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
- 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