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A Counselor's Guide to Career Assessment Instruments

6th Edition

This Publication continues to be an exemplary resource for counselors, career development facilitators, school counselors, and other career development professionals working in a variety of settings. The 6th edition maintains the key features of previous editions with reviews of instruments and chapters by leading experts in the field.
Author/Editor: Chris Wood and Danica G. Hays
Year: 2013

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A Counselor's Guide to Career Assessment Instruments

5th Edition

The current edition features 55 reviews of 71 instruments and has additional information on nearly 300 other career assessments. Instruments are divided into five categories to facilitate location and selection of appropriate instruments by counselors, career development professionals, assessment specialists, and counselor educators.
Author/Editor: Edited by Edwin A. Whitfield, Rich Feller, Chris Wood
Year: 2009

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Career Knowledge Series

Career Development Theory and Its Application

This topic covers career development theories, models, and techniques and how to apply them to the populations you may serve. Specifically, you will understand the steps in the career development process and why career choice and development theory is important as well as its limitations. Additionally, the unit presents the assumptions that underlie four different types of theories: trait-and-factor, learning, developmental, and transition as well as the theorists who represent them. Finally, it covers how to apply the theories to client cases.
Year: 2015

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Career & Caregiving

Empowering the Shadow Workforce of Family Caregivers

Discover how counselors and other career professionals have handled caregiving responsibilities, balancing the needs of family members with their own needs and work responsibilities. In this ninth monograph from NCDA, readers will see how career and caregiving fit together.
Author/Editor: Sally Gelardin
Year: 2009

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The Career Counseling Casebook

A Resource for Students, Practitioners, and Counselor Educators, 2nd Edition

Forty-one new cases cutting across all developmental stages and representing a wide range of client backgrounds and career concerns are presented. This is an excellent resource for anyone concerned about becoming a more competent career practitioner.
Author/Editor: Spencer G Niles, Jane Goodman, Mark Pope
Year: 2013

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Career Counseling Casebook:

A Resource for Practitioners, Students, and Counselor Educators

In this book, the leading career development theorists and practitioners’ present state-of-the-art career counseling strategies for helping clients resolve their career issues. Available in DVD format!
Author/Editor: Spencer G. Niles, Jane Goodman and Mark Pope
Year: 2002

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR CURRICULUM

Student Manual, 3rd Edition

Facilitating Career Development: Student Package The student package consists of a printed textbook that addresses all 12 competencies. Each chapter in the text includes learning objectives, text material, learning activities, homework, and references.
Author/Editor: Barbara H. Suddarth, David M. Reile
Year: 2012

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR CURRICULUM

INSTRUCTOR PACKAGE, 3rd Edition

The instructor manual includes one student manual plus an instructor manual, and PowerPoints for class presentations. PLEASE NOTE: Instructors using this curriculum must attend a NCDA-approved Instructor Training Session. For more information visit the website at www.ncda.org or contact mpowell@ncda.org.
Author/Editor: Barbara H. Suddarth, David M. Reile
Year: 2012

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Career Development for Transitioning Veterans

The purpose of this book is to increase career practitioners’ awareness of the transition issues and resources specific to veterans and to provide several examples of how a practitioner might walk a veteran through the career planning process.
Author/Editor: Carmen Stein-McCormick, Debra S. Osborn, Seth C.W. Hayden, Dan Van Hoose with Military Consultants: Thomas McCormick, USN (Ret.), Major C. Camille LaDrew, USAF
Manufacturer: ISBN: 978-1-885333-37-7
Year: 2013

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Career Education: History and Future

Dr. Hoyt will share his thoughts and dreams and those of his colleagues from the 1970s and '80s who laid the foundation and fought the fight to infuse career concepts into schools, businesses and communities.
Author/Editor: Kenneth B. Hoyt
Year: 2005

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Career Knowledge Series

Providing Career Services to Multicultural Populations

This topic explores key trends and data in America’s multicultural workforce and significant legislation that protects specific populations from discrimination. In addition, this topic provides information for recognizing the unique career-related needs and barriers of individuals from different backgrounds. Finally, the topic provides direction in recognizing one’s own attitudes toward diverse populations as well as understanding the characteristics of a culturally competent person in working with multicultural populations.
Year: 2015

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Career Knowledge Series, Set of 8

Career Knowledge Series

NCDA’s Career Knowledge Series is designed for individuals wishing to understand career development. Titles in this series include: • Providing Career Services to Multicultural Populations • The Role of Career Information and Technological Resources in Career Planning • Job Seeking and Employability Skills • Designing and Implementing Career Services • Developing a Helping Relationship • Training and Leading Groups • Career Development Theory and Its Application • The Role of Assessment in Career Planning Each title provides a thorough introduction and discussion for its specialized topic.
Year: 2015

