# trend and licensure acquisition and scale L (r = -.255, n = 68, p = .036) of the MMPI-2

validity scales.

Ongoing Participation in a Counseling Related Profession

# A point-biserial correlation analysis was performed with the sample of 74

questionnaire respondents to determine the relationship that the scores of the MMPI-2

clinical and validity scales and NEO PI-R domain scales have with a graduate’s

participation in a counseling related profession. Results of this analysis are found on

# Table 3. A graduate’s participation in a counseling related profession showed no

statistically significant correlation (p = .002) with the MMPI-2 clinical and validity scales

or the NEO PI-R domain scales. However, there were several noteworthy trends.

# Specifically, scale 0 (Si; r = -.239, n = 74, p = .040) of the MMPI-2 clinical scales and the

# Extraversion (r = .315, n = 74, p = .006), Openness (r = .231, n = 74, p = .048) and

Agreeableness (r = .269, n = 74, p = .021) domains of the NEO PI-R demonstrated a

trend.

Work Satisfaction

A Spearman’s rho correlation analysis was performed with the sample of 63

questionnaire respondents to determine the relationship that the scores of the MMPI-2

clinical and validity scales and NEO PI-R domain scales have with satisfaction in

counseling work. The sample size was 63 as this was the number of respondents to the

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