He also provides readers with an expanded conceptual framework within which to think about working in human development and human experience.
As a result, this creative new synthesis enriches the discourse on working across the broad spectrum of psychology's concerns and agendas, and especially for those readers in career development, counseling, and policy-related fields.
This textbook is ideal for use in graduate courses on counseling and work or vocational counseling.
This essential guide includes up-to-date information and guidance about a career in clinical psychology and gaining a place on clinical psychology training in the UK. It answers the questions all aspiring psychologists need to know, such as:
What is clinical psychology?
What is it like to train and work as a clinical psychologist?
How to make the most of your work and research experience.
How to prepare for clinical psychology applications and interviews.
Is clinical psychology the right career for me?
By cutting through all the jargon, and providing detailed interviews with trained and trainee clinical psychologists, Becoming a Clinical Psychologist will provide psychology graduates or undergrads considering a career in this area with all the tools they need.
raises awareness about the availability and usefulness of TAT scoring systems for research, training, and clinical practice;
provides the materials needed for learning and using the most useful available clinical systems; and
facilitates their use by making independent learning and systematic research easier.
This book should be in the library of every faculty member and clinical supervisor who is responsible for teaching courses in psychological assessment or supervising assessment students in clinical, counseling, school, or forensic psychology, whether in academic or practice settings, practicum sites, or internships.
"This volume is an essential resource for the library of anyone interested in the field of career development, assessment, and counseling and should also prove invaluable for graduate students interested in immersing themselves in some of the best work being done today in the field of career development and counseling."
—Nancy E. Betz, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University
"In this second edition, Drs. Brown and Lent continue to shape career development discourse and illustrate the ongoing significance of the fields of career development and counseling in the twenty-first century. This edition will help both researchers and practitioners alike to better understand, investigate, and promote the role of work in people's lives."
—Angela Byars-Winston, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Complete coverage of leading career theories and practices
Filled with the latest empirical and practical evidence, this new edition features:A new introductory chapter that defines and discusses the importance of career counseling in the twenty-first century, and offers a brief history of the field New chapters on gender, race/ethnicity, social class and poverty, sexual minority identity, disability status, personality, and relational factors Major theories of career development Coverage of the assessment of important career constructs and occupational information systems Interventions for working with career issues across the life span
Edited by two of the leaders in the field of career development, and featuring contributions by many of the most well-regarded specialists in the field, Career Development and Counseling, Second Edition is the one book that every career counselor, vocational psychologist, and student of career development and counseling must have.