What is Developmental counseling?

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Developmental counseling is a type of shared counseling where employers work together with employees to identify strengths and weaknesses, resolve performance-related problems and determine and create an appropriate action plan.

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Developmental counseling definition

Developmental counseling is a type of shared counseling where employers work together with employees to identify strengths and weaknesses, resolve performance-related problems and determine and create an appropriate action plan.

It is aimed at reducing inhibitors of career and workplace progression and helping people perform at a higher level.

Developmental counseling steps

1. Identification of need: includes issues arising from the need to conduct developmental counseling

2. Preparation for counseling: includes activities such as selecting the location, scheduling the sessions, creating an environment to learn etc.

3. Conduct the counseling: includes discussing the issues during the sessions and working on an action plans


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