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Books

A Comprehensive Guide to Career Assessment

7th Edition

The re-imagined 7th edition of our influential guide to career assessment was re-conceptualized and renamed to A Comprehensive Guide to Career Assessment. It contains important information career counselors, educators and practitioners will find invaluable in learning about career assessment and selecting assessments specific to client needs. The print book offers six foundational chapters and over twenty instrument reviews.
Author/Editor: Kevin B. Stoltz and Susan R. Barclay
Year: 2019

Price: $65.00  Qty:      September 2022 Sale

Career Coaching: Fundamentals, Applications, and Future Directions

Are you looking for a deep dive into the world of career coaching, from career fundamentals to models to ethics and assessment administration? Whether you are just starting as a career coach or looking to update your knowledge and skills as a seasoned professional, this new monograph will support and challenge you for work in 2022 and beyond.
Author/Editor: Heather N. Maietta
Year: 2022

Price:   Qty:      **NEW**

The Career Counseling Casebook

A Resource for Students, Practitioners, and Counselor Educators, 2nd Edition

Forty-one new cases cutting across all developmental stages and representing a wide range of client backgrounds and career concerns are presented. This is an excellent resource for anyone concerned about becoming a more competent career practitioner.
Author/Editor: Spencer G Niles, Jane Goodman, Mark Pope
Year: 2013

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Career Development for Transitioning Veterans

The purpose of this book is to increase career practitioners’ awareness of the transition issues and resources specific to veterans and to provide several examples of how a practitioner might walk a veteran through the career planning process.
Author/Editor: Carmen Stein-McCormick, Debra S. Osborn, Seth C.W. Hayden, Dan Van Hoose with Military Consultants: Thomas McCormick, USN (Ret.), Major C. Camille LaDrew, USAF
Manufacturer: ISBN: 978-1-885333-37-7
Year: 2013

Price: $15.00  Qty:     

Career Education: History and Future

Dr. Hoyt will share his thoughts and dreams and those of his colleagues from the 1970s and '80s who laid the foundation and fought the fight to infuse career concepts into schools, businesses and communities.
Author/Editor: Kenneth B. Hoyt
Year: 2005

Price: $15.00  Qty:     

A Case Study Approach to Ethics in Career Development, 2nd Edition

Learn how to tackle some of the most vexing questions that career development professionals encounter today, while enhancing your skills for addressing future ethical dilemmas. With its case study design, this monograph provides hands-on experience with ethics terminology, resources, and issues. You are invited to actively apply ethics resources and decision-making strategies to analyze real-world ethical dilemmas. Each dilemma presented includes detailed, guided discussion of key issues and recommended actions.
Author/Editor: Julia Panke Makela, Jessamyn G. Perlus
Year: 2017

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Choosing A Vocation

The book is a complete reprint of the original book by Frank Parsons who played such an important early role in developing the field of career guidance. The introduction and post script is written by Carl McDaniels, NVGA President 1973-1974 and a preface by Janet Lenz, NCDA President, 2004-2005.
Author/Editor: Frank Parsons
Year: 2005

Price: $15.00  Qty:     

Clinical Supervision of Career Development Practitioners: Practical Strategies

A guide for clinical supervisors who are working with practitioners (counselors and others) who are assisting clients with career issues. The seven chapters and five appendices cover a range of pertinent topics including models, strategies, techniques, common issues, alternate modes, evaluation and ethical and legal issues.
Author/Editor: Judith M. Hoppin and Jane Goodman
Year: 2014

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Developing & Managing Career Resources

What do career service centers look like without a strong career resource library? They would resemble a turtle without a shell or a football player without a helmet... you get the drift.
Author/Editor: Susan A. Epstein, MS and Janet G. Lenz, PhD
Year: 2008

Price:   Qty:     

Employer Relations and Recruitment:

An Essential Part of Postsecondary Career Services

This monograph is intended for any career services provider seeking a guide for developing employer relations and recruitment services at a postsecondary institution. It serves to inform readers about the changing meaning of "placement" over the years and the role it currently plays in career services.
Author/Editor: Myrna P. Hoover, Janet G. Lenz, and Jeff Garis
Year: 2013

Price:   Qty:     

Experiential Activities for Teaching Career Counseling Classes and for Facilitating Career Groups

Volume III

This third volume of their best-seller has all new tried-and-true activities designed to present career development concepts in interesting and exciting ways. Developed for use in both classroom and career group settings, these hands-on activities are organized in nine sections: self knowledge and career decisions; career development theory; career assessments; occupational information; job search and workplace issues; designing and delivering career programs and services; diversity, equity, and inclusion in career development; technology and media in career counseling; and comprehensive and culminating activities.
Author/Editor: Dr. Tracy M. Lara, Dr. Mark Pope, Dr. Carole W. Minor
Year: 2011

