Organized around the National Career Development Associationrs"s competencies, this practical, engaging text examines the full spectrum of state-of-the-art career development topics. Coverage focuses squarely on the application of interventions with real people, using straightforward presentations and cases studies to expose students to all of the essential competencies required for the professional practice of career counseling. The authors' respect for their field and their long-standing commitment to educating students about career development theory and practice creates a readable, useful, interesting text. It also addresses the wide diversity of career counseling clients and counselors in today's society, while emphasizing that careers develop over time, rather than in a single "enlightened" moment. With an increased emphasis on application and implications for practice,Career Development Interventions in the 21 st Century now includes: Tips from the Field, which appear throughout the text and offer practical tips and guidelines. Diversecase studies, which show readers how the material can be applied in their work as professional counselors. Student Activities, which appear at the end of each chapter and give readers the opportunity to apply chapter content.Niles, Spencer G. is the author of 'Career Development Interventions in the 21st Century', published 2008 under ISBN 9780132254380 and ISBN 0132254387.