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COUN 6345 Career Consultation and Assessment: Welcome & Course Readings

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COUN 6345 Required Course Readings

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Amir, T., Gati, I., & Kleiman, T. (2008). Understanding and interpreting career decision-making difficulties. Journal Of Career Assessment, 16(3), 281-309.

Armstrong, P., Day, S. X., McVay, J. P., & Rounds, J. (2008). Holland's RIASEC model as an integrative framework for individual differences. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 55(1), 1–18.

Armstrong, P., & Rounds, J. (2010). Integrating individual differences in career assessment: The atlas model of individual differences and the strong ring. Career Development Quarterly, 59(2), 143-153.

Arthur, N., & McMahon, M. (2005) Multicultural career counseling: Theoretical applications of the systems theory framework. Career Development Quarterly, 53(3), 208-222.

Athanasou, J. A. (2011). Advantages and disadvantages of the different inventoried approaches to assessing career interests. Australian Journal Of Career Development, 20(1), 53-62.

Barak, A. (2003). Ethical and professional issues in career assessment on the internet. Journal Of Career Assessment, 11(1), 3-21.

Barclay, S. R., Stoltz, K. B., & Chung, Y. (2011). Voluntary midlife career change: Integrating the transtheoretical model and the life-span, life-space approach. Career Development Quarterly, 59(5), 386–399.

Betz, N. E., & Turner, B. M. (2011). Using Item Response Theory and adaptive testing in online career assessment. Journal Of Career Assessment, 19(3), 274-286.

Bimrose, J., & McNair, S. (2011). Career support for migrants: transformation or adaptation?. Journal Of Vocational Behavior, 78(3), 325-333.

Brown, S.D. & Lent, R.W. (1996). A social cognitive framework for career choice counseling. The Career Development Quarterly, 44(4), 354-366.

Bullock, E. E., Braud, J., Andrews, L., & Phillips, J. (2009). Career concerns of unemployed U.S. war veterans: Suggestions from a cognitive information processing approach. Journal of Employment Counseling, 46(4), 171-181.

Bullock-Yowell, E., Peterson, G. W., Reardon, R. C., Leierer, S. J., & Reed, C. A. (2011). Relationships among career and life stress, negative career thoughts, and career decision state: A cognitive information processing perspective. Career Development Quarterly, 59(4), 302-314.

Carter, E., Trainor, A., Cakiroglu, O., Swedeen, B., & Owens, L. (2010). Availability of and access to career development activities for transition-age youth with disabilities. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 33(1), 13-24.

Chartrand, J. M., Borgen, F. H., Betz, N. E., & Donnay, D. (2002). Using the Strong Interest Inventory(R) and the Skills Confidence Inventory to explain career goals. Journal Of Career Assessment, 10(2), 169-89.

Chope, R.C. (2009). Introduction to this Issue. Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 25, 3-7.

Chung, Y., & M Coleman, A. G. (2003). Career coaching: Practice, training, professional, and ethical issues. The Career Development Quarterly, 52(2), 141-152.

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.

Cowger, E. R., Chauvin, I., & Miller, M. J. (2009). An "inverse" validation of Holland's Theory. College Student Journal, 43(3), 807–811.

Dahir, C. A., & Stone, C. B. (2009). School counselor accountability: The path to social justice and systemic change. Journal Of Counseling & Development, 87(1), 12-20.

Einarsdóttir, S., Rounds, J., & Su, R. (2010). Holland in Iceland revisited: An emic approach to evaluating U.S. vocational interest models. Journal Of Counseling Psychology, 57(3), 361-367.

Etheridge, R. L., & Peterson, G. W. (2009). The measurement and development of competence in the use of career assessments. Career Planning & Adult Development Journal, 25(4), 14-28.

Flores, L.Y., Hsieh, C. & Chiao, H. (2011). Vocational psychology and assessment with immigrants in the United States: Future directions for training, research, and practice. Journal of Career Assessment, 19(3), 323-332.

Flores, L. Y., Spanierman, L. B., Armstrong, P., & Velez, A. D. (2006). Validity of the strong interest inventory and skills confidence inventory with Mexican American high school students. Journal Of Career Assessment, 14(2), 183-202.

Flores, L.Y., Spanierman, L.B., & Ezemanari, M.O. (2003). Ethical and professional issues in career assessment with diverse racial and ethnic groups. Journal of Career Assessment, 11(1), 76-95.

