ERIC Number: EJ891429
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
Applying a Constructive-Developmental Approach to Issues of Sexual Orientation and Religion in Career Counseling
Paul, Parrish L.
Career Development Quarterly, v56 n4 p344-352 Jun 2008
An individual's constructive development, or system of meaning making, is relevant to the process of career counseling. A description of constructive-developmental theory and how that theory may be integrated in career counseling is provided, focusing on a case study that addresses issues of sexual orientation and religious identity. Methods for assessing constructive development are explored, and literature relating to the effectiveness of this approach is discussed.
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Career Counseling, Religious Factors, Counseling Effectiveness, Case Studies, Developmental Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Client Characteristics, Caseworker Approach, Counseling Techniques, Literature Reviews, Program Descriptions
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A