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PSYC 8224 Required Course Readings


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Armstrong, P. I., and Rounds, J. (2010). Integrating individual differences in career assessment: The Atlas Model of Individual Differences and the Strong Ring. The Career Development Quarterly, 59(2), 143-153.

Armstrong, P., Hubert, L., & Rounds, J. B. (2003). Circular unidimensional scaling: A new look at group differences in interest structure. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 50(3), 297-308.

Arthur, N. (2005). Building from diversity to social justice competencies in international standards for career development practitioners. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 5(2), 137-148.

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

Beale, A. V. (2000). Elementary school career awareness: A visit to a hospital. Journal of Career Development, 27(1), 65–72.

Beale, A. V., & Williams, C. J. (2000). The anatomy of an elementary school career day. Journal of Career Development, 26(3), 205–213.

Briddick, W. C. (2009). Frank Findings: Frank Parsons and the Parson family. The Career Development Quarterly 57(3), 207-214.

Brown, M. T., Lum, J. L., & Voyle, K. (1997). Roe revisited: A call for reappraisal of the theory of personality development and career choice. Journal of Vocational Behavior 51(2), 283-294.

Burns, S. T. (2009). Legacy of the Vocational Bureau of Cincinnati: Research advances social justice. The Career Development Quarterly 57(3), 237-247.

Collin, A. (2009). Multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary collaboration: Implications for vocational psychology. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 9(2), 101-110.

Datti, P. (2009). Applying social learning theory of career decision making to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning young adults. The Career Development Quarterly, 58(1), 54-64.

Dawis, R. V., & Lofquist, L. H. (1976). Personality style and the process of work adjustment. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 23(1), 55-59.

Diemer, M. A., & Blustein, D. L. (2007). Vocational hope and vocational identity: Urban adolescents’ career development. Journal of Career Assessment, 15(1), 98-118.

Dolcos, S. M., & Daley, D. (2009). Work pressure, workplace social resources, and work-family conflict: The tale of two sectors. International Journal of Stress Management, 16(4), 291-311.

Fassinger, R. E. (2008). Workplace diversity and public policy: Challenges and opportunities for psychology. American Psychologist, 63(4), 252-268.

Gerstein, M., & Amos, M. A. (1986). Implementation and evaluation of adult career development programs in organizations. Journal of Career Development, 12(3), 210-218.

Gibbons, M. M., & Borders, L. D. (2010). Prospective first-generation college students: A social-cognitive perspective. The Career Development Quarterly, 58(3), 194-208.

Glover, R. J. (2000). Developmental tasks of adulthood: Implications for counseling community college students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 24(6), 505-514.

Griffin, B., & Hesketh, B. (2003). Adaptable behaviours for successful work and career adjustment. Australian Journal of Psychology, 55(2), 65-73.

Gysbers, N. C., & Henderson, P. (2001). Comprehensive guidance and counseling programs: A rich history and a bright future. Professional School Counseling 4(4), 246-256.

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.

Henderson, S. J. (2000). “Follow your bliss”: A process for career happiness. Journal of Counseling and Development, 78(3), 305-315.

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

Hirschi, A. (2010). Vocational interests and career goals: Development and relations to personality in middle adolescence. Journal of Career Assessment, 18(3), 223-238.

Holcomb-McCoy, C. (2007). Transitioning to high school: Issues and challenges for African American students. Professional School Counseling 10(3), 253-260.

Hyde, J. S. (2005). The gender similarities hypothesis. American Psychologist, 60(6), 581-592.

Kenny, M. E., Blustein, D., Chaves, A., Grossman, A., & Gallagher, L. (2003). The role of perceived barriers and relational support in the educational and vocational lives of urban high school students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 50(2), 142-155.

Lent, R. W., & Brown, S. D. (2006). On conceptualizing and assessing social cognitive constructs in career research: A measurement guide. Journal of Career Assessment, 14(1), 12-35.

Lindley, L. D. (2005). Perceived barriers to career development in the context of social cognitive career theory. Journal of Career Assessment, 13(3), 271-287.

Marcia, J. E. (1966). Development and validation of ego-identity status. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 3(5), 551-558.

