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ERIC Number: EJ809691
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0143-0343
The Vocational Personality of School Psychologists in the United States
Toomey, Kristine D.; Levinson, Edward M.; Morrison, Takea J.
School Psychology International, v29 n4 p418-425 2008
This study represents the first empirical test of the vocational personality of US school psychologists. Specifically, we investigated the personality of school psychologists using Holland's (1997) well-researched theory of vocational personalities and work environments. The sample consisted of 241 randomly selected members of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). The Self-Directed Search (Holland, 1994) was used to identify personality types. Results offered general support for the three-letter vocational personality code for school psychologists that is listed in the "Dictionary of Holland Occupational Codes" (Gottfredson and Holland, 1996). (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Self Directed Search