ERIC Number: EJ948513
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Reference Count: 12
Active Engagement and the Use of Metaphors in Employment Counseling
Amundson, Norman E.
Journal of Employment Counseling, v48 n4 p182-184 Dec 2011
This article illustrates some of the foundational principles of active engagement/metaphors through the work of the author from the University of British Columbia, Canada. The author's intention is to highlight some of the important concepts underlying active engagement and the use of metaphors in employment counseling. In his work, the author emphasizes the importance of creativity, imagination, cultural awareness, positive affirmation, and action as career development strategies.
Descriptors: Creativity, Employment, Cultural Awareness, Career Development, Career Counseling, Figurative Language, Participation, Imagination, Positive Reinforcement
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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