The Sixth Edition of Career Guidance and Counseling Through the Lifespan provides comprehensive treatment of career development theory and practice in a world of work undergoing profound change. This book examines the current changes in the organization and content of work, the implications of the global economy for the practice of career development, best practices in career services, and perspectives on the research findings supporting career counseling and other career interventions. Highlights of the Sixth Edition: Provides a historical perspective on the evolution of career counseling and career guidance and identifies how definitions of these processes and the role of counselors change across time. Discusses the applications of systematic and planned approaches to career guidance and counseling for children, youth, and adults, in various settings: schools, colleges, and universities, business and industry, and community agencies. Offers superior emphasis on the applications of career counseling and guidance to different and special needs populations including African-Americans, Hispanics, other culturally diverse populations, males, females, children and adolescents, adults with mental health problems in the workplace, midcareer job changers, the unemployed, dual career families, persons with work/family conflicts, and burned out workers. Includes expanded treatment of international perspectives on changes in the occupational structure, work, and career interventions. Includes expanded treatment of the school-to-work transition and work-based learning as legislative initiatives and as important factors shaping career relevant schooling, transition services, and the transition and adjustment to work. Visit our NEW Helping Professions Website at www.ablongman.com/helpingprofessions for additional resources! Page 1 of 1Herr, Edwin L. is the author of 'Career Guidance and Counseling Through the Lifespan Systematic Approaches', published 2003 under ISBN 9780321081391 and ISBN 0321081390.