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Gaining Cultural Competence in Career Counseling, 2nd Edition

Gaining Cultural Competence in Career Counseling, 2nd edition, goes into depth on issues of diversity, equity, social justice and career counseling, as well as career theories, assessment, ethics and special populations. Each chapter includes new exercises and questions for reflection, and case scenarios supplement the content. This book synthesizes competencies while offering both theoretical and practical approaches to aid counselors-in-training and career professionals working with marginalized clients.
Author/Editor: Kathy M. Evans and Aubrey L. Sejuit
Year: 2021

Price:   Qty:     

Group Career Counseling: Practices and Principles, 2nd Edition

This monograph provides a comprehensive resource on Group Career Counseling (GCC). It is appropriate for use by counselors, career professionals and facilitators, and in some cases para-professionals. This second edition provides a fuller review of the literature and of the relationship of GCC to counseling and career development theories.
Author/Editor: K. Richard Pyle and Seth C.W. Hayden
Year: 2015

Price:   Qty:     

Learning Outcomes Assessment Step-by-Step:

Enhancing Evidence-Based Practice in Career Services

What difference do your career programs and services make in clients' lives? How do you know? Answer these questions and more. Learn a practical approach to learning outcomes assessment that helps you tell the story of your career programs and services, celebrate your successes, and continuously improve your practice.
Author/Editor: Julia Panke Makela and Gail S. Rooney
Year: 2012

Price: $15.00  Qty:     

My Life with a Theory

John L. Holland's Autobiography and Theory of Careers

In 1959, John L. Holland introduced a theory of vocational choices involving personality typology (widely known in the career development field as the Holland Code, or RIASEC). Included with this previously unpublished autobiography are book chapters, journal articles and other original source material that will enhance the reader's understanding of both the theory and the scientist.
Author/Editor: Jack R. Rayman & Gary D. Gottfredson
Year: 2020

Price:   Qty:     

A Strengths-Based Approach to Career Development Using Appreciative Inquiry, 2nd Edition

This updated monograph details the approach and includs activities and a participant guide to move the Strengths-Based Approach to career development into practice. It is for anyone interested in approaching career development from a strengths-based perspective.
Author/Editor: Donald A. Schutt , Jr
Year: 2018

Price:   Qty:     

Teaching Career Development

A Primer for Instructors and Presenters, 2nd edition

This second edition of this monograph not only provides strategies for delivering key components of career development in enthusiastic, innovative and more meaningful ways, it covers updated standards and new technologies. An entire chapter offers 50+ active learning strategies useful for beginning and intermediate instructors of undergraduate and graduate career development courses and presenters of career development workshops. The author has taught face-to-face and online university courses for over 15 years and has presented numerous national and international workshops on teaching career development
Author/Editor: Debra S. Osborn
Year: 2016

Price:   Qty:     

eBooks

E-BOOK - Career Development for Transitioning Veterans

The purpose of this book is to increase career practitioners’ awareness of the transition issues and resources specific to veterans and to provide several examples of how a practitioner might walk a veteran through the career planning process.
Author/Editor: Carmen Stein-McCormick, Debra S. Osborn, Seth C.W. Hayden, Dan Van Hoose with Military Consultants: Thomas McCormick, USN (Ret.), Major C. Camille LaDrew, USAF
Manufacturer: ISBN: 978-1-885333-37-7
Year: 2013

Price: $15.00    

E-BOOK - A Case Study Approach to Ethics in Career Development, 2nd Edition

Learn how to tackle some of the most vexing questions that career development professionals encounter today, while enhancing your skills for addressing future ethical dilemmas. With its case study design, this monograph provides hands-on experience with ethics terminology, resources, and issues. You are invited to actively apply ethics resources and decision-making strategies to analyze real-world ethical dilemmas. Each dilemma presented includes detailed, guided discussion of key issues and recommended actions.
Author/Editor: Julia Panke Makela, Jessamyn G. Perlus
Year: 2017

Price:     

E-BOOK - Clinical Supervision of Career Development Practitioners: Practical Strategies

A guide for clinical supervisors who are working with practitioners – counselors and others – who are working with clients’ career issues. The seven chapters and five appendices cover a range of pertinent topics including models, strategies, techniques, common issues, alternate modes, evaluation and ethical and legal issues.
Author/Editor: Judith M. Hoppin and Jane Goodman
Year: 2014

Price:     

E-BOOK- Designing and Implementing Career Programs: A Handbook for Effective Practice

The purpose of this handbook is to stimulate discussion among senior managers, managers, practitioners, administrative staff, and stakeholders about the cost-effective design and delivery of career resources.
Author/Editor: James P. Sampson, Jr. PhD
Year: 2008

Price:     

