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Valach, Ladislav; Young, Richard A. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
A theory of goal-directed action is proposed as a conceptual link between vocational and mental health counselling. Originally emerging from the vocational counselling field, contextual action theory is presented as a critical conceptual link not only between mental health and occupational life but also between counselling practices in these…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counseling, Mental Health, Theories
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Reid, Hazel; West, Linden – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This paper explores the constraints to innovative, creative and reflexive careers counselling in an uncertain neo-liberal world. We draw on previously reported research into practitioners' use of a narrative model for career counselling interviews in England and a Europe-wide auto/biographical narrative study of non-traditional learners in…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Biographies, Neoliberalism, Interviews
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Sprlak, Tomas – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
The lifelong learning system in the Czech Republic and Slovakia share some common traits: traditional model with the dominant role of the initial education, low participation rates, lack of incentives and fragmentation. The results of the narrative research on 15 low-skilled persons demonstrated that negative attitudes towards education are often…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Negative Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Minta, Joanna; Kargul, Józef – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
In the contemporary world, many people find themselves confused and challenged by unpredictability of life paths, labour market instability and necessary revisions to vocational careers. They may be helped by professional support institutions. For some people, seeking professional help when facing a predicament is evidence of resourcefulness.…
Descriptors: Unskilled Workers, Career Counseling, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Kettunen, Jaana; Sampson, James P., Jr.; Vuorinen, Raimo – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
This article reports findings from a phenomenographic investigation into career practitioners' understanding of competency for social media in career services. Sixteen Danish and Finnish practitioners with experience using social media in career services were interviewed in focus groups. Competency for social media in career services was conceived…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Social Networks, Computer Mediated Communication, Interviews
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Haasler, Simone R.; Barabasch, Antje – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
In Germany and Denmark, the systems of further education and career guidance are well developed, offering a wide range of services and learning opportunities for targeted, specific and also general skills development. Based on an empirical study with mid-career individuals in both countries, the article investigates how the different systems…
Descriptors: Role, Career Guidance, Adult Education, Foreign Countries
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Maree, Jacobus Gideon – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
This article reports on the value of career construction counselling (CCC) with a gay person. The participant was selected purposively, with the selection criteria calling for a mid-career woman who had sought career counselling. The intervention involved administration of the "Career Construction Interview" (CCI) and the creation of a…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Homosexuality, Females
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Neary, Siobhan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
Careers advisers in the UK have experienced significant change and upheaval within their professional practice. This research explores the role of postgraduate-level professional development in contributing to professional identity. The research utilises a case study approach and adopts multiple tools to provide an in-depth examination of…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Self Concept, Graduate Study, Professional Development
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Lally, Victor; Sclater, Madeleine – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
Careers work in the twenty-first century faces a key challenge in terms of digital technologies: to evaluate their potential for careers work in challenging settings. Given the rapidity of developments, technologies require evaluation in research innovations and naturalistic settings. Virtual worlds offer potential for careers and guidance work,…
Descriptors: Developmental Tasks, Career Guidance, Design, Career Counseling
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Southern, Annie; Miller, Judi – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
This paper aims to examine the influence of Maori culture upon psychiatric service provision in Aotearoa/New Zealand and the implications of this for career counselling of people with experience of mental illness in Aotearoa/New Zealand. The research explored the experiences of a group of women in Aotearoa/New Zealand who have been diagnosed with…
Descriptors: Psychiatric Services, Females, Mental Disorders, Foreign Countries
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Reid, Hazel; West, Linden – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2011
We report in this article on the second phase of an in-depth project examining practitioners' use of a narrative model for 1-1 career guidance interviews in England, derived from the work of Mark Savickas. Using biographical narrative interviews, we explored the impact and constraints experienced by eight practitioner participants when engaging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Experiential Learning
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Reid, H. L. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2007
A policy of inclusion has focused the "gaze" of the UK government toward youth services and resulted in the development of the Connexions service in England. Within that context, the practice and professional identity of careers advisers (now called personal advisers) has changed. Many are working intensively with so-called…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervision, Youth, Educational Change
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Collin, Audrey – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2001
Presents an interview with Mark Savickas, a major figure in the North American career field and recipient of the "Eminent Career Award" by the National Career Development Association. Discusses his professional influences and his impressions on the future of the career counseling field. (Contains 17 references.) (GCP)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Interviews, Personal Narratives, Professional Development
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Wilden, Sally; La Gro, Nelica – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
How the client and practitioner engage in the exchange within the interview and how meanings are negotiated and received by each of the participants were studied. Agreement between client and practitioner ratings of interviews was examined. A conceptual model of the interview was derived from analysis of "helpful" interventions. (Author/EMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Career Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness
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Clarke, Hilary – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1994
Explores the information-seeking practices of career counselors during career interviews. Outlines sensitive areas for career guidance counselors, and describes a research project that examined the types of information career counselors found pertinent. The findings, although based on very limited research, raise some issues of relevance to the…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Clinical Diagnosis, Cognitive Processes, Counselors
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