ISBN-10:
0534212042
ISBN-13:
9780534212049
Pub. Date:
10/28/1993
Publisher:
Brooks/Cole
Using Assessment Results for Career Development / Edition 4

Using Assessment Results for Career Development / Edition 4

by Vernon G. Zunker

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ISBN-13: 9780534212049
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 10/28/1993
Series: Counseling Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 201

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Interpreting Assessment Results1
Use of Assessment Results2
Norms6
Score Profiles7
Using Holland's Codes for Interpretation8
One-Shot Counseling9
Preview of This Book10
Summary11
Questions and Exercises11
Chapter 2A Conceptual Model for Using Assessment Results12
Rationale13
Preparing the Counselor for Using Assessment Results14
A Model for Individual Counseling14
Using the Model for Individual Counseling: A Case Example19
Stimulating Career Exploration in Groups22
Summary23
Questions and Exercises23
Chapter 3Some Measurement Concepts24
Transformation of Scores24
Accuracy of Measurement28
Summary29
Questions and Exercises30
Chapter 4Using Ability Tests31
Purpose of Aptitude Tests31
Identifying Abilities by Holland's Types32
Differential Aptitude Test (DAT)34
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)38
Multiaptitude Tests: Limitations and Suggestions for Use41
Other Aptitude Tests42
Summary43
Questions and Exercises44
Chapter 5Using Achievement Tests53
The Impact of Beliefs on Achievement Scores53
Types of Achievement Tests54
Stanford Achievement Test (STAT)54
Wide Range Achievement Test-Revision 3 (WRAT3)58
Using Achievement Test Results for Self-Concept and Self-Efficacy Development60
Suggestions for Carreer Development63
Other Achievement Tests64
Summary64
Questions and Exercises64
Chapter 6Using Interest Inventories69
Sex Bias and Sex Fairness in Interest Assessment69
Stability of Interests71
Interpreting Interest Inventories72
Examples of Interests by Holland's Types73
Interpreting Flat and Elevated Profiles73
Strong Interest Inventory (SII)74
Kuder Occupational Interest Survey (KOIS)78
Self-Directed Search (SDS)85
Career Decision Making 2000 (CDM): The Harrington-O'Shea Decision Making System91
Campbell Interest and Skill Survey (CISS)96
Suggestions for Career Development97
Other Interest Inventories99
Summary101
Questions and Exercises101
Chapter 7Using Personality Inventories113
Edwards Personal Preference Schedule (EPPS)114
Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF, Fifth Edition)118
Personal Carreer Development Profile (PCDP) and PC/DP Plus122
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)131
NEO Personality Inventory-Revised (NEO PI-R)136
Suggestions for Career Development138
Other Personality Inventories139
Summary140
Questions and Exercises141
Chapter 8Using Value Inventories150
Minnesota Importance Questionnaire (MIQ)151
Survey of Interpersonal Values (SIV)156
The Salience Inventory (SI)158
Suggestions for Career Development159
Other Value Inventories160
Summary161
Questions and Exercises161
Chapter 9Using Career Development Inventories163
Career Maturity Inventory (CMI)164
Career Thoughts Inventory (CTI)165
Career Beliefs Inventory (CBI)167
Career Development Inventory (CDI)172
Career Decision Scale (CDS)174
My Vocational Situation (MVS)176
Career Decision Profile (CDP)177
Career Factors Inventory (CFI)179
Career Decision Self-Efficacy Scale (CDSE Scale)179
Other Measures of Career Development for Future Use180
Summary181
Questions and Exercises181
Chapter 10Using Card Sorts in Career Counseling186
Occupational Card Sorts186
Occ-U-Sort191
The Career Values Card Sort Planning Kit194
Motivated Skills Card Sort Planning Kit196
Other Commercially Available Card Sorts198
Summary198
Questions and Exercises200
Chapter 11Computer-Assisted Career Guidance (CACG) Assessments201
Goals of Computer-Assisted Career Guidance Systems202
Outcomes of Computer-Assisted Career Guidance Systems203
Client Expectations about Computer-Assisted Career Guidance Systems204
Using CACG in Counseling205
SIGI PLUS206
DISCOVER for Colleges and Adults208
CHOICES/CHOICES CT 2000211
The Career Key211
Other CACG Systems214
Summary214
Questions and Exercises215
Chapter 12Using Assessment for People with Disabilities and the Academically Disadvantaged219
Career Research on Specific Disabilities224
Adult Basic Learning Examination (ABLE)225
Wide Range Interest-Opinion Test (WRIOT)228
Transferability of Work Skills232
Transition to Work Inventory (TWI)232
Social and Prevocational Information Battery-Revised (SPIB-R)235
Pictorial Inventory of Careers (PIC)236
The Reading-Free Vocational Interest Inventory-2 (R-FVII: 2)237
Other Instruments for People with Disabilities and the Academically Disadvantaged241
Summary242
Questions and Exercises243
Chapter 13Using Nonstandardized Self-Assessment Inventories246
Five Lives246
Assessing Interests248
Ideal Day249
Career Genogram249
Holland Party Game249
Check Lists250
Summary250
Questions and Exercises250
Chapter 14Combining Assessment Results252
Using a Model for Combining Assessment Results252
Combining Separate Tests and Inventories258
Summary265
Questions and Exercises266
Appendix AList of Tests and Publishers272
Appendix BCode of Fair Testing Practices in Education285
Appendix CAssessment-Related Web Sites Including Ethical Standards289
References291
Credits307
Name Index311
Subject Index317

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