Career Counseling: Contemporary Topics in Vocational Psychology


Career Counseling aims to link the past and the present, and to look to the future for significant developments in this critical field. Seven current methods are examined in detail:

• the Trait-and-Factor approach

• the Person-Centered approach

• the Psychodynamic approach

• the Developmental approach

• the Social Learning approach

• the Social Psychological approach

• Computer Assisted Career Counseling

Written to inform practicing vocational counselors and students about the practical and applied aspects of various counseling approaches, this book will help them maintain a data-based objectivity.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Samuel H. Osipow
  • James B. Rounds
  • Jerold D. Bozarth
  • Ron Fisher
  • C. Edward Watkins Jr.
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Hillsdale, NJ
Publication year:
  • 1990


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