Acquire the systematic and comprehensive knowledge you need and become a specialist in Career Guidance” 

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Individualized decision-making requires a unique approach, not only because of the complexity of the decision, but also because of the degree of maturity of today's students, who are less familiar with the world of work. The Guidance Department can develop skills that prepare them for the future as well as a new methodology and activities that contribute towards their personal maturity.

Aspects such as socioeconomic differences, disabilities or differences in learning have to be addressed through guidance in a targeted and innovative way. 

TECH proposes a unique and effective model that can be implemented simply and effectively to help in the pre-university stages, based on experience with a wide sample of adolescents. 

This Professional Master’s Degree is aimed at counselors and postgraduates in Psychology or Psychopedagogy who want to deepen their knowledge in this field. The recommended ratios of 1 counselor to 250 students are far from the reality throughout Europe. 

In light of this fact, this program helps professionals to enhance their competence resulting in better praxis and results that will have a direct impact on educational outcomes, improving the educational system and providing a social benefit for the whole community.

A high-level boost that will lead to improvement, not only on a professional level, but also on a personal level. 

A professional growth process that will allow you to acquire new intellectual and practical tools for professional practice” 

This Professional Master’s Degree in Career Guidance contains the most complete and up-to-date program on the market. Its most notable features are:

  • 100 practical cases presented by experts in Career Guidance
  • Graphic, schematic, and practical contents which provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice
  • New developments in detection and intervention for Career Guidance
  • Practical exercises where a self-evaluation process can be carried out to improve learning
  • An algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the situations that are presented to the student
  • Special emphasis on evidence-based methodologies in Career Guidance
  • All of this will be complemented by theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

Enroll today for a complete overview of all the considerations relevant to Career Guidance: What are you waiting for?” 

The teaching staff includes professionals experienced in Career Guidance who bring their experience to this program, as well as renowned specialists belonging to leading societies and prestigious universities.

Thanks to its multimedia content developed with the latest educational technology, professionals will benefit from situated and contextual learning, that is to say, a simulated environment that will provide immersive learning designed to prepare them for real situations.

This program is designed around Problem-Based Learning, whereby the student will must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the course. For this purpose, professionals will be assisted by an innovative, interactive video system created by renowned and experienced experts in the field of Career Guidance with extensive teaching experience.

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A complete program that will propel you to the highest levels of competence in this field"


The contents of this program have been developed by the most competent professionals in this sector, with a commitment to high quality at every stage of the program. For this purpose, the most relevant and comprehensive topics have been selected, with the latest and most interesting updates. It is worth noting that the program content is complemented by audiovisual material, as well as complementary readings and practical exercises. 
In this way, professional will optimize their learning potential. 

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An intensive educational approach, structured in such a way that you achieve your learning goals consistently and effectively”

Module 1. Career Guidance: Theoretical Framework 

1.1. Historical Development of Professional and Vocational Guidance

1.1.1. Ideological Period 
1.1.2. Empiricist Period
1.1.3. Observational Period
1.1.4. Empirical Stage Guidance as Adjustment
1.1.5. Empirical Stage Guidance as Education
1.1.6. Theoretical Stage
1.1.7. Technological Stage
1.1.8. Psychopedagogical Stage
1.1.9. From a Psychometric Model to a Humanistic Approach
1.1.10. Expansion of Guidance

1.2. Theory, Approaches and Models of Vocational Guidance

1.2.1. Non-Psychological Approaches: Chance Theory
1.2.2. Economic factors
1.2.3. Sociological Factors
1.2.4. Psychological Approaches: Trait and Factor Approach.
1.2.5. Psychodynamic Model
1.2.6. Need-Based Approaches
1.2.7. Approach to Self-Concept
1.2.8. Socio-Psychological Model of P.M. Blan
1.2.9. J.L Holland's Model
1.2.10. Dowald E. Super's Phenomenological Approach
1.2.11. Krumboltz's Social Learning Model
1.2.12. Dennis Pelletier's Activation Model

1.3. Career Guidance: Concept and Scope of Action

1.3.1. What Is Career Guidance?
1.3.2. Differences with Educational Guidance
1.3.3. Institutional Framework
1.3.4. Training Centers
1.3.5. The Family
1.3.6. Guidance Team
1.3.7. The Individual
1.3.8. The Group
1.3.9. The Company
1.3.10. Special Groups

1.4. Levels of Intervention in Career Guidance

1.4.1. Professional Vs Occupational Guidance
1.4.2. Intervention and Its Justification
1.4.3. Program Model
1.4.4. Collaborative Model
1.4.5. Clinical Model
1.4.6. Didactic Models
1.4.7. Consulting Models
1.4.8. Resource Model
1.4.9. Reactive/Proactive Intervention
1.4.10. Group/ Individual Intervention

1.5. Vocational and Career Guidance in High School

1.5.1. Vocational and Professional Guidance in High School from the Perspective of Parents and Guidance Counselors
1.5.2. High School Itineraries
1.5.3. Gender and Guidance in High School
1.5.4. Equity and Guidance in High School
1.5.5. Self-Guidance
1.5.6. The Role of the Counselor in High School
1.5.7. The Role of the Family in High School
1.5.8. Future Perspectives

