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Genetic Counseling Practiced Based Competencies (2019)

The essential skill set for genetic counselors falls under four domains. These domains represent practice areas that define the activities of a genetic counselor.

  • Genetics Expertise and Analysis
  • Interpersonal, Psychosocial and Counseling Skills
  • Education
  • Professional Development & Practice