Career Planning and Adult Development Journal

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 4, Winter

AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH FOR COMPETENCE: Career Counseling, Social Justice Advocacy and the Multicultural Counseling Competencies
This article presents an approach to integrating the career counseling competencies (NCDA, 1997), the American Counseling Association Advocacy Competencies (Lewis, Arnold, House, & Toporek, 2002) and the Multicultural Counseling Competencies (Sue,...
ENGAGING WITH SOCIAL JUSTICE: Applying Ecological Models of Career Development to Advocate for Client, Organization, and Personal Change
AbstractSocial justice calls on career counselors to promote and advocate for justice and equity in the workplace for all individuals regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and ability (O'Brien & Fassinger, 1999). Traditional models...
Internships and Social Justice
IntroductionThe term "social justice" is popular among social advocates around the world. Purportedly, this term was first used in 1840 by the Sicilian Jesuit Priest, Luigi Taparelli d'Azeglio (A World Connected, 2005). Born in 1793, Taparelli was a...
Introduction to This Issue
No country, however rich, can afford the waste of its human resources. Demoralization caused by vast unemployment is our greatest extravagance. Morally it is the greatest menace to our social order.Franklin Delano Roosevelt, President of the United States.These...
Newly Proposed Career Curriculum in Hong Kong with Implications for Social Justice, Career Development, and Teaching Thinking
AbstractWhile promotion of quality education is a goal aspired to internationally, implementation of such a goal in schooling through new academic structures and studies has become an important issue and further inspired vigorous debates. The recently...
PREDICTORS OF DISABILITY HARASSMENT AND INTIMIDATION IN THE WORKPLACE: Empirical Analysis of EEOC ADA Project Data
AbstractUnwelcome bothering, tormenting, troubling, ridiculing or coercing a person because of a disability constitutes disability harassment (if in a non-work setting) and intimidation (if in a work-setting). In an effort to document the nature and...
SOCIALLY JUST CAREER COUNSELING: Lessons from a Disenfranchised Client
This is a story of one counselor wanting to do good, but failing to do so under the weight of systemic forces. This is also the story of career counseling in the trenches, with all of its joys, challenges, and limitations. It is easy for academics and...
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WORKING: A New Perspective for Career Development
AbstractIn this article, we present the psychology of working as a new, inclusive, and potentially, a socially just perspective for career development theory, research, practice, and public policy. The psychology of work perspective seeks to include...
THE TEN POCKET TOOL KIT: Encouraging Entrepreneurship among People of Color
AbstractThe central question of this special issue is what can career counselors do to create social justice for those who are currently engaged in unsatisfying, unchallenging low income work, or facing underemployment or unemployment without viable...
WRITTEN IN BLACK AND WHITE: A Discussion of Race and Social Justice from a Biracial Career Counselor's Perspective
In a public high school in suburban Connecticut, it is a novelty."Why is he wearing those clothes?""It's cool. He's actually part Black."In a public bathroom amidst a circle of leather-clad teenagers, it is a threat. "What, you think you're Black or...
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