Fouad, N. A., Guillen, A., Harris-Hodge, E., Henry, C., Novakovic, A., Terry, S., & Kantamneni, N. (2006). Need, awareness, and use of career services for college students. Journal Of Career Assessment, 14(4), 407-420.

Frenette, M. (2010). Career goals in high school: Do students know what it takes to reach them and does it matter? Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 40(3), 43-58.

Gati, I., & Amir, T. (2010). Applying a systemic procedure to locate career decision-making difficulties. The Career Development Quarterly, 58(4), 301-320.

Gati, I., & Asulin-Peretz, L. (2011). Internet-based self-help career assessments and interventions: Challenges and implications for evidence-based career counseling. Journal of Career Assessment, 19(3), 259-273.

Gati, I., Gadassi, R., Saka, N., Hadadi, Y., Ansenberg, N., Friedmann, R., & Asulin-Peretz, L. (2011). Emotional and personality-related aspects of career decision-making difficulties: Facets of career indecisiveness. Journal Of Career Assessment, 19(1), 3-20.

Gati, I., & Saka, N. (2001). Internet-based versus paper-and-pencil assessment: Measuring career decision-making difficulties. Journal of Career Assessment, 9(4), 397-397.

Gibbons, M.M., & Shoffner, M.F. (2004). Prospective first-generation college students: Meeting their needs through social-cognitive career theory. Professional School Counseling, 8(1), 91-97.

Gold, L. (2010), Career lifeline. Technology Review, 113(1), M24-M25.

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.

Hanson, W. E., Claiborn, C. D., & Kerr, B. (2001). Differential effects of two test-interpretation styles in counseling: A field study. In C. E. Hill, C. E. Hill (Ed.), Helping skills: The empirical foundation (pp. 401-412). Washington, DC US: American Psychological Association.

Harris-Bowlsbey, J. (2003). A rich past and a future vision. The Career Development Quarterly, 52(1), 18-25.

Hartung, P.J. (2009). Practice and research in career counseling and development. Career Development Quarterly, 59(2), 98-142.

Hartung, P. J., Porfeli, E. J., & Vondracek, F. W. (2008). Career adaptability in childhood. The Career Development Quarterly, 57(1), 63-74.

Helwig, A. A. (2008). From childhood to adulthood: A 15-year longitudinal career development study. The Career Development Quarterly, 57(1), 38-50.

Herr, E.L. (2003). The future of career counseling as an instrument of public policy. Career Development Quarterly, 52(1), 8-18.

Holcomb-McCoy, C. (2004). Assessing the multicultural competence of school counselors: A checklist. Professional School Counseling, 7(3), 178-186.

Inkson, K., & Amundson, N. E. (2002). Career metaphors and their application in theory andcounseling practice. Journal of Employment Counseling, 39(3), 98-108.

Jepsen, D. A., & Dickson, G. L. (2003). Continuity in life-span career development: Career exploration as a precursor to career establishment. The Career Development Quarterly, 51(3), 217-233.

Jones, V. R. (2010). Virginia's academic and career plan emphasizes middle school. Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, 85(7), 24-27.

Kahn, J. H., Nauta, M.M, Gailbreath, R.D.,Tipps, J., & Chartrand, J.M. (2002). The utility of career and personality assessment in predicting academic progress. Journal Of Career Assessment, 10(1), 3-23.

Kenny, M.E., Blustein, D.L., Haase, R.F., Jackson, J. & Perry, J.C. (2006). Setting the stage: Career development and the student engagement process, Journal of Counseling Psychology, 53(2) 272-279.

Korkut-Owen, F., Acar, T., Demır, Y., Haskan, Ö., Kabalci, T., Kutsal, D., & ... Turhan, E. (2009). Card sort technique in vocational guidance/career counseling: Pilot study about career values. Inonu University Journal of the Faculty of Education (INUJFE), 10(2), 53-55.

Kortering, L., & Braziel, P. M. (2008). The use of vocational assessments: What do students have to say?. Journal Of At-Risk Issues, 14(2), 27-35.

Lara, T., Kline, W., & Paulson, D. (2011). Attitudes regarding career counseling: Perceptions and experiences of counselors-in-training. The Career Development Quarterly, 59(5), 428–440.

Lent, E. (2001). Welfare-to-work services: A person-centered perspective. The Career Development Quarterly, 50(1), 22-32.

Ludwikowki, W.M.A., Vogel, D, Armstrong, P.I. (2009). Attitudes toward career counseling: The role of public and self-stigma. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 56(3), 408-416.

