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ERIC Number: EJ798209
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0033-3085
Vocational Assessment of Secondary Students with Disabilities and the School Psychologist
Fives, Christopher J.
Psychology in the Schools, v45 n6 p508-522 Jul 2008
Although much progress has been made in the identification and remediation of academic learning difficulties, less attention has been given to the career development of students with disabilities. Through their psychoeducational evaluations school psychologists are in an excellent position to provide useful information about the vocational functioning of these students. Some school practitioners may be hesitant to contribute fully to the vocational assessment process because they are unfamiliar with vocational behavior literature. In an effort to encourage greater involvement, the school psychologist's role as member of a career assessment team is discussed, and vocational theory and research concerning interest, ability, and personality characteristics are reviewed. Assessment and data integration strategies are offered. (Contains 1 figure, 1 table, and 5 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A