Handbook of Career Planning for Students with Special Needs / Edition 3

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Twenty-three American specialists contribute 14 chapters addressing the 13 competencies identified by the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (NOICC) (1995) as basic to effective performance by career development practitioners. Coverage includes career theory and process; the individual and society; a treatment planning model and impact of contemporary issues; vocational planning, career assessment, and informational resources; and delivery of services. The third edition includes increased coverage on the role of cultural context in career development and the career development of women. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Addresses the 13 competencies identified by the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee as basic to effective performance by career development practitioners. Some competencies are treated in entire chapters, while others are integrated within material focused on a broader content. Appendices list competencies for elementary, middle, high school, and adult students. For professionals and paraprofessionals who provide career development services. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780890799659
  • Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/2003
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 541
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors ix
Using This Book xi
Section I Career Theory and Process
1 Career Development Theory 3
2 Developing Communication Skills 45
3 Career Counseling Strategies 77
Section II The Individual and Society
4 Development, Intervention, and Career Planning 111
5 Establishing Culturally Relevant Connections in the Career Planning Process 135
Section III A Treatment Planning Model and Impact of Contemporary Issues
6 Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders 163
7 Contemporary Issues Changing the Career Planning Context 199
Section IV Vocational Planning, Career Assessment, and Informational Resources
8 Career Assessment and Developing a Vocational Plan 229
9 Occupational Information: Linking Systems, Sources, and Sites to Job Search 267
10 Disability and the Labor Market 315
Section V Delivery of Services
11 Pursuing Postsecondary Education or Training 341
12 Transition Planning 373
13 Working with Families Through Intentional Family Interviewing 417
14 A Team Approach to Planning and Evaluating Career Development Programs 447
Appendix A Elementary School Student Competencies and Indicators 483
Appendix B Middle/Junior High School Student Competencies and Indicators 487
Appendix C High School Student Competencies and Indicators 493
Appendix D Adult Competencies and Indicators 499
Appendix E American Counseling Association Code of Ethics 505
Author Index 515
Subject Index 523
About the Editor 541
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