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Psychology Career Counseling - Chapter Summary
This chapter centers on psychological approaches to career counseling and the tools involved in it. You'll learn about key theories in the field as well as what to keep in mind when counseling diverse populations. By the end of the chapter you'll have reviewed the following topics:
- Stages of the career counseling process
- Forms of career assessments and their benefits
- Using online career research tools
With both a video and transcript of each lesson, you'll be able to process the material in the way that suits you best. The timeline feature underneath every video allows for simple navigation around the lesson's central points, while transcript readers can look out for bolded words that indicate key terms and concepts.
1. The Career Counseling Process
Career counseling helps individuals discover their career path. In this lesson, you will learn about credentialing, the counseling process, the role of the career counselor, and the purpose of a career center.
2. Career Development Theories
Career theories help us work with others in making career decisions. This lesson will tell you about the most popular theories of career decision making.
3. 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.
4. Career Counseling with Diverse Populations
How can a career counselor work with many different people with unique needs? In this lesson, we'll look at career counseling with diverse populations, including two major approaches to diversity and key points for working with diverse groups.
5. Online Career Research Tools
How do you figure out what career is right for you? And, once you know, how do you find out more about that career? In this lesson, we'll look at some types of online career research tools that allow people to find out more about different careers.
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