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ERIC Number: EJ758353
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1066-4807
Family of Origin and Career Counseling: An Interview with Robert Chope
Lara, Tracy
Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, v15 n2 p152-158 2007
Robert Chope is a professor of counseling at San Francisco State University, where he coordinates the Career Counseling Program. He is also the founder of the Career and Personal Development Institute in San Francisco, a practice that he has had for more than 25 years. Dr. Chope received his PhD from the University of Minnesota, Department of Psychology, where his dissertation advisor was David P. Campbell of the Strong-Campbell and Campbell Interest and Skills Inventory fame. His undergraduate work was at Harvard University, where he was heavily influenced and mentored by B. F. Skinner. Dr. Chope is a licensed psychologist and a licensed marriage and family therapist. He is the author of "Dancing Naked: Breaking Through the Emotional Limits That Keep You From the Job You Want" and "Shared Confinement: Healing Options for You and the Agoraphobic in Your Life", both published by New Harbinger Publications, and "Family Matters: The Influence of the Family in Career Decision Making" by Pro-Ed. He has been heard on more than 100 radio and television shows around the country and is regularly featured in newspapers and online journals. Recently, he was the subject of interviews on eWeek, the "Wall Street Journal", the "New York Times", and "Cosmopolitan Magazine". In the San Francisco Bay Area, he has been on NPR, KQED Forum, KUSF Forum, and KCBS Sunday Morning radio stations and KPIX, KRON, KTVU, and UPN 44 television stations. He is a fellow of the National Career Development Association (NCDA), a winner of the Robert Swan Lifetime Achievement in Career Counseling Award, and a winner of the 2004 NCDA outstanding career practitioner of the year award. An interview with Robert Chope, PhD, concerning his contributions in career counseling revealed many opportunities to integrate career and family counseling. The interview explored the evolution of career counseling and the inclusion of family systems perspectives. Case examples were provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California