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

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

by Thomas F. Harrington


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

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

Table of Contents

Using This Bookxi
Section ICareer Theory and Process
1Career Development Theory3
2Developing Communication Skills45
3Career Counseling Strategies77
Section IIThe Individual and Society
4Development, Intervention, and Career Planning111
5Establishing Culturally Relevant Connections in the Career Planning Process135
Section IIIA Treatment Planning Model and Impact of Contemporary Issues
6Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders163
7Contemporary Issues Changing the Career Planning Context199
Section IVVocational Planning, Career Assessment, and Informational Resources
8Career Assessment and Developing a Vocational Plan229
9Occupational Information: Linking Systems, Sources, and Sites to Job Search267
10Disability and the Labor Market315
Section VDelivery of Services
11Pursuing Postsecondary Education or Training341
12Transition Planning373
13Working with Families Through Intentional Family Interviewing417
14A Team Approach to Planning and Evaluating Career Development Programs447
Appendix AElementary School Student Competencies and Indicators483
Appendix BMiddle/Junior High School Student Competencies and Indicators487
Appendix CHigh School Student Competencies and Indicators493
Appendix DAdult Competencies and Indicators499
Appendix EAmerican Counseling Association Code of Ethics505
Author Index515
Subject Index523
About the Editor541

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