Career Counseling: A Holistic Approach

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Cengage Learning, 2011 - Vocational guidance - 478 pages
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Providing the most current, comprehensive coverage available, CAREER COUNSELING: A HOLISTIC APPROACH, International Edition equips readers with a solid understanding of the theoretical models of career counseling as well as practical techniques on how to effectively counsel clients. The text's innovative holistic or "whole person" approach demonstrates how to consider a client's values, temperament, talents, and passions when trying to determine his or her best career fit. Thoroughly revised and updated, the cutting-edge new Eighth Edition includes all-new chapters on integrating career and personal counseling, job loss and transitions, adult career development, and career-related programs in middle schools. In addition, diversity issues are integrated throughout, while relevant case studies bring chapter concepts to life.
 

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I'll admit it, I skimmed the last 2 chapters. But I read a good 430 of the 500 pages of this book, it's being marked as read. This book...I feel that it could have been so much more for me. Maybe if I ... Read full review

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I'll admit it, I skimmed the last 2 chapters. But I read a good 430 of the 500 pages of this book, it's being marked as read. This book...I feel that it could have been so much more for me. Maybe if I ... Read full review

Contents

Foundations and Resources
1
Career Counseling for Special Populations
199
Career Transitions and Adult Career Development Concerns
269
Career Counseling in Educational Settings
313
Chapter Summaries
373
Supplementary Learning Exercises
384
Chronology of the Counseling Movement
398
Table of Basic Assumptions Key Terms and Outcomes
402
The Decision Tree
411
Gender Issues and the Workplace Intervention Strategies
412
National Standards for School Counseling Programs and Suggested Student Competencies
415
National Career Development Guidelines httpwwwacrnetworkorgncdghtm
419
Counseling Websites
429
2009 CACREP Standards Related to Career Development
431
References
433
Name Index
469

Multicultural Career Counseling Checklist
406
Career Counseling Checklist
409

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About the author (2011)

Vernon Zunker is a retired professor from Southwest Texas State University. He earned his Ed.D. with an emphasis on counseling from the University of Houston and completed a residency in clinical psychology at the University of Texas Medical School at Galveston. Although retired from teaching, Dr. Zunker continues to push the discipline forward by keeping career counseling relevant to all counseling students.

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