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  1. Career-story Interviewing Using the Three Anecdotes Technique

    Career-story Interviewing Using the Three Anecdotes Technique

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes the value of using the Three Anecdotes Technique (TAT) during career-story interviewing. The TAT is a technique aimed at eliciting clients' three earliest memories to help counsellors identify clients' preoccupations and thereby support them to deal with...
  2. Career Counselling: The Usefulness of the Career Interest Profile (CIP)

    Career Counselling: The Usefulness of the Career Interest Profile (CIP)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports the findings from exploratory career counselling with Italian undergraduate university students using the Career Interest Profile (CIP). The participants (n = 178, females = 51.69%; mean age 22.28, SD = 1.59 years) received elective career counselling on...
  3. Factors Impacting on Career Choices of Technikon Students From Previously Disadvantaged High Schools

    Factors Impacting on Career Choices of Technikon Students From Previously Disadvantaged High Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Career development is a socially constructed process involving complex interactions among different structures, forces, and systems all constituting spheres of influence. The purpose of this study was to investigate factors that influence career decisions. Eighty respondents (40 males and 40...
  4. A Qualitative Study of the Career Aspirations of Resettled Young Sudanese and Somali Refugees

    A Qualitative Study of the Career Aspirations of Resettled Young Sudanese and Somali Refugees

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study documents and explicates the academic experiences, visions, hopes and desires which shape the vocational aspirations of young Sudanese and a Somali refugee who have resettled in Australia. Semi-structured interviews were conducted to examine the experiences of a sample...
  5. Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the potential value and viability of an interest narrative (questionnaire) in terms of its psychometric properties and by comparing it with a commonly administered (positivist) career interest questionnaire. Participants were 159 boys and 183 girls, mean ages...
  6. Mauritian and South African Students' Views on Studying Psychology

    Mauritian and South African Students' Views on Studying Psychology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study sought to examine students' views regarding their study of Psychology at a South African (SA) and Mauritian university, including their views on its relevance to their social contexts. A total of 254 students (males = 48, females =...
  7. South African Adolescents' Career Development through the Lens of the Systems Theory Framework: An Exploratory Study

    South African Adolescents' Career Development through the Lens of the Systems Theory Framework: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Adolescent career development has predominantly been studied in the context of middle class Eurocentric cultures and there have been calls for greater attention to the career development of non-dominant and disadvantaged groups. Further, there have been calls to explore career...
  8. Career Identity Related Decision Making among IsiXhosa-Speaking Adolescents

    Career Identity Related Decision Making among IsiXhosa-Speaking Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated career identity development among IsiXhosa speaking adolescents in South Africa. A sample of 40 Grade 12 learners, comprising 20 females and 20 males participated in the study (Age range 17 to—24 years). The Identity Status Interview of...
  9. Brief Overview of the Advancement of Postmodern Approaches to Career Counseling

    Brief Overview of the Advancement of Postmodern Approaches to Career Counseling

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Global changes in people's lifestyles and in the world of work (prompted by changes in the global economy) have necessitated changes in the facilitation of career counseling in the postmodern era. This article attempts to provide a concise overview of...
  10. Life Designing in 21st Century: Using a New, Strengthened Career Genogram

    Life Designing in 21st Century: Using a New, Strengthened Career Genogram

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This work proposes the use of a new, strengthened career genogram in a life designing paradigm for the 21st century. The article shows the importance of the new paradigm for career construction and self-constructing in life designing interventions. From this...