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ERIC Number: EJ1255810
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020-Jul
Pages: 36
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0251-2513
Vocational Identity of At-Risk Emerging Adults and Its Relationship with Individual Characteristics
Keijzer, Rineke; Admiraal, Wilfried; Van der Rijst, Roeland; Van Schooten, Erik
International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, v20 n2 p375-410 Jul 2020
Vocational identity is a prerequisite for enhancing societal inclusion of at-risk emerging adults. School curricula and rebound programs need insights into individual differences of these youths to effectively foster their vocational identity. Identifying three aspects of vocational identity, a questionnaire study among at-risk emerging adults in The Netherlands (N = 996) examined the relationship between clusters of demographic, personality, self-sufficiency, self-competence, and school engagement characteristics and vocational identity performing blockwise entry analyses. Largest proportions of variance were explained by personality traits and, to a lesser extent, motivation, resilience, and valuing school outcome. These malleable characteristics offer opportunities for interventions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands
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