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Campus C3A
Programs PG
Session Fall Semester 2016
Course Code CCE - 801
Credit Hours 3
Pre-Requisutes None
Course Objectives
  • To develop understanding and skills in career coaching and counselling, and their use in career development
  • To integrate this understanding with practice in a variety of contexts
Detail Content
  • The course covers topics including: What is career counselling?
  • The nature of career counselling, professionalism and career counselling associations
  • Ethics of professional practice and historical perspectives of career counseling
  • Current scope of career counselling profession in Pakistan
  • Humanistic approaches to career counselling, career counselling models
  • Counselling skills, using coaching models in career counseling
  • Ethics and values in career counselling.
Text/Ref Books
  • Sharf, R.S. (2010). Applying Career Development Theory to Counseling (5th Edition). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.
  • Athanasou, J.A. and Esbroeck, R.V. (2008) (eds.). International Handbook of Career Guidance. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
  • Frigerio, G. (2010). Reinventing careers: creating space for students to get a life. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 26: 9-14.
  • Gothard, B. (1999). Career as a myth.Psychodynamic Counselling, 5.1: 87-97.
  • McMahon, M. and Patton, W. (2006) (eds.). Career Counselling: Constructivist Approaches. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Palmer, S. and Whybrow, A. (eds.) (2007).Handbook of Coaching Psychology. London: Routledge.
  • Savickas, M.L. and Walsh, W.B. (eds.). (1996). Handbook of Career Counseling Theory and Practice. Palo Alto, CA: Davies-Black.
  • Young, R.A., Valach, L. and Collin, A. (2002).A contextualist explanation of career.In D. Brown and Associates, Career Choice and Development (4th edn.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Time Schedule Fall 2015
Faculty/Resource Person Ms. Nadia Jahan
MS Career Guidance and Development, UK