UNIT 3- Intake Interview and Career Assessments
Over the next few units you will look at career planning, assessments, and inventories. You will complete your own assessments and inventories provided through Capella’s Career Center to increase your knowledge of yourself and how to use these tools with clients.
To successfully complete this learning unit, you will be expected to:
1. Identify a career counselor in your specialization and schedule an informational interview to discuss career counseling.
2. Identify culturally appropriate assessments and inventories.
Unit 3 Study 1
Use your Career Counseling text to read the following:
3. Chapter 5, “Career Counseling Intake Interview,” pages 137â€“158.
4. Chapter 6, “Using Standardized Tests and Self-Assessment Procedures in Career Counseling,” pages 161â€“187.
Use your Using Assessment Results text to read the following:
Discussion 1: 1 page needed with minimum of 250 words and 2 references. 5 days order.
Culturally Appropriate Assessments
In this unit you explored assessments. Explain your understanding of the importance of reliability and validity in relation to assessments and inventories. If you are considering using an assessment for a diverse client, describe the process you would use to determine if the assessment is appropriate for that particular client. Consider in your post, whether the assessments you completed in this unit were appropriate, accurate, and valuable for you as well.