Prepare Icon Prepare: Before beginning this discussion, read Chapter 8: Career Counseling in your text, interact with the Educational Psychology and Career Counseling learning objects located in the left navigation bar for this week, and review any relevant Instructor Guidance.
Reflect Icon Reflect: Next, select a video from the list provided below, view it, and then reflect on its contents.
Exploring career goals with a young African American woman
Goal Setting with a Young Divorced Parent
Helping a Client Define His Career and Life Goals
Narrative counseling: A male college student renews career plans (session 2 of 3)
Vocational Counseling with a Female Chinese Client Studying in the United States
Write Icon Write: For your initial post:
Discuss the video’s content in relation to career counseling. Be sure to include terminology from both the textbook and your chosen video in your post.
Describe ways in which basic characteristics of science are relevant to career counselors.
Describe which theoretical models of career counseling appeared to be utilized by the counselor in the video. Explain your rationale.
Identify usage trends of applied behavioral science by providing examples of the typical components of career intervention presented in the textbook that you observed in the video. Explain your rationale.
Describe counselor and client behaviors you observed that indicated the counselor was working with the client in a culturally effective manner.
Your initial post must be a minimum of 200 words, and you must utilize at least one scholarly source (e.g., the course textbook, a peer reviewed article from the Ashford University Library, or a professional web source) in addition to the video viewed. All sources must be cited according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. For further assistance in researching scholarly sources, be sure to access the tutorials page (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. on the Ashford University Library website.
Respond to Peers: Review several of your classmates’ posts, and by 11:59 p.m. on Day 7 of the week, respond to at least two of your classmates, including at least one who selected a different video than you selected. You are encouraged to post your required replies earlier in the week to promote more meaningful interactive discourse in this discussion. Ask questions that might help to further your understanding of the discussion or take the discussion to a deeper level. What other theoretical models of career counseling might be useful to explain the observations your classmate made? Did your classmate identify any specific counselor behaviors which you also observed in the behavior of the counselor in the video you watched? Explain.