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PSYR 8208 Career Assessment and Intervention: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

PSYR 8208 Required Course Readings


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Ali, S. R., Yang, L.–Y., Button,C. J., & McCoy, T. T. H.(2012). Career education programming in three diverse high schools: A critical psychology–case study research approach. Journal of Career Development, 39(4), 357–385.

Arthur, N., & Popadiuk, N. (2010). A cultural formulation approach to career counseling with international students. Journal of Career Development. 37(1), 423–440.

Dries N., Pepermans, R., & De Kerpel, E. (2008). Exploring four generations' beliefs about career: Is “satisfied” the new “successful?” Journal of Managerial Psychology, 23(8), 907–928.

Flores, L. Y., Byars, A., & Torres, D. M. (2002). Expanding career options and optimizing abilities: The case of Laura. The Career Development Quarterly, 50(4), 311–316.

Flores, L. Y., Ramos, K., & Kanagui, M. (2010). Applying the cultural formulation approach to career counseling with Latinas. Journal of Career Development, 37(1), 411–422.

Irvin, M. J., Byun, S.–Y., Meece, J. L., Farmer, T. W., & Hutchins, B. C. (2012). Educational barriers of rural youth: Relation of individual and contextual difference variables. Journal of Career Assessment, 20(1), 71–87.

Microtraining Associates (Producer). (2006). Career counseling: Skills for contextualizing decision making [Video file].

Microtraining Associates (Producer). (2006). Career counseling: Skills for guided discovery and career assessment [Video file].

Microtraining Associates (Producer). (2009). Creating more satisfying lives: A demonstration of the happenstance learning theory [Video file].

Munley, P. H., Pate, W. E., II, & Duncan, L. E. (2008). Demographic, educational, employment, and professional characteristics of counseling psychologists. The Counseling Psychologist, 36(2), 250–280.

Perrone, K. M., Wright, S. L., & Jackson, Z. V. (2009). Traditional and nontraditional gender roles and work—Family interface for men and women. Journal of Career Development, 36(1), 8–24.

Richardson, M. S. (1993). Work in people's lives: A location for counseling psychologists. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 40(4), 425–433.

Richardson, M. S. (2012). Counseling for work and relationship. The Counseling Psychologist, 40(2), 190–242.

Savickas, M. L. (1994). Vocational psychology in the postmodern era: Comment on Richardson (1993). Journal of Counseling Psychology, 41(1), 105–107.

Savickas, M. L. (2001). A developmental perspective on vocational behaviour: Career patterns, salience, and themes. International Journal for Educational & Vocational Guidance, 1(1/2), 49–57.

Schmidt, C. K., Miles, J. R., & Welsh, A. C. (2011). Perceived discrimination and social support: The influences on career development and college adjustment of LGBT college students. Journal of Career Development, 38(4), 293–309.

Schoon, I., Martin, P., & Ross, A. (2007). Career transitions in times of social change. His and her story. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 70(1), 78–96.

Spanierman, L. B. (2002). Academic self-efficacy within a culture of modern racism: The case of Benita. The Career Development Quarterly, 50(4), 331–334.

Turner, S. L., & Lapan, R. T. (2005). Evaluation of an intervention to increase non-traditional career interests and career-related self-efficacy among middle-school adolescents. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 66(3), 516–531.

Other Readings

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