Career Counseling: Holism, Diversity, and Strengths pdf epub fb2

Career Counseling: Holism, Diversity, and Strengths by Norman C. Gysbers, Mary J. Heppner, Joseph A. Johnston pdf epub fb2

Career Counseling: Holism, Diversity, and Strengths Author: Norman C. Gysbers, Mary J. Heppner, Joseph A. Johnston
Title: Career Counseling: Holism, Diversity, and Strengths
ISBN: 1556203330
ISBN13: 978-1556203336
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Pages: 360 pages
Publisher: Amer Counseling Assn; 4 edition (January 15, 2014)
Language: English
Category: Business & Money
Size PDF version: 1702 kb
Size EPUB version: 1611 kb
Subcategory: Job Hunting & Careers




The latest edition of this bestseller presents a holistic, strengths-based, andtheoretically sound model of career development and the career counselingprocess that will help counselors and psychologists to update and expand theirexisting knowledge and skills. Useful for professionals-in-training andexperienced clinicians, the career counseling process outlined in this text is bothpractitioner-friendly and effective with clients of all ages and circumstances.Practical strategies designed specifically to assist clients in reaching their goalsand resolving their concerns are presented throughout the book.Significant attention is placed on expanding the career options andempowering the life choices of women; men; racial and ethnic minorities; gay,lesbian, bisexual, and transgender clients; clients from diverse socioeconomicbackgrounds; and individuals with disabilities. Additional topics discussedinclude traditional and postmodern career theories and approaches, forming aproductive alliance with the client, effective use of assessment inventories andinstruments, helping clients respond to changes in the workplace and familylife, working with resistant clients, developing client action plans, andbringing closure to the career counseling process. A new chapter titled ''UsingSocial Media in Career Counseling'' rounds out this exceptional publication.

Features: Three carefully crafted and connected parts, which are organized around a holistic perspective of career development and the career counseling process A career counseling process based on a life career development perspective, with particular attention to diversity, spirituality, social class, disability, sexual orientation, and gender issues In-depth presentations of selected techniques and assessment procedures A framework for integrating postmodern qualitative and traditional quantitative assessment techniques and information directly into the career counseling process