Applying two career counseling theories of your choice to a case scenario that the instructor provides.
Final Paper: 50pts
You will apply two career counseling theories of your choice to a case scenario that the instructor provides. The theories cannot be the same as the one you used in your roleplay demonstration. The paper will include analysis and application of career theories, assessments, and intervention. A draft of the paper will be submitted before the final paper is due. Length: 5~8 pages double spaced (not including cover page and references).
-Krumboltz s Learning Theory of Career Counseling (LTCC)
-Cognitive Information Processing (CIP)
-Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT)
-Person-Environment-Correspondence (PEC) Counseling
-Super s Life Span, Life Space Theory
-Gottfredson s Theory of Circumscription and Compromise
Case conceptualization (10pts) *2 (One for each theory)
o What are the cultural factors that this client presents (Only included in the first theory)
o What are the client s strengths and weaknesses (Only included in the first theory)
o Discuss the theory that you would like to use and why/how it would be a good fit with your client. History of the theories is not needed and summary of the theory should be very brief. Please be specific with your reasons and tailor the theory to the client
o Use the information provided about the client to support your assessment of the client’s salient issues and problems
o Describe what additional information you would want to know about the client and explain the importance of this additional information to your conceptualization
Treatment goals (2pts)*2 (One for each theory)
o What are 2~3 treatment goals that are relevant to the client
o Justify how you would prioritize these goals
o Justify how these goal relate to your theoretical conceptualization
o Goals should be observable and measureable
Interventions (8pts)*2 (One for each theory)
o What are some assessments and tools that you would like to use with the client
o Why would the assessments and tools necessary considering your theoretical conceptualization and goals
o What are some interventions that you would like to use with the client (at lease 2) Please provide examples on how you would use the interventions specifically.
o How would the interventions help you and client achieve the goals specifically
Theory critique (5pts)*1
o What are the pros and cons of the two theories
o How well do the theories address multicultural issues specifically presented by the client
Writing convention (5pts)
o APA sty1e: be sure to look at the manual!
o Grammar, spelling, coherence, organization, writing quality, critical thinking.
o Paper must be 5~8 pages (not including cover page and references). Abstract NOT required.