Paulo Miguel Silva Cardoso

Paulo Miguel Silva Cardoso
Universidade de Évora | uevora · Department of Psychology

PhD
Teacher and Counselor

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Introduction
I am assistant professor with aggregation at the Department of Psychology, University of Évora, Portugal. I teach vocational psychology and career counseling in the Educational Psychology Master Program. Researcher at the Research Unit in Economy and Management (CEFAGE-UE), at the University of Évora, my main research interests are career development of disadvantaged populations and the process of clients' change in career counseling. In these areas of research I published several articles and book chapters. In addition to teaching and research, I maintain practice of career counseling at the University of Évora. Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Vocational Behavior and advisory board of the International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance.
Additional affiliations
January 2020 - present
University of Évora
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • Researcher at the Research Unit in Economy and Management (CEFAGE-UE), at the University of Évora, my main research interests are career development of disadvantaged populations and the process of change in career counseling. In this field I published on client’s change in Career Construction Counseling.
Education
January 2003 - June 2007
University of Évora
Field of study
  • Psychology

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Publications (56)
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This article aims to explore the relationship between clients' narrative transformation and the promotion of vocational decidedness and career maturity in a mid-adolescent case of Life Design Counseling (LDC). To assess LDC outcomes the Vocational Certainty Scale and the Career Maturity Inventory — Form C were used before and after the intervention...
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The Student Career Construction Inventory measures students’ adapting behaviors. The present study validates this inventory in a sample of 314 Portuguese college students. Measurement confirmatory factorial analysis indicates better fit for the 18-items measurement model, comparing to the 25-items model. Reliability and criterion-related analyses e...
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This study examines the process and outcome of a life design group intervention with grade 9 students. In a sample of 139 participants (91 girls and 48 boys), a quasi-experimental design was applied to analyse the intervention’s effectiveness at fostering vocational identity, career adaptability and career decision-making self-efficacy. Seventy and...
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This study examines the process and outcome of a life design group intervention with grade 9 students. In a sample of 139 participants (91 girls and 48 boys), a quasi-experimental design was applied to analyse the intervention’s effectiveness at fostering vocational identity, career adaptability and career decision-making self-efficacy. Seventy and...
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A aliança de trabalho é um preditor da eficácia da intervenção psicológica e envolve o trabalho colaborativo entre psicólogo/a e cliente. Neste estudo, analisa-se em que medida a experiência profissional dos/as psicólogos/as, o rendimento económico e a (in)decisão do/da cliente predizem a aliança de trabalho inicial e se esses fatores e a aliança i...
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This study aims to analyse the Effectiveness of Career Construction Counselling in fostering career adaptability, adaptation of responses, and vocational identity in a sample of 41 participants, of whom 21 were assigned to the intervention group and 20 to the control group. Measurements of outcomes, with regard to adaptability, adaptation of respon...
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The mapping of therapeutic collaboration throughout counseling deepens our understanding of how the helping relationship fosters client change. To better understand the process of career construction counseling (CCC), we analyzed the therapeutic collaboration on six successful face-to-face cases. The participants were six Portuguese adults, five wo...
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The mapping of therapeutic collaboration throughout counseling deepens our understanding of how the helping relationship fosters client change. To better understand the process of career construction counseling (CCC), we analyzed the therapeutic collaboration on six successful face-to-face cases. The participants were six Portuguese adults, five wo...
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This study aims to identify the client factors that predict working alliance in career construction counselling. The sample included 49 Portuguese participants (34 females). A demographic questionnaire collected information about clients’ gender, age and educational level. Distress was assessed using the Outcome Questionnaire-45. The strength of wo...
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Attending to clients' psychological needs during career counseling merits more attention in career theory and practice. We describe how the elaboration of clients' needs during career construction counseling supports clients' problem formulation. After reviewing the literature on the psychology of needs, we present and illustrate an intervention st...
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Le conseil en construction de carrière (CCC) repose sur une vision narrative du fonctionnement humain. Les personnes sont considérées comme des conteurs d’histoires, élaborant des récits sur des épisodes de la vie pour ainsi donner un sens à la multiplicité de leurs expériences personnelles. Ces récits permettent la continuité et la cohérence du gr...
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This case study of an undecided university student has two aims: to assess the effect of life design career counselling on autobiographical reasoning and career variables, and to analyse the client’s narrative transformation using the innovative moments coding system. Results show improvement in career development and organization of autobiographic...
