CPSY 400 - Exam 3 (14-17)
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A standardized measure of a sample of a person's behavior.
Measures a person's preferences, attitudes, and interests in certain activities.
A test designed to predict a person's future performance
A method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores
Ability of a test to yield very similar scores for the same individual over repeated testings
Ability of a test to measure what it is supposed to measure and to predict what it is supposed to predict
A measure of the extent to which two factors vary together, and thus of how well either factor predicts the other.
Defining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested group.
Reason for counselors to use tests on clients
1. Gain self-understanding
2. Help counselors better understand their clients
3. Help counselors determine techniques to use
4. Help counselors evaluate the outcome of their efforts
McDaniel's Formula for a Successful Career
Career = Work + Leisure
Realistic - Construction
Artistic - Writer
Investigative - Philosopher
Social - Teaching
Enterprising - Journalism
Conventional - Administrative Work
5 Stages of Vocational Development
Donald Super and Eli Ginzberg
Growth, exploration, establishment, maintance, and decline
Career Counseling with Adolescents
Should include exploration of work opportunities and students' evaluation of their own strengths and weaknesses.
Career Information Delivery Systems (CIDS)
Challenges for Cultural Minorities to Get Jobs
Employer Discrimination Practices
Lack of Marketable Skills
Limited Access to Informational Networks
Types of Families
Offering 2 contradictory messages & prohibiting the recipient from noticing the contradiction.
The environment and relationship which enables the client to be open about their life with the therapist
Other members of a triangle pull a person in two different directions
The ability of the family to modify its functioning to meet the changing demands of internal and external factors.
The primary client in family counseling
Maintaining the status quo
Many different paths to the same end
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts
Battles in Family Counselling
Battle for structure
Battle for initiative
Emphasis of Elementary Counseling
Prevention and remediation
Tasks for Elementary Counselors
Implement classroom guidelines
Provide individual and small-group counseling
Assist students identify skills and abilities
Communicate with family/teachers
Develop career awareness
Peer Counseling in a School Setting
An older student is paired with a younger student. The older student must learn to accept and teach the younger student.
Prevention of Destructive Behavior
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