling Center client that you selected for the Week 5 and Week 7 discussion.
Use the Riverbend City: Career Counseling media piece to gather and interpret the client’s data and information. Your completed Career Exploration Workbook can be utilized as a reference to create a comprehensive career plan with actionable steps for your fictitious client, but do not submit the workbook with this assignment.
You are expected to utilize the Individual Career Plan Template [DOCX] when completing this assignment.
Client Profile
Conceptualize your client based on identifying information and presenting issues.
Identifying information includes age, gender, race, ethnicity, family, work status, educational background, and current educational status.
Describe the presenting issue(s) of your chosen Riverbend City Counseling Center client. This should be a full paragraph, similar to how you would summarize a real student’s or client’s issues in their case file to describe the main issues you will be addressing.
Apply an appropriate career counseling theory to your work with this client.
Assessment Results
Based on assessment results and information obtained during sessions with your client, write a brief paragraph about each of the following:
Knowledge and experience.
Discuss what themes emerged from the assessment data.
Career Options
Identify three of your client’s career options including current labor market information.
Career Plan of Action
Develop three long-term goals that your client would achieve within 3–5 years. These goals should be drawn from the client’s counseling sessions as well as the results of their completed assessments.
List three short-term goals that your client could achieve in the next 3–6 months. These goals should be directly related to the skills your client needs to develop and the resources they will need to use to reach the long-term goals you listed above.
Describe 2–3 counseling strategies and interventions that you will be doing in sessions with your client to help them develop the skills needed to move forward. Include one qualitative assessment to utilize based on your client’s presenting issue(s).
Assignment Requirements
Your paper should meet the following requirements:
Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
Length: 6–7 pages of content plus a title page and reference pages.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point. Use Microsoft Word.
Competencies Measured
By successfully completing this assignment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and scoring guide criteria:
Competency 2: Describe the use of assessment in evidence-based career counseling interventions.
Analyzes a client’s interests, personality, values, skills, knowledge, and experience.
Competency 3: Analyze legal, ethical, and multicultural issues related to the career development process.
Discuss a client profile including identifying information and presenting issues.
Competency 4: Develop career plans for diverse clients that align with your professional counseling specialization.
Analyzes a client’s career options using current labor market information, including education or training needed, employment trends, and expected salary.
Creates an individual career plan of action including long-term goals, short-term goals, and counseling interventions and strategies.
Competency 5: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, respectful of the diversity, dignity, and integrity of others and consistent with the codes of ethics guiding members of the counseling profession.
Conveys purpose, in an appropriate tone and style, incorporating supporting evidence and adhering to organizational, professional, and scholarly writing standards.

What You Need to Know
Use your Career Development and Counseling: Theory and Practice in a Multicultural World text to read about the history of career development and factors that impact work:
Chapter 12, “Career Development Intervention in Postsecondary Education Institutions,” pages 306–334.
Chapter 13, “Career Counseling in Community Settings,” pages 335–349.
Read about the relationship between work and wellbeing:
Redekopp, D. E., & Huston, M. (2019). The broader aims of career development: Mental health, wellbeing and work. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 47(2), 246–257.
Riverbend City Counseling Center
Learn how the story concludes for each of the clients at Riverbend City Counseling Center (RCCC) by reviewing the “Week 9 – Conclusion” tab.
Riverbend City: Career Counseling.
Continue examining the client you selected to use for your Week 9 assignment, Individual Career Plan. Based on the information you have learned about your client thus far as well as the information obtained from the assessments the client completed, respond to the following questions:

What themes and patterns do you notice emerging?

Do the results of the different assessments support each other or were there contradictory results?

Are there any other areas that you want to assess?

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