ERIC Number: EJ863873
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
Meyer Bloomfield: Organizer of the Vocational Guidance Movement (1907-1917)
Savickas, Mark L.
Career Development Quarterly, v57 n3 p259-273 Mar 2009
Meyer Bloomfield was the preeminent leader of the vocational guidance movement during the first 20 years of the 20th century. From 1907 to 1917, he worked to establish organizations, which today are called the National Career Development Association and the American Management Association, and to found a journal, which is now called the "Journal of Counseling & Development". To train vocational guidance personnel, he offered the 1st university course in counselor education. He also published several books and many articles on vocational guidance for both professionals and the public.
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Career Development, Counselor Training, Counselors, Professional Recognition, Counseling, Leadership, Professional Associations, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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