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
My Vocational Situation Scale
Emily E. Bullock
The My Vocational Situation (MVS) scale is a self-report screening tool developed for use with high school, college, and adult career counseling clients. The MVS was authored by John L. Holland, Denise Daiger, and Paul G. Power. After a 10-minute administration time, it provides information on clients' vocational identity status, knowledge of career information, and applicable career barriers. The majority of the inventory is comprised of the Vocational Identity subscale, which is made up of 18 true and false items. Vocational identity is one of the secondary constructs within Holland's popular theory of careers and defined as stable and clear goals, interests, and abilities. ...