DSST* Study Guide
Fundamentals of Counseling
The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the Fundamentals of Counseling exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.
About the DSST* Exam
The Fundamentals of Counseling DSST exam covers the material that would typically be taught in an undergraduate introductory course on counseling. InstantCert's course for this subject is an overview of the counseling profession and the theories and concepts associated with counseling.
Topics Covered in this Course
Counselor Roles and Functions
Counseling as a profession
Role expectations in different counseling settings
The Counseling Relationship
Verbal and nonverbal behavior
Personal characteristics, lifestyles and capabilities
Authenticity, empathy, and confidentiality
Ethical and legal issues
Cognitive - behavioral
Social and Cultural Foundations
Human Growth and Development
Customer Test Results for this Exam
305 users submitted test results since January, 2006.
274 of those users reported a passing score (90%).
Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:
|Date of Exam||Result||Score|
|Jul 23, 2023||passed||437|
|Apr 26, 2023||passed||437|
|Aug 10, 2022||passed||409|
|Jun 4, 2022||passed||426|
|May 26, 2022||passed||435|
|Feb 11, 2022||passed||414|
|Dec 15, 2021||passed||443|
|Dec 2, 2021||passed||466|
|Jul 29, 2021||failed||395|
|Jul 22, 2021||failed||387|
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