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By W. Bruce Walsh, Rosie P. Bingham, Michael T. Brown, Connie M. Ward, Samuel H. Osipow

This e-book is the 1st edited quantity committed solely to occupation counseling with African american citizens. African americans at the moment are at parity with the commencement charges of White americans, but disparities in employment proceed to abound. whilst the task industry is altering and wanting extra hugely certified employees, society needs to start to comprehend the profession and employment wishes of Black americans whether it is to extra successfully make the most of this on hand marketplace resource.

contemporary info shows that enhanced economies have a aggressive facet in the event that they have a extra assorted crew. greater profession counseling has to be supplied for African americans a good way to develop into extra completely built-in on this planet of labor, hence developing better economies for society and extra gratifying and demanding lives for this phase of the U.S.. occupation Counselors have to be proficient to successfully have interaction with African american citizens. This quantity starts off to shed extra mild on simply find out how to do that.

This e-book offers 9 major subject matters concentrating on occupation counseling for African Americans:
*basic matters and concepts;
*career assessment;
*career counseling with African Americans;
*career counseling with twin occupation African American couples;
*career transition issues;
*affirmative occupation counseling with African American women;
*career counseling in non-traditional occupation fields;
*the effect of the glass ceiling at the profession improvement of African american citizens; and
*future instructions in profession counseling conception, learn, and perform with African Americans.

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Yost, E. , & Corbishley, M. A. (1987). Career counseling: A psychological approach. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. This page intentionally left blank Chapter 2 Career Assessment for African Americans Connie M. Ward Private Practice Rosie P. Bingham The University of Memphis Career assessment has been a large component of what constituted career counseling. In 1917, there was an early impetus for the development of the field of career counseling, and the need to assess large numbers of individuals for jobs in the armed services.

It focuses on issues related to self efficacy, understanding of self and the world of work, personal or sociopolitical obstacles, decision-making skills, and self-confidence. One of the main values of the CCCC is its emphasis on the clinical interview as an appropriate assessment tool. Much of the information the career client seeks can be uncovered with the help of the career counselor by refining this clinical interview and starting with adequate preparation, as outlined in the MCCCC and CCCC, by both the counselor and client for the career-counseling process.

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