Career and College Readiness Counseling in P-12 Schools, Third Edition (Paperback)

Career and College Readiness Counseling in P-12 Schools, Third Edition By Jennifer Curry, Amy Milsom Cover Image
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Curry and Milsom take an intentional and realistic approach to career development that is inclusive of all students at each developmental stage, and they recognize that the training and path to pursuing a career is unique to each person. They offer action-oriented career development approaches that school counselors can utilize to supplement classroom learning and engage communities. This book is beneficial to new and veteran school counselors, and highlights relevant and real life issues students are dealing with and the impact on their career choices.

  • Dodie Limberg, PhD

Associate Professor, University of South Carolina

This text is written to help school counselors conceptualize the career and college readiness needs of diverse P-12 students and design culturally relevant interventions. The focus is on helping readers to translate theoretical knowledge into practice. Grounded in current data and research, the text helps counselors to design sequential and developmentally appropriate career and college readiness curricula interventions and strategies. Addressing career development and college readiness by grade level, it describes and underscores the importance of collaborative approaches and interventions supporting school/family/community partnerships. Case examples and "Voices from the Field"written by practicing school counselors demonstrate and reinforce concepts and interventions in each chapter. Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers and an instructor's manual.

New to the Third Edition:

  • Updated workforce, educational, and demographic statistics
  • Enhanced content on culturally responsive school counseling practices
  • The impact of social media on student development
  • Coverage of the changing culture of higher education recruitment
  • Postsecondary transition planning for students with disabilities
  • Work-based learning opportunities career and technical education pathways
  • Gap year information
  • Verbatim advice and wisdom from experienced counselors who demonstrate concepts and interventions
  • Enhanced instructor's manual including sample syllabus, PowerPoints, project-based learning activities, discussion prompts, exam questions, and related online activities, games, and apps

Key Features:

  • Provides current data and research addressing career and college readiness needs of diverse populations
  • Reviews developmental, ecosystemic, and career theories
  • Describes interventions and strategies grounded in theory
  • Discusses collaborative approaches supporting school/family/community partnerships
  • Offers separate chapters on interventions by grade level
  • Mirrors the most recent versions of the ASCA National Model and CACREP standards

Product Details
ISBN: 9780826186737
ISBN-10: 0826186734
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: November 10th, 2021
Pages: 450
Language: English