McMahon, M., Arthur, N., & Collins, S. (2008). Social justice and career development: Looking back, looking forward. Australian Journal Of Career Development, 17(2), 21-29.

McMahon, M., Arthur, N., & Collins, S. (2008). Social justice and career development: Views and experiences of Australian career development practitioners. Australian Journal Of Career Development, 17(3), 15-25.

McMahon, M., Watson, M., & Patton, W. (2005). Qualitative career assessment: Developing the My System of Career Influences reflection activity. Journal Of Career Assessment, 13(4), 476-490.

Morris, C., Shoffner, M. F., & Newsome, D. W. (2009). Career Counseling for Women Preparing to Leave Abusive Relationships: A Social Cognitive Career Theory Approach. Career Development Quarterly, 58(1), 44-53.

Multon, K. D., Heppner, M. J., Gysbers, N. C., Zook, C., & Ellis-Kalton, C. A. (2001). Client psychological distress: An important factor in career counseling. Career Development Quarterly, 49(4), 324.

Okocha, A. A. (2001). Facilitating Career Development through Super's Life Career Rainbow.

Osborn, D. S. (2009). Teaching career theories, career assessments, and career information. Career Planning & Adult Development Journal, 25(1), 46-57.

Osborn, D. S., & Bethell, D. S. (2009). Using card sorts in career assessment. Career Planning & Adult Development Journal, 25(4), 101-114.

Özyürek, R. (2006). The interpretation efficacy of interest inventory profile scores. Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice, 6(3), 838-846.

Paivandy, S., Bullock, E. E., Reardon, R. C., & Kelly, F. (2008). The effects of decision-making style and cognitive thought patterns on negative career thoughts. Journal of Career Assessment, 16(4), 474-488.

Perrone, K.M. & Perrone, P.A. (2000). Assessing efficacy and importance of career counseling competencies, Career Development Quarterly, 48(3), 212-225.

Perry, J. C. (2009). Career counseling with secondary school-aged youth: Directions for theory, research, and practice. South African Journal of Higher Education, 23(3), 482-504.

Peterson, G. W., Leasure, K. K., Carr, D. L., & Lenz, J. G. (2009). The decision space worksheet: An assessment of context in career decision making. Career Planning & Adult Development Journal, 25(4), 87-100.

Plant, P. (2004). Quality in career guidance: Issues and methods. International Journal For Educational & Vocational Guidance, 4(2/3), 141-157.

Porfeli, E. J., Hartung, P. J., & Vondracek, F. W. (2008). Children's vocational development: A research rationale. The Career Development Quarterly, 57(1), 25-37.

Prince, J. P., Most, R. B., & Silver, D. G. (2003). Self-help career assessment: Ethical and professional issues. Journal Of Career Assessment, 11(1), 40-58.

Pulver, C. A., & Kelly, K. R. (2008). Incremental validity of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in predicting academic major selection of undecided university students. Journal Of Career Assessment, 16(4), 441-455.

Reardon, R. C., Lenz, J. G., Sampson, J. r., & Peterson, G. W. (2011). Big Questions Facing Vocational Psychology: A Cognitive Information Processing Perspective. Journal Of Career Assessment, 19(3), 240-250.

Reese, S. (2010). A leading role for career guidance counselors. Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, 85(7), 16-19.

Reile, D.M. & Harris-Bowlsbey, J. (2000). Using the internet in career planning and assessment. Journal of Career Assessment, 8(1), 69-84.

Renfro-Michel, E. L., Burlew, L. D., & Robert, T. (2009). The interaction of work adjustment and attachment theory: Employment counseling implications. Journal of Employment Counseling, 46(1), 18-26.

Rigotti, T., Schyns, B., & Mohr, G. (2008). A short version of the occupational self-efficacy scale: Structural and construct validity across five countries. Journal Of Career Assessment, 16(2), 238-255.

Rivera, L. M., & Schaefer, M. (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.

Robson, S. M., Hansson, R. O., Abalos, A., & Booth, M. (2006). Successful aging: Criteria for aging well in the workplace. Journal Of Career Development, 33(2), 156-177.

Rottinghaus, P. J., Swanson, J. L., Hees, C. K., Labarge, D. C., & Miller, S. A. (2007). Enhancing Interest Inventory Interpretations With Five Critical Ingredients. Washington, District of Columbia, US: American Psychological Association (APA).

Rowan-Kenyon, H., Perna, L., & Swan, A. (2011). Structuring opportunity: The role of school context in shaping high school students' occupational aspirations. The Career Development Quarterly, 59(4), 330-344.

