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Paul, Parrish L. – Career Development Quarterly, 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…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Career Counseling, Religious Factors, Counseling Effectiveness
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Tang, Mei – Career Development Quarterly, 2003
Discusses major strengths and weaknesses of career development practice. Strengths include helping individuals adapt to changing environments, a solid theoretical framework, effective assessment tools and technology, and a clear professional identity. Areas of weakness include lack of integration of contextual factors, poor communication between…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Context Effect, Counselor Training
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Guindon, Mary H.; Hanna, Fred J. – Career Development Quarterly, 2002
The purpose of this article is to discuss the occurrence of synchronicity in the career development process. Through the presentation of 3 case studies, synchronistic themes are explored. Using various career counseling processes, each client developed an authentic identity and found meaningful work through an experience with synchronicity.…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories
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Fassinger, Ruth E. – Career Development Quarterly, 1995
Reviews literature in lesbian and women's identity development followed by a discussion of vocational issues of lesbians as related both to identity development and to literature on vocational psychology of women. Moves toward a vocational psychology of lesbians that incorporates scholarship in lesbian and women's development within framework of…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Development, Employed Women
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Hartung, Paul J.; Vandiver, Beverly J.; Leong, Frederick T. L.; Pope, Mark; Niles, Spencer G.; Farrow, Beverly – Career Development Quarterly, 1998
Career-Development Assessment and Counseling (C-DAC) uses a comprehensive assessment battery to help clients explore their roles, developmental stages and tasks, career attitudes and knowledge, value, and interests within their unique life contexts. Recommends elaborating C-DAC model to formally appraise cultural identity and to coincide identity…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Exploration
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Gloria, Alberta M.; Hird, Jeffrey S. – Career Development Quarterly, 1999
Examines differences in career decision-making self-efficacy, trait anxiety, and ethnic identity for 687 undergraduates. Significant differences by race indicate that White students had higher career decision-making self-efficacy and lower trait anxiety, ethnic identity, and other-group orientation. Ethnic variables were more significant…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Decision Making, Ethnicity
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Prince, Jeffrey P. – Career Development Quarterly, 1995
Relates selected concepts from the general literature of gay and lesbian psychology to the career development of gay men. Specific concerns related to sexual identity development, the management of stigma, and psychological adjustment are reviewed, and suggestions are offered both to practitioners and researchers. (Author)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Development
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Fouad, Nadya A.; Arbona, Consuelo – Career Development Quarterly, 1994
Gives overview of research on Super's theory across cultures within United States and internationally. Notes that research indicates that theory has some cross-cultural validity, yet there seem to be measurement concerns. Discusses two areas for future investigation: development of ethnic identity as vocational task and research on developmental…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences
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Bowman, Sharon L. – Career Development Quarterly, 1993
Notes difficulty in finding material that directly examines the usefulness of career strategies for ethnic minority clients. Suggests a focus for intervention strategies designed for four ethnic minorities (African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans). Section on definitions and relevant factors examines racial…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Career Counseling
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Bikos, Lynette Heim; Furry, Tinsley Smith – Career Development Quarterly, 1999
Evaluates job search clubs for internationals students. Participants had greater career self-efficacy, vocational identity, and required less information regarding their occupational choice. Content analysis of open-ended evaluation items revealed suggestions for program improvements including the importance of discussing the U.S. culture and…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Foreign Students, Job Search Methods, North American Culture
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Chung, Y. Barry – Career Development Quarterly, 1995
Discusses career decision making of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals within the framework of personal (interests, values, and skills) and environmental (workplace barriers) factors and their interactive influences. Reviews empirical literature and proposes suggestions for research and practice. (Author/JBJ)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Bisexuality, Career Choice, Career Counseling