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DSST Career Counseling

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

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

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

4. Cook - Heppner - and O'Brien

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

6. 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;

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

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

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

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

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

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

13. Anticipated transition - Unanticipated transition - Nonevent transition

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

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

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

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

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

20. Linkage between subsystems that directly influence the individual

21. Work - love - and friendship

22. 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.

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

24. Situation - Self - Support - Strategies

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

26. Growth - Exploration - Establishment - Maintenance - Decline

27. 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

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

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

30. 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

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

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

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

34. 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

35. Interpersonal interactions within a given environment

36. Worker Orientation - Job Orientation

37. - 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)

38. Interaction between two or more Microsystems

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