Career Interventions and Techniques: A Complete Guide For Human Service Professionals

Paperback | October 11, 2006

byMolly H Duggan, Jill C Jurgens

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This unique text provides detailed information on career development interventions appropriate to use with some of the most common populations with whom entry-level human service professionals often work.

 

This practical and new all-in-one reference includes coverage of the historical perspective of career counseling, career development theories, career assessments, employment campaign, and program development/evaluation. Written for associate- and bachelor-level human service professionals working with diverse populations, this new text allows students to see how to integrate these topics when developing their own personal approach to working with their clients. 

 

Twelve chapters provide detailed information on career development interventions appropriate to use with some of the most common populations with whom entry-level human service professionals often work. Each of these chapters includes a case study, a description of the population, barriers to career success, interventions, programs, a career counseling program model, and services specific to the population.  Finally, the text also explores special topics pertinent to entry-level human service professionals: ethical issues, workplace issues of the 21st century, maintaining balance, diversity, workplace safety, supervision, and technology.

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This unique text provides detailed information on career development interventions appropriate to use with some of the most common populations with whom entry-level human service professionals often work.   This practical and new all-in-one reference includes coverage of the historical perspective of career counseling, career dev...

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Career Interventions and Techniques: A Complete Guide for Human Service Professionals, 1/E Molly H Duggan Jill C Jurgens ISBN: 0205452388   “Refreshingly well-written and full of pertinent information and insight that informs the novice human services professional and refreshes the seasoned professional.” -Warren R. Braden, S...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.18 × 7.2 × 1.08 inPublished:October 11, 2006Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface

 

I. Career Development and the World of Work.

 

 1. Career Development: A Lifelong Challenge.                   

 

 2. Theories of Career Development.

 

 3. Gathering Client Information: Career-Related Assessments.

 

 4. Career Information Sources and Resources.

 

 5. Initiating an Employment Campaign.

 

 6. Career Counseling Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation.

 

II. Career Development and Diverse Populations.

 

 7. Single Parents and Displaced Homemakers: Entering the Workplace after a Break of Several Years.

 

 8. Welfare-to-Work Clients: Transition to Independence.

 

 9. The Working Poor: Poverty Despite a Paycheck.

 

10. Victims of Domestic Violence: Working Towards a New Life.

 

11. Displaced/Dislocated Workers: Through No Fault of Their Own.

 

12. Homeless: No Place to Call Their Own.

 

13. Older Workers: Choosing Work over Retirement.

 

14. Offenders and Ex-Offenders: Getting a Second Chance.

 

15. People with Physical and/or Mental Disabilities: An Empowerment Approach to Independence.

 

16. Clients and Chemical Dependency: A Fresh Start.

 

17. Veterans: After they Serve their Country.

 

18. The Newly Immigrated: Home Away from Home.

 

III. Special Topics for the Human Service Professional.

 

19. Ethical Issues in Providing Career Interventions.

 

20. Workplace Issues for the 21st Century.

 

Glossary.

 

Index.