Career Development and Counseling: Putting Theory and Research to Work, Second Edition

Career Development and Counseling: Putting Theory and Research to Work, Second Edition

By: Robert W. Lent (editor), Steven D. Brown (editor)Hardback

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Career Development and Counseling, Second Editionfocuses on scientifically based career theories and practices, including those derived from research in other disciplines. Driven by the latest empirical and practical evidence, this text offers the most in-depth, far-reaching, and comprehensive career development and counseling resource available. The Second Edition includes new chapters on gender, race/ethnicity, social class and poverty, sexual minority identity, disability status, personality, and relational factors.

About Author

STEVEN D. BROWN, PhD, is a Professor in the School of Education at Loyola University, Chicago. His research is focused on vocational psychology and applied psychological measurement. ROBERT W. LENT, PhD, is a Professor in the College of Education at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research is focused on career and academic development, counselor training and supervision, and psychological wellness.


Preface ix Contributors xi 1 Understanding and Facilitating Career Development in the 21st Century 1 Robert W. Lent and Steven D. Brown SECTION ONE MAJOR THEORIES OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT, CHOICE, AND ADJUSTMENT 2 Minnesota Theory of Work Adjustment 29 Jane L. Swanson and Madalyn Schneider 3 Holland s Theory of Vocational Choice and Adjustment 55 Margaret M. Nauta 4 The Life-Span, Life-Space Theory of Careers 83 Paul J. Hartung 5 Social Cognitive Career Theory 115 Robert W. Lent 6 Career Construction Theory and Practice 147 Mark L. Savickas SECTION TWO THE ROLE OF DIVERSITY, INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES, AND SOCIAL FACTORS IN CAREER DEVELOPMENT, CHOICE, AND ADJUSTMENT 7 Women, Men, and Work: The Long Road to Gender Equity 187 Mary J. Heppner 8 The Role of Race and Ethnicity in Career Choice, Development, and Adjustment 215 Nadya A. Fouad and Neeta Kantamneni 9 Social Class, Poverty, and Career Development 245 Cindy L. Juntunen, Saba Rasheed Ali, and Kipp R. Pietrantonio 10 Career Development of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals 275 Jeffrey P. Prince 11 Personality, Career Development, and Occupational Attainment 299 Steven D. Brown and Andreas Hirschi 12 Relational Influences on Career Development 329 Maureen E. Kenny and Mary Beth Medvide 13 The Career Development of Youth and Young Adults With Disabilities 357 Ellen S. Fabian and Roxanna Pebdani SECTION THREE ASSESSMENT AND OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION 14 Nature, Importance, and Assessment of Interests 387 Jo-Ida C. Hansen 15 Nature, Importance, and Assessment of Needs and Values 417 James Rounds and Jing Jin 16 Ability and Aptitude Assessment in Career Counseling 449 A. J. Metz and Janice E. Jones 17 Assessing Additional Constructs Affecting Career Choice and Development 477 Patrick J. Rottinghaus and P. Maggie Hauser 18 The Structure, Sources, and Uses of Occupational Information 507 Paul A. Gore Jr., Wade C. Leuwerke, and Alexandra R. Kelly SECTION FOUR COUNSELING, DEVELOPMENTAL, AND PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS 19 Promotion of Career Awareness, Development, and School Success in Children and Adolescents 539 Sherri L. Turner and Richard T. Lapan 20 Promotion of Career Choices 565 Susan C. Whiston and Barbara Noblin James 21 Interventions to Aid Job Finding and Choice Implementation 595 LaRae M. Jome and Susan D. Phillips 22 Promoting Work Satisfaction and Performance 621 Robert W. Lent and Steven D. Brown 23 Counseling Adults for Career Transitions 653 Becky L. Bobek, Mary Ann Hanson, and Steven B. Robbins Author Index 683 Subject Index 695

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118063354
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 720
  • ID: 9781118063354
  • weight: 1
  • ISBN10: 111806335X

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