Updated January 2015
Early Intervention Career Development for Children and Adolescents
Topics covered include:
- Career exploration,
- Family and parental influence,
- School / guidance counsellors,
- Race and gender,
- High school students,
- At-risk youth,
- and more.
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Bardick, A.D., Bernes, K.B., Magnusson, K.C., & Witco, K.D. (2006). Junior high school students’ career plans for the future: A Canadian perspective. Journal of Career Development, 32, 250-271.
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Blackhurst, A., Auger, R.W., Wahl, K.H. (2003), Children’s perceptions of vocational preparation requirements, Professional School Counseling, Vol. 7 No.2, pp. 58 – 67.
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Blustein, D.L. (2004). Moving from the Inside Out: Further explorations of the family of origin/career development linkage, The Counseling Psychologist, 32(4): 603 – 611.
Brown, M.T. (2004). The Career Development Influence of Family of Origin: Considerations of Race/Ethnic Group Membership and Class, The Counseling Psychologist, 32(4): 587 – 595.
Brown, S., Sessions, J., and Taylor, K., (2004). What Will I Be When I Grow Up? An Analysis of Childhood Expectations and Career Outcomes. Discussion Papers on economics 05/2, Department of Economics, University of Leicester.
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Chope, R.C. (2005). Qualitatively Assessing Family Influence in Career Decision Making, Journal of Career Assessment, 13(4): 395 – 414.
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Clark, G., Horan, J. J., (2001). Interactive Internet Program Teaches Parents to Facilitate Children’s Career Development. APA 2000 poster session submitted by invitation to ERIC January 9, 2001.
Creed, P. A., Patton, W., Prieaux, L., (2007). Predicting change over time in career planning and career exploration for high school students. Journal of Adolescence 30 377-392.
Creed, P.A. & Patton, W. (2003). Predicting two components of career maturity in school-based adolescents. Journal of Career Development, 29, 277 – 290.
Dagley, J. C., Salter, S. K., (2004). Practice and Research in Career Counseling and Development – 2003. The Career Development Quarterly, Volume 53, Issue 2, pages 98-157.
Denis, T., Gibbons, M. M., (2009). Narrative theory: a career counseling approach for adolescents of divorce. Professional School Counselor, Source Volume: 12 Issue 3.
Diemer, M. A. (2007). Parental and School Influences upon the Career Development of Poor Youth of Color. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 70 (3), 502-524.
Dietrich, J., Kracke, B., (2009). Career-specific parental behaviors in adolescents’ development. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 75, 109-119.
Domene, J.F., Arim, R.G. & Young, R.A. (2007). Gender and career development projects in early adolescence: Similarities and Differences between Mother and Mother Daughter Dyads. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 4, 1007 – 126.
Emmett, J. and Preston, D., (2001). Career Development in Elementary School. In D. Sandhu (Ed.) 2001. Elementary school counseling in the new millennium. (73-101) Alexandria, VA US: American Counseling Association.
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Flum, H. & Blustein, D.L. (2000). Reinvigorating the study of vocational exploration. A framework for research. Journal of Vocational Behaviour, 56, 380 – 404.
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Gazzola, N. and Samson, A. (2004). Current Practices: Research and Trends in the Provision of Guidance and Career Education to School-Aged Youth. Report submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Education. (55 pages).
Germeijs, V. & Verschueren, K. (2006). High school students’ career decision-making process: Development and Validation Study Choice Task Inventory. Journal of Career Assessment, 14, 449 – 471.
Germeijs, V., & Vaerschueren, K., (2006). High school students’ career decision-making process: A longitudinal study of one choice. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 68, 189-204.
Gibson, D. M. (2005). The use of genograms in career counseling with elementary, middle and high school students. Career Development Quarterly.
Gingras, M., (2008). School starts: a path of innovative solutions for development of the guidance approach. Bulletin of the Quebec Association (AQISEP), 27 (1), 1-16.
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Gordon, T.R., Couture, S.J., and Drefs, M.A., (2000). Career and Life-planning: Needs of Children and Adolescents. NATCON Papers, 2000.
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Hartung, P., Porfeli, E. J., Vondracek, F. W. (2008). Career Adaptability in Childhood, Career Development Quarterly, v 57, n1, p. 63-74.
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Helwig, A. A., (2008). From Childhood to adulthood: A 15 year longitudinal career development study. Career Development Quarterly, v 57, n 1, p. 38-50.
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Hirschi, A.,(2010b). Positive adolescent career development: The role of intrinsic and extrinsic work values. The Career Development Quarterly, 58, 276-287.
Hirschi, A., & Vondracek, F.W., (2009). Adaptation of career goals to self and opportunities in early adolescence. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 75, 120-128.
Hirschi, A., & Lage, D., (2008a). Increasing the career choice readiness of young adolescents: An evaluation study. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 8(2), 95-110.
Hirschi, A., & Lage, D., (2008b). Using accuracy of self-estimated interest type as a sign of career choice readiness in career assessment of secondary students. Journal of Career Assessment, 16, 310-325.
Howard, K.A.S., & Walsh, M.E., (2009). Children’s conceptions of career choice and attainment: Model development. Unpublished manuscript.
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Hughes, C., Thomas, T. (2003), The family’s influence on adolescent and young adult career development: theory, research and practice, Australian Journal of Career Development, Vol. 51 pp. 162 – 79.
Hurley-Hanson, A. E. (2006). Applying image norms across Super’s career development stages. Career Development Quarterly. Volume 54, Issue 4, Pages 318=330.
Jarvis, P. S., (2004). Educators Use Career Games to Teach Lifelong Career Management Skills. Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, v79, n 1, p34-49.
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Kerr, B., & Sodano, S. (2003). Career Assessment with Intellectually Gifted Students. Journal of Career Assessment, 11: 168-186.
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