1.6. Labor Integration in Young People Intervention Models

1.6.1. Labor Integration of Young People from a Historical Perspective
1.6.2. Current Situation
1.6.3. Integral Nature of Employment Guidance
1.6.4. Coordination of Institutions
1.6.5. Intervention Program for University Students
1.6.6. Intervention Program for Young People with Training not Adapted to the Labor Market
1.6.7. Intervention Program for Young People with Integration Difficulties
1.6.8. Gender and Socioeconomic Variables in First Employment
1.6.9. Employability Strategies
1.6.10. Future Perspectives

1.7. The Current Labor Market and Its New Requirements

1.7.1. Historical Evolution of the Labor Market
1.7.2. Evolution of Knowledge
1.7.3. Importance of Socioemotional Competencies
1.7.4. Importance of Collaborative Learning
1.7.5. Importance of Continuous Learning
1.7.6. The New Role of Young People in Employment
1.7.7. Promotion in Work
1.7.8. Precarious Employment
1.7.9. Education-Labor Market Mismatches
1.7.10. Mismatches between University Skills and Labor Market

1.8. An Evolutionary Approach to Career Guidance

1.8.1. Theoretical Framework: Ginzberg's Model
1.8.2. Early Childhood Stage
1.8.3. Tentative Period
1.8.4. Realistic Period
1.8.5. Models of Transition to Working Life
1.8.6.  Career Development in the Business Environment
1.8.7. Career Self-Development
1.8.8. Professional Maturity and Outplacement
1.8.9. Retirement and Career Guidance

Module 2. Organizational Development of Guidance in Schools 

2.1. The Educational Center as an Area of Guidance Intervention

2.1.1. The School as an Educational Organization: The Theory of School Organization
2.1.2. Main Theories and Authors on School Organization (I): Classical Authors
2.1.3. Main Theories and Authors on School Organization (II): Current Perspectives
2.1.4. Culture and Organization of Schools
2.1.5. Decision-Making Bodies in Schools
2.1.6. The Center and the Classroom as Systems of Relationships
2.1.7. The School as a Community and as a Common Project
2.1.8. The Organizational Documents of the School
2.1.9. Guidance in the Center's Educational Project
2.1.10. Relevance of the Academic and Vocational Guidance Plan (POAP)

2.2. Organizational Structures of Guidance in Schools

2.2.1. Main Organizational Structures of School Guidance
2.2.2. Organization of School Guidance in Early Childhood Education
2.2.3. Organization of School Guidance in Primary Education
2.2.4. Organization of School Guidance in Secondary Education
2.2.5. Organization of School Guidance in Vocational Training
2.2.6. Organization of the Educational Guidance in University Education
2.2.7. Organization of Educational Guidance in Adult Education Centers
2.2.8. Organization of Educational Guidance in Special Education
2.2.9. Organization of School Guidance in Special Education Centers and Occupational Training Centers
2.2.10. Organization of Guidance

2.3. Role and Position of Guidance Professionals in Schools

2.3.1. The Systemic Approach in the Educational Sphere: The Center as a System
2.3.2. Role and Position: The Counselor's Place in a School
2.3.3. The Paradoxical Situation of the Guidance Counselor in the Educational Center
2.3.4. The Magician without Magic (I): Towards an Operational Strategy for the School Counselor
2.3.5. The Magician without Magic (II): Casuistic Exemplification of the Selvini Palazzoli Working Group
2.3.6. The Magician without Magic (III): Current Case Exemplification
2.3.7. The Educational Model of Guidance and the Collaborative Relationship
2.3.8. Collaborative Strategies in School Counseling: Joint Problem-Solving
2.3.9. From My Standpoint (I): Why Is a Systemic Approach Important in Educational Guidance?
2.3.10. From My Standpoint (II): I Like Being a Counselor

2.4. Vocational and Professional Guidance within the Functions of School Guidance

2.4.1. Academic and Vocational Fields: A Continuum Throughout Schooling
2.4.2. Fundamental Principles in Academic and Career Guidance
2.4.3. Roles of the School Counselor related to Vocational and Professional Guidance
2.4.4. Educational and Professional Guidance Planning
2.4.5. Intervention Strategies in Educational and Professional Guidance
2.4.6. Can the School Report and the Psycho-Pedagogical Assessment Act as Educational and Vocational Guidance Measures?
2.4.7. Support in the Selection of Educational and Vocational Pathways in Compulsory Schooling
2.4.8. Guidance Counseling as a Vocational Counseling Report
2.4.9. Other Functions of the School Counselor
2.4.10. The Place of Vocational and Professional Guidance within the Functions of School Guidance

