ISBN13:978-0495804703 ISBN10: 0495804703 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0495804772 ISBN10: 0495804770
Summary: Richard Sharf goes beyond simply presenting theory to show the reader how to apply the principles in a counseling setting, making this book useful for both practicing counselors and counselors-in-training. Sharf covers three major theoretical areas (trait and type, life-span, and special-focus theories) in Parts I-III, then discusses theoretical integration in Part IV, with each theory providing a unique perspective on career development. The book also offers numerou
s case examples, discusses career testing from a practical and theoretical perspective, and integrates labor-market information with career theory. In addition, this book has been praised for having a clear writing style, useful case examples, and material included throughout on diversity.
Summary: Richard Sharf goes beyond simply presenting theory to show the reader how to apply the principles in a counseling setting, making this book useful for both practicing counselors and counselors-in-training. Sharf covers three major theoretical areas (trait and type, life-span, and special-focus theories) in Parts I-III, then discusses theoretical integration in Part IV, with each theory providing a unique perspective on career development. The book also offers numerous case examples, discusses career testing from a practical and theoretical perspective, and integrates labor-market information with career theory. In addition, this book has been praised for having a clear writing style, useful case examples, and material included throughout on diversity. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:5TH 10 Cover: Publisher:Brooks/Cole Publishing Co. Year Published: 2010 International: No
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1. Introduction. Part I: TRAIT AND TYPE THEORIES. 2. Trait and Factor Theory. 3. Occupations: Information and Theory. 4. Work Adjustment Theory. 5. Holland's Theory of Types. 6. Myers-Briggs Type Theory. Part II: LIFE-SPAN THEORY. 7. Career Development in Childhood. 8. Adolescent Career Development. 9. Late Adolescent and Adult Career Development. 10. Adult Career Crises and Transitions. Part III: SPECIAL FOCUS THEORIES. 11. Constructivist and Narrative Approaches to Career Development. 12. Relational Approaches to Career Development. 13. Krumboltz's Social Learning Theory. 14. Social Cognitive Career Theory. 15. Career Decision-Making Approaches. Part IV: THEORETICAL INTEGRATION. 16. Theories in Combination. Appendix A. CACREP Criteria. Appendix B. Tests and Their Publishers. Appendix C. Websites. Name Index. Subject Index.
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