Career development practice and career counselling in Australia

McIlveen, Peter (2010) Career development practice and career counselling in Australia. Asian Journal of Counselling, 16 (2). pp. 113-132. ISSN 1560-8255


This paper provides an overview of the field of career development in Australia and focuses upon career counselling. The overview is contextualized within the broader career development industry and recent initiatives that have raised the professionalism of career development practice. This contextualisation includes the roles of the Career Industry Council of Australia and the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners, and the education and training required for practice. The paper includes a précis of public and private models for the delivery of career counselling, and presents themes within the field’s scholarship, research, and development.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
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Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 27 May 2010 05:28
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2014 22:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: career development; career counselling; Career Industry Council of Australia
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130305 Educational Counselling
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930599 Education and Training Systems not elsewhere classified

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