About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering career counseling material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn career counseling assessments. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding career counseling assessments
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about career counseling (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about career counseling assessments
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra career counseling learning resources
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Career Counseling Assessment chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Career Counseling Assessment chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any career counseling question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a career counseling assessment unit of a standard career counseling course. Topics covered include:
- Effect of psychosocial, economic and cultural factors on career choice
- How personality tests can help in career choice
- What types of career assessments are available
- How to use career assessments in counseling
1. Factors Affecting Occupational Choice: Psychological, Social, Economic, and Cultural
Occupational choice is affected by four factors: psychological, social, economic and cultural. An individual's job choice is molded by their family, morals, values, intelligence, abilities, finances and many other things.
2. Career Assessments: Types & Benefits
There are many career choices out there. How do you decide which one is right for you? In this lesson, we'll examine the different types of career assessments and how they can help you choose the best career.
3. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Personality Framework: Strengths & Weaknesses
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality framework is a theory of personality types that helps managers with job placement, conflict management, team building and career development.
4. How Can a Personality Career Assessment Help You Choose A Career?
What does your personality have to do with your career? And how can a 19th-century psychiatrist help you pick out your dream occupation? Watch this lesson to find out more about Carl Jung's career types and personality career assessments.
5. How Can an Interest Career Assessment Help You Choose a Career?
How can you find the right career for you? One thing that many people do is to consider their interests and how that can lead to a career. Watch this lesson to find out more about interest inventories and how they can help you find a suitable career.
6. How Can a Skill-Based Career Assessment Help You Choose a Career?
Skills assessments, also called aptitude tests, are sometimes used to help people find a career based on what they are good at. In this lesson, we'll examine skills assessments in more detail, including what they do and don't tell you.
7. How Can a Value-Based Career Assessment Help You Choose A Career?
Everyone has different preferences when it comes to their work life. In this lesson, we'll explore work values, including what they are, some common work values, work values assessments, and how they can influence your career choices.
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