Essential Elements of Career Counseling

Essential Elements of Career Counseling : Processes and Techniques

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For Career Counseling courses in Counseling or Psychology departments, or Career Development courses. Organized around the competencies required by the National Career Development Association, this concise, practical text examines the process of career counseling and techniques for helping clients make appropriate occupational decisions. The authors take a holistic, lifespan approach to their subject, defining career counseling as the process by which a counselor works collaboratively with clients/students to help them clarify, specify, implement, and adjust to work-related situations, challenges, and changes. Such targeted coverage makes this volume ideal as a stand-alone text for a course that does not address underlying career counseling theories, or a valuable supplement to a comprehensive more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 190.5 x 223.5 x 12.7mm | 317.52g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131122711
  • 9780131122710

Table of contents

Career Counseling: Myths, Realities, and Emerging Trends. Using Career Theories to Help Clients. Context and Career Planning. Negotiating the Career Counseling Relationship. Defining the Clients Career Concerns. Exploring the Problem: Understanding the Self. Exploring the Problem: Contextual and Labor Market Options. Using Websites in Support of Career Counseling. Consolidation, Decision Making, and Action Planning. Implementing Action Plans. Evaluating Client Progress. Building and Using a Virtual Career Center. Adapting Career Counseling to Various Settings. Appendix A: The National Career Development Association's Career Counseling Competencies and Performance Indicators. Appendix B: National Career Development Association Ethical Standards (Revised 2003). References. more

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