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Career Development and Counseling
Theory and Practice in a Multicultural World

  • Mei Tang - University of Cincinnati, USA


January 2019 | 440 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Career Development and Counseling: Theory and Practice in a Multicultural World provides a comprehensive overview of career development theories with a unique multicultural framework. Aligned with the latest standards set forth by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), the text focuses on applications across a variety of settings and populations. Each chapter contains numerous case illustrations and learning activities designed to help readers understand the complexities of multicultural aspects of individual career development. Counseling students in training, in addition to working counseling professionals, will find this book as a useful resource for today’s diverse world.  

Career Development and Counseling is part of SAGE’s Counseling and Professional Identity Series. To learn more about each text in the series, please visit sagepub.com/cpiseries.
 
Series Editors’ Preface
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgements
 
About the Author
 
Chapter 9: “Information, Technology and Career Information Resources”
 
Chapter 1. Roots, Growth and Trends of Career Development and Intervention
Learning Objectives

 
 
Chapter 11: “Career Development Prevention and Intervention in K-12 School Settings”
Overview of Historical Development

 
 
Chapter 12: “Career Development Intervention in Post Secondary Education Institutions”
Professionalism

 
Current Status and Future Trends of Career Development

 
 
Chapter 13: “Career Development Services in Community Settings”
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Andrea Dine, Julia Larson
Chapter 9: Information, Technology and Career Information Services
Mary Anderson
Chapter 11: Career Development Prevention and Intervention in K-12 School Settings
Kim Gilliam
Chapter 12: Career Development Intervention in Post-Secondary Education Institutions
Rhonda Norman, Norm Townsel
Chapter 13: Career Development Services in Community Settings
Jane Goodman
Chapter 14: Adult Career Development
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 2. Work in Global Context
Learning Objectives

 
Meaning of Work

 
Work and Global Changing Economy

 
Work and Health

 
Personal and Contextual Factors for Career Development

 
Integrated View of Career Development

 
The Ecological Perspective of Career Intervention

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 3. Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Career Development
Learning Objectives

 
Changing Workforce

 
Social Barriers to Career Development

 
Multicultural Career Development Issues

 
Intersection of Diversity

 
Multicultural Competency in Career Counseling

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 4. Career Development Theories I
Learning Objectives

 
Earlier Approaches

 
Trait-and-Factor Approaches

 
Developmental Approaches

 
Social Cognitive Approaches

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 5. Career Development Theories II
Learning Objectives

 
Theories With Focus on Process

 
Theories Focusing on Needs and Values

 
Theories From a Holistic View

 
Theories of Construction Perspective

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 6. Career Counseling Process
Learning Objectives

 
Overview of Career Counseling

 
Role of Counselors

 
Client Factors

 
Process of Career Counseling

 
Follow Up

 
Decision-Making Process and Skills

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 7. Assessment
Learning Objectives

 
Role of Assessment in Career Development Intervention

 
Purpose of Assessment

 
Areas and Contents of Assessment

 
Appropriate Use of Assessment

 
Procedure of Assessment

 
Selecting Assessment Tools

 
Variety of Methods for Assessment

 
Cultural, Ethical, and Legal Concerns of Use of Assessment

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 8. Career Counseling Strategies and Techniques
Learning Objectives

 
Purpose of Career Counseling Techniques

 
Strategies Facilitating Career Exploration

 
Strategies for Career Decision Making

 
Strategies for Action

 
Building Career Resilience

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 9. Information, Technology, and Career Information Resources (by Julia Larson)
Learning Objectives

 
Role of Technology in Career Development

 
Counselor-Focused Technology

 
Client-Focused Technology and Resources

 
Multicultural Competency and Technology Use Enhances Career Counseling

 
Impact of Technology on Individuals’ Career Development

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 10. Designing and Evaluating Career Development Intervention Programs
Learning Objectives

 
Rationale of Career Development Programs

 
Principles of Career Development Intervention Programs

 
Process of Career Development Intervention Programs

 
Career Development Programs With Diverse Population and Various Settings

 
Summary: Ecological Validity

 
Keystones

 
References

 
Appendix A: ASCA National Standards for Students

 
 
Chapter 11. Career Development Prevention and Intervention in K-12 School Settings (by Mary L. Anderson)
Learning Objectives

 
Goals and Scope of Career Development Programs in K-12: The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model

 
Educational Reform and Initiatives

 
Theoretical Applications: Working With Children and Adolescents

 
Career Development Programs K-12

 
Career Services in Elementary Schoo

 
Career Services in Middle Schools

 
Career Services in High Schools

 
Multicultural and Ethical Considerations

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 12. Career Development Intervention in Postsecondary Education Institutions (by Kimberly Gilliam and Mei Tang)
Learning Objectives

 
Characteristics of College Students

 
Goals and Scope of Career Services for College Students

 
Career Services Models for College Students

 
Essentials of Career Development Programs in College Settings

 
Building Multicultural Responsive Services

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
Appendix A: Sample of Academic Course (3 credits for undergraduate students)

 
 
Chapter 13. Career Counseling in Community Settings (by Rhonda Norman and Norman Townsel)
Learning Objectives

 
Goals and Scope of Career Development Programs in the Community

 
Community Settings

 
Multicultural Approaches to Career Development in the Community

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
Additional Resources

 
References

 
 
Chapter 14. Adult Career Development (by Jane Goodman)
Learning Objectives

 
Typical Adult Development Needs

 
Job Loss

 
Adaptability

 
Multicultural Issues

 
Modern Theories of Career Development Applied to Adults

 
Retirement

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
References

 
 
Chapter 15. Integration of Theory and Practice
Learning Objectives

 
Person and Context Interaction

 
Integration of Theory and Practice

 
Ethical Practice for Prevention and Intervention

 
Promoting Wellness Through Work and Health

 
Integrated Services

 
Summary: Challenges and Opportunities

 
Keystones

 
References

 
 
Index

Career Development and Counseling will provide the reader with a solid foundation of career development theory along with strategies for direct work with diverse populations in a variety of settings.“

Tara Malone
Fairfield University

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