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Genetic Counselor Licensure Program

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) PERTAINING TO THE CALIFORNIA GENETIC COUNSELOR LICENSURE PROGRAM

FAQB What is Genetic Counseling and should I obtain a Genetic Counselor License?

Genetic Counseling means providing information to clients regarding the medical, psychological, and familial implications of inherited risks for disease including: interpretation of family and medical histories to assess the chance of disease occurrence or recurrence, and education about inheritance, testing, management, prevention, resources and research. 

For more specific information refer to the links to the left.

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