ERIC Number: EJ940887
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
Career Development with Transgender College Students: Implications for Career and Employment Counselors
Scott, David A.; Belke, Stephanie L.; Barfield, Hannah G.
Journal of Employment Counseling, v48 n3 p105-113 Sep 2011
The number of transgender college students continues to increase every year. These students face unique challenges that many college and university career centers are not prepared to handle. This article describes some of the challenges facing transgender students and college career centers. A professional development design is proposed to assist career professionals who work with transgender clients in college career centers and community mental health agencies. Implications for career and employment counselors are also provided.
Descriptors: College Students, Sexual Identity, Career Centers, Career Counseling, Career Development, Civil Rights Legislation, Self Esteem, Employment, Barriers, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Counselor Role, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Human Body, Adjustment (to Environment), Surgery, Job Application, Portfolios (Background Materials), Form Classes (Languages)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A