Career Theory and Practice : Learning through Case Studies
Swanson, Jane L.
Fouad, Nadya A.
Sage Pubns 2019/08
291 p. illustrations ; 24 cm
The fully revised Fourth Edition reflects a major reorganization of foundational material to highlight the importance of ethical practice, updates to all theory chapters, and the addition of two new chapters discussing recent theories.
Illustrates the process, theories, and application of career development counseling through a series of rich case studies integrated throughout the text.
Table of Contents
List of Tables and Figures List of Additional Cases Acknowledgments PART I * FOUNDATIONS Chapter 1 * Career Counseling: An Overview Purpose of the Book Work and Career Counseling Changing World of Work Definition and Types of Theories Clarifying Distinctions Between Theories and Theoretical Orientations Developing Hypotheses and a "Working Model" of the Client Organization of the Book Summary Chapter 2 * Ethics for Career Professionals NCDA (2015) Code of Ethics Ethical Decision Making Ethical Vignettes Chapter 3 * Career Interventions in Different Settings Career Interventions in Schools Career Interventions in Higher Education Career Interventions in Community Settings Professional Challenges Chapter 4 * Cultural Contexts and Career Counseling Culturally Responsive Career Counseling Fouad and Kantamneni's Three-Dimensional Model Practical Implications Multicultural Career Counseling Tenets Additional Cases Chapter 5 * The Case of Leslie Presenting Issue Career and Work History Family Information Marital Information Leslie's Expectations for Career Counseling Initial Impressions of Leslie Conceptualizing Leslie from Various Theoretical Approaches Chapter 6 * Testing and Assessment The Use of Assessment in Career Counseling Selection of Assessment Types of Assessment Assessment of Other Constructs Other Types of Assessment Interpreting Career Assessment Leslie's Assessment Information Working With Leslie's Case and Assessment Information PART II * THEORIES Chapter 7 * Holland's Theory of Vocational Personalities and Work Environments Introductory Review Applying Holland's Theory Directions and Implications for Career Counseling Additional Cases Chapter 8 * The Theory of Work Adjustment Introductory Review Applying the Theory of Work Adjustment Directions and Implications for Career Counseling Additional Cases Chapter 9 * Super's Developmental Theory Introductory Review Applying Developmental Theory Directions and Implications for Career Counseling Additional Cases Chapter 10 * Gottfredson's Theory of Circumscription and Compromise Introductory Review Applying Gottfredson's Theory Directions and Implications for Career Counseling Additional Cases Chapter 11 * Social Cognitive Career Theory Introductory Review Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory Directions and Implications for Career Counseling Additional Cases Chapter 12 * Career Construction Theory and Life Designing Paradigm Introductory Review Directions and Implications for Career Counseling Additional Cases Chapter 13 * Psychology of Working Theory Changing Assumptions About Work/Career Introductory Review Applying Psychology of Working Theory Directions and Implications for Career Counseling Additional Cases PART III * APPLICATIONS Chapter 14 * Information About the World of Work Classification Systems Sources of Occupational Information How to Use Occupational Information in Counseling Additional Cases Chapter 15 * The Intersection of Career and Noncareer Issues Career and Noncareer Issues Implications for Career Counseling Applying Career-Noncareer Frameworks Directions and Implications for Career Counseling Additional Cases Chapter 16 * Summary and Integration Summary and Comparison of the Theories Integrating Theoretical Perspectives The Case of George Summary The Case of Tom The Case of Sharon Evaluation of the Major Theories Revisiting Counselor Cognitions Parting Words References Index About the Authors