A narrative sentence-completion process for systems career assessment

McIlveen, Peter ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1864-9516 and Ford, Tanya and Dun, Kristine (2005) A narrative sentence-completion process for systems career assessment. Australian Journal of Career Development, 14 (3). pp. 30-39. ISSN 1038-4162

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Abstract

Constructivist and narrative approaches to career counselling have emerged as viable practical alternatives to traditional models. This paper describes the development of a career counselling assessment process that is based upon notions derived from constructivism, narrative, and systems theory. The technique utilises a sentence-completion method to facilitate clients' exploration of personal career systems. Evaluation of the technique indicates that clients experienced a positive reaction and no negative reaction to the process. Furthermore, there was tentative evidence that it may impact upon the positive expectations for their career counselling.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: This article may not exactly replicate the final version published in the ACER journal. It is not a copy of the record.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:16
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2021 04:35
Uncontrolled Keywords: career counselling assessment; sentence-completion; constructivism; narrative; systems theory
Fields of Research (2008): 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170109 Personality, Abilities and Assessment
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130305 Educational Counselling
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Fields of Research (2020): 52 PSYCHOLOGY > 5299 Other psychology > 529999 Other psychology not elsewhere classified
39 EDUCATION > 3904 Specialist studies in education > 390404 Educational counselling
39 EDUCATION > 3904 Specialist studies in education > 390402 Education assessment and evaluation
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939908 Workforce Transition and Employment
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/178

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