ERIC Number: ED143885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Meeting the Educational and Occupational Planning Needs of Adults.
Seltz, Nancy C., Ed.; Collier, Helen V., Ed.
This collection of articles and bibliographies was compiled as an educational supplement to six seminars for career counselors serving adult clients in educational institutions and community agencies throughout southern Indiana. Subdivided into six areas of study, the manual parallels the organization of the year-long training program and represents the contributions of researchers, administrators, and practitioners in the field of adult counseling. Each of the six sections contains two to four papers and bibliographic material. Topic headings are (1) The Nature of the Adult Client: Developmental Needs and Behavior, (2) Career Development Needs of Adults, (3) Counseling Needs of Adult Sub-Groups, (4) Educational/Occupational Counseling with Adult Clients, (5) Supportive Services for Adult Clients, and (6) Strategies for Effective Adult Counseling. Titles of some of the major papers are as follows: "Psychosocial Variations Across the Adult Life Course: Frontiers for Research and Policy,""Age Norms, Age Constraints, and Adult Socialization,""Career Development in Adults,""Counseling Blacks,""Spanish-Speaking Americans: Their Manpower Problems and Opportunities,""A Framework for Counseling Women,""Learning the Guided Inquiry Procedures: The Six Steps of Guided Inquiry,""Agency Setting for Career Guidance,""The Adult Learner: Community Resources and Supportive Services,""The Peer Counseling Approach to Adult Counseling," and "Down With the Maintenance State." (JT)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. School of Continuing Studies.