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
Society for Vocational Psychology
Paul A. Gore
The Society for Vocational Psychology is a professional organization that has as its purpose to encourage, promote, and facilitate contributions to research, teaching, practice, and public interest in vocational psychology and career intervention. The society is one of several interest groups within the Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17) of the American Psychological Association. Society membership includes psychology graduate students, faculty, researchers, consultants, and practitioners. The society promotes its goals by sponsoring presentations at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, by publishing and distributing information relevant to its members via a Web site and an electronic newsletter, by representing the interests of career development and ...