1. Introduction. 2. Trait and Factor Theories. 3. Occupations: Information and Theory. 4. Work Adjustment Theory. 5. Holland's Theory of Types. 6. Myers-Briggs Type Theory. 7. Career Development in Childhood. 8. Adolescent Career Development. 9. Late Adolescent and Adult Career Development. 10. Adult Career Crises and Transitions. 11. Constructivist and Narrative Approaches to Career Development. 12. Relational Approaches to Career Development. 13. Krumboltz's Social Learning Theory. 14. Social Cognitive Career Theory. 15. Career Decision-Making Approaches. 16. Theories in Combination.
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About the Author
Richard S. Sharf served as Associate Professor of Individual and Family Studies and Psychology at the University of Delaware. For more than 30 years, he worked as a psychologist in the Center for Counseling and Student Development, doing therapy with university students until his retirement in 2005. Additional Cengage Learning titles from Dr. Sharf include THEORIES OF PSYCHOTHERAPY AND COUNSELING: CONCEPTS AND CASES and LIFE'S CHOICES: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS.