Postmodern Career Counseling: A Handbook of Culture, Context, and Cases

Postmodern Career Counseling: A Handbook of Culture, Context, and Cases

Book Title: Postmodern Career Counseling: A Handbook of Culture, Context, and Cases

Publisher: Amer Counseling Assn

ISBN: 1556203586


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Postmodern Career Counseling: A Handbook of Culture, Context, and Cases

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In response to the rapidly changing economic and employment climate, this book demonstrates postmodern models and methods of career counseling that can be used to augment traditional career counseling and meet the demand for meaningful work for clients preparing for or participating in today s workforce. Students and practitioners are provided with a solid understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of postmodern career counseling, as well as practical techniques that can be used to effectively counsel culturally diverse clients of various ages and backgrounds on occupational choice and other issues such as coping with developmental tasks, career transitions, and work traumas. Career counseling experts detail the perspectives, principles, and procedures of postmodern career counseling by drawing directly from their experiences with clients. To link theory to practice, 17 application chapters use illustrative case vignettes to demonstrate a specific career assessment or counseling intervention embedded in culture and context.