2.5. Towards a Curriculum for Vocational and Professional Guidance in the School Environment

2.5.1. Let's Build Vocations from the School Environment
2.5.2. The Educational Counselor as a Curator of Relevant Content in Vocational and Professional Guidance
2.5.3. Tools for the Curation of Content Related to Vocational and Professional Guidance
2.5.4. Students' Concerns and Interests in Vocational and Career Guidance
2.5.5. Towards a School Curriculum on Vocational Guidance (I): Objectives
2.5.6. Towards a School Curriculum on Vocational Guidance (II): Contents
2.5.7. Towards a School Curriculum on Vocational Guidance (III): Key Competencies
2.5.8. Towards a School Curriculum on Vocational Guidance (IV): Standards and Assessment Criteria
2.5.9. The Vocational Guidance Curriculum within the Tutoring Role
2.5.10. Vocational and Professional Guidance as Cross-Cutting Content
2.5.11. Spaces and Times for Guidance in the School Day

2.6. From Educational Pathways to Professional Pathways: Developing a Professional Life Project

2.6.1. Accompanying Our Students to Find their 'Ikigai’
2.6.2. Accompaniment in Self-Knowledge (I): Self-Concept
2.6.3. Accompaniment in Self-Knowledge (II): Self-Competence and Self-Esteem
2.6.4. Accompaniment in the Search and Knowledge of the Educational Offer (I): Itineraries and Modalities
2.6.5. Accompaniment in the Search and Knowledge of the Educational Offer (II): Certificates
2.6.6. Accompaniment in the Search and Knowledge of the Educational Offer (III): Study Plans
2.6.7. Accompaniment in the Search and Knowledge of the Professional Offer (I): Qualifications
2.6.8. Accompaniment in the Search and Knowledge of the Educational Offer (II): Professional Competencies
2.6.9. Accompaniment in Making Vocational Decisions
2.6.10. Vocational PLE: Development of the Personal Learning Environment (PLE) Related to the Students' Vocation or Future Profession

2.7. Building of Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan

2.7.1. Introduction of Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan
2.7.2. Basic Principles of the Introduction of Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan
2.7.3. Objectives of the Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan
2.7.4. Activities and Timing of the Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan
2.7.5. Bibliographic Resources to Carry Out the Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan
2.7.6. Digital Resources to Carry Out the Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan
2.7.7. Audiovisual Resources to Carry Out the Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan
2.7.8. Human Resources to Carry Out the Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan
2.7.9. Examples for Improvement of the Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan
2.7.10. Examples of Good Practices in Educational and Vocational Guidance Plan

2.8. Vocational and Professional Guidance Activities in the Educational Center

2.8.1. Classroom Activities (I): Research and Presentation of Information
2.8.2. Classroom Activities (II): Involvement of Extracurricular Experts in the Classroom
2.8.3. Classroom Activities (III): Thematic Units Within a Subject
2.8.4. Extracurricular Activities (I): Vocational Choice Portfolio
2.8.5. Extracurricular Activities (II): Guidance Days
2.8.6. Extracurricular Activities (III): Projects and Companies
2.8.7. Extracurricular Activities (IV): Simulation Games
2.8.8. Extracurricular Activities (V): Service Learning
2.8.9. Coordinated Activities: Sponsors of Vocational Selection
2.8.10. Other Vocational and Professional Guidance Activities in the Educational Center

2.9. Complementary Activities Outside the School to Work on Vocational and Professional Guidance

2.9.1. Exploration of Family Members' Jobs
2.9.2. Visit to Companies
2.9.3. Shadowing: Professional for a Day
2.9.4. Internships in Companies
2.9.5. Job Fairs
2.9.6. Educational Cooperation Programs
2.9.7. Visit to the Employment Office or Local Employment Services
2.9.8. Visits to Professional Associations
2.9.9. Visits to Universities and Other Educational Centers
2.9.10. Visits to Museums and Exhibitions
2.9.11. Other Complementary Actions Outside the School to Work on Vocational and Professional Guidance

2.10. Assessment and Improvement of the Educational and Professional Guidance Plan

2.10.1. Change, Innovation and Improvement in Guidance
2.10.2. Who Assesses the Educational and Professional Guidance Plan? Hetero-Assessment, Co-Assessment and Self-Assessment
2.10.3. Formative or Summative Assessment of the Educational and Professional Guidance Plan?
2.10.4. What Indexes Can Assess the Effectiveness of the Educational and Professional Guidance Plan
2.10.5. Checklists for the Educational and Professional Guidance Plan
2.10.6. Rubrics to Assess the Educational and Professional Guidance Plan
2.10.7. Targets to Assess the Educational and Professional Guidance Plan
2.10.8. Surveys and Written Forms to Assess the Educational and Professional Guidance Plan
2.10.9. Surveys and Digital Forms to Assess the Educational and Professional Guidance Plan
2.10.10. The Vocational Portfolio as an Assessment of Educational and Professional Guidance Plan

Module 3. Vocational and Career Guidance in the World 

3.1.  Towards a Comparative View of Vocational and Professional Guidance in the World: Relevant Variables

3.1.1.  What Does a Comparative View of Professional and Vocational Guidance Provide? 
3.1.2.  Location and Designation of the Guidance Service 
3.1.3.  Guidance Service Users 
3.1.4.  Administrative Unit and Legislative Support 
3.1.5.  Areas of Intervention of the Guidance Professional 
3.1.6.  Functions, Objectives and Tasks 
3.1.7.  Professional Profiles and Previous Training 
3.1.8.  Ratios 
3.1.9.  Relationship with Other Services 
3.1.10.  Other Relevant Variables 