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A Case Study Approach to Ethics in Career Development

Exploring Shades of Gray

Learn how to tackle some of the most vexing questions that career development professionals encounter today, while enhancing your skills for addressing future ethical dilemmas. With its case study design, this monograph provides hands-on experience with ethics terminology, resources, and issues. You are invited to actively apply ethics resources and decision-making strategies to analyze real-world ethical dilemmas. Each dilemma presented includes detailed, guided discussion of key issues and recommended actions.
Author/Editor: Julia Panke Makela
Year: 2009

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Choosing A Vocation

The book is a complete reprint of the original book by Frank Parsons who played such an important early role in developing the field of career guidance. The introduction and post script is written by Carl McDaniels, NVGA President 1973-1974 and a preface by Janet Lenz, NCDA President, 2004-2005.
Author/Editor: Frank Parsons
Year: 2005

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Clinical Supervision of Career Development Practitioners

Practical Strategies

A guide for clinical supervisors who are working with practitioners – counselors and others – who are working with clients’ career issues. The seven chapters and five appendices cover a range of pertinent topics including models, strategies, techniques, common issues, alternate modes, evaluation and ethical and legal issues.
Author/Editor: Judith M. Hoppin and Jane Goodman
Year: 2014

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Designing and Implementing Career Programs: A Handbook for Effective Practice

The purpose of this handbook is to stimulate discussion among senior managers, managers, practitioners, administrative staff, and stakeholders about the cost-effective design and delivery of career resources.
Author/Editor: James P. Sampson, Jr. PhD
Year: 2008

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Career Knowledge Series

Designing and Implementing Career Services

This topic provides resources for planning and delivering career services to different populations. Specifically, the topic describes 12 steps for planning and implementation. Strategically planning career services is critical with limited human and fiscal resources that organizations face, and this topic provides concrete ideas and suggestions for delivering career services.
Year: 2015

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Career Knowledge Series

Developing a Helping Relationship

This topic covers the use of helping skills by the practitioner from the initial intake interview with the client through termination of the relationship. Specifically, you will be able to define and apply the helping skills, construct open- and closed-ended questions and identify a client’s needs, strengths, and barriers. In addition, the chapter covers helping clients in establishing long- and short term goals and using this as a foundation of an action plan.
Year: 2015

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Developing & Managing Career Resources

What do career service centers look like without a strong career resource library? They would resemble a turtle without a shell or a football player without a helmet... you get the drift.
Author/Editor: Susan A. Epstein, MS and Janet G. Lenz, PhD
Year: 2008

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Employer Relations and Recruitment Services:

An Essential Part of Postsecondary Career Service

This monograph is intended for any career services provider seeking a guide for developing employer relations and recruitment services at a postsecondary institution. It serves to inform readers about the changing meaning of "placement" over the years and the role it currently plays in career services.
Author/Editor: Myrna P. Hoover, Janet G. Lenz, and Jeff Garis
Year: 2013

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Experiential Activities for Teaching Career Counseling Classes & for Facilitating Career Groups

Volume III (CD ONLY)

This third volume of their best-seller has all new tried-and-true activities designed to present career development concepts in interesting and exciting ways. Developed by many of the field's leading practitioners for use in both classroom and career group settings, these hands-on activities are organized in nine sections: self knowledge and career decisions; career development theory; career assessments; occupational information; job search and workplace issues; designing and delivering career programs and services; diversity, equity, and inclusion in career development; technology and media in career counseling; and comprehensive and culminating activities.
Author/Editor: Dr. Mark Pope, Dr. Carole W. Minor and Dr. Tracy M. Lara
Year: 2011

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Experiential Activities for Teaching Career Counseling Classes and for Facilitating Career Groups

Volume III (Book & CD Combined)

This third volume of their best-seller has all new tried-and-true activities designed to present career development concepts in interesting and exciting ways. Developed by many of the field's leading practitioners for use in both classroom and career group settings, these hands-on activities are organized in nine sections: self knowledge and career decisions; career development theory; career assessments; occupational information; job search and workplace issues; designing and delivering career programs and services; diversity, equity, and inclusion in career development; technology and media in career counseling; and comprehensive and culminating activities.
Author/Editor: Dr. Mark Pope, Dr. Carole W. Minor, and Dr. Tracy M. Lara
Year: 2011

