9780534632793

Using Assessment Results For Career Development

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    9780534632793

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    0534632793

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-12-16
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Master the use of assessment instruments with USING ASSESSMENT RESULTS FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT! This practical workbook illustrates how to use assessment results to increase your clients? self-awareness and make rational career choices. Case studies, charts, bulleted/numbered lists, dialogues, and agency addresses are just a few of the tools that will help you effectively apply your knowledge of tests and measurements in clinical settings.

Table of Contents

Preface x
Acknowledgments xi
Interpreting Assessment Results
2(12)
Use of Assessment Results
3(5)
Diagnostic Uses of Assessment
5(1)
Predictive Uses of Assessment
5(1)
Comparative Uses of Assessment
6(1)
Developmental Uses of Assessment
6(2)
International Career Testing
8(1)
Norms
8(1)
Score Profiles
9(1)
Differences Between Scores
10(1)
Relation of Norms to the Shape of a Profile
10(1)
Scores as a Range
10(1)
Using Holland's Codes for Interpretation
10(2)
One-Shot Counseling
12(1)
Preview of this Book
12(1)
Summary
13(1)
Questions and Exercises
13(1)
A Conceptual Model for Using Assessment Results
14(12)
Rationale
15(1)
Preparing the Counselor for Using Assessment Results
15(1)
A Model for Individual Counseling
16(5)
Analyzing Needs
16(3)
Establishing the Purpose
19(1)
Determining the Instruments
19(1)
Using the Results
20(1)
Using the Model for Individual Counseling: A Case Example
21(3)
Step 1. Analyzing Needs
21(1)
Establish the counseling relationship
21(1)
Accept and adopt the client's views
21(1)
Establish the dimensions of lifestyle
22(1)
Step 2. Establish the Purpose
22(1)
Step 3. Determine the Instrument
23(1)
Step 4. Use the Results
23(1)
Step 5. Make a Decision
24(1)
Stimulating Career Exploration in Groups
24(1)
Summary
25(1)
Questions and Exercises
25(1)
Some Measurement Concepts
26(8)
Transformation of Scores
26(4)
Bell-Shaped Curve
26(2)
Percentile Equivalents
28(1)
Standard Scores
28(1)
Grade Equivalents
29(1)
Criterion-Referenced Measures
30(1)
Accuracy of Measurement
30(2)
Standard Error of Measurement (SEM)
30(1)
Standard Error of Differences (SED) Between Two Subsets
31(1)
Expectancy Tables
31(1)
Correlations
32(1)
Summary
32(1)
Questions and Exercises
33(1)
Using Ability and Aptitude Tests
34(26)
Purpose of Aptitude Tests
35(1)
Identifying Abilities by Holland's Types
35(2)
Differential Aptitude Test (DAT)
37(4)
Interpreting the DAT
38(2)
Case of a Male High School Student Interested in Legal Services
40(1)
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
41(4)
Case of a High School Student Interested in the Armed Services
44(1)
Multidimensional Aptitude Battery II
45(1)
Using the MAB-II in Counseling
45(1)
Multi-aptitude Tests: Limitations and Suggestions for Use
46(2)
For Schools:
46(1)
For Adults:
47(1)
Other Aptitude Tests
48(1)
Summary
49(1)
Questions and Exercises
49(11)
Using Achievement Tests
60(18)
The Impact of Beliefs on Achievement Scores
60(1)
Types of Achievement Tests
61(1)
Stanford Achievement Test (STAT)
61(3)
Interpreting the Stanford Achievement Test
62(1)
Case of a High School Student Referred to a Counselor Because of Poor Grades
63(1)
Wide Range Achievement Test--Revision 3 (WRAT3)
64(1)
Interpreting the WRAT3
65(1)
Case of a School Dropout Interested in Changing Jobs
66(1)
Using Achievement Test Results for Self-Concept and Self-Efficacy Development
66(2)
The Case of the Client with Limited Educational and Vocational Experience
66(1)
The Counseling Plan for Rita
67(1)
The Case of the Girl Who Had Difficulty with Math
67(1)
Counseling Plan for Evita
68(1)
Suggestions for Career Development
68(1)
For Schools:
69(1)
For Adults:
69(1)
Other Achievement Tests
69(1)
Summary
70(1)
Questions and Exercises
70(8)
