Ideas for Career Practitioners: Celebrating Excellence in Career Practice
Mary McMahon, Wendy Patton
Australian Academic Press, 2015 - Education - 274 pages
Presenting a smorgasboard of 48 ideas from over 50 experienced career practitioners, researchers and theoreticians from six countries, this book is an essential resource for everyday work in the career guidance field, including counselling, programs, assessment and education. Practical activities, instruments, methodologies, reviews and ideas are presented in an easy-to-read format suitable for a range of client groups including adults, adolescents, primary aged children, rural and remote communities, and indigenous populations.Topics include:• Vocational assessment and counselling• Career exploration amongst rural disadvantaged children• Entrepreneurship for university students• Identifying skills• Career insight in higher education• Using narrative with clients in remote areas• Resilience with youth in high risk settings• ACT techniques in career contexts• Organising career fairs• Self-directed work search• Career transition• Structured mentoring for girls• Medico-legal vocational assessment
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