Career Development Quarterly

The quarterly official journal of the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Publishes articles on career interventions, career counseling, individual and organizational career development, work and leisure, career education, career coaching, and

Articles from Vol. 48, No. 4, June

A Process Perspective of International Research Collaboration
International collaboration on research projects is becoming important as countries experience similar problems that need attention. The process of such research collaboration is discussed with specific reference to initiating collaborative research,...
Career Development and Public Policy
The rationale for policy interest in career development services and the way in which this rationale is being strengthened by the current transformations in work and career are discussed. The potential roles of public policy in relation to career development...
Collaboration, Partnership, Policy, and Practice in Career Development
This article discusses the importance of collaboration among professional organizations, governmental entities, and counselors in behalf of career development. Examples of possible international and national collaborative initiatives and policy emphases...
Developing Partnerships to Meet Clients' Needs in Changing Government Organizations: A Consultative Process
The article outlines the development of partnerships across 3 employment-related government ministries, in a context of organizational restructuring and downsizing. The article describes a consultation process conducted with workers from 2 provincial...
Editors' Introduction to the Joint Special Issue on Collaboration, Partnership, Policy, and Practice in Career Development
The June issues of the Journal of Employment Counseling and The Career Development Quarterly are unique. They are a joint special issue focusing on opportunities for increased partnerships and collaboration among professional career development associations,...
International Collaboration in Translating Career Theory to Practice
This article describes an effort to apply a theoretical perspective developed in one country (the United States) to cope with increasing demand for career services and limited funding in another.country (the United Kingdom) faced with similar increasing...
On School-to-Work Transition, Career Development Theories, and Cultural Validity
The authors respond to Duane Brown's (2000) claims about the deficiencies of person-environment, social learning, developmental, and social cognitive theories as templates for studying and promoting the work transition of racial/ethnic minority students....
The Emergence of Career Development Facilitators
This article describes the collaborative efforts of the National Career Development Association, National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, and Career Development Training Institute at Oakland University, which resulted in the emergence...
The North American Career Development Partnership: Experiment in International Collaboration
This article describes how career development programs became the focus of an international partnership between the United States and Canada. Beginning in 1976 in the United States, the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (NOICC)...
Theory and the School-to-Work Transition: Are the Recommendations Suitable for Cultural Minorities?
The special June 1999 issue of The Career Development Quarterly that dealt with school-to-work transitions was an admirable attempt to link theory to practice. However, both the theories used and the practices suggested failed to take into account the...
Wall-to-Wall or Patchwork? Linkages: Vehicles of Partnership
Career development services are often poorly interlinked. They overlap, yet they can also be too far apart. They reach out, yet they do not always reach out to those who need the services the most. With examples from Denmark, this article indicates how...