. Abstract Paper (100 pts)- The counselor candidate will review a recent (no older than 5 years) professional counseling or psychological journal and then will submit an abstract, fully observing and reflecting the APA format The successful counselor candidate will follow this format (including headings and subtitles); 1. Purpose – state clearly the author’s/researcher’s purpose or objective(s) of the article or research: what she/he is attempting to accomplish; and what is the specific question or problem being addressed. 2. Method (research articles only – state clearly the methodological procedures used by the researcher(s) to collect data indicating participants i.e., the sex and number of persons studied, procedure, and instruments employed to gather and analyze data. 3. Findings 4. Results 5. Discussion 6. Implications 7. Recommendations Reference page