Summary: Providing a comprehensive approach to career counseling, this volume integrates the career counseling process into the life span ranging from early childhood through older adulthood. For each stage, the author explores emotional, physical, and mental development factors. The author also provides suggestions, techniques, and case studies for counseling clients at each of these stages. Two chapters cover the uses and types of various assessment instruments; a critique ...show moreof the instruments' applicability to the counseling process is also included. Using a life-span framework, the author also discusses years of identification and differentiation, years of growth and searching, years of realism and separation, years of compromise and commitment to a lifestyle, and more. The book closes with a case analysis suitable for class work in career development or related course.
Career counselors, guidance counselors and those interested in counseling psychology, educational psychology, and the human services will find Developmental Career Counseling and Assessment to be an invaluable guide to the field. ...show less