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Quem Sou? Para Onde Vou? é um programa de desenvolvimento vocacional dirigido a jovens que frequentam o ensino básico e secundário. Ao longo de oito sessões procura-se o desenvolvimento de atitudes e comportamentos que facilitem a gestão das transições ao longo do ensino básico e secundário: planeamento de carreira, exploração do conhecimento de si...
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During the past 70 years, diverse vocational theories have focused on various important topics such as career choice processes or person–organization fit and adaptation to describe people’s career development. More recently, narrative approaches have been proposed by several authors inspired by dialogical self theory or the life story model of iden...
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This article aims to show the applicability of two-chair dialogue techniques to solve intrapersonal conflicts underpinning career decision-making difficulties. Grounded in a dialectical constructivist perspective this technique evokes the dialogue between two conflicting self-position, each one in a different chair. It is sought that this dialogue...
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Brazil and Portugal have different working contexts. In Brazil, mixed formal and informal ways dominate, while in Portugal, formal working contexts prevail. By means of in-depth interviews, this study sought to understand and compare the perception of decent work and future among 32 low-qualified emerging adults in Brazil and Portugal. The data fro...
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Based on a brief reflection about the contributions of Ferreira Marques to the development of psychology in Portugal, it is the purpose of this article to remember the legacy of Professor Ferreira Marques through the memory of former students, currently developing psychological interventions in various professional contexts. Participants in this es...
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Career Construction Counseling fosters client change by evoking and elaborating innovative moments in client narratives. In this article, we describe four types of dialogues that counselors may use to prompt narrative novelty and foster client change: (a) identify and evaluate the effects of innovative moments, (b) highlight contrasting self-positi...
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Neste capitulo descrevem-se os resultados de uma intervenção narrativa com adolescentes frequentando os 9º e 12º anos de escolaridade. Os resultados evidenciam a eficácia da intervenção na promoção da certeza vocacional e da autoeficácia face à tomada de decisão na carreira. Foi dada voz aos participantes para se expressarem sobre a sua experiência...
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Neste capítulo apresenta-se um caso, com o objetivo (ou o pretexto) de descrever a prática do Aconselhamento para a Construção de Carreira. O alicerce principal deste processo de aconselhamento plasma-se no decorrer das três sessões. Primeiro, ajudando a cliente a elaborar narrativamente sobre episódios da estória de vida. Depois, apoiar na elabora...
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This article advances understanding of career construction counseling (CCC) by viewing it through the lens of the innovative moments model (IMM) of how clients construct change. The IMM conceives clients’ narrative transformations as resulting from counselors prompting and clients reflecting on exceptions to a problematic self-narrative (i.e., inno...
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Career Construction Counseling (CCC) is a narrative intervention that supports individuals in the elaboration of narrative identity and career construction. The theory, research, and practice of this approach to career counseling has benefited from the Innovative Moments Model (IMM) to explain client change. Similar to CCC, the IMM is grounded on a...
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Career counseling has evolved to include practices that attribute a central importance to context variables and meaning‐making processes. Accordingly, there is a need for client assessment tools that consider the subjectivity and cultural specificity of clients and the interface between their work and life concerns. The idiographic assessment of ou...
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Neste relatório apresenta-se uma abordagem narrativa ao aconselhamento de carreira para intervenções de grupo com adolescentes. Faz-se o enquadramento teórico da prática, apresenta evidência empírica da sua eficácia e, finalmente, referem-se aspectos críticos para a implementação deste tipo de práticas.
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This chapter addresses the contribution of the life design paradigm (Savickas et al., J Vocat Behav 75(3):239–250, 2009) and, consequently, career counseling for decent work and social justice. The approach taken herein is justified by the current context of a globalized economy, in which rapid change has led to new employment opportunities, but wh...
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This study examined the therapeutic collaboration in a case of Life Design Counseling (LDC) with narrative change and positive career outcomes. The therapeutic collaboration-change model and correspondent coding system were used to in-tensively study the helping relationship throughout three sessions of LDC. The collaboration coding system enables...
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Life Design Counseling (LDC) aims to help clients re-author their narrative identity and to project new career plans (Savickas, 2011). To overcome the gap between research and practice in the field of career counseling, we have been developing, since 2012, a research program on the process and outcome of LDC. In this plenary session I will present...
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This article examines the process and outcome of a life design counseling group intervention with students in Grades 9 and 12. First, we applied a quasi-experimental methodology to analyze the intervention’s effectiveness in promoting career certainty, career decision-making, self-efficacy, and career adaptability in a sample of 236 students. Secon...