3.2.  Countries with a Model of Guidance Services External to Educational Centers 

3.2.1.  Which Countries Maintain a Model of External Guidance Services? 
3.2.2.  Location and Designation of the Guidance Service 
3.2.3.  Guidance Service Users 
3.2.4.  Administrative Unit and Legislative Support 
3.2.5.  Areas of Intervention of the Guidance Professional 
3.2.6.  Functions, Objectives and Tasks 
3.2.7.  Professional Profiles and Previous Training 
3.2.8.  Ratios 
3.2.9.  Relationship with Other Services 
3.2.10.  Other Relevant Variables 

3.3.  Countries with a Model of Guidance Services within Educational Institutions 

3.3.1.  Which Countries Maintain a Model of Guidance Services within Educational Institutions? 
3.3.2.  Location and Designation of the Guidance Service 
3.3.3.  Guidance Service Users 
3.3.4.  Administrative Unit and Legislative Support 
3.3.5.  Areas of Intervention of the Guidance Professional 
3.3.6.  Functions, Objectives and Tasks 
3.3.7.  Professional Profiles and Previous Training 
3.3.8.  Ratios 
3.3.9.  Relationship with Other Services 
3.3.10.  Other Relevant Variables 

3.4.  Countries with a Mixed Model of Guidance Services, both Inside and Outside of Educational Institutions I 

3.4.1.  Which Countries Maintain a Mixed Model of Guidance Services? 
3.4.2.  Location and Designation of the Guidance Service 
3.4.3.  Guidance Service Users 
3.4.4.  Administrative Unit and Legislative Support 
3.4.5.  Areas of Intervention of the Guidance Professional 
3.4.6.  Functions, Objectives and Tasks 
3.4.7.  Professional Profiles and Previous Training 
3.4.8.  Ratios 
3.4.9.  Relationship with Other Services 
3.4.10.  Other Relevant Variables 

3.5.  Countries with a Mixed Model of Guidance Services, both Inside and Outside of Educational Institutions II 

3.6.  The IAEVG (International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance) Model 

3.6.1.  The International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance: Origin, Purpose and Mission 
3.6.2.  International Competencies for Guidance Professionals 
3.6.3.  Core Competencies of Guidance Professionals in the IAEVG model 
3.6.4.  IAEVGIA Specialized Competencies (I): Diagnosis 
3.6.5.  IAEVGIA Specialized Competencies (II): Educational Guidance 
3.6.6.  IAEVGIA Specialized Competencies (III): Career Development 
3.6.7.  IAEVGIA Specialized Competencies (IV): Counseling 
3.6.8.  IAEVGIA Specialized Competencies (V): Information 
3.6.9.  IAEVGIA Specialized Competencies (VI): Consultation 
3.6.10.  IAEVGIA Specialized Competencies (VII): Research 
3.6.11.  IAEVGIA Specialized Competencies (VIII): Program and Service Management 
3.6.12.  IAEVGIA Specialized Competencies (IX): Community Development 
3.6.13.  IAEVGIA Specialized Competencies (X): Employment 
3.6.14.  IAEVGEA Ethical Standards 

3.7.  The ASCA (American Association for School Counseling) Model in the U.S. School Setting 

3.7.1.  The ASCA National Model 
3.7.2.  ASCA National Model School Counseling Programs 
3.7.3.  Pillars of School Counseling in the ASCA National Model 
3.7.4.  Application of the ASCA National Model for School Counseling 
3.7.5.  School Counseling Management in the ASCA National Model 
3.7.6.  Accountability in the ASCA National Model 
3.7.7.  Some ASCA National Model Templates 
3.7.8.  Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) 
3.7.9.  ASCA Ethical Standards 
3.7.10.  ASCA Empirical Studies on School Counseling Effectiveness 

3.8.  The Competency Model of the Counselor from Chile 

3.8.1.  Towards a Model of Competencies and Standards for Guidance Counselors in Chile (MINEDUC 2010) 
3.8.2.  Generic Competencies for Counselors (I): Communication 
3.8.3.  Generic Competencies for Counselors (II): Teamwork 
3.8.4.  Generic Competencies for Counselors (III): Ability to Plan and Organize 
3.8.5.  Generic Competencies for Counselors (IV): Innovation and Creativity 
3.8.6.  Generic Competencies for Counselors (V): Commitment to Continuous Learning 
3.8.7.  A Map of ICT Competencies for Counselors in Chile (I): Pedagogical Dimension 
3.8.8.  A Map of ICT Competencies for Counselors in Chile (II): Technical Dimension 
3.8.9.  A Map of ICT Competencies for Counselors in Chile (III): Management Dimension 
3.8.10.  A Map of ICT Competencies for Counselors in Chile (IV): Social, Ethical and Legal Dimension 
3.8.11.  A Map of ICT Competencies for Counselors in Chile (V): Dimension of Professional Development and Responsibility 

