ERIC Number: EJ779477
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Understanding the Complexity of Clients' Lives: Infusing a Truly Integrative Career-Personal Perspective into Graduate Training
Swanson, Jane L.
Counseling Psychologist, v30 n6 p815-832 2002
This article discusses training issues related to the new paradigm proposed by Robitschek and DeBell, in which vocational topics in counseling psychology are viewed as primary issues and contextual factors in people's lives. Specifically, the new paradigm is conceptualized as a truly integrative career-personal perspective in the training of delivery of counseling services. Existing literature regarding the overlap of career and social-emotional counseling is reviewed in the context of the new integrative paradigm, with particular focus on evidence related to foundational assumptions underlying the paradigm. Suggestions for how to implement a truly integrative career-personal perspective throughout graduate training are offered.
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Graduate Study, Models, Counseling Psychology, Counseling, Counselor Training, Career Counseling, Counseling Theories
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Education Level: Higher Education
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