Summary: Career counseling is informed by a variety of study areas, including vocational psychology, personality theory, and industrial/organizational psychology and encompasses a diverse practice arena, including all age groups and skill levels. Unlike other texts, this book focuses only on the most accepted and influential theories that have clear practice implications. Theory is linked to research and integrated with practice techniques to inform appropriate assessment and
Summary: Career counseling is informed by a variety of study areas, including vocational psychology, personality theory, and industrial/organizational psychology and encompasses a diverse practice arena, including all age groups and skill levels. Unlike other texts, this book focuses only on the most accepted and influential theories that have clear practice implications. Theory is linked to research and integrated with practice techniques to inform appropriate assessment and career interventions across the lifespan. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:05 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Year Published: 2005 International: No
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1 The Minnesota theory of work adjustment 2 Holland's theory of vocational personalities in work environments 3 The theory and practice of career construction 4 Applying Gottfredson's theory of circumscription and compromise in career guidance and counseling 5 A social cognitive view of career development and counseling 6 Occupational aspirations : constructs, meanings, and application 7 Job search success : a review and integration of the predictors, behaviors, and outcomes 8 Theories and research on job satisfaction 9 Work performance and careers 10 Career development in context : research with people of color 11 Women's career development 12 Assessment of interests 13 Assessment of needs and values 14 Ability assessment in career counseling 15 Beyond interests, needs/values, and abilities : assessing other important career constructs over the life span 16 Occupational classification and sources of occupational information 17 Promoting career development and aspirations in school-age youth 18 Counseling for career choice : implications for improving interventions and working with diverse populations 19 Counseling for choice implementation 20 Counseling for work adjustment 21 Counseling for retirement 22 Promoting the career development and academic achievement of at-risk youth : college access programs 23 Promoting the career potential of youth with disabilities 24 Broadening our understanding of work-bound youth : a challenge for career counseling 25 Blending promise with passion : best practices for counseling intellectually talented youth 26 Counseling for career transition : career pathing, job loss, and reentry
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