3.9.  The Bertelsmann Foundation's Model for Coordinated Career Guidance 

3.9.1.  Leitfaden Berufsorientierung: Guidelines for Vocational Guidance of the Bertelsmann Foundation 
3.9.2.  Objectives and Principles of Coordinated Vocational Guidance: for Youth Employment 
3.9.3.  Quality Management System for Career Guidance Coordinated from the School Setting 
3.9.4.  Professional Guidance Planning in the School Setting 
3.9.5.  Application for Professional Guidance in the School Environment 
3.9.6.  Main Dimensions of Quality for the Organization of Career Guidance Actions 
3.9.7.  How to Professionally Guide Children 
3.9.8.  The Teacher as an Ally in Professional Guidance  
3.9.9.  For Youth Employment: Present and Future 
3.9.10.  Recognition and Impact of the Bertelsmann Foundation's Coordinated Career Guidance Model 

Module 4. Development of  Emotional Intelligence  and Career Guidance

4.1. Theoretical Basis: Why is Emotional Intelligence Necessary?

4.1.1. Definition of the Concept of Emotional Intelligence
4.1.2. Elements of Emotional Intelligence
4.1.3. Emotional Intelligence and Education
4.1.4. Emotional Education and Basic Competencies
4.1.5. The Delors Report (UNESCO 1996)
4.1.6. Family and Emotional Education
4.1.7. Emotional Competencies
4.1.8. Ideal Environments
4.1.9. Principles, Values and Virtues
4.1.10. Roadmap in Emotional Intelligence

4.2. Self-Knowledge and Management of Emotions

4.2.1. Human Dimension, Self-Knowledge
4.2.2. What are Feelings?
4.2.3. Expression in the Body
4.2.4. Rational Expression
4.2.5. What are Emotions?
4.2.6. Basic Emotions
4.2.7. Expression of Emotion
4.2.8. Self-Confidence
4.2.9. Self-Concept Application Models
4.2.10. Self-Care

4.3. Emotional Intelligence in Adolescence

4.3.1. Stages of Development, the Child Grows Emotionally: Life Cycle
4.3.2. Virginia Satir, Family Model
4.3.3. From the Family to the Individual
4.3.4. Emotional Characteristics of the Adolescent
4.3.5. Emotional Perception
4.3.6. Adolescent Emotional Domains
4.3.7. Skills Development
4.3.8. Social Stress
4.3.9. Goal Visualization
4.3.10. Application Models

4.4. Empathy, Leadership and Emotional Regulation

4.4.1. Our Brain, Cerebral Hemispheres
4.4.2. Rational vs Emotional Intelligence
4.4.3. The  Self and the Other
4.4.4. Assertiveness as a Way of Life, Emotional Regulation
4.4.5. Basic Beliefs, our Map of How We View Life
4.4.6. Knowing My Personal Goals
4.4.7. Recognizing Personal Skills
4.4.8. True Success
4.4.9. Competencies to be Developed
4.4.10. Real Knowledge of Limiting Beliefs
4.4.11. Application Models

4.5. Development of Social Skills

4.5.1. Educating for Social Relationships
4.5.2. Direct Experience
4.5.3. Imitation
4.5.4. Reinforcement
4.5.5. Raise the Level of Social Competence
4.5.6. Conflict Resolution
4.5.7. Stress Management
4.5.8. Disruptive Behaviors
4.5.9. Communication
4.5.10. Application Models

4.6. Implications for Employment

4.6.1. Individuation Period
4.6.2. Intellectual Development
4.6.3. Physical development
4.6.4. Development of a Way of Life
4.6.5. Personality Development
4.6.6. Vocational Guidance
4.6.7. Potential and Challenge
4.6.8. Education and Training
4.6.9. Application Models

4.7. Enthusiasm and Motivation

4.7.1. Initial Enthusiasm and Sustained Motivation
4.7.2. Definition of Neurological Levels
4.7.3. Generate Self-Esteem
4.7.4. On the Way to Your Goal
4.7.5. Problem Solving
4.7.6. Self-Motivation: Strengths
4.7.7. Motivation in the Classroom: Cultivating Curiosity
4.7.8. Professional Interests
4.7.9. Tolerance of Failure
4.7.10. Application Models

4.8. Emotional Management

4.8.1. Perception, the Map of Seeing Life, Analysis of the Emotional Situation
4.8.2. Observation of the Ambioma
4.8.3. Detection of Limiting Beliefs
4.8.4. Emotions for Life
4.8.5. Stress, Concept, Symptoms and Types
4.8.6. Managing Stress
4.8.7. Sustaining Emotion
4.8.8. Resilience
4.8.9. Expression Channels
4.8.10. Application Models

4.9. The Development of Attitudes and Competencies for the Work Environment

4.9.1. What are Job Competencies?
4.9.2. Competency Standards
4.9.3. Occupational Profiles
4.9.4. Employability Skills
4.9.5. Attitudes towards Employability: Social, and Work Attitudes
4.9.6. Affective, Cognitive and Behavioral Components of Attitudes
4.9.7. Attitude Change: Congruent and Incongruent
4.9.8. Most Valued Social Skills with Respect to Employability
4.9.9. Personal Map of Attitudes and Competencies
4.9.10. Application Models

