This book offers an overview of career counselling focusing on a cognitive information processing approach. The authors take a leap forward by demonstrating how cognitive information processing (CIP) theory can be used as a frame- work to integrate existing theoretical concepts and practices.
Section one: Theoretical foundations in cognitive information processing and career development. Introduction to career development and cognitive information processing. Information processing in career problem solving and career decision making. Cognitive information processing and theories of career choice and career development. Cognitive development in career problem solving and career decision making. The assessment of client needs: a cognitive information processing approach. Section two: Using cognitive information processing theory to help individuals become better career problem solvers and decision makers. From theory to practice; selecting career interventions. Using career information and media in career counselling. Individual career counselling: a case study. Self-directed career decision making. Group and curricular approaches to career counselling: a case study. Section three: developing and evaluating career development services in schools, colleges and work settings. Designing a career service centre. Developing and implementing a career service centre: a personal case history. Developing and operating a career information library. Accountability and evaluation in career development services: a CIP perspective. Preparing for the future of career development and career services through strategic planning. Appendices. Index.
Career Development and Services: A Cognitive Approach by G.W. Peterson
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