Making the right career choice contributes substantially to an individual s welfare and psychological well–being. Few career counselors, however, are trained in psychological as well as vocational methods for assisting their clients. Elizabeth B. Yost and M. Anne Corbishley provide a much–needed approach to career counseling that integrates traditional career counseling techniques with psychological methods of assessment and intervention. Their clear, step–by–step approach applies to all types of clients, and it can be used successfully by practitioners with diverse professional backgrounds.
This book provides comprehensive discussion of every stage of the career counseling process, from initial interview to final job placement. It shows how to help clients consider personal, environmental, psychological, and economic factors in choosing careers best suited to their life–style and abilities and then acquire the necessary job–search skills.
Career Counseling is an excellent book for any professional in the field . A valuable book to read for solid information and for worthwhile tips for the professional or soon–to–be professional in the broad field of counseling as it provides well thought–out guidelines that can be modified to individual clients and their needs.
Career Planning and Adult Development Journal
A highly readable, excellent reference for anyone who finds themselves in the throes of doing career counseling in the real world.
Journal of Organizational Behavior
The Process of Career Counseling.
Assessing Client Needs and Establishing Counseling Goals.
Promoting Client Self–Understanding.
Developing and Refining Appropriate Career Alternatives.
Helping Clients Choose Among Career Alternatives.
Overcoming Roadblocks and Solving Problems.
Beginning the Job Search.
Preparing for Job Interviews.
Resource A: Test Information and Addresses for Tests.
Resource B: Sample Directories.