Do you know about projects to test or implement ideas or instruments from ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) in Career Development or Guidance?
In 2012 Hoare, McIlveen, and Hamilton published a plea to use concepts and techniques from ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) to Career Development or Guidance. At that moment there were strong arguments, but not yet empirical evidence. What is the situation now? Is there any research that confirms the theoretical arguments? Are there new theoretical insights? Are there projects intended to develop tools for Career Guidance based on ACT? Is anything known about evaluations and/or effects?
With my colleague Albert de Folter I developed a toolkit. It consists of tools, based on or inspired by ACT, for career guidance in schools. We are interested in developing similar tools for adults.
Hoare, P. N., McIlveen, P., & Hamilton, N. (2012). Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) as a career counselling strategy. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 12(3), 171–187.
I have no information on ACT and career development. However, I have an interest in ACT and integration of Faith in impacting successful outcomes of therapy and helping survivors of trauma. In your search, if you come across anything, would you let me know? I will do the same thing for you if I see anything related to careers! the outcomes Thanks!!
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