Career development interventions can serve as one means to constructively address the problems of inequitable access to educational and occupational options and achievement that promote health and well-being across the lifespan. This book offers practical examples of career development interventions that may be adapted to constructively address social justice needs at various points across the lifespan (ranging from elementary school ages to older adults) in educational, community, and employment contexts.
High ability individuals -- gifted students, prodigies, geniuses and twice exceptional students -- are a group with enormous potential to have an impact on the advancement of different occupational fields, as well as the lives of others in society. Drawing on extensive research, this book provides fresh insights into the history, the influential factors, and the processes associated with the career decisions of these individuals.
Due to the increasing demand for career guidance in recent years, career counsellors have been challenged to modernise their practice. The 2nd edition of this ground breaking book is a forward-looking guide, giving further insight into the constructivist approach for the 21st century by: providing a theoretical background to constructivism; alerting readers to a range of cultural considerations related to constructivist career counselling; outlining a range of constructivist approaches to career counselling; providing examples of practical applications of the constructivist approaches presented in the book; and assisting career counsellor educators, practitioners and students understand and implement constructivist approaches into their work.
Spark excitement and help kids feel motivated about staying in school by making the college or career connection come alive with this indispensable resource that takes the guesswork out of career awareness counselling. Chock-full of ready-to-use lessons, this book gives busy teachers, school counsellors, and parents succinct lessons that generate deep discussion and inquiry about the real world of post-secondary education and work.
Career Counseling aims to link the past and the present, and to look to the future for significant developments in this critical field. Seven current methods are examined in detail: * the Trait-and-Factor approach * the Person-Centered approach * the Psychodynamic approach * the Developmental approach * the Social Learning approach * the Social Psychological approach * Computer Assisted Career Counseling