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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2021, Vol. 17(6) 32-53

A Career Adaptability Model for Psychological Counselors

Ahmet Kara & Ali Eryılmaz

pp. 32 - 53   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2101-15-0009.R1

Published online: December 03, 2021  |   Number of Views: 292  |  Number of Download: 451


The main aim of this research is; to propose and test a model of structural equality that examines career adaptability of psychological counselors, career calling and skills used in the fields of vocational identity experience for psychological counselors. This research was designed as a causal pattern. 231 volunteer psychological counselors participated in the study. The data were collected by “career adaptability scale, career calling scale, communication skills scale and perceived self- efficacy in counseling competencies scale”. Structural equation modeling was used for data analysis. According to the research findings, career calling predicts career adaptability in a statistically positive and meaningful way. At the same time, it was found that the skills used in the fields of vocational identity experience (communication skills and competence perception) for psychological counselors positively and significantly predicted career calling. Finally, the relationship between career adaptability and skills used in the fields of vocational identity experience for psychological counselors (communication skills and competence perception) has been shown to have a full mediating effect of career calling. As a result of this research, a career adaptability model for psychological counselors was reached. Experimental programs that will be prepared to increase career adaptability of psychological counselors can include dimensions of the model discussed in this research.

Keywords: Career Adaptability, Career Calling, Fields of Vocational Identity Experience, Counselor

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APA 6th edition
Kara, A. & Eryilmaz, A. (2021). A Career Adaptability Model for Psychological Counselors . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(6), 32-53. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2021.382.3

Kara, A. and Eryilmaz, A. (2021). A Career Adaptability Model for Psychological Counselors . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(6), pp. 32-53.

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Kara, Ahmet and Ali Eryilmaz (2021). "A Career Adaptability Model for Psychological Counselors ". International Journal of Progressive Education 17 (6):32-53. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2021.382.3.

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