4.10. Resources in Primary Education: An Evolutionary Approach

4.10.1. Identification of Emotions
4.10.2. The Self and the Other
4.10.3. Emotional Environment
4.10.4. Description of the Child's Environment: Expression Channels
4.10.5. Self-concept
4.10.6. Development of Self-Esteem
4.10.7. Enhancing the Expression of Emotions, Assertiveness
4.10.8. Intervention Strategies in Emotional Education
4.10.9. Development of Emotional Competencies
4.10.10. Application Models

Module 5. Development of Professional Skills in Career Guidance 

5.1. Employability Model

5.1.1. Current Economic Context
5.1.2. Employment in the 21st Century
5.1.3. Self-Knowledge
5.1.4. The Vision
5.1.5. The Mission
5.1.6. Definition of Objectives
5.1.7. New Work Models
5.1.8. Roadmap
5.1.9. Personal Brands

5.2. Development of Competencies

5.2.1. Characteristics of the Competencies
5.2.2. Capabilities, Skills and Competencies
5.2.3. Competencies that will be in Demand in the 21st Century
5.2.4. Personal Competencies
5.2.5. Professional Competencies
5.2.6. Competency Training
5.2.7. Maturity Levels for a Competency
5.2.8. Assessment of Competencies (Indicators)

5.3. Collaborative Work

5.3.1. Teamwork
5.3.2. Characteristics of Collaborative Work
5.3.3. The Power of Teamwork
5.3.4. Structures and Models for Collaborative Work
5.3.5. Communities of Practice
5.3.6. Tools for Collaborative Work
5.3.7. Empathy
5.3.8. Assertiveness
5.3.9. Trust
5.3.10. Self-Organized Teams

5.4. Project Work

5.4.1. Work Models
5.4.2. Results Oriented
5.4.3. Organization of Work
5.4.4. Project definition
5.4.5. Project Life Cycle
5.4.6. Project Management
5.4.7. The Figure of the Project Manager
5.4.8. Methodologies for Project Management
5.4.9. Difference between Project Development and Product Development
5.4.10. Product Design and Creation

5.5. Communication

5.5.1. Basic Characteristics of Communication
5.5.2. Effective Communication
5.5.3. Active Listening
5.5.4. Intrapersonal Communication
5.5.5. Interpersonal Communication
5.5.6. Online Interpersonal Communication (e-mail, Social Networks)
5.5.7. Effective Presentations
5.5.8. Visual Communication
5.5.9. Body Language (Non-Verbal Language)
5.5.10. Speaking in Public

5.6. Adaptation to Change

5.6.1. Context and Basic Concepts
5.6.2. Main Characteristics of Adaptation to Change
5.6.3. Unlearning to Relearn
5.6.4. Flexibility and Versatility
5.6.5. Change Management Process
5.6.6. Factors Favoring Adaptation to Change
5.6.7. Negative Factors or Factors that do not Help Adaptation to Change
5.6.8. Comfort Zone
5.6.9. The Everett Rogers Curve
5.6.10. Moore's Law

5.7. Business Models

5.7.1. Definition and Fundamental Concepts
5.7.2. Business Canvas I
5.7.3. Business Canvas II
5.7.4. Examples of Business Model
5.7.5. Innovation
5.7.6. Innovative Business Models
5.7.7. Basic Organizational Models

5.8. Entrepreneurship

5.8.1. Personal Business Models
5.8.2. Startups
5.8.3. Strategic Business Planning
5.8.4. Lean Canvas
5.8.5. Lean Startup Method
5.8.6. Internet Strategy (Digital Business, Digital Marketing)
5.8.7. Entrepreneurship Skills
5.8.8. Social Entrepreneurship
5.8.9. Corporate Enterprise
5.8.10. The Concept of Added Value

5.9. Leadership

5.9.1. What is Leadership?
5.9.2. What Does It Take to Be a Leader?
5.9.3. Types of Leadership
5.9.4. Self-Leadership
5.9.5. Mindfulness
5.9.6. Tribes
5.9.8. Feedback
5.9.9. Coaching
5.9.10. Emotional Intelligence

5.10. Creativity Development

5.10.1. Fundamental Concepts
5.10.2. Factors that Favor the Development of Creativity
5.10.3. Factors that do not Favor Creativity
5.10.4. Lateral Thinking
5.10.5. Exploration and Management of Ideas
5.10.6. Development and Monitoring of Ideas
5.10.7. Divergent Thinking
5.10.8. Convergent Thinking

Module 6. Decision-Making IWho Are You to Know What You Want?

