Rethinking Careers Education and Guidance

Author: Ruth Hawthorn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134770529
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Re-thinking Careers Education and Guidance is the first book published in the United Kingdom to cover theory, policy and practice in all sectors of careers education and guidance provision. The book features: * an authoritative review of career theories, together with a new career learning theory * an analysis of the development of careers provision in schools; colleges; higher education; work organisations; the Careers Service, and in other agencies * an examination of the main aspects of practice * an exploration of ways of supporting development and evaluation * an analysis of the role of public policy, and the development of guidance systems in other parts of the world. Re-thinking Careers Education and Guidance is an essential text for students in initial training, those engaged in in-service and higher degree work, and reflective guidance practitioners.

Understanding Career Counselling

Author: Jennifer M Kidd
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446224074
Format: PDF, Kindle
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`[This] is an exciting book, written in clear, accessible style. It's an informative guide for anyone wishing to explore career counselling as a topic and process' – Professional Manager 'This is an excellent book - practical yet scholarly. It is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand how to facilitate the career development of other people in formal or informal settings' - John Arnold, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Loughborough University 'At a time when the career counselling profession has been under some pressure in the UK, it is good to have an up-to-date text which cogently outlines the strong base of theory, research and practice upon which this professional activity is built. Jenny Kidd's lucid text will provide an invaluable resource for new entrants to career counselling and related fields, as well as for established practitioners' - Professor Tony Watts, Senior Fellow and Life President, National Institute for Careers Education and Counselling, Cambridge Understanding Career Counselling explores the theory, research and practice of career counselling from a British perspective and brings them together in one concise volume. The book addresses exactly what is meant by the term 'career' in the 21st century and the implications this has for those working with clients at different stages of their career. This book is unique in that it clearly relates career theories to career counselling, which is often an unclear area for trainees. Divided into two clear parts, the first provides a comprehensive account of theories of career development and career counselling and their implications for practice. Taking a critical approach, it also shows how research informs our understanding of the field. In the second part, career counselling skills, tools and techniques are described, including the use of assessment tools and the internet. The book also covers ethical issues and evaluation. Understanding Career Counselling is invaluable for students undergoing training in career guidance, career counselling, outplacement counselling or career coaching, but it will also be a use to students on occupational psychology and human resource management courses. In addition, experienced career practitioners wishing to find out more about recent developments within their profession. Jennifer Kidd is a Reader in Organizational Psychology and Course Director of the MSc Career Management and Counselling programme at Birkbeck, University of London

Introduction to Career Counselling Coaching

Author: Hazel Reid
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473943973
Format: PDF
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A practical introduction for those training in the field of career development, career counselling and career coaching, this book will take your students through established and emerging theory and the different contexts in which career work takes place introducing the key skills, techniques and models they’ll need. Professional issues such as the use of digital technologies highlight the contemporary context of careers work and all of this is brought to life through engaging case studies and reflective questions, highlighting the practical applications of what is being learnt.

The Counselling Approach to Careers Guidance

Author: Lynda Ali
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134807554
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Through detailed case material the authors show how to use counselling strategies with clients seeking careers guidance to enable them to change unhelpful patterns of thought and to move towards achievable goals. This book: * offers a series of tasks for structuring interviews and assesses materials available to careers counsellors * discusses important issues affecting their training and development within the public sector. This is a useful handbook for experienced advisers and trainees in the careers service and a range of professional settings.

Career Counselling

Author: Robert Nathan
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412908382
Format: PDF, Docs
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This new edition explains what career counselling actually is, why people seek it, and indicates the many contexts where it is used. The text describes in detail the skills, tools, and techniques of career counselling, useful to both professional career counsellors and those for whom career counselling is just part of their work.

Career Theory and Practice

Author: Jane L. Swanson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452256691
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Unique in the way it links five major career development and choice theories to a fictional case client, this user-friendly text is ideal for counselors engaged in helping clients make wise career choices. Thoroughly updated, the Third Edition of Career Theory and Practice takes a multicultural approach as it blends theory, practical examples, and specific cases, helping readers apply a wide range of career development theories to counseling clients.

Career Guidance for Social Justice

Author: Tristram Hooley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351616285
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This edited collection examines the intersections between career guidance, social justice and neo-liberalism. Contributors offer an original and global discussion of the role of career guidance in the struggle for social justice and evaluate the field from a diverse range of theoretical positions. Through a series of chapters that positions career guidance within a neoliberal context and presents theories to inform an emancipatory direction for the field, this book raises questions, offers resources and provides some glimpses of an alternative future for work. Drawing on education, sociology, and political science, this book addresses the theoretical basis of career guidance’s involvement in social justice as well as the methodological consequences in relation to career guidance research.

Triumphs and Tears

Author: Phil Hodkinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134093330
Format: PDF, ePub
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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

CPD for the Career Development Professional

Author: Siobhan Neary
Publisher: Trotman, Limited
ISBN: 9781844556311
Format: PDF, Docs
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Supporting career development practitioners to enhance their professional practice through continuous professional development (CPD). This book explores CPD through the examination of a range of models and assesses the strengths, benefits and contributions to practice.