A Cultural and Contextual Decision Path Approach to Career Assessment With Native Americans: A Psychological Perspective

William E Martin Jr, Kristin K. Farris

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Abstract

A method to include the unique cultural and contextual backgrounds of Native Americans into the career assessment process is discussed in this article. The cultural and contextual differential assessment method focuses on five cultural differentials that are language usage, cultural orientation, home community, family system, and communication style. Cultural and Contextual Decision Paths are identified that provide practical guides for use by counselors and clients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)258-275
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Career Assessment
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994

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North American Indians
Psychology
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Language
Communication
Career assessment
Native Americans
Psychological
Counselors
Cultural orientation
Communication style

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychology(all)
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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A Cultural and Contextual Decision Path Approach to Career Assessment With Native Americans : A Psychological Perspective. / Martin Jr, William E; Farris, Kristin K.

In: Journal of Career Assessment, Vol. 2, No. 3, 1994, p. 258-275.

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