Essential Elements of Career Counseling: Processes and Techniques by Norman E. Amundson

Essential Elements of Career Counseling: Processes and Techniques

byNorman E. Amundson, Joann E Harris-bowlsbey, Spencer G. Niles

Paperback | February 7, 2013

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This accessible look at “how to do career counseling” clearly defines the profession and the competencies counselors need to pursue as part of their training. Straightforward and accessible, Essential Elements of Career Counseling focuses on the practice of career counseling, examined through the basic techniques and resources useful in supporting the theories of career choice and development. The use of the Internet as a career counseling tool is emphasized; emerging issues such as Web-based counseling are explored; and case studies illustrate authentic counseling strategies and techniques in action. This edition features a new look at such areas as using group counseling methods in job searches and using the resume to inspire the development of career stories, providing a highly practical look at the practice of career counseling today.

 

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About The Author

Norman Amundson is a professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of British Columbia. A leader in the field of career development, Amundson is a recipient of the Best Book Award from the Canadian Counseling Association for his book Active Engagement (Ergon Communications, 2003). His research focuses on counseling methods, une...

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Title:Essential Elements of Career Counseling: Processes and TechniquesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.06 × 7.16 × 0.55 inPublished:February 7, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132850648

ISBN - 13:9780132850643

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Table of Contents

1.         Career Counseling: Myths, Realities, and Emerging Trends

2.         Using Career Theories to Help Clients

3.         Context and Career Planning

4.         Negotiating the Career Counseling Relationship

5.         Defining the Client’s Career Concerns

6.         Exploring the Problem: Understanding the Self

7.         Exploring the Problem: Contextual and Labor Market Options

8.         Using Technology in Support of Career Counseling

9.         Consolidation, Decision Making, and Action Planning

10.        Implementing Action Plans

11.        Evaluating Client Progress

12.        Adapting Career Counseling to Counseling Setting

Appendix A: The National Career Development Association’s Career Counseling Competency and Performance Indicators

Appendix B: National Career Development Association Ethical Standards (Revised 2003)