Career Guidance: Tools for Practical Applications

Career Guidance: Tools for Practical Applications

  • Grade range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
  • Release date: 07-11-2017
  • Tags: Career Assessment, Career Development, Post-secondary options, Student employment, Career Exploration, Post secondary options, Employability Skills, Career Assessment Tools, Norming procedures, Scoring procedures, Career Assessment Program, Career aspirations, CACE, CACE Survey, Career Aspirations and Career Exploration Survey, Career Guidance, Career Guidance Best p=Practices, Career Clusters, Student-centered career assessment, Non-traditional careers, NTO, Non-traditional occupations, Parent involvement

Description

The objectives of this video are to acquaint educators with:

• Key aspects of successful career assessment programs
• Career clusters
• Non-traditional careers

Resources

Resource ID: SP041 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
One of the main components of successful career guidance is an effective assessment program.  This video introduces three different approaches to career assessment. 
Resource ID: SP042 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Comprehensive career assessments look at interests, personality traits, and aptitudes.  This video discusses the importance of measuring these employability skills for all your students including your students with special needs.
Resource ID: SP043 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
This video discusses two important concepts to consider when looking at career assessment tools.  These concepts are the appropriateness and the comprehensiveness of the assessment package.
Resource ID: SP044 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
In this video, norming and scoring procedures for career assessment tools are explained. 
Resource ID: SP045 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
This video details available career assessment tools to utilize in developing your own group assessment program. 
Resource ID: SP046 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
This video concludes the exploration of career guidance tools and introduces the next video series about Career Aspirations and Career Expectations (CACE).   
Resource ID: SP047 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
This video introduces the Career Aspirations and Career Expectations or CACE survey. 
Resource ID: SP048 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
The Career Aspirations and Career Expectations Survey (CACE) is designed for administration to large groups.  In this video, the designer of the survey, Dr. Lockridge, describes the survey and explains how to administer it.    
Resource ID: SP049 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
An example of a high school where a school-to-career specialist provides career guidance support for all students is highlighted in this video. 
Resource ID: SP0410 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
A second example of a high school where a school-to-career specialist provides career guidance support for all students is highlighted in this video. 
Resource ID: SP0411 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Career clusters are federally developed occupational categories.  There are 16 that are recognized in Texas.  This video further explains career clusters. 
Resource ID: SP0412 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Successful components of a career assessment program include a school wide approach as well as ensuring that the program is student-centered.  Examples of schools that incorporate these components are highlighted in the video.  
Resource ID: SP0413 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Non-Traditional Occupations (NTOs) are jobs in which 25 percent or less of the workforce is of one gender.  Ways to encourage students to pursue non-traditional careers are presented in this video. 
Resource ID: SP0414 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
One of the most important components that contribute to the success of career assessment planning is the involvement of parents. This video highlights certain techniques for parents to use to get involved in their students’ career guidance program.  
Resource ID: SP0415 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
This video is the conclusion of the Career Guidance Tools video series.