Summary: In a manner that is both engaging and informative, this text provides the beginning counseling student with a comprehensive overview and discussion of the practical application of career counseling skills.
Addresses perspectives from experts who are nationally or internationally recognized for their expertise, research, and publications related to career and life style planning through a contributed author format, allowing the readership a much more comprehensiv ...show moree view than can be obtained by reliance on a single writer. With the aid of numerous case studies and examples throughout the text, Career Counseling provides up-to-date and state-of-the-art information to students. The text reflects the view that career counselors must be prepared in a holisitic manner, as career and life style planning with clients is inherently related to their search for identity and meaning in their lives.
The content of this textbook is derived from the standards and competencies developed by professional associations and groups such as the National Career Development Association, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, and the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. Reviews of the most current journal and textbook information on career and lifestyle planning have also been used in the process of identifying the content areas included throughout the book.
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