For this week’s discussion, compare and contrast the elements of Happenstance Theory and Chaos Theory of Careers.
Use the following questions as a guide, and feel free to add or expand the information your provide as it pertains to your understanding and application of the theories to your work with clients/students.
Which theory speaks to your own career journey and why (provide a specific example of how the theory played out in your life)?
What elements of Happenstance overlap or compliment Chaos Theory of Careers and in what ways are they different or unique?
Give an example using a brief case of how you might use Chaos Theory of Careers with a client who is struggling with a recent loss of employment or ability that will impact their future career opportunities.
Give an example using a brief case of how you might use Happenstance Theory with a client or student who is struggling with career indecision.
If you feel so inclined, incorporate one of the “guest” videos from the IAEVG Conference and talk about how she/he infuses aspects of the theoretical approaches being discussed this week into their work with clients/students.