ERIC Number: ED345047
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Improved Career Decision Making in a Changing World. Integrating Occupational Information and Guidance. Participant's Resource Guide and Training Manual.
Ettinger, Judith M., Ed.
This participant's resource guide and trainer's guide are designed to train career development facilitators to help their clients use labor market information. The participant's resource guide contains 10 modules. Each module consists of these components: National Career Development Guidelines (NCDG) Counselor Competencies, abbreviated version of the trainer's lecturette with copies of transparencies embedded within the text, and references. Module subjects are as follows: introduction; definitions of terms and concepts related to career development and labor market information; demographic trends that have an impact on career decision making; theories of career development; information and how to assess and use it; developing an awareness of multicultural issues; and specific needs of adults, women and teen parents, persons with disabilities, and children at risk. An Action Plan follows Module 1. Thirty-five activities are provided. Appendixes include the following: career counseling competencies; State/National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee contacts; directory of state career information delivery systems; the NCDG; state guidance supervisors; guidelines for use of computer-based career information and guidance systems, career software review, and preparation and evaluation of career and occupational information literature; government printing offices; sources of state/local job outlook; annotated list of 14 print references; overview of equal opportunity legislation; labor market information directors; state data center organizations; and acronyms. The trainer's guide provides the information, research, theories, and implementation activities necessary for conducting the inservice program. Modules include a listing of content with related activities, lecturette, transparency masters, and references. The final section contains applications of the concepts presented in the modules--activities, case studies, small group exercises, and problem-solving scenarios. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Information Systems, Career Planning, Competency Based Education, Counselor Training, Counselors, Decision Making, Disabilities, Early Parenthood, Females, High Risk Students, Information Utilization, Inservice Education, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Occupational Information, Secondary Education
Garrett Park Press, P.O. Box 190-B, Garrett Park, MD 20896.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (DOL/ETA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A