Publication Date

2005

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

Department

Counselor Education

Abstract

Discusses the importance of implementing career development groups at the high school level. A study was conducted to determine if group career counseling is beneficial to students’ growth in their career development. The methods used in this study were described, including the setting, participants, procedure, and evaluations. The findings were detailed along with a discussion about the implications of the results. Included in the literature review was the rational for having career development in high school, as well as the educational system and counselor’s role pertaining to career development. Using group work as a counseling technique was described, along with its effectiveness when working with adolescents. Finally, the advantages of combining group counseling with career development were introduced and explored.

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