6.1. Theories in Decision-Making. The Non-Decision

6.1.1. Introduction
6.1.2. Decision-Making Concept
6.1.3. Approaches to Decision-Making
6.1.4. Explanatory Models of How Decisions are Made
6.1.5. Individual Variables in Decision-Making
6.1.6. Learning How to Make Decisions
6.1.7. Teaching How to Make Decisions
6.1.8. Programs to Teach Decision-Making
6.1.9. Group Decision-Making
6.1.10. The Non-Decision

6.2. A Practical Model for Professional Decisions: Heart, Head and Feet

6.2.1. Introduction
6.2.2. Theoretical Basis of the Model
6.2.3. Heart: Who are you?
6.2.4. Head: What does the World Offer and What does it Want?
6.2.5. Feet: Planning for the Future
6.2.6. Individual Development Plan
6.2.7. Individual Implementation
6.2.8. Group Implementation
6.2.9. Integration in Educational Centers
6.2.10. Conclusions

6.3. Motivation and Vocational Decision. Vital Moment

6.3.1. Introduction
6.3.2. The Behavioral Approach
6.3.3. Social Approach
6.3.4. Cognitive Approach
6.3.5. Humanistic Approach
6.3.6. The Psychoanalytic Point of View in Vocational Selection
6.3.7. Motivation in Adolescents
6.3.8. Current Social and Family Variables
6.3.9. Role of the Counselor and Tutor
6.3.10. Motivational Resources

6.4. Skills: Diagnosis and Integration in the Model

6.4.1. What Are Skills?
6.4.2. Verbal Aptitude
6.4.3. Numerical Aptitude
6.4.4. Spatial Aptitude
6.4.5. Mechanical Aptitude
6.4.6. Memory
6.4.7. Concentration
6.4.8. Other Skills
6.4.9. Assessment by Test
6.4.10. Self-Diagnosis of Skills
6.4.11. Integration in the CCP Model

6.5. What are Multiple Intelligences and their Correlation with Professions?

6.5.1. Introduction
6.5.2. What are Multiple Intelligences?
6.5.3. Visuospatial Intelligence
6.5.4. Linguistic Intelligence
6.5.5. Logical-Mathematical Intelligence
6.5.6. Naturopathic Intelligence
6.5.7. Musical Intelligence
6.5.8. BodyKinesthetic Intelligence
6.5.9. Interpersonal Intelligence
6.5.10. Intrapersonal Intelligence
6.5.11. Assessment of Multiple Intelligences
6.5.12. Integration in the C.C.P. Model

6.6. Personality Associated with Professional Profiles

6.6.1. Personality Models
6.6.2. Personality in Adolescents
6.6.3. Self-Concept and Vocational Maturity
6.6.4. Personality Variables Relevant to Vocational Choice
6.6.5. The Holland’s Model
6.6.6. Personality Associated with Professions
6.6.7. Personality Assessment Resources
6.6.8. Case Study
6.6.9. Integration in the C.C.P. Model

6.7. Talent as Differentiation and Opportunity

6.7.1. Introduction
6.7.2. Concept of Talent
6.7.3. Talent Development
6.7.4. Talent and Academic Achievement
6.7.5. Talent and High Abilities
6.7.6. Talent and Professional Competencies
6.7.7. Resources to Help Them Discover Their Talents
6.7.8. Talent Detection
6.7.9. Cases of Talented Adolescents
6.7.10. Integration in the C.C.P. Model

6.8. Vocational Values. What Do They Want to Work For?

6.8.1. Introduction
6.8.2. Concept of Vocational Values
6.8.3. Values and the Current Work Environment
6.8.4. Importance for Selection
6.8.5. Values and Family
6.8.6. Values and Gender
6.8.7. Ceres Classification
6.8.8. Values Associated with Professions
6.8.9. Values as a Basis for a Life Path
6.8.10. Integration in the CCP Model

6.9. Level of Effort and Study Habits

6.9.1. Introduction
6.9.2. Importance of the Academic Record
6.9.3. Models for Gathering Information
6.9.4. Study Habits
6.9.5. Assessment and Corrective Measures of Study Habits
6.9.6. Study Techniques; Classroom Teaching
6.9.7. Academic Effort and Performance
6.9.8. School Failure: Relevant Variables
6.9.9. Family and School Performance

6.10. Specific Resources for Self-Knowledge

6.10.1. Comillas University Orion Program
6.10.2. Incomplete Questioning Techniques
6.10.3. Group and Individual Personality Dynamics
6.10.4. Mentor Dynamics: Limiting Beliefs
6.10.5. Systematic Relaxation and Talent
6.10.6. Dynamics to Discover Professional Values
6.10.7. Vocational Guidance Test on the Web
6.10.8. Integration with the CCP Model

Module 7. Decision-Making II: The Search for Information and How to Get What You Want

7.1. Development of Active Information Seeking Competence

7.1.1. The Digital Era and the Internet
7.1.2. Young People and New Technologies
7.1.3. Critical Thinking
7.1.4. Active Learning
7.1.5. 10 Skills to Develop this Competency
7.1.6. Classroom Resources
7.1.7. Technical Resources
7.1.8. The Importance of Information in Vocational Selection
7.1.9. Integration with the CCP Model

