The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology
Meeting the needs of gifted students’ career selection process can pose some unique considerations such as gifted asynchronous development, multipotentiality, and demographic differences such as gender, culture, and socio-economic status (SES) within the gifted population. To address the career counseling needs of gifted students, counselors need to understand the characteristics and needs of gifted students and the relationship this has in the career planning process. This article provides guidance for school counselors to understand gifted students and how to apply career counseling theories, such as the strengths-based approach, Social Cognitive Career Theory, and constructivist theory to this student population.
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The College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences of Argosy University
Kurt, Layla J., "Career Counseling for Gifted Students: Understanding Student Needs and Strategies for Success" (2016). Counselor Education and Human Services Faculty Publications. 73.
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