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Career Development Interventions in the 21st Century

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ISBN-10: 0131137816

ISBN-13: 9780131137813

Edition: 2nd 2005

Authors: Spencer G. Niles, JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey

List price: $110.00
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Description:

For courses in Career Counseling in both Counseling and Psychology departments. Organized around the National Career Development Associations competencies, this practical, engaging text examines the full spectrum of state-of-the-art career development topics. Coverage focuses squarely on the application of interventions with real people, using straightforward presentations and cases studies to expose students to all of the essential competencies required for the professional practice of career counseling. The authors respect for their field, and their long-standing commitment to educating students about career development theory and practice creates a readable, useful, interesting text that addresses the wide diversity of career counseling clients and counselors in todays society, while emphasizing that careers develop over time, rather than in a single enlightened moment.
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 504
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey, Ed.D. has enjoyed a long and varied career in the field of career development, including positions as a high school counselor, director of guidance, university professor, career counselor in a university counseling center, developer of DISCOVER (a computer-based career planning system), and executive director of ACT's Educational Technology Center. She is currently a professor at Loyola College of Maryland and senior advisor for National Career Assessment Services, Inc. Internationally, Dr. Harris-Bowlsbey serves as a career development consultant for Nippon Manpower Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan. She has authored many journal articles and several books. Most recently, she has developed national and international versions of the Career Development Facilitator curriculum. She is past president of the National Career Development Association and recipient of its Eminent Career Award.

Introduction to Career Development Interventions
Understanding and Applying Theories of Career Development
Understanding and Applying Emerging Theories of Career Development
Career Development and Diverse Populations
Career Counseling Strategies and Techniques for the 21st Century
Assessment and Career Planning
Career Information and Resources
Using Technology to Support Career Counseling and Planning
Designing and Implementing Career Development Programs and Services
Career Development Interventions in the Elementary Schools
Career Development Interventions in Middle and High Schools
Career Development Interventions in Higher Education
Career Development Interventions in Community Settings
Ethical Issues in Career Development Interventions
Evaluation of Career Planning Services
Appendix
Index