Theory of Career Counseling
Step 1: Complete the O*NET Interest Profiler found online at http://www.onetcenter.org/IP.html (Download all materials at once -Interest Profiler Desktop) ATTACHED: I AGREE WITH THE RESULTSStep 2: Evaluate the accuracy (validity) and usefulness of the results. You are free, of course, to agree or disagree with the assessment interpretations; however, the precise reason(s) for any agreement or disagreement should be thoroughly explained. In addition, a brief critique should be included for the assessment instrument indicating what you liked or disliked about it, how useful/ interesting you found it to be, and any deficiencies/limitations that you were able to discern.Step 3: You will apply information learned from your assessment results, combined with yourtheoretical understanding (referencing a theory of career counseling) of your own process of development to write your own career autobiography. You will consider your own development across your lifespan in terms of a chosen career theory. APA format required.Paper Criteria: Page length minimum 8 pages, maximum 10, pages excluding references. Be sure to consult the Publication Manual of the APA, 7th Edition (2020) for style and reference questions. You will be evaluated on adherence to APA style.Autobiography Content Outline: Background: Include factors such as family constellation, socio-economic status, ethnicity, religion/spirituality, ability, sexual orientation, and other factors you deem pertinent to your own process of career development. ? Present Life Situation (see above examples) Education/Training Work History Assessment: Interests, Values, & PersonalityEach of the sections should combine information from test results & self-reflection Career Goals (now and in the past)Theoretical Understanding of Career Development: This section should be based on your newly obtained knowledge of career theory and the application of ONE CHOSEN CAREER THEORY to your own life and development. You may choose any theory presented in the text, or another approved by the instructor.