E-BOOK - Developing & Managing Career Resources

What do career service centers look like without a strong career resource library? They would resemble a turtle without a shell or a football player without a helmet... you get the drift.
Author/Editor: Susan A. Epstein, MS and Janet G. Lenz, PhD
Year: 2008

Price:     

E-BOOK - Career Coaching: Fundamentals, Applications, and Future Directions

Are you looking for a deep dive into the world of career coaching, from career fundamentals to models to ethics and assessment administration? Whether you are just starting as a career coach or looking to update your knowledge and skills as a seasoned professional, this new monograph will support and challenge you for work in 2022 and beyond.
Author/Editor: Heather N. Maietta
Year: 2022

Price:      **NEW**

E-BOOK - Employer Relations and Recruitment:

An Essential Part of Postsecondary Career Services

This monograph is intended for any career services provider seeking a guide for developing employer relations and recruitment services at a postsecondary institution. It serves to inform readers about the changing meaning of "placement" over the years and the role it currently plays in career services.
Author/Editor: Myrna P. Hoover, Janet G. Lenz, and Jeff Garis
Year: 2013

Price:     

E-Book - Experiential Activities for Teaching Career Counseling Classes and for Facilitating Career Groups

Volume III

This third volume of their best-seller has all new tried-and-true activities designed to present career development concepts in interesting and exciting ways. Developed for use in both classroom and career group settings, these hands-on activities are organized in nine sections: self knowledge and career decisions; career development theory; career assessments; occupational information; job search and workplace issues; designing and delivering career programs and services; diversity, equity, and inclusion in career development; technology and media in career counseling; and comprehensive and culminating activities.
Author/Editor: Dr. Mark Pope, Dr. Carole W. Minor, and Dr. Tracy M. Lara
Year: 2011

Price:     

E-Book - Gaining Cultural Competence in Career Counseling, 2nd Edition

Gaining Cultural Competence in Career Counseling, 2nd edition, goes into depth on issues of diversity, equity, social justice and career counseling, as well as career theories, assessment, ethics and special populations. Each chapter includes new exercises and questions for reflection, and case scenarios supplement the content. This book synthesizes competencies while offering both theoretical and practical approaches to aid counselors-in-training and career professionals working with marginalized clients.
Author/Editor: Kathy M. Evans, Ph.D. and Aubrey L. Sejuit, Ph.D.
Year: 2021

Price:     

E-BOOK - Group Career Counseling: Practices and Principles, 2nd Edition

This monograph provides a comprehensive resource on Group Career Counseling (GCC). It is appropriate for use by counselors, career professionals and facilitators, and in some cases para-professionals. This second edition provides a fuller review of the literature and of the relationship of GCC to counseling and career development theories.
Author/Editor: K. Richard Pyle and Seth C.W. Hayden
Year: 2015

Price:     

E-BOOK - Learning Outcomes Assessment Step-by-Step:

Enhancing Evidence-Based Practice in Career Services

What difference do your career programs and services make in clients' lives? How do you know? Answer these questions and more. Learn a practical approach to learning outcomes assessment that helps you tell the story of your career programs and services, celebrate your successes, and continuously improve your practice.
Author/Editor: Julia Panke Makela and Gail S. Rooney
Year: 2012

Price: $15.00    

E-BOOK - My Life with a Theory

John L. Holland's Autobiography and Theory of Careers

In 1959, John L. Holland introduced a theory of vocational choices involving personality typology (widely known in the career development field as the Holland Code, or RIASEC). Included with this previously unpublished autobiography are book chapters, journal articles and other original source material that will enhance the reader's understanding of both the theory and the scientist.
Author/Editor: Jack R. Rayman & Gary D. Gottfredson
Year: 2020

Price:     

E-BOOK - A Strengths-Based Approach to Career Development Using Appreciative Inquiry, 2nd Edition

This updated monograph details the approach and includs activities and a participant guide to move the Strengths-Based Approach to career development into practice. It is for anyone interested in approaching career development from a strengths-based perspective.
Author/Editor: Donald A. Schutt , Jr
Year: 2018

Price:     

E-BOOK - Teaching Career Development

A Primer for Instructors and Presenters, 2nd edition

This second edition of this monograph not only provides strategies for delivering key components of career development in enthusiastic, innovative and more meaningful ways, it covers updated standards and new technologies. An entire chapter offers 50+ active learning strategies useful for beginning and intermediate instructors of undergraduate and graduate career development courses and presenters of career development workshops. The author has taught face-to-face and online university courses for over 15 years and has presented numerous national and international workshops on teaching career development
Author/Editor: Debra S. Osborn
Year: 2016

Price:     

Training Manuals

Facilitating Career Development, Instructor Manual, Revised 4th Edition

An Instructional Program for Career Services Providers and Other Career Development Providers

