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DSST Career Counseling

Subjects : dsst, teaching
Instructions:
  • Answer 39 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. The various traits individuals possess and the variety of occupational requirements






2. How individuals develop concepts of abilities - interests - and life stages






3. Realistic - Investigative - Artistic - Social - Enterprising - Conventional






4. Mentally live in the Now - attending to present opportunities - Using common sense and creating practical solutions is automatic-instinctual






5. Ideas about occupational mobility and the impact of environmental influences






6. (E-I) - (S-N) - (T-F) - (J-P)






7. Think/reflect first - then Act - Regularly require an amount of 'private time' to recharge batteries - Motivated internally - mind is sometimes so active it is 'closed' to outside world






8. Anticipated transition - Unanticipated transition - Nonevent transition






9. Work - love - and friendship






10. The Summary report will provide an overview or snapshot of the selected occupation - displaying the most important descriptors.






11. Krumboltz Skills: curiosity - persistence - flexibility - and risk taking






12. Growth - Exploration - Establishment - Maintenance - Decline






13. The Details report will display all descriptors for the selected occupation - definitions of descriptors - and a rating of how important each descriptor is to the occupation.






14. Descriptive Statistics - Test-Retest Reliability - Factor Analysis - Error in Psychometric Properties






15. - practical - detailed information about an occupation; - understanding the variety of work someone might do in that occupation; - learning about working environment - financial (private vs. public sector employers) - physical (office vs. field work)






16. The concepts of self-concept and person-environment theory






17. Observational (Parson's) Empirical (Strong) Theoretical (Ginzberg - Super - Holland)






18. Instinctively search for facts and logic in a decision situation. Naturally notices tasks and work to be accomplished.






19. 1. People who need little help 2. People that need some help 3. People who have problems seeing themselves in different jobs or making changes in their job 4. People who need extensive help - and have major flaws in their PCT






20. Child - Student - Leisurite - Citizen - Worker - Homemaker






21. Interaction between two or more Microsystems






22. Ideological components of a given society - including norms and values






23. Plan many of the details in advance before moving into action. Focus on task-related action; complete meaningful segments before moving on.






24. Act first - think/reflect later - Feel deprived when cutoff from interaction with the outside world - Usually open to and motivated by outside world of people and things






25. Linkage between subsystems that directly influence the individual






26. Worker Characteristics Worker Requirements - Experience Requirements - Occupational Specific Information - Labor Market - Occupation Requirements






27. Interpersonal interactions within a given environment






28. How people construct their ideas about themselves - others - and their worlds as they try to make sense out of their real-life experiences






29. Mentally live in the Future - attending to future possibilities - Using imagination and creating/inventing new possibilities is automatic-instinctual






30. Comfortable moving into action without a plan; plan on-the-go. Like to multitask - have variety - mix work and play.






31. Lent - Brown - Hackett - Self-Efficacy (Bandura) - Outcome Expectations (Hackett & Betz)






32. Lightweight - visually attractive career option browsing; - Finding local schools offering the education or training required by an occupation - Obtaining lists of required skills and abilities - and technology use;






33. Career Assessment - Typical Day - Strengths & Obstacles - Summary






34. Cook - Heppner - and O'Brien






35. Situation - Self - Support - Strategies






36. Covers a range of views from acknowledging how social factors shape interpretations to how the social world is constructed by social processes and relational practices






37. Worker Orientation - Job Orientation






38. Instinctively employ personal feelings and impact on people in decision situations - Naturally sensitive to people needs and reactions.






39. Differential Psychology - Developmental Psychology - Occupational Sociology - Personality Theory