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Parsons work related to current career counselling practices

Parsons' ideas seem simple and perhaps inadequate, yet he is known as the "Father of Career Counselling". In what way has Parsons affected current career counselling practices?

It would be great if you respond to this question by stating your opinions on this topic, supporting them with empirical findings of research.

I am looking for more of personal notes instead of copies from internet resources. Thank you!

A response thorough yet concise, reflecting knowledge of career counselling theories and intervention strategies would be great!

Solution Summary

The soultion provides in-depth information regarding the work of Frank Parsons (Father of Career Counselling) as related to current career counselling practices. It reflects upon the Trait-factor theory of career development, and intervention strategies proposed by him. It discusses as to how his work is relevant to current career counselling practices.