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Experiential Activities for Teaching Career Counseling Classes and for Facilitating Career Groups, Vol. II

This practical tool is for use in both classroom and career group settings. It includes activities designed to present career development concepts in interesting and exciting ways. It also includes activities related to technology and diversity. This volume available in CD-Rom format only.
Author/Editor: Carole W. Minor and Mark Pope
Year: 2005

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Group Career Counseling: Practices and Principles

Group Career Counseling can be used by any professional counselor who wants to utilize group counseling principles and skills to help individuals with their career decision making and/or group counseling class for students who want to gain insight and understanding of this unique counseling intervention.
Author/Editor: K. Richard Pyle, Ph.D.
Year: 2007

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Inspiring Career Practitioners to Connect Theory and Practice

This DVD contains video footage of some of the leading Career Development Theorists. Included on this DVD is detailed information about John Holland’s and Donald Super’s theory. Footage of John Krumboltz, Nancy Schlossberg, and Sunny Hansen is also included. Each theorist discusses the core concepts of their theory as well as strengths of the theory and practical applications for practitioners. This DVD plays on a Windows format.
Author/Editor: Rich Feller, John Holland, Donald Super, John Krumboltz, Nancy Schlossberg, Sunny Hansen
Year: 2009

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The Internet: A Tool for Career Planning

3rd Edition

This book provides counselors and career development professionals with a valuable resource to help persons engage in effective career planning. Available in print and Kindle versions.
Author/Editor: Debra S. Osborn, Margaret Riley Dikel, James P. Sampson, Jr.
Year: 2011

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Career Knowledge Series

Job Seeking and Employability

This topic provides a comprehensive resource of assisting or guiding clients in searching for employment. Specific topics include: importance of networking; job search process; effective job search tools; professional presentation through resume, media, email communications, and cover letters; interviewing process; use of social media and personal branding; and the emotional impacts of job seeking. Finally, the topic provides a brief section on workplace-affiliation and job-retention skills.
Year: 2015

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Learning Outcomes Assessment Step-by-Step:

Enhancing Evidence-Based Practice in Career Services

What difference do your career programs and services make in clients' lives? How do you know? Answer these questions and more. Learn a practical approach to learning outcomes assessment that helps you tell the story of your career programs and services, celebrate your successes, and continuously improve your practice.
Author/Editor: Julia Panke Makela and Gail S. Rooney
Year: 2012

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Starting & Growing a Business in the New Economy

Considering starting a business? Want tips to grow an existing business? If you are a risk-taker with an independent style, you will benefit by reading the stories and strategies of successful career entrepreneurs. These contributors share from a dual perspective as active counselors who have grown their own business.
Author/Editor: Edited by Sally Gelardin, Ed.D.
Year: 2007

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Strength-Based Approach to Career Development Using Appreciative Inquiry

This monograph details the Appreciative Inquiry approach including activities and a participant guide to move these concepts into practice. This is a great resource for anyone interested in approaching career development from a strength based perspective.
Author/Editor: Donald A. Schutt , Jr
Year: 2007

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The Global Achievement Gap

Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--and What We Can Do About It

A manifesto for the twenty-first century, The Global Achievement Gap is a must-read for anyone interested in seeing our young people achieve their full potential.
Author/Editor: Tony Wagner
Year: 2010

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Career Knowledge Series

The Role of Assessment in Career Planning

This topic covers the various types of career assessments and how you will use them as a career provider. Specifically, you will understand the relationship between career theory and assessment and review guidelines for appropriate use of assessment techniques as well as how to select and use them. Additionally, the chapter distinguishes between formal and informal assessments, common types of each and their appropriate use. Finally, the topic covers the steps taken to prepare a client for assessment, administering the instrument, and interpreting the results.
Year: 2015

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The Role of Career Information and Technological Resources in Career Planning

This topic covers a general overview of the complex area of career information and technological resources and the challenge presented in using these resources. The topic further explores the role of the career professional in using information and technological resources in the career process, ways to identify and describe multiple types and sources of information, and identify elements required for providing online career services. In addition, the topic investigates using informational and technological resources to help clients with career issues and evaluating the technological readiness of the professional and clients.
Year: 2015

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Career Knowledge Series

Training and Leading Groups

This topic prepares you to develop training programs and presentations and to facilitate career-related group activities. Specifically, you will learn how to write effective learning objectives, identify the steps to plan a workshop, and improve your skills as an instructor. Additionally, you will understand ways to organize a classroom for optimal learning, identify four learning styles, and describe popular methods of instruction. This unit also looks at the core principles of group leadership and group dynamics.
Year: 2015

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