Using Interest Inventories
78(50)
Sex Bias and Sex Fairness in Interest Assessment
78(2)
Racial and Cultural Bias of Interest Inventories
80(1)
Stability of Interests
80(1)
Interpreting Interest Inventories
80(1)
Examples of Interests by Holland's Types
81(1)
Interpreting Flat and Elevated Profiles
82(1)
Strong Interest Inventory® (Strong instrument)
83(5)
Interpreting the Strong Interest Inventory®
85(1)
Technical Information of the Strong Interest Inventory®
86(1)
Case of a College Freshman Undecided About a Career
87(1)
Kuder Occupational Interest Survey (KOIS)
88(6)
Case of a High School Senior Rebelling Against Parental Expectations
93(1)
Self-Directed Search (SDS)
94(2)
Portions of The Occupations Finder
95(1)
Enterprising Occupations
95(1)
Using the SDS in Counseling
96(3)
Technical Aspects of the SDS
99(1)
Case of a Group Program in a Community College
100(1)
Career Decision Making-Revised (CDM-R): The Harrington-O'Shea Decision Making System
100(5)
Case of Using the CDM-R 2000 in Counseling
103(2)
Campbell Interest and Skill Survey (CISS)
105(3)
Using the CISS in Counseling
106(2)
Suggestions for Career Development
108(1)
For Schools:
108(1)
For Adults:
108(1)
Other Interest Inventories
108(2)
Summary
110(1)
Questions and Exercises
110(18)
Self-Directed Search Profiles
114(1)
SDS Case 1
114(1)
SDS Case 2
114(1)
SDS Case 3
115(1)
SDS Case 4
115(1)
SDS Case 5
116(12)
Using Personality Inventories
128(48)
Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF, Fifth Edition)
129(4)
Interpreting the 16PF
129(4)
Personal Career Development Profile (PCDP) and PC\DP Plus
133(8)
Case of a Mid-Career Change
134(7)
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Instrument
141(4)
Interpreting the MBTI® Instrument
144(1)
Case of a Confused Adult Concerning a Future Work Role
144(1)
NEO 4
145(2)
Using the NEO 4 in Career Counseling
147(1)
California Psychological Inventory 434™ (CPI™ 434) Inventory
147(6)
Using the CPI™ 434 Inventory in Career Counseling
148(1)
Case of a High School Teacher Contemplating a Career Change
149(4)
Edwards Personal Preference Schedule (EPPS)
153(1)
Suggestions for Career Development
154(1)
For Schools:
154(1)
For Adults:
154(1)
Other Personality Inventories
155(1)
Summary
156(1)
Questions and Exercises
156(20)
Using Value Inventories
176(14)
Minnesota Importance Questionnaire (MIQ)
177(4)
Interpreting the MIQ
179(1)
Case of a Client Beginning a Career Search
179(1)
Case of a Client Considering a Career Change
180(1)
Survey of Interpersonal Values (SIV)
181(1)
Interpreting the SIV
181(1)
Case of an Older Woman Searching for a Career for the First Time
182(1)
Suggestions for Career Development
182(1)
For Schools:
182(1)
For Adults:
182(1)
Other Value Inventories
183(1)
Summary
184(1)
Questions and Exercises
184(6)
Using Career Development Inventories
190(22)
Career Maturity Inventory (CMI)
191(1)
Interpreting the CMI
191(1)
Case of a Prevocational Training Program
191(1)
Career Thoughts Inventory (CTI)
192(2)
Using the CTI in Counseling
192(1)
Case of the Diving Board Syndrome
193(1)
Career Beliefs Inventory (CBI)
194(3)
Interpreting the CBI
195(1)
Case of the Reluctant Decision Maker
195(2)
Career Development Inventory (CDI)
197(3)
Interpreting the CDI
198(1)
Case of Using CDI Questions in Group Counseling
199(1)
Career Decision Scale (CDS)
200(1)
Case of a Confused Community College Student
200(1)
My Vocational Situation (MVS)
201(1)
Using the MVS in Counseling
202(1)
The Case of the Test That Should Tell All
202(1)
Career Decision Profile (CDP)
202(2)
Case of ``I've got to choose by Thursday''
203(1)
Career Factors Inventory (CFI)
204(1)
Career Decision Self-Efficacy Scale (CDSE Scale)
204(1)
Other Measures of Career Development for Future Use
204(1)
Summary
205(1)
Questions and Exercises
205(7)
Using Card Sorts in Career Counseling
212(16)
Card Sorts
212(1)
Types of Card Sorts
212(1)
Task Approach Behaviors
213(1)
Advantages of Card Sorts
213(2)
Clients Who Might Benefit from Card Sorts
215(1)
Sorting Alone or with the Counselor Present