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This study evaluated the adequacy of the micro-theory of client operations to explain meaning construction during Life Design Counseling. Four adolescents were interviewed about their second counseling session. Their recollections were stimulated through the replay of counseling videotapes. The resulting transcribed interviews were qualitatively an...
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This article addresses the contribution of career orientation and counseling to social inclusion and social justice. The approach is justified by the context of the current economic globalization, where rapid changes have led to new employment opportunities. However, they have also posed challenges related to equality and social justice. The role o...
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This article addresses the contribution of guidance and career counseling for social inclusion and social justice. The approach is justified by the current context of a globalized economy where, rapid change led to new employment opportunities but, also has posed challenges to equal opportunities and social justice. The role of guidance and career...
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The debate on the relationship between career counseling and psychotherapy revealed the close relationship between psychosocial and career issues. The connection between these two approaches paves the way for the integration of career counseling into psychotherapy. In this article, the Systematic Treatment Selection perspective in psychotherapy is...
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In this chapter, after having made some brief considerations of a theoretical nature, focus is placed on the analysis of practices that contribute to the improvement and evolution of the Life Designing framework to counseling. The development of the chapter is done via four main sections, followed by a conclusion. The chapter begins by highlighting...
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The main aim of this research is to study the patterns of narrative change in a case of Life Designing Counseling (LDC). The Innovative Moments Coding System (IMCS) was used to conduct an intensive analysis of the career counseling sessions. This coding system is grounded in a narrative conception of the self, and suggests that narrative change res...
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This article presents an exploratory study of the process of change during Career Construction Counseling (CCC). The Innovative Moments Coding System (IMCS) and the Return to the Problem Coding System (RPCS) were used to an intensive analysis of a career counseling case — the case of Michael. Both systems are grounded in a narrative conception of t...
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In this study, we explored main dilemmas psychologists face in career counselling in two main professional settings: employment and education. Participants included 24 experienced Portuguese psychologists, working in employment (n = 14) and educational (n = 10) settings. We used consensual qualitative research to conduct and analyse semi-structured...
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Resumo Nesta comunicação apresenta-se a Psicologia Vocacional como disciplina que se constrói na interface da psicologia com as dimensões económicas, sociais e educacionais que o desenvolvimento de carreira implica. Após breve caracterização do papel dessa interface para a evolução da Psicologia Vocacional perspectivam-se os desafios que os actuais...
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Este estudo teve como objectivo analisar a percepção de barreiras ao desenvolvimento da carreira em Universitários portadores de incapacidade. Participaram 19 estudantes de 4 estabelecimentos de Ensino Superior Português, com idades compreendidas entre os 19 e os 45 anos. Responderam a uma entrevista semi-estruturada que avaliava a percepção de bar...
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This study tested the hypothesis that self-efficacy in career roles moderates the relation between perception of career barriers and career planning, in a study with Portuguese students, 488 in Grade 9 and 517 in Grade 12. The results supported the hypothesis only among Grade 9 girls, showing that perception of career barriers leads to less career...
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Analisam-se as características psicométricas do Inventário de Crenças de Auto-eficácia Relativamente aos Papéis da Carreira (ICARPC: Vale, 1997) a partir dos resultados obtidos numa investigação em que participaram 488 estudantes do 9º ano e 517 do 12º ano de escolaridade. Os resultados obtidos constituem-se bons indicadores de precisão e de valida...
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Analisam-se as características psicométricas do Inventário de Crenças de Auto-eficácia Relativamente aos Papéis da Carreira (ICARPC: Vale, 1997) a partir dos resultados obtidos numa investigação em que participaram 488 estudantes do 9º ano e 517 do 12º ano de escolaridade. Os resultados obtidos constituem-se bons indicadores de precisão e de valida...
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Differences of gender and ethnicity were examined in terms of the perception of barriers to career development. The Perception of Career Barriers Inventory (IPBC) was administered to a sample of 457 ninth grade students in Portuguese state schools. Gender differences were found, with girls generally scoring higher and in particular on some specific...
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In the present work we propose a conceptualization for the relationship between chronic career indecision and psychopathology. We assume a dimensional and psychodynamic approach to psychopathology. We consider four general structures of psychopathology: borderline, psychotic, depressive and neurotic. Considering psychopathology to elaborate about t...
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The main objective of this research was to characterise the prevalence of depressive symptoms among adolescents attending secondary schools in the district of Palmela. The Portuguese version of the Children Depression Inventory (CDI) was applied to a sample of 570 teenagers, ranging from 12 to 17 years of age. The psychometric characteristics of th...

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