Synopses & Reviews
Accessible, practical, and succinct, the popular CAREER COUNSELING AND DEVELOPMENT IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY, 2nd Edition thoroughly prepares readers for career counseling in today's economy using a unique "Career Diamond" pedagogical model that helps readers synthesize and apply career counseling theories. The new edition includes updated research, new coverage of the economic crisis, and an all-new Chapter 17 "Professional Issues: Ethics and Research". The book also offers thorough coverage of special populations--such as clients in the welfare-to-work program--and the impact of the global economy. Cutting-edge case studies demonstrate the use of techniques and the application of theory.
About the Author
Patricia Andersen is a professor at West College of Education at Midwestern State University. She has taught career and other counseling courses for 15 years. Previously, Dr. Andersen served as a therapist and career counselor, training director of APA accredited internship, and director of the Career Exploration Program at Iowa State University. She has written numerous articles for professional journals and is co-author of ACQUIRING CLINICAL JUDGMENT. Michael Vandehey is professor of psychology at Midwestern State University as well as a licensed psychologist in private practice. He teaches a variety of courses, including general psychology, writing in psychology, developmental psychology, learning, abnormal, and psychology of the self. At the graduate level, he teaches marriage and family therapy, theories of counseling, child and adolescent clinical psychology, development across the lifespan, and career counseling. Dr. Vandehey earned his B.A. in psychology/German from the University of Oregon, his M.S. in marriage and family therapy from Indiana State University, and his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Indiana State University.
Table of Contents
1. Context for Career Services. 2. Career Diamond. 3. Person. 4. Career Development Theory: Super, Savickas, Blustein. 5. Social Cognitive Theories: Krumboltz, Gottfredson. 6. Global Economy. 7. Multicultural Career Counseling. 8. Process. 9. Techniques. 10. Assessment. 11. Information Services. 12. Career Development for Elementary in Elementary School. 13. Career Development in Middle School. 14. Career Development in High School. 15. Career Development for Emerging Adults. 16. Career Counseling for Adults. 17. Professional Issues: Ethics and Research.