VISTAS Career Counseling and Development

VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.



Possible Selves: Concepts, Applications, and Implications for Career Practice and Policy

Anne Marshall and Fran Guenette

2009
  • School-to-work transitions are a major developmental challenge facing young people (Arnett, 2006; Blustein, 2006)
  • Given societal shifts, impact of a global economy, & increasing emphasis on technological literacy, youth must participate early & actively in career planning
  • Current labour market trends indicate most workers will need to consider new employment options and pathways throughout careers

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