Vocational Psychology and Career Guidance Practice: An international Partnership

Donna Palladino Schultheiss, Raoul Van Esbroeck

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Vast changes in the world of work spurred by rapid technological growth and globalization have called for a more inclusive, progressive and forward-thinking conceptualization of vocational theory, practice, training, and policy. Discussions at the 2007 International Symposium across eight discussion groups addressed various topics within the field of vocational psychology and career guidance. Several themes emerged that have captured the attention of career scholars and practitioners across the globe. These include: culture and context in theory and practice, research as a process within a contextual system, partnership and collaboration, and social responsibility and public policy. Future directions for the field are offered.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)366-377
Number of pages12
JournalCareer Development Quarterly
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009


  • career guidance
  • career development


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