Development of the Career Adaptability Scale for Psychological Counsellors

Volume 6- Issue 1
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Abstract:


This study aims to develop the career adaptability scale for counsellors. This study was carried out with 22-28 aged psychological counsellors and psychological counselling and guidance program’s undergraduate students. Exploratory and confirmatory factor, validity, reliability analysis were used. Career Future Inventory and Career Adapt-Abilities Scale were used for scale validity. According to results, the scale has four dimensions with 61.27% explained variance. The dimensions of the scale are exploration of individual and group counselling, career planning; career related self-exploration and exploration of educational counselling. The scale yielded positive relationship with Career Future Inventory (r = 0.48) and Career Adapt-Abilities Scale (r = 0.62). The career adaptability scale was found valid and reliable.

Keywords

  • Counsellor
  • career adaptability
  • scale
  • exploration
  • planning
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