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ISBN-13 9780132850896ISBN-10 0132850893
ISBN-10 0132850648ISBN-13 9780132850643
Author(s): Norman E. Amundson; JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey; Spencer G. Niles
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 192

Pre- and in-service career counselors get a straightforward, accessible approach to the practice of career counseling through a focus on the process and techniques of the profession.


This interesting, straightforward guide takes readers step-by-step through the actual career counseling process, from initial interview through termination. An accessible look at “how to do career counseling,” the book clearly defines the profession and the competencies counselors need to pursue as part of their training.


The focus is on the practice of career counseling, examined through the basic techniques and resources useful in supporting the theories of career choice and development. The use of the Internet as a career counseling tool is emphasized; emerging issues such as Web-based counseling are explored; and case studies illustrate authentic counseling strategies and techniques in action. A new look at such areas as using group counseling methods in job searches and using the resume to inspire the development of career stories–coupled with the availability of MyCounselingLab, which further connects course work to the real world–update and improve this third edition, providing a highly practical look at the practice of career counseling today.

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