Contents: Preface. Introduction. Consulting to
Organizations. Establishing the Counseling Relationship. Assessment
in Outplacement Counseling. Barriers to Successful Job Search.
Group Services. Physical, Behavioral and Counseling Implications of
the Outplacement Setting. Toward a Theory of Outplacement
Counseling. Common Patterns of Counselor-Client Interaction. Is
Outplacement Ever Therapy? Background Qualifications. Professional
Development. Supervision. Cross-Cultural Issues. Women and
Outplacement. Family Issues. International Issues. Ethics. Relation
of Outplacement to Other Career Development Professionals.
Marketing Outplacement Services. Future of Outplacement.
Appendices: Competencies Standards for Outplacement
Practitioners as Established by the IAOP (1992). Standards of
Ethical Practice for Outplacement Professionals Established by the
IAOP (1993). Resources for Outplacement Practitioners.