- Hardcover: 512 pages
- Publisher: Allyn & Bacon; 9 edition (August 5, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0205498418
- ISBN-13: 978-0205498413
- Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 1.1 x 9.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 43 customer reviews
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~ Bill Bauer, MariettaCollege
“The textbook offers a comprehensive view of career counseling for the counseling students as well as the professional career counselor/specialist. The content is readable for the student and beginner counselor as well as the seasoned counselor.”
~ Karen Rowland, ValdostaStateUniversity
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“The text is internationally known as the ‘Bible’ of Career and Vocational Training. Any enhancement to the text would be ‘icing’ on the cake.” –Bill Bauer, Marietta College
“The textbook offers a comprehensive view of career counseling for the counseling students as well as the professional career counselor/specialist. The content is readable for the student and beginner counselor as well as the seasoned counselor.” –Karen Rowland, Valdosta State University
Now in its ninth edition, Career Information, Career Counseling, and Career Development is a comprehensive, up-to-date text written by a leading expert in the field. Author Duane Brown addresses career development theory, career information, career counseling practice, and career development programming in extensive detail, also discussing practical use of current theories and how they are applied to specific cultures and ethnicities. This accessible text is replete with essential references as well as helpful tips about using the Internet in career counseling.
Features new to this edition include
-A stronger focus on technology, cross-cultural issues, and theoretical application.
-A new chapter on ethics in career counseling and additional emphasis on postmodern theories.
-A chapter on schools that has been revised substantially in accordance with the ASCA National Model.
-An extended “how to” section on using O*NET and ASVAB career exploration systems.
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UPDATE: So the semester is over and I still think this is the most un-readable textbook in history. Most of my classmates said the same. I'm glad I was not dependent upon this author to help me understand the subject matter. I cannot stress enough how badly written this book is--and I've never met a textbook I didn't like.