Ch 11: Career Counseling

About This Chapter

Learn more about the theories and practical applications of career counseling through engaging video lessons led by informed and experienced instructors.

Career Counseling - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Career counselors assist people in all phases of career development; career counselors' duties can range from guiding people toward careers that fit their skills and interests to coaching people experiencing difficulties at work due to a variety of circumstances. These video lessons provide a broad overview of how career counseling works, both in theory and in application. At the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the typical nature and purpose of career counseling
  • Understand common theories of career development
  • Identify ways in which career counseling can be tailored to recipients' needs
  • Describe the practice of career counseling in the workplace

Video Objective
The Career Counseling Process Explain what career counseling is and how it works; identify tools commonly used in career counseling.
Career Development Theories Describe the trait-and-factor, psychodynamic, social-cognitive, and developmental career theories and how they're applied.
Career Counseling with Diverse Populations Compare and contrast career counseling techniques as they apply to groups such as women, minorities, adolescents, and students.
Counseling in Business and Industry Discuss career counseling in the workplace, from employee assistance programs (EAPs) to adjustment counseling, employee enhancement programs, and vocational rehabilitation counseling.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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