McMahon, M. & Watson, M. (2008). Children’s career development: Status quo and future directions. The Career Development Quarterly 57(1), 4-6.

Metz, A. J., & Guichard, J. (2009). Vocational psychology and new challenges. The Career Development Quarterly, 57(4), 310-318.

Palladino Schultheiss, D. E. (2008). Current status and future agenda for the theory, research, and practice of childhood career development. The Career Development Quarterly 57(1), 7-24.

Palmer, S. & Cochran, L. (1988). Parents as agents of career development. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 35(1), 71-76.

Patton, W., & McIlveen, P. (2009). Practice and research in career counseling and development-2008. The Career Development Quarterly, 58(2), 118-161.

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

Pope, M. (2009). Jesse Buttrick Davis (1871-1955): Pioneer of vocational guidance in the schools. The Career Development Quarterly 57(3), 248-258.

Porfeli, E. J. (2009). Hugo Münsterburg and the origins of vocational guidance. The Career Development Quarterly 57(3), 225-236.

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.

Proehl, R. A. (1995). Groups in career development: An added advantage. Journal of Career Development, 21(3), 249-261.

Roe, A. (1957). Early determinants of vocational choice. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 4(3), 212-217.

Roe, A. (1977). Occupations in three societies. The psychology of occupations (pp. 12-22). John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: New York, NY.

Roe, A. (1977). The role of occupations in society. The psychology of occupations (pp. 3-11). John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: New York, NY.

Roe, A. (1977). The role of the occupation in the life of the individual. The psychology of occupations (pp. 23-40). John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: New York, NY.

Rounds, J, & Tracey, T. (1993). Prediger’s dimensional representation of Holland’s RIASEC circumplex. Journal of Applied Psychology, 78(6), 875-890.

Savickas, M. L. (1993). Career counseling in the postmodern era. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 7(3), 205-215.

Savickas, M. L. (2009). Meyer Bloomfield: Organizer of the vocational guidance movement (1907-1917). The Career Development Quarterly 57(3), 259-273.

Savickas, M. L. (2009). Pioneers of the vocational guidance movement: A centennial celebration. The Career Development Quarterly 57(3), 194-198.

Schmidt, C. K., & Nilsson, J. E. (2006). The effects of simultaneous development processes: Factors relating to the career development of lesbian, gay and bisexual youth. The Career Development Quarterly 55(1), 22-37.

Schmitt, N. (2004). Beyond the big five: Increases in understanding and practical utility. Human Performance, 17(3), 347-357.

Schultheiss, P. D. (2008). Current status and future agenda for the theory, research, and practice of childhood career development. The Career Development Quarterly 57(1), 7–24.

Scollon, C. N., & Diener, E. (2006). Love, work, and changes in extraversion and neuroticism over time. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91(6), 1152-1165.

Sensoy-Briddick, H. (2009). The Boston Vocation Bureau’s first counseling staff. The Career Development Quarterly 57(3), 215-224.

Smart, R. & Peterson, C. (1997). Super’s career stages and the decision to change careers. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 51(3), 358-374.

Stott, K. A., & Jackson, A. P. (2005). Using service learning to achieve middle school comprehensive guidance program goals. Professional School Counseling, 9(2), 156-159.

Super, D. E. (1953). A theory of vocational development. American Psychologist, 8(5), 185-190.

Super, D. E. (1975). Career education and career guidance for the life span and for life roles. Journal of Career Education, 2(2), 27-42.

Tracey, T. J.G., & Sodano, S. M. (2008). Issues of stability and change in interest development. The Career Development Quarterly 57(1), 51-62.






Trusty, J. (Ed.). (2011). Annual review [Special Issue]. Career Development Quarterly.
See the gold tab above labeled Week 11 readings - Special Issue.

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

Wachter Morris, C., Shoffner, M. F., & Newsome, D. W. (2009). Career counseling for women preparing to leave abusive relationships: A social cognitive career theory approach. The Career Development Quarterly, 58 (1), 44-53.

Watson, M. & McMahon, M. (2008). Children’s career development: Metaphorical images of theory, research, and practice. The Career Development Quarterly, 57(1), 75-83.

Winkelmann, L., & Winkelmann, R. (2008). Personality, work, and satisfaction: Evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 3(4), 266-275.




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