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Using Assessment Results for Career Development

ISBN-10: 0534632793

ISBN-13: 9780534632793

Edition: 7th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Vernon G. Zunker, Debra S. Osborn

List price: $145.95
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Description:

Useful in both career development and test and measurement courses, this practical workbook illustrates how to use assessment results to increase clients' self-awareness and help them make rational career choices. Students will find detailed information on applying knowledge of tests and measurements in clinical settings and using assessment results in a wide variety of counseling situations.
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Book details

List price: $145.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 12/16/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090

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.

Debra S. Osborn (Ph.D., Florida State University) is an associate professor in the department of Counselor Education at Florida State University. She has an established program of research with three specific foci. These include the design and use of technology in counseling, innovation and effectiveness in counselor education, and the design and use of assessments in career services. Dr. Osborn is passionate about career counseling, having served as president of the National Career Development Association and as a counselor educator for almost two decades.

Interpreting Assessment Results
A Conceptual Model for Using Assessment Results
Some Measurement Concepts
Using Ability Tests
Using Achievement Tests
Using Interest Inventories
Using Personality Inventories
Using Value Inventories
Using Career Development Inventories
Using Card Sorts in Career Counseling
Computer-Assisted Career Guidance (CACG) Assessments
Using Assessment for People with Disabilities and the Academically Disadvantaged
Using Non-standardized Self-Assessment Inventories
Combining Assessment Results
List of Tests and Publishers
Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education
Assessment Related Web Pages Including Ethical Standards