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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (Q & A) PERTAINING TO THE CALIFORNIA GENETIC COUNSELOR LICENSURE PROGRAM

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. 

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