The newest edition of the curriculum includes updates to resources, references, and web links. Still included are the five new chapters. The new chapters expand understanding and career development competencies for diverse purposes and audiences. The training has value for both front-line personnel and program administrators in various settings who provide career development services. PLEASE NOTE: Instructors using this curriculum must attend a NCDA-approved Instructor Training Workshop and must be listed on the NCDA Instructor Registry. For more information visit our website at www.ncda.org or contact mpowell@ncda.org. The Instructor's Package contains one Instructor Manual, which includes student materials and 5 new chapters not included previously.
Author/Editor: A. Lisa Jordan, Janet N. Marinaccio
Year: 2020

Price: $350.00  Qty:     

ONLINE ACCESS: Career Practitioner Supervision, Participant Manual

The Training in Clinical Supervision for Career Counselors and Other Practitioners Curriculum

The Training in Clinical Supervision for Career Counselors and Other Practitioners Curriculum was developed to address the unique need for supervision among career counselors and others providing services in career development.
Author/Editor: Jane Goodman, Judith Hoppin
Year: 2016

Price: $195.00     ONLINE ACCESS

Facilitating Career Development, Student Manual, Revised 4th Edition

An Instructional Program for Career Services Providers and Other Career Development Providers

The newest edition of the curriculum includes updates to resources, references, and web links. Still included are the five new chapters. The new chapters expand understanding and career practitioner competencies for diverse purposes and audiences.
Author/Editor: A. Lisa Jordan, Janet N. Marinaccio
Year: 2020

Volume Pricing
1 - 19$ 150.00
20 - 199$ 130.00
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ONLINE ACCESS, Facilitating Career Development, Student Manual, Revised 4th Edition

An Instructional Program for Career Services Providers and Other Career Development Providers

The newest edition of the curriculum includes updates to resources, references, and web links. Still included are the five new chapters. The new chapters expand understanding and career practitioner competencies for diverse purposes and audiences.
Author/Editor: A. Lisa Jordan, Janet N. Marinaccio
Year: 2020

Price: $150.00     ONLINE ACCESS

ONLINE ACCESS Facilitating Career Development Instructor Manual, Revised 4th Edition

An Instructional Program for Career Services Providers and Other Career Development Providers

The newest edition of the curriculum includes updates to resources, references, and web links. Still included are the five new chapters. The new chapters expand understanding and career development competencies for diverse purposes and audiences. The training has value for both front-line personnel and program administrators in various settings who provide career development services. PLEASE NOTE: Instructors using this curriculum must attend an NCDA-approved Instructor Training Workshop and must be listed on the NCDA Instructor Registry. For more information visit our website at www.ncda.org or contact mpowell@ncda.org. The Instructor's Package contains one Instructor Manual, which includes student materials, including the 5 new chapters.
Author/Editor: A. Lisa Jordan, Janet N. Marinaccio
Year: 2020

Price: $350.00     ONLINE ACCESS

School Career Development Advisor Training Manual

SCDA Manual

The School Career Development Advisor (SCDA) Training is intended for providers who work with youth in many settings and help prepare students for meaningful work and managing their careers. 
Author/Editor: Veronica Tate, Rebecca Dedmond, Jennifer Stevens, Jennifer Landis-Santos
Year: 2017

Price: $50.00  Qty:     

ONLINE ACCESS, School Career Development Advisor Training Manual

SCDA Manual

The School Career Development Advisor (SCDA) Training is intended for providers who work with youth in many settings and help prepare students for meaningful work and managing their careers. 
Author/Editor: Veronica Tate, Rebecca Dedmond, Jennifer Stevens, Jennifer Landis-Santos
Year: 2017

Price: $50.00     New Online Access

ONLINE COMPANION: A Comprehensive Guide to Career Assessment - Annual Subscription

NCDA now offers a website subscription as a companion to the print book, A Comprehensive Guide to Career Assessment (7th ed). This website is a dynamic database of assessment reviews, and adds 14 new chapters to the foundational six chapters that are only in print. This website contains comprehensive information career counselors, educators and practitioners will find invaluable in learning about career assessment and embraces global perspectives of career assessment.
Author/Editor: Kevin B. Stoltz and Susan R. Barclay
Year: 2019

Style:      ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION!

DVD

(DVD) Inspiring Career Practitioners to Connect Theory and Practice

This DVD contains video footage of some of the leading Career Development Theorists. Included on this DVD is detailed information about John Holland’s and Donald Super’s theory. Footage of John Krumboltz, Nancy Schlossberg, and Sunny Hansen is also included. Each theorist discusses the core concepts of their theory as well as strengths of the theory and practical applications for practitioners. This DVD plays on a Windows format.
Author/Editor: Rich Feller, John Holland, Donald Super, John Krumboltz, Nancy Schlossberg, Sunny Hansen
Year: 2009

Price:   Qty: