Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: June 25, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963978 | Print ISBN: 9781412909280 | Online ISBN: 9781412963978| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Career Planning Survey
Kyle B. Swaney
The Career Planning Survey is a paper-based career assessment system designed to help students in Grades 8 through 10 identify and explore personally relevant occupations and high school courses. The assessment elements consist of an interest inventory, an inventory of ability self-estimates, and two optional academic ability tests. In addition, students can complete checklists assessing their work-relevant experiences and the characteristics they want in a job. Counselor materials encourage the use of the Career Planning Survey in group settings to teach students how to gather and consider self and occupational information essential to the exploration of educational and occupational options. The Career Planning Survey is published by ACT. ...