Ways Parents Can Assist In Their Children's Career Development (Herr & Kramer)

posted Oct 22, 2015, 6:02 PM by Joyce Fan
1. Partnering with their children's school to provide aligned supports.
2. Encouraging children to analyze self-characteristics (interests, capacities, values).
3. Communicating work requirements to children.
4. Discussing the importance of work values in work behavior.
5. Explaining the relationship among work, pay, and the economic condition of the family.
6. Connecting children with informational resources (workers, books, films).
7. Helping children understand the negative impact of stereotyping occupational alternatives and workers.
8. Providing children with opportunities for work in the home and community.
9. Providing children with opportunities to learn and practice decision-making skills.