Career Development And Counseling: Putting Theory And Research To Work
- Publish Date: 2004-10-11
- Binding: Hardcover
This is a must-have for any researcher in vocational psychology or career counseling, or anyone who wishes to understand the empirical underpinnings of the practice of career counseling.
-Mark Pope, EdD
College of Education, University of Missouri - St. Louis
past president of the American Counseling Association
Today's career development professional must choose from a wide array of theories and practices in order to provide services for a diverse range of clients. Career Development and Counseling: Putting Theory and Research to Work focuses on scientifically based career theories and practices, including those derived from research in other disciplines. Driven by the latest empirical and practical evidence, this text offers the most in-depth, far-reaching, and comprehensive career development and counseling resource available.
Career Development and Counseling includes coverage of:
- Major theories of career development, choice, and adjustment
- Informative research on occupational aspirations, job search success, job satisfaction, work performance, career development with people of color, and women's career development
- Assessment of interests, needs and values, ability, and other important constructs
- Occupational classification and sources of occupational information
- Counseling for school-aged youth, diverse populations, choice-making, choice implementation, work adjustment, and retirement
- Special needs and applications including those for at-risk, intellectually talented, and work-bound youth; people with disabilities; and individuals dealing with job loss, reentry, and career transitions