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Designing and Implementing Career Programs: A Handbook for Effective Practice

Author/Editor: James P. Sampson, Jr. PhD

Year: 2008

The purpose of this handbook is to stimulate discussion among senior managers, managers, practitioners, administrative staff, and stakeholders about the cost-effective design and delivery of career resources, service-delivery tools, and services for adolescents and adults in career centers and schools who have varying needs for assistance in making occupational, educational, training, and employment decisions. Monograph.

Topics include:

Career Services

Service-Delivery Tools

Career Resources

Program Evaluation Strategies
Five-step Model for Providing Accountability Data
Eight-step Implementation Model
Making Implementation a Success
Strategies for Adapting the Models Presented in the Handbook
Resources Available in the Appendices and Accompanying CD-ROM include:

PowerPoint presentations for staff training on the following topics are included: career services, service-delivery tools, career resources, evaluation and accountability, eight-step implementation model, and implementation success.

To view these PowerPoint presentations, visit the companion article in Career Convergence.

View Chapter 1 (PDF)

Designing and Implementing Career Programs - Table of Contents (PDF)

A book review is available online in NCDA's Career Convergence web magazine.


Category: Assessment
Category: Career Information Resources/Curriculum/Activities
Category: Coaching/Consultation/Performance Improvement
Category: Supervision
Category: Ethical/Legal Issues
Category: Research/Evaluation
Category: Technology


Mfr#: ISBN: 978-1-885333-21-6

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