At the conclusion of this course, students will:
1. Understand career development from a developmental and multicultural perspective.
2. Be familiar with career development intervention concepts.
3. Be able to discuss and apply models of career counseling that are appropriate for use in a pluralistic society.
4. Be able to identify developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive strategies for addressing the career development needs of a specific population.
5. Understand the use of assessment procedures in career development interventions.
6. Understand how to use technology in career development interventions.
Specific 2001 CACREP Standards Related To EDHS 722
CAREER DEVELOPMENT - studies that provide an understanding of career development and related life factors, including all of the following:
a. career development theories and decision-making models;
b. career, avocational, educational, occupational and labor market information resources, visual and print media, computer-based career information systems, and other electronic career information systems;
c. career development program planning, organization, implementation, administration, and evaluation;
d. interrelationships among and between work, family, and other life roles and factors including the role of diversity and gender in career development;
e. career and educational planning, placement, follow-up, and evaluation;
f. assessment instruments and techniques that are relevant to career planning and decision making;
g. technology-based career development applications and strategies, including computer-assisted career guidance and information systems and appropriate world-wide web sites;
h. career counseling processes, techniques, and resources, including those applicable to specific populations; and
i. ethical and legal considerations.