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29-9092 Genetic Counselors

Assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects. Provide information to other healthcare providers or to individuals and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions. Advise individuals and families to support informed decisionmaking and coping methods for those at risk. May help conduct research related to genetic conditions or genetic counseling.

Illustrative examples: Prenatal Genetic Counselor, Mitochondrial Disorders Counselor, Chromosomal Disorders Counselor

Broad Occupation: 29-9090 Miscellaneous Health Practitioners and Technical Workers
Minor Group: 29-9000 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Major Group: 29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010