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Adolescent Career Counseling                      HEATHER GROSHANS                         NAI-FEN SU                     ...
Video Clip: Thoughts?                The Cosby Show Clip What does this teach us about adolescent career development?
Introduction Career Counseling Needs of Adolescents Review of Articles Context of Career Planning for Students ASCA Mo...
Why Students with Disabilities?National Organization on Disability & Harris Survey Employment Graduation Income Life S...
Career Counseling Needs of Adolescents Middle/ Junior High school Enhance self-understanding Learn how to engage effect...
Career Counseling Needs of Adolescents Adolescent with Disability Career maturity and awareness of won abilities Develo...
Discussion of Articles/Questions Career and College Planning Needs of Ninth  Graders- as Reported by Ninth Graders Purpo...
Discussion of Articles/Questions Discussion Questions: What career development tasks do you think are  most important fo...
Discussion of Articles/Questions Individualized Transition Planning for Students With  Learning Disabilities Overview  ...
Discussion of Articles/Questions Career Assessment Practices for High School Students  with Disabilities Purpose of Stud...
Discussion of Articles/Questions Discussion Questions: What difficulties/barriers to career development  would you fores...
Students and Services General Education Students   School Counseling Office and English Classes Students with Disabilit...
ASCA National Model and Service Delivery School counseling programs should facilitate student  development in three domai...
Barriers Within School Counseling School counselors may experience several difficulties in trying to implement a career d...
Career Counseling Theories and Adolescents Super Life Span Career Developmentalhttp://princediandra.files.wordpress.com/2...
Career Counseling Theories and AdolescentsCareer Construction Theory(Savickas, 2006)          Life Themes                 ...
Career Counseling Theories and Adolescents Krumboltz’s Model for Social Learning Negative social learning experiences ea...
Counseling Implications What does this all mean? We must reflect on our work with adolescents. Are we really meeting th...
Interventions Career Fair Career Counseling Assessment Learning how the world of work is organized Occupational resea...
Interventions and This Adolescent Career Counseling Groups   8-10 students   Holland’s Party Game (Opener)   Online ve...
Class Participation: Values Card Sort Get into groups of 3 Imagine... (5 minutes)                                VALUES
Values Card Sort: Discussion Which value was hardest for you to eliminate? Why? Which value would someone who knows you ...
Questions
References American School Counselor Association. (2005). The ASCA National        Model: A         framework for school ...
References Lorenz, D. C. (2011). A proposed integrative model for enhanced career       development for young adults with...
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  1. 1. Adolescent Career Counseling HEATHER GROSHANS NAI-FEN SU JONATHAN STUBE CHARITY ANNE KURZCnEd 555-Career CounselingFall 2011
  2. 2. Video Clip: Thoughts? The Cosby Show Clip What does this teach us about adolescent career development?
  3. 3. Introduction Career Counseling Needs of Adolescents Review of Articles Context of Career Planning for Students ASCA Model Barriers in Schools Theories Implication for Career Counseling Interventions Case Study Activity
  4. 4. Why Students with Disabilities?National Organization on Disability & Harris Survey Employment Graduation Income Life SatisfactionNOD/Harris. (2004). Detailed results from the 2004 N.O.D./Harris survey of Americans with disabilities New York, NY: National Organization on Disability & Harris Interactive, Inc
  5. 5. Career Counseling Needs of Adolescents Middle/ Junior High school Enhance self-understanding Learn how to engage effectively in educational and occupational exploration Career Planning High School Develop more advanced self-knowledge Develop skills for engaging in educational and occupational exploration Strengthen the skills to make decision
  6. 6. Career Counseling Needs of Adolescents Adolescent with Disability Career maturity and awareness of won abilities Developed planning and monitoring skills Problem solving skill Established mature social skills and social awareness Academic achievement
  7. 7. Discussion of Articles/Questions Career and College Planning Needs of Ninth Graders- as Reported by Ninth Graders Purpose of Study  survey a group of high school students and their parents to determine educational/career plans and available resources Results and Implications  lack of active investigation related to college/career planning  students need additional information about college/career options  parents indicated uncertainty in how to help in the process
  8. 8. Discussion of Articles/Questions Discussion Questions: What career development tasks do you think are most important for high school students? What special considerations would need to be addressed for underrepresented groups? How could you help students make plans that are both realistic and related to their career goals?
  9. 9. Discussion of Articles/Questions Individualized Transition Planning for Students With Learning Disabilities Overview  poor transition planning may result in postsecondary adjustment problems  career development needs are often misunderstood and unmet  most programs focus on academics within the gen. ed classroom Implications  provide accurate information about work, help build realistic job expectations  instruct in appropriate workplace behaviors  if attending college, provide information on campus student support services
  10. 10. Discussion of Articles/Questions Career Assessment Practices for High School Students with Disabilities Purpose of Study  survey school personnel and vocational rehab. counselors to examine career service practices with HS youth with disabilities Results and Implications  career assessments focused on career interests and aptitudes as opposed to work values and knowledge of work  career services occur later in HS; students receiving career services earlier (first two years) have a better chance of success  foster collaboration between transition professionals, students, and family members  training for professionals on relevant disability legislation
  11. 11. Discussion of Articles/Questions Discussion Questions: What difficulties/barriers to career development would you foresee when working with students with learning disabilities? How could a counselor help counter the “dismal post- school outcomes” for students with learning disabilities? What would be most important for a counselor to address when working with a student with learning disabilities?