Sampson, J. P., Dozier, V., & Colvin, G. P. (2011). Translating career theory to practice: The risk of unintentional social injustice. Journal of Counseling & Development, 89(3), 326–337.

Sampson, J.P., Lenz, J.G., Reardon, R.C., & Peterson, G.W. (1999). A cognitive information processing approach to employment problem solving and decision making. The Career Development Quarterly, 48(1), 3-18.

Sampson, J. r., Shy, J. D., Hartley, S., Reardon, R. C., & Peterson, G. W. (2009). The influence of item response indecision on the Self-Directed Search. Journal Of Career Development, 35(4), 427-443.

Sangganjanavanich, V., & Magnuson, S. (2011). Using sand trays and miniature figures to facilitate career decision making. The Career Development Quarterly, 59(3), 264-273.

Savickas, M. L. (1997). Career adaptability: An integrative construct for life-span, life-space theory. The Career Development Quarterly, 45(3), 247-259.

Scholl, M. B., & Cascone, J. (2010). The constructivist resume: Promoting the career adaptability of graduate students in counseling programs. Career Development Quarterly, 59(2), 180–191.

Schyns, B. (2004). The influence of occupational self-efficacy on the relationship of leadership behavior and preparedness for occupational change. Journal of Career Development, 30(4), 247-261.

Shallcross, L. (2010). Career counseling and social justice. Counseling Today, 52(7), 34.

Shanahan, M. J., & Porfelli, E. (2002). Integrating the life course and life-span: Formulating research questions with dual points of entry. Journal Of Vocational Behavior, 61(3), 398-406.

Shearer, C. (2009). Exploring the relationship between intrapersonal intelligence and university students' career confusion: Implications for counseling, academic success, and school-to-career transition. Journal Of Employment Counseling, 46(2), 52.

Soh, S., & Leong, F. (2001). Cross-cultural validation of Holland's theory in Singapore: Beyond structural validity of RIASEC. Journal of Career Assessment, 9(2), 115-122.

Splete, H. H., & Hoppin, J. M. (2000). The emergence of career development facilitators. Journal of Employment Counseling, 37(2), 107.

Stebleton, M. J. (2010). Narrative-based career counseling perspectives in times of change: An analysis of strengths and limitations. Journal Of Employment Counseling, 47(2), 64-78.

Stinger, K. J., & Kerpelman, J. L. (2010). Career identity development in college students: Decision making, parental support, and work experience. Identity, 10(3), 181-200.

Sultana, R. (2009). Competence and competence frameworks in career guidance: Complex and contested concepts. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 9(1), 15–30.

Super, D. E., Thompson, A. S., & Lindeman, R. (1988). Adult Career Concerns Inventory.

Suutari, V., & Smale, A. (2008). Designing IB curricula for future global careerists: A boundaryless career perspective. Journal Of Teaching In International Business, 19(2), 167-191.

Thompson, M., & Cummings, D. (2010). Enhancing the career development of individuals who have criminal records. The Career Development Quarterly, 58(3), 209-218.

Tracey, T. G. (2010). Interest assessment using new technology. Journal Of Career Assessment, 18(4), 336-344.

Turner, S., & Lapan, R. (2002). Career self-efficacy and perceptions of parent support in adolescent career development. The Career Development Quarterly, 51(1), 44-55.

Tzafrir, S., Mano-Negrin, R., Harel, G., & Rom-Nagy, D. (2006). Downsizing and the impact of job counseling and retraining on effective employee responses. Career Development International, 11(2), 125-144.

Valentine, S. (2004). Employment counseling and organizational ethical values. Journal Of Employment Counseling, 41(4), 146.

Vinten, G., & Lane, D. (2002). Counseling remaining employees in redundancy situations. Career Development International, 7(6), 430-437.

Walsh, W. (2010). Introduction to the special section: Career assessment and new technology on the Internet. Journal Of Career Assessment, 18(4), 315-316.

Whiston, S. C. (2003). Career Counselors as Advocates and Change Agents for Equality. Career Development Quarterly,52(1), 43.

Whiston, S. C., & Bouwkamp, J. C. (2003). Ethical implications of career assessment with women. Journal Of Career Assessment, 11(1), 59-75.

Wood, C. (2009). Building dreams and deeds: A pedagogy for preparing practitioners to use career assessments. Career Planning & Adult Development Journal, 25(1), 72-81.

Zytowski, D. (2001). Kuder career search with person match: Career assessment for the 21st century. Journal of Career Assessment, 9(3), 229-239.

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