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






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






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






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






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






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






7. 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






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






9. Work - love - and friendship






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






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






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






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






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






15. 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






16. 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.






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






18. 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






19. - 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)






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






21. The various traits individuals possess and the variety of occupational requirements






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






23. 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;






24. Interpersonal interactions within a given environment






25. 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






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






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






28. Worker Orientation - Job Orientation






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






30. Anticipated transition - Unanticipated transition - Nonevent transition






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






32. Cook - Heppner - and O'Brien






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






34. Growth - Exploration - Establishment - Maintenance - Decline






35. Linkage between subsystems that directly influence the individual






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






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






38. Interaction between two or more Microsystems






39. Situation - Self - Support - Strategies