  12. 12. Students and Services General Education Students  School Counseling Office and English Classes Students with Disabilities  Transition Plans  Special Education Teacher, School Counselor, and Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor  Collaboration  Suggested Resource: Marshak, L. E., Dandeneau, C. J., Prezant, F. P., & L’Amoreaux, N. A. (2010). The School Counselor’s Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities. San Fransisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  13. 13. ASCA National Model and Service Delivery School counseling programs should facilitate student development in three domains: academic, career, personal-social Examples of career standards:  develop career awareness & employment readiness  acquire career information & knowledge to achieve career goals State standards should align with ASCA standards Services to be delivered primarily through school guidance curriculum and individual student planning  classroom instruction  interdisciplinary curriculum development  parent workshops and instruction  individual and small group sessions
  14. 14. Barriers Within School Counseling School counselors may experience several difficulties in trying to implement a career development program  intense focus on testing  teacher/administrator cooperation  school resources  lack of time  view of career development as unnecessary or secondary to academics in high school
  15. 15. Career Counseling Theories and Adolescents Super Life Span Career Developmentalhttp://princediandra.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/super.jpg
  16. 16. Career Counseling Theories and AdolescentsCareer Construction Theory(Savickas, 2006) Life Themes Vocational Personality Career Adaptability• To help clients understand how • An individual’s career-related • 4Cs adaptabilities: their life project matters to abilities, needs, values, and concern, control, curiosity, and themselves and to other people interests. confidence.
  17. 17. Career Counseling Theories and Adolescents Krumboltz’s Model for Social Learning Negative social learning experiences early in life can leave a young adult with a disability feeling devalued or degraded. Community and family perception of disability may also affect career growth opportunities and cultural expectations for a youth with a disability (Hutchinson, 1995; Lorenz, 2011)
  18. 18. Counseling Implications What does this all mean? We must reflect on our work with adolescents. Are we really meeting their needs? Are we preparing them for “real world?”
  19. 19. Interventions Career Fair Career Counseling Assessment Learning how the world of work is organized Occupational research Consideration of the importance of work in life Values clarification Parent involvement (Niles, & Harris-Bowlsbey, 2009)
  20. 20. Interventions and This Adolescent Career Counseling Groups  8-10 students  Holland’s Party Game (Opener)  Online version of the SDS  Process results and Career Search Career Assessments  Career Style Interview; SDS; Salience Inventory; Myers- Briggs, Strong Interest Inventory; Career-Development Inventory
  21. 21. Class Participation: Values Card Sort Get into groups of 3 Imagine... (5 minutes) VALUES
  22. 22. Values Card Sort: Discussion Which value was hardest for you to eliminate? Why? Which value would someone who knows you well be most surprised that you included? Why? Value Matching Activity
  23. 23. Questions
  24. 24. References American School Counselor Association. (2005). The ASCA National Model: A framework for school counseling programs (2nd ed.). Alexandria, VA: American School Counselor Association. Cummings, R., Maddux, C. D., & Casey, J. (2000). Individualized transition planning for students with learning disabilities. The Career Development Quarterly, 49, 60-72. Gibbons, M. M., Borders, L. D., Wiles, M. E., Stephan, J. B., & Davis, P. E., (2006). Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders. Professional School Counseling, 10, 168-178. Herbert, J. T., Lorenz, D. C., & Trusty, J. (2010). Career assessment practices for high school students with disabilities and perceived value reported by transition personnel. Journal of Rehabilitation, 76, 18-26. Hutchinson, N. L. (1995). Career counsel ing of youth with learn-ing disabilities. ERIC Digest. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. ERIC Identifier, ED400470. Retrieved from http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content2/career.counsel.ld.k12.3 .html.
  25. 25. References Lorenz, D. C. (2011). A proposed integrative model for enhanced career development for young adults with disabilities. Adultspan Journal, 10(1), 24-33. Niles, S.G., & Harris-Bowlsbey, J. (2009). Career development interventions in the 21st century. New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc. NOD/Harris. (2004). Detailed results from the 2004 N.O.D./Harris survey of Americans with disabilities. New York, NY: National Organization on Disability & Harris Interactive, Inc Savickas, M.L. (2006). Career construction theory. Proceedings of the 15 th Annual Careers Conference. Sydney, AU: Australian Association of Career Counselors. Retrieved from http://www.gtc.edu/High_School_Corner/forms/Career %20Construction%20Theory.pdf

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