215(1)
Sorting Procedures
215(1)
The Peterson and Lenz Approach
216(1)
Using the Card Sort Results to Draw a Cognitive Map
216(2)
Occ-U-Sort
218(2)
Case of a College Sophomore Trying to Choose a Major
220(1)
The Career Values Card Sort Planning Kit
220(2)
Using the Career Values Card Sort in Counseling
220(2)
Motivated Skills Card Sort Planning Kit
222(2)
Other Commercially Available Card Sorts
224(1)
Summary
224(1)
Questions and Exercises
225(3)
Computer-Assisted Career Guidance (CACG) and Online Assessments
228(20)
Goals of Computer-Assisted Career Guidance Systems
229(1)
Outcomes of Computer-Assisted Career Guidance Systems
230(1)
Client Expectations about Computer-Assisted Career Guidance Systems
231(1)
Using CACG in Counseling
232(1)
Online Assessments
232(1)
SIGI PLUS
233(2)
Case of an Occupation Explorer
234(1)
DISCOVER for Colleges and Adults
235(2)
Case of an Instructor Using DISCOVER in a Career Planning Course
236(1)
CHOICES
237(3)
A Client with Time Constraints
238(2)
The Career Key
240(2)
Case of a Determined Middle-Schooler
241(1)
Other CACG Systems
242(1)
Summary
242(1)
Questions and Exercises
242(6)
Using Assessment for People with Disabilities and the Academically Disadvantaged
248(30)
Career Research on Specific Disabilities
249(3)
Elements for a Comprehensive Vocational Assessment
252(1)
Adult Basic Learning Examination (ABLE)
253(2)
Interpreting the ABLE
253(1)
Case of a School Dropout Seeking Work
254(1)
Wide Range Interest-Opinion Test (WRIOT II)
255(3)
Interpreting the WRIOT
255(3)
Case of a High School Student Lacking Basic Education Skills
258(1)
Transferability of Work Skills
258(2)
Transition to Work Inventory (TWI)
260(1)
Social and Prevocational Information Battery--Revised (SPIB-R)
261(1)
Interpreting the SPIB-R
261(1)
Case of a Group Program Based on SPIB-R Results
262(1)
Pictorial Inventory of Careers (PIC)
262(2)
Technical Aspects of the PIC
263(1)
Case of a Relocated High School Graduate
264(1)
The Reading-Free Vocational Interest Inventory--2 (R-FVII: 2)
264(1)
Technical Aspects of the R-FVII
264(1)
Case of Using the R-FVII in a MR Classroom
265(1)
Other Instruments for People with Disabilities and the Academically Disadvantaged
265(2)
Summary
267(1)
Questions and Exercises
267(11)
Using Non-standardized Self-Assessment Inventories
278(8)
Work History via Resume Analysis
278(1)
Five Lives
279(2)
Example of Five Lives Activity
280(1)
Assessing Interests
281(1)
Ideal Day
281(1)
Sample Case of an Ideal Day
281(1)
Career Genogram
282(1)
Holland Party Game
283(1)
Checklists
283(1)
Summary
283(1)
Questions and Exercises
284(2)
Combining Assessment Results
286(18)
Using a Model for Combining Assessment Results
286(6)
Step 1. Analyzing Needs
286(1)
Establish the Counseling Relationship
286(1)
Accept and Adopt the Counselee's View
287(1)
Establish Dimensions of Lifestyle
287(1)
Specify Needs
287(1)
Step 2. Establishing the Purpose
288(1)
Step 3. Determining the Instrument
288(1)
Step 4. Using the Results
288(4)
Step 5. Making a Decision
292(1)
Case Summary
292(1)
Combining Separate Tests and Inventories
292(5)
Case of a High School Senior Lacking Career Orientation
292(3)
Case of a High School Senior with a Poor Attitude Towards School
295(1)
Case of a Divorced Woman Searching for a Career Direction
296(1)
Summary
297(1)
Potential Occupations to Pursue
297(1)
Occupations to Avoid
298(1)
Questions and Exercises
298(6)
Ethics and Assessment
304(10)
Competence
304(1)
Client needs
304(1)
Cultural Differences
304(2)
Gender Issues
306(1)
Sexual Orientation Issues
306(1)
Confidentiality
307(1)
Orientation
307(1)
Computer-Based Test Interpretation (CBTI)
307(1)
Online Assessment
308(2)
Summary
310(1)
Questions and Activities
310(4)
List of Tests and Publishers 314(10)
Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education 324(6)
Assessment Related Web Sites Including Ethical Standards 330(1)
Codes of Ethical Standards 331(41)
References 372(24)
Name Index 396(4)
Subject Index 400

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