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COUN 6102 Introduction to Career Counseling: Welcome & Course Readings

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COUN 6102 Required Course Readings


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Adler, A. B., Huffman, A. H., Bliese, P. D., & Castro, C. A. (2005). The impact of deployment length and experience on the well-being of male and female soldiers. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 10(2), 121–137.

Baker, D. B. (2009). Choosing a vocation at 100: Time, change, and context. Career Development Quarterly, 57(3), 199–206.

Borgen, F. H. & Betz, N. E. (2008). Career self-efficacy and personality: Linking career confidence and the healthy personality. Journal of Career Assessment, 16(1), 22–43.

Bubany, S. T., Krieshok, T. S., Black, M. D., & McKay. R. A. (2008). College students' perspectives on their career decision making. Journal of Career Assessment, 16(2), 177–197.

Busacca, L. A., Beebe, R. S., & Toman, S. M. (2010). Life and work values of counselor trainees: A national survey. Career Development Quarterly, 59(1), 2–18.

Chen, Z., Powell, G. N., & Greenhaus, J. H. (2009). Work-to-family conflict, positive spillover, and boundary management: A person-environment fit approach. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 74(1), 82–93.

Clemens, E. V., & Milsom, A. S. (2008). Enlisted service members’ transition into the civilian world of work: A cognitive information processing approach. Career Development Quarterly, 56(3), 246–256.

Dimmitt, C., & Carey, J. (2007). Using the ASCA national model to facilitate school transitions. Professional School Counseling, 10(3), 227–232.

Duffy, R. D., & Sedlacek, W. E. (2010). The salience of a career calling among college students: Exploring group differences and links to religiousness, life meaning, and life satisfaction. Career Development Quarterly, 59(1), 27–41.

Ericksen, K. S., Jurgens, J. C., Garrrett, M. T., & Swedburg, R. B. (2008). Should I stay home or should I go back to work? Workforce reentry influences on a mother's decision-making process. Journal of Employment Counseling, 45(4), 156–167.

Gottfredson, G. D., & Johnstun, M. L. (2009). John Holland's contributions: A theory-ridden approach to career assistance. Career Development Quarterly, 58(2), 99–107.

Hansen, L. S. (2001). Integrating work, family, and community through holistic life planning. Career Development Quarterly, 49(3), 261–274.

Harris-Bowlsbey, J., & Sampson Jr., J. P. (2005). Use of technology in delivering career services worldwide. The Career Development Quarterly, 54(1), 48–56.

Hirschi, A. (2010). Positive adolescent career development: The role of intrinsic and extrinsic work values. Career Development Quarterly, 58(3), 276–287.

Krumboltz, J. D. (2009).The happenstance learning theory. Journal of Career Assessment, 17(2), 135–154.

McKee-Ryan, F. M., Virick, M., Prussia, G. E., Harvey, J., & Lilly, J. D. (2009). Life after the layoff: getting a job worth keeping. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30(4), 561–580.

Metz, A. J., Fouad, N., & Ihle-Helledy, K. (2009). Career aspirations and expectations of college students: Demographic and labor market comparisons. Journal of Career Assessment, 17(2), 155–171.

Niles, S. G. (2003). Career counselors confront a critical crossroad: A vision of the future. Career Development Quarterly, 52(1), 70–77.

Niles, S. G., Engels, D., & Lenz, J. (2009). Training career practitioners. Career Development Quarterly, 57(4), 358–365.

O’Brien, K. M. (2001). The legacy of Parsons: Career counselors and vocational psychologists as agents of social change. Career Development Quarterly, 50(1), 66–76.

Okiishi, R. W. (1987). The genogram as a tool in career counseling. Journal of Counseling and Development, 66(3), 139–143.

Okocha, A. A. G. (1998). Using qualitative appraisal strategies in career counseling. Journal of Employment Counseling, 35(3), 151–160.

Packard, B. W., & Babineau, M. E. (2009). From drafter to engineer, doctor to nurse: An examination of career compromise as renegotiated by working-class adults over time. Journal of Career Development, 35(3), 207–227.

Paul, K. I., & Moser, K. (2009). Unemployment impairs mental health: Meta-analyses. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 74(3), 264–282.

Perry, J. C. & Vance, K. S. (2010). Possible selves among urban youths of color: An exploration of peer beliefs and gender differences. Career Development Quarterly, 58(3), 257–269.

Pope, M. (2000). A brief history of career counseling in the United States. Career Development Quarterly, 48(3), 194–211.

Provost, J. (2001, January 18). Career counseling backfires: Program leaves student more confused than when she started it :[Final Edition]. Sudbury Star,p.B1 / FRONT.

Rehfuss, M. C. (2009). The future career autobiography: A narrative measure of career intervention effectiveness. Career Development Quarterly, 58(1), 82–90.

Rivera, L. M. & Schaefer, M. B. (2009). The career institute: A collaborative career development program for traditionally underserved secondary (6–12) school students. Journal of Career Development, 35(4), 406–426.

Sampson Jr., J. P. (2009). Modern and postmodern career theories: The unnecessary divorce. Career Development Quarterly, 58(1), 91–96.

Sangganjanavanich, V. F. (2009). Career development practitioners as advocates for transgender individuals: Understanding gender transition. Journal of Employment Counseling, 46(3), 128–135.

Turner, S. L., Conkel, J., Starkey, M. T., & Landgraf, R. (2010). Relationships among middle-school adolescents' vocational skills, motivational approaches, and interests. Career Development Quarterly, 59(2), 154–168.

Venable, M. A. (2010). Using technology to deliver career development services: Supporting today's students in higher education. Career Development Quarterly, 59(1), 87–96.

Vespia, K. M., Fitzpatrick, M. E., Fouad, N. A., Kantamneni, N., & Yung-Lung, C. (2010). Multicultural career counseling: A national survey of competencies and practices. Career Development Quarterly, 59(1), 54–71.

White, B. J. (2009). Addressing career success issues of African Americans in the workplace: An undergraduate business program intervention. Career Development Quarterly, 58(1), 71–76.

Other Readings

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