Designing Careers: Counseling to Enhance Education, Work, and Leisure by Norman C. GysbersDesigning Careers: Counseling to Enhance Education, Work, and Leisure by Norman C. Gysbers

Designing Careers: Counseling to Enhance Education, Work, and Leisure

byNorman C. Gysbers

Paperback | November 24, 1984

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A Publication of the National Vocational Guidance Association

Details--in twenty-three original chapters--innovative practices, tools, and techniques to use in counseling both individuals and groups.

Title:Designing Careers: Counseling to Enhance Education, Work, and LeisureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:660 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 24, 1984Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0470631074

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Table of Contents



The Authors.

Introduction: Evolution of Career Development, 1913-1983.

Part One: The World of Work Today: Personal, Social, and Economic Perspectives.

1. Perspectives on the Meaning and Value of Work.

2. Changing Structure of Work: Occupational Trends and Implications.

3. Links Among Training, Employability, and Employment.

4. Partnership Between Education and Work.

Part Two: Knowledge Base of Career Development.

5. Relationship Between Career Development Theory and Practice.

6. Occupational Socializations: Acquiring a Sense of Work.

7. Adult Career Development: Individual and Organizational Factors.

8. Interrelationship of Gender and Career.

9. Instruments for Assessing Career Development.

10. Job Satisfaction: Worker Aspirations, Attitudes, and Behavior.

Part Three: Facilitating Career Development: Practices and Programs.

11. Procedures for Successful Career Counseling.

12. Systematic Career Guidance Programs.

13. The Computer as a Tool in Career Guidance Programs.

14. Serving the Career Guidance Needs of the Economically Disadvantaged.

15. Providing Career Counseling for Individuals with Handicapping Conditions.

16. Career Development Programs and Practices in the Schools.

17. Career Development and Placement Services in Postsecondary Institutions.

18. Career Planning and Development in the Workplace.

Part Four: Responding to Emerging Views of Work and Leisure.

19. Changes in Work and Society, 1984-2004: Impact on Education, Training and Career Counseling.

20. Problems of Work and Retirement for an Aging Population.

21. Work and Leisure in the Career Span.

22. To Be in Work: On Furthering the Development of Careers and Career Development Specialists.

23. Major Trends in Career Development Theory and Practice.

Name Index.

Subject Index.