Using Assessment Results for Career Development / Edition 8

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Reflecting the latest practices from the field, USING ASSESSMENT RESULTS FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT, 9th Edition vividly illustrates how to use assessment instruments to increase clients' self-awareness and help them make rational career choices. Extremely practical, this hands-on text delivers detailed information on using assessment results in a wide variety of counseling situations. Case studies, charts, bulleted and numbered lists, dialogues, and agency addresses help readers effectively apply their knowledge of tests and measurements in clinical settings-ensuring that they truly master the use of assessment instruments.

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"I appreciate the concise overviews of each assessment and the tables with psychometrics. [The authors] present that information in a way that is very accessible."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111521271
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/28/2011
  • Series: Graduate Career Counseling Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 269,394
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Debra S. Osborn (Ph.D., Florida State University) is an associate professor in the department of Counselor Education at Florida State University. She has an established program of research with three specific foci. These include the design and use of technology in counseling, innovation and effectiveness in counselor education, and the design and use of assessments in career services. Dr. Osborn is passionate about career counseling, having served as president of the National Career Development Association and as a counselor educator for almost two decades.

Vernon Zunker is a retired professor from Southwest Texas State University. He earned his Ed.D. with an emphasis on counseling from the University of Houston and completed a residency in clinical psychology at the University of Texas Medical School at Galveston. Although retired from teaching, Dr. Zunker continues to push the discipline forward by keeping career counseling relevant to all counseling students.

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Table of Contents

1. A Conceptual Model for Using Assessment Results. 2. Interpreting Assessment Results. 3. Some Measurement Concepts. 4. Ethics and Assessment. 5. Aptitude and Achievement Tests. 6. Interest Inventories. 7. Using Personality Inventories. 8. Career Beliefs and Decision-Making Inventories. 9. Computer-Assisted Career Guidance and Online Assessments. 10. Card Sorts and Other Non-Standardized Approaches in Career Counseling. 11. Combining Assessment Results.

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