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Building a Career Development Program: Nine Steps for Effective Implementation (Paperback)
by Richard L. Knowdell (Author) 1.Book Reviews Book Description A practical step-by-step guidebook, BUILDING A CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM provides executives and human resource development professionals with a clear, effective model of organization career management and the tools for starting a career development program within an organization seeking to help employees make the most of their careers. The author’s highly successful nine-step plan explains how to define career development within an organizational context, assess the organization’s needs, design the optimal program, and promote the program internally. Addressing the process of working with individual employees, the book describes concrete roles for upper management and human resources in conducting career development and identifies the steps employees can take to be proactive within the organization. Also included are steps for how to respond to employee emotions, facilitate personal exploration, help with goal setting, and coach employees on career strategy. This book, with a wealth of hands-on tools, worksheets, exercises, guidelines, and values and skills cards for career assessment, will help human resource professionals initiate new services and expand their present skills to strenghten the organization and foster job satisfaction in employees. About the Author A career development leader with an international reputation, Richard L. Knowdell is president and senior consultant at Career Research and Testing, Inc., and founder of the Career Planning and Adult Development Network. Working with numerous Fortune 500 companies, his clients include Apple Computer, IBM, Texas Instruments, and Intel. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and coauthor of FROM DOWNSIZING TO RECOVERY.

Career Development Interventions in the 21st Century (3rd Edition) (Hardcover)
by Spencer G. Niles (Author), JoAnn G. Harris-Bowlsbey (Author) 1.Book Reviews Book Description User-friendly and engaging, this text covers both traditional and newer theories of career counseling. The third edition uses the National Career Development Association’s Career Counseling Competencies, the National Career Development Guidelines for professional school counselors, and CACREP Standards as a framework for covering the crucial knowledge areas and skills required for effective career development interventions in a diverse society. Coverage focuses squarely on the application of interventions with real people, using straightforward presentations, student activities, and multicultural case studies to expose students to all of the essential competencies required for the professional practice of career counseling. The authors, both among the leading career development scholars nationally and internationally, share their in-depth knowledge and experience to help readers appreciate the importance of career development theory and practice. This practical text provides essential tips for translating theory into practice in ways that readers can readily apply to their prospective work settings. From the Back Cover Organized around the National Career Development Association’s competencies, this practical, engaging text examines the full spectrum of state-of-the-art career development topics. Coverage focuses squarely on the application of interventions with real people, using straightforward presentations and cases studies to expose students to all of the essential competencies required for the professional practice of career counseling. The authors’ respect for their field and their long-standing commitment to educating students about career development theory and practice creates a readable, useful, interesting text. It also addresses the wide diversity of career counseling clients and counselors in today’s society, while emphasizing that careers develop over time, rather than in a single “enlightened” moment.

Career Development and Transition Services: A Functional Life Skills Approach (4th Edition) (Paperback)

by Donn E. Brolin (Author), Robert J. Loyd (Author) 1.Book Reviews Book Description The long-awaited revision of this classic book again offers a thorough, sensitive overview of the concepts and applications of transition education. Coverage takes a whole-life approach to meeting the functional/ transitional needs of students and adults for whom a career-oriented educational environment is optimal, including those who could benefit from community college programs. Based on the widely-used Life-Centered Career Education (LCCE) program, this book provides teaching strategies that focus on twentytwo major competency areas embracing daily living, personal/social, and occupational skills. Complete with a step-by-step program for implementing a school curriculum that teaches career and life skills, this is the book that defined the transition course in Special Education. For special education teachers. About the Author Dorn E. Brolin was a professor emeritus of educational and counseling psychology at the University of Missouri in Columbia. He received his Ph.D. in special education and rehabilitation psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1969. Dorm was the first president of the Division on Career Development and Transition (1976-1978) of The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and, in 1990, received CEC’s prestigious J. E. Wallace Wallin Education of Handicapped Children Award which honors one professional each year who has made outstanding contributions to the education of children with disabilities. His professional activities and projects focused on educational consulting and writing with a major focus on validating, improving, and expanding the educational materials contained in his Life Centered Career Education (LCCE) Curriculum published by The Council for Exceptional Children.

New Directions in Career Planning and the Workplace, Second Edition: Practical Strategies for Career Management Professionals (Paperback)
by Jean Kummerow (Author) 1.Book Reviews Review Selected an Outstanding Academic Title, 2001. — Choice Magazine, January 2002

Book Description Completely revised and updated version of a classic resource. This new edition of Jean Kummerow’s ground-breaking book is an invaluable career planning guide for human resource professionals, employers, and counselors. It offers a compendium of the most current thinking and practice from experts on the impact of technology and the new demographics on the changing workplace, new approaches to career and life planning, work-life balance, values clarification, multicultural career counseling, and new applications of the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator instruments. Each chapter provides examples and exercises to use with clients in developing success strategies for the new millennium. New to this edition are an exploration of six cuttingedge business trends that drive change in the workplace, information about the characteristics that will define the workforce in 2010, practical strategies for overcoming common career dilemmas, an innovative framework that weaves work and life into a meaningful whole, a creative model that helps determine life and workplace values, tactics for integrating personal and work life that will improve overall life quality, and more.

Career Development and Transition Services: A Functional Life Skills Approach (4th Edition) (Paperback)
by Donn E. Brolin (Author), Robert J. Loyd (Author) 1.Book Reviews Book Description The long-awaited revision of this classic book again offers a thorough, sensitive overview of the concepts and applications of transition education. Coverage takes a whole-life approach to meeting the functional/ transitional needs of students and adults for whom a career-oriented educational environment is optimal, including those who could benefit from community college programs. Based on the widely-used Life-Centered Career Education (LCCE) program, this book provides teaching strategies that focus on twentytwo major competency areas embracing daily living, personal/social, and occupational skills. Complete with a step-by-step program for implementing a school curriculum that teaches career and life skills, this is the book that defined the transition course in Special Education. For special education teachers.

About the Author Dorn E. Brolin was a professor emeritus of educational and counseling psychology at the University of Missouri in Columbia. He received his Ph.D. in special education and rehabilitation psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1969. Dorm was the first president of the Division on Career Development and Transition (1976-1978) of The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and, in 1990, received CEC’s prestigious J. E. Wallace Wallin Education of Handicapped Children Award which honors one professional each year who has made outstanding contributions to the education of children with disabilities. His professional activities and projects focused on educational consulting and writing with a major focus on validating, improving, and expanding the educational materials contained in his Life Centered Career Education (LCCE) Curriculum published by The Council for Exceptional Children.

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