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The clinical practice of career assessment [electronic resource] : interests, abilities, and personality / Rodney L. Lowman.

By: Lowman, Rodney L.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Hyattsville, MD : American Psychological Association ; Copies may be ordered from APA Order Dept., c1991Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 318 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.Subject(s): Vocational interests -- Testing | Occupational aptitude tests | Psychology, Industrial | Counseling | Models, Psychological | Psychological Tests | Vocational GuidanceAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 153.9/4 Online resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.Summary: In his new book, 'The Clinical Practice of Career Assessment: Interests, Abilities, and Personality," Rodney L. Lowman discusses and integrates the three areas he considers to be the most important in career assessment: interests, abilities, and personality. There is a balance between the theoretical and the applied in Lowman's discussion of career assessment. In addition to being easy to read, the book includes several case examples that describe, among other things, a midlife career changer, the incongruency between measured interests and actual occupation, and how to write feedback reports of the assessment process.Summary: The model of career assessment I present here is called the interdomain career assessment model. /// This book is intended to introduce practicing psychologists and graduate students in psychology to the pleasures of a neglected area of clinical assessment. Career assessment is not neglected in the sense that psychologists are avoiding work in this area, but there is a need for the development of a more rigorous science and richer clinical literature. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-304) and index.

In his new book, 'The Clinical Practice of Career Assessment: Interests, Abilities, and Personality," Rodney L. Lowman discusses and integrates the three areas he considers to be the most important in career assessment: interests, abilities, and personality. There is a balance between the theoretical and the applied in Lowman's discussion of career assessment. In addition to being easy to read, the book includes several case examples that describe, among other things, a midlife career changer, the incongruency between measured interests and actual occupation, and how to write feedback reports of the assessment process.

The model of career assessment I present here is called the interdomain career assessment model. /// This book is intended to introduce practicing psychologists and graduate students in psychology to the pleasures of a neglected area of clinical assessment. Career assessment is not neglected in the sense that psychologists are avoiding work in this area, but there is a need for the development of a more rigorous science and richer clinical literature. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)

Also issued in print.

Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 1991. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s1991 dcunns.

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