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CASE STUDY OF CAROLINE Career Counseling Assessment

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  • 1. Career Counseling Assessment

2. Caroline 17 year old white female High school senior Requests help with the career planningprocess Plans to attend a small, faith based collegeand has begun enrollment process 3. Myers-Briggs Help student to become knowledgeable about herpersonality type Make connections between occupationalconsiderations and personality type Self Directed Search Identify interest patterns based on Hollands typology Correlate interests, competencies, and abilities to anoccupation Career Style Interview Use the students personal stories to construct acareer success plan Identify themes and tension in the stories to enablethe student to learn how to adapt in the work world. 4. MBTI Form M 93 items Completed by student at school Scored and results interpreted by counselor Second meeting SDS Self-administered and self-scored (with supervision) Seven sections Interpreted in consultation with counselor during thirdmeeting with student CSI Fifth meeting - Counselor interviews student in office Sixth meeting Counselor and student create a thememap and success formula based on interview answers 7 questions 5. Nosignificant medical or developmental considerations were noted. 6. Studentgave no indication of previous psychiatric issues in family. 7. School Activities Leader in several organizations Respected member of the student body by both teachers and students Academic GPA 3.8 using a 4.0 scale 8. Family structure Mother and father married Mother - outgoing leader Father - quiet, strong Older brother, recently married Considered a leader Idolizes brother Strong family connections SocialConnections Several meaningful friendships with peers Active in local church Voted Friendliest by classmates 9. MBTI ENFJ: Extrovert,Intuitive,Feeling,&Judging All types are valuable Split-half reliability and internal consistency are high(.90/some .80). Some debate concerning internalconsistency. SDS Summary Code - SEA Social (42) Enterprising (39) Artistic (33) Substantial test-retest reliability (.76 to .89) andvalidity is at the high range for interest inventories. 10. CSI Themes Social, Artistic, Poised She feels pressure to live up to her mothers/brothersexample, but is more comfortable being a part of theteam. Pain She feels like she has to live up to theexpectation of leadership exhibited by hermother and brother and fears she will fail. Research is presently be conducted to establishreliability and validity for this qualitative form ofassessment. 11. MBTI Enjoys working with people Perceives relationships, meanings, & possibilities Use personal feelings, values to make decisions Rather make a judgment quickly SDS Student may enjoy jobs that include the following: Helping, counseling, social service, Directing others, success, extroverted Artistic activities, creativity, open to experience CSI Success Formula Life is best when she is able toexpress herself artistically, with poise and work withpeople in a cooperative manner 12. After consulting and receiving feedback fromthe student concerning the results of allassessments, the counselor will: Provide and discuss information concerning occupations suggested by all assessments. Discuss further career plan objectives Follow-up to determine progress toward career planning goals. Also counsel the student concerning other potential counseling needs. 13. Holland, J. L. (1994). Self-directed search: You and yourcareer. Lutz, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources.Holland, J. L., Fritzsche, B. A., & Powell, A. B. (1997). Self-directed search: Technical manual. Lutz, FL: PsychologicalAssessment Resources.Schaubhut, N. A., Herk, N. A., & Thompson, R. C. (2009).MBTI form M: Manual supplement. Retrieved fromhttp://www.cpp.com/pdfs/MBTI_FormM_Supp.pdf.Whiston, S. C. (2009). Principles and applications of assessment in counseling. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning.Zunker, V. G. (2012). Career counseling: A holistic approach.Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning.