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Career Counseling: A Holistic Approach, 8th Edition

  • Vernon G. Zunker
  • ISBN-10: 0840034350
  • ISBN-13: 9780840034359
  • 688 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2002, 1998
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Providing the most current, comprehensive coverage available, CAREER COUNSELING: A HOLISTIC APPROACH, 8e equips students with a solid understanding of the theoretical models of career counseling and practical techniques on how to effectively counsel clients about career issues. Keeping career counseling relevant to all counseling students, Vernon Zunker uses an innovative holistic or "whole person" approach, demonstrating how to consider values, temperament, talents, and passions when integrating career with personal counseling to determine a client's best career fit. The thoroughly revised and updated Eighth Edition of this classic includes all-new chapters on integrating career and personal counseling, job loss and transitions, adult career development, and career-related programs in middle schools. In addition, diversity issues are integrated throughout, while relevant case studies bring chapter concepts to life. The text is also packed with tools to help students maximize their success in class and on the licensing exam.

Features

  • As demonstrated by the text's "A Holistic Approach" subtitle, the thoroughly revised Eighth Edition of this classic reflects the growing emphasis on looking at the "whole person"--values, temperament, talents, and passions--to determine his or her best career fit.

  • Helping you create engaging lectures, lively PowerPoint slides are available on the text website.

  • Extremely student friendly, Zunker's text clearly outlines and illustrates counseling models, helping students fully understand the various theories of career counseling and showing them how to effectively use them when dealing with clients.

  • The text's comprehensive coverage offers career guidance over the life span, including career guidance for school age children, college students, and adults in career transition.

  • To make students' study and preparation for the licensing examination easier, the text includes tables that summarize theories of career development and counseling models.

About the Author

Vernon G. Zunker

Vernon Zunker is a retired professor from Southwest Texas State University. He earned his Ed.D. with an emphasis on counseling from the University of Houston and completed a residency in clinical psychology at the University of Texas Medical School at Galveston. Although retired from teaching, Dr. Zunker continues to push the discipline forward by keeping career counseling relevant to all counseling students.

Table of Contents

1. Historical Development and Some Basic Issues.
2. Theories of Career Development.
3. Career Counseling Models.
4. Integrating Career and Personal Counseling.
5. Career Counseling Intake Interview.
6. Using Standardized Tests and Self-Assessment in Career Counseling.
7. Some Career Information Resources and Learning Platforms.
8. On Being an Ethical Career Counselor.
9. Career Counseling for Multicultural Groups.
10. Gender Issues and Dual Careers.
11. Career Counseling for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Clients.
12. Career Counseling for Individuals with Disabilities.
13. Job Loss and Transitions.
14. Adult Career Development Concerns.
15. Career-Related Programs for Career Development in Elementary Schools.
16. Career-Related Programs for Career Development in Middle School.
17. Career-Related Programs for Career Development in High School and Beyond.

New to this edition

  • NEW Chapter 4, "Integrating Career and Personal Counseling", features two case studies illustrating how to effectively integrate career and personal counseling.
  • Extremely relevant and practical, NEW Chapter 13, "Job Loss and Transitions", provides insightful coverage on adult transitions and job loss.
  • NEW Chapter 14, "Adult Career Development Concerns", reflects the latest practices and information from the field.
  • NEW Chapter 16, "Career-Related Programs for Career Development in Middle School", provides solid insights into concerns of middle school students.
  • Bringing chapter concepts to life, cutting-edge case studies seamlessly connect the theory and models presented in the text with students' eventual practice with clients. In this edition, 22 timely case studies illustrate examples of concerns clients bring to counseling.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Cengage Advantage Books: Career Counseling: A Holistic Approach  (ISBN-10: 1111519528 | ISBN-13: 9781111519520)

Providing the most current, comprehensive coverage available, CAREER COUNSELING: A HOLISTIC APPROACH, 8e equips students with a solid understanding of the theoretical models of career counseling and practical techniques on how to effectively counsel clients about career issues. Keeping career counseling relevant to all counseling students, Vernon Zunker uses an innovative holistic or "whole person" approach, demonstrating how to consider values, temperament, talents, and passions when integrating career with personal counseling to determine a client's best career fit. The thoroughly revised and updated Eighth Edition of this classic includes all-new chapters on integrating career and personal counseling, job loss and transitions, adult career development, and career-related programs in middle schools. In addition, diversity issues are integrated throughout, while relevant case studies bring chapter concepts to life. The text is also packed with tools to help students maximize their success in class and on the licensing exam.

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111767440 | ISBN-13: 9781111767440)

Cengage Learning's Counseling CourseMate brings concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Counseling CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

Online Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 084004755X | ISBN-13: 9780840047557)

TEST BANK FOR CAREER COUNSELING: A HOLISTIC APPROACH, 8e. This Test Bank contains questions which apply directly to the material presented in the text; making this an excellent tool for student assessment.

eBank Test Bank  (ISBN-10: 0840047630 | ISBN-13: 9780840047632)

Instructors Manual for CAREER COUNSELING: A HOLISTIC APPROACH, 8e brings a host of helpful planning and teaching resources to your fingertips. Resources include sample syllabus, chapter outlines, and other suggested material for the course.

Helping Professions Learning Center, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111831998 | ISBN-13: 9781111831998)
Using Assessment Results for Career Development  (ISBN-10: 1111521271 | ISBN-13: 9781111521271)

An excellent resource in both career development and tests and measurement courses, USING ASSESSMENT RESULTS FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT, 8e vividly illustrates how to use assessment instruments to increase clients' self-awareness and help them make rational career choices. Extremely practical, this hands-on worktext delivers detailed information on applying knowledge of tests and measurements in clinical settings and using assessment results in a wide variety of counseling situations. Through case studies, charts, bulleted/numbered lists, dialogues, agency addresses, and more, students learn to truly master the use of assessment results.

Student Supplements

Cengage Advantage Books: Career Counseling: A Holistic Approach  (ISBN-10: 1111519528 | ISBN-13: 9781111519520)

Providing the most current, comprehensive coverage available, CAREER COUNSELING: A HOLISTIC APPROACH, 8e equips you with a solid understanding of the theoretical models of career counseling as well as practical techniques on how to effectively counsel clients. The text's innovative holistic or "whole person" approach demonstrates how to consider a client's values, temperament, talents, and passions when trying to determine his or her best career fit. Thoroughly revised and updated, the cutting-edge new Eighth Edition includes all-new chapters on integrating career and personal counseling, job loss and transitions, adult career development, and career-related programs in middle schools. In addition, diversity issues are integrated throughout, while relevant case studies bring chapter concepts to life. The text is also packed with exercises, tables, and other tools to help you maximize your success in class--and on the licensing exam.

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111767440 | ISBN-13: 9781111767440)

Cengage Learning's Counseling CourseMate brings concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch your comprehension soar as you work with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Counseling CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

Helping Professions Learning Center, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111831998 | ISBN-13: 9781111831998)
Using Assessment Results for Career Development  (ISBN-10: 1111521271 | ISBN-13: 9781111521271)

Reflecting the latest practices from the field, USING ASSESSMENT RESULTS FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT, 8e vividly illustrates how to use assessment instruments to increase your clients' self-awareness and help them make rational career choices. Extremely practical, this hands-on worktext delivers detailed information on using assessment results in a wide variety of counseling situations. Case studies, charts, bulleted/numbered lists, dialogues, and agency addresses help you effectively apply your knowledge of tests and measurements in clinical settings--ensuring you truly master the use of assessment instruments.