Written for the practitioner and student wanting exposure to a wide array of counseling and programming techniques for promoting career development, this book presents a variety of counselor-directed interventions or strategies. The emphasis is on practice, not theory or research.
The format features an introductory section on contemporary needs of youth, an assessment of prevailing guidance practice and an overview of career development therories. Part 2 describes direct services or counseling contracts, information, simulation techniques and group counseling. Part 3 analyzes such indirect or programmatic approaches as community resources, a career information center, educational guidance, career planning courses and special strategies.
Practical suggestions for meeting accoiuntability and program avaluation neeeds are also discussed. A concepteual career development model and its application to an educational setting is included in the appendix.