MindTap® Counseling, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Zunker's Career Counseling: A Holistic Approach, 9th Edition

  • Vernon G. Zunker Emeritus, Southwest Texas State University
  • ISBN-10: 1305280407  |  ISBN-13: 9781305280403
  • Prior Releases: 2012
  • © 2016 | Published
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Features and Benefits

  • Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
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Content and Assets

The MindTap Learning Path guides students through readings, multimedia, and activities designed to follow the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension up to analysis and application. By hiding, rearranging, or adding your own content, you control what students see and when they see it and match the Learning Path to your course syllabus exactly.

1. Historical Development and Some Basic Issues.
2. Theories of Career Development.
3. Career Counseling Models.
4. Integrating Career and Personal Counseling.
5. Career Counseling Intake Interview.
6. Using Standardized and Self-Assessment in Counseling.
7. The Impact of New Technology on Work, Career Development, and Learning Platforms.
8. On Being an Ethical Counselor.
9. Career Counseling for Multicultural Groups.
10. Gender Issues and Dual Careers.
11. Career Counseling for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients.
12. Career Counseling for Individuals with Disabilities.
13. Job Loss and Transitions.
14. Career Development and Transitions of Working Adults.
15. Career-Related Programs for Career Development in Elementary Schools.
16. Career-Related Programs for Career Development in Middle School.
17. Career-Related Programs for Career Development in High School and Beyond.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305280415 | ISBN-13: 9781305280410

    List Price = $80.00

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Bundle: Text + MindTap® Counseling, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1305598865 | ISBN-13: 9781305598867

List Price = $248.95

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Vernon G. Zunker

Vernon Zunker is a retired professor from Southwest Texas State University. He earned his Ed.D. with an emphasis on counseling from the University of Houston and completed a residency in clinical psychology at the University of Texas Medical School at Galveston. Although retired from teaching, Dr. Zunker continues to push the discipline forward by keeping career counseling relevant to all counseling students.