7.2. Professional Families First Approach to Vocational Selection

7.2.1. Introduction
7.2.2. Concept of Professional Family
7.2.3. Different Classifications
7.2.4. A Concrete Classification Model: Theoretical Rationale
7.2.5. Experimental Science Family
7.2.6. Applied Technique Family
7.2.7. Healthcare Family
7.2.8. Business and Economics Family
7.2.9. Administrative Activities Family
7.2.10. Law and Counseling Family
7.2.11. Protection and Security Family
7.2.12. Humanistic-Social Family
7.2.13. Communication Family
7.2.14. Teaching and Guidance Family
7.2.15. Languages Family
7.2.16. Film and Theater Family
7.2.17. Music Family
7.2.18. Plastic Arts Family
7.2.19. Aesthetics Family
7.2.20. Farming Family
7.2.21. Sports Family
7.2.22. Religious Activities Family
7.2.23. Integration in the CCP Model

7.3. Career Opportunities of the Educational Options

7.3.1. Introduction
7.3.2. The New Professional Opportunities of the 21st Century
7.3.3. Importance of the Socioeconomic Context
7.3.4. The Study of Career Opportunities Based on Educational Options
7.3.5. New Market Trends in Traditional Careers
7.3.6. Employability of Educational Options
7.3.7. Employability of Career Opportunities
7.3.8. Access to the Different Professional Opportunities
7.3.9. Classroom Resources for Researching Career Opportunities
7.3.10. Integration in the CCP Model

7.4. The Individual Context. Reality Itself

7.4.1. Family Socioeconomic Context
7.4.2. Levels of Autonomy
7.4.3. Level of Motivation and Effort
7.4.4. Capabilities and Skills
7.4.5. Level of Vocational Maturity
7.4.6. Personality
7.4.7. Personal Variables: The Diversity
7.4.8. Information Gathering and the Role of the Counselor
7.4.9. Integration in the CCP Model

7.5. Research on the Factors that Define the Labor Reality

7.5.1. Introduction
7.5.2. Study of the Functions and Tasks in a Specific Career Path
7.5.3. Remuneration of Professions
7.5.4. Promotion and Professional Development
7.5.5. Associated Work Climate
7.5.6. Lifestyle Associated with the Professions: Schedules, Availability, Mobility
7.5.7. Professions and Gender
7.5.8. Structured Interview to Gather Information
7.5.9. Networked Resources for Research
7.5.10. Integration in the CCP Model

7.6. Individual Vocational Selection: Fitting the Puzzle

7.6.1. SWOT Methodology for Individual Decision-Making
7.6.2. Student Strengths
7.6.3. Student Weaknesses
7.6.4. Threats of Valued Professions
7.6.5. Career Options Opportunities
7.6.6. Individual Reflection
7.6.7. Assessment of the Degree of Certainty in Vocational Decision-Making
7.6.8. Interview with the Student and the Role of the Counselor
7.6.9. Integration in the CCP Model

7.7. Family Interview, Model and Advantages

7.7.1. Introduction
7.7.2. Approaches to Family Interviewing
7.7.3. Group Workshops for Parents on Vocational Selection
7.7.4. Family Influence on Final Decision-Making
7.7.5. Communication of the Interview
7.7.6. Structured Interview Format
7.7.7. Development of the Family Interview
7.7.8. Diversity in Student and/or Family
7.7.9. Advantages of the Family Interview
7.7.10. Integration in the CCP Model

7.8. An Individual Development Plan: Creating a Career-Focused CV during Academic Training

7.8.1. Concept of Individual Development Plan
7.8.2. Extracurricular Knowledge
7.8.3. Digital and Computer Skills
7.8.4. Language
7.8.5. Volunteerism
7.8.6. Previous Work Experience
7.8.7. Generic Competencies for the First Job with a Career Focus
7.8.8. Specific Competencies of Professional Areas
7.8.9. Emotional Intelligence and Profession
7.8.10. Integration in the CCP Model

7.9. Specific Resources for Information Search

7.9.1. Introduction
7.9.2. Academic Research
7.9.3. Universities and Special Education Institutions
7.9.4. Study Abroad
7.9.5. Labor Market Trends
7.9.6. Career Opportunities
7.9.7. Employability
7.9.8. Remuneration
7.9.9. Testimonials and Online Forums
7.9.10. Integration in the CCP Model

Module 8. Guidance for Inclusion Career Guidance for Inclusion

8.1. Theoretical Framework: The Concept of Diversity, Inclusion and Inclusive Guidance

8.1.1. From Special Education to Diversity Care
8.1.2. From Attention to Diversity to Inclusive Education
8.1.3. Attention to Diversity within the Framework of the European Union
8.1.4. Concept of Diversity from an Employability Perspective
8.1.5. Concept of Educational and Labor Inclusion
8.1.6. Inclusive Guidance, a Lifelong Process
8.1.7. Inclusive Guidance, School, Work and the Environment
8.1.8. Inclusive Guidance, Differentiated Needs
8.1.9. Keys for Inclusive Guidance

8.2. Knowledge of the Different Diversity Profiles for Guidance

8.2.1.  The Educational Response to Diversity
8.2.2.  Curricular Adaptations for Obtaining the Compulsory High School Diploma
8.2.3.  Understanding the Diversity of Cognitive, Emotional and Affective Processes on which Learning is Based
8.2.4.  Diversity and Educational Inclusion Plan
8.2.5.  Students with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
8.2.6.  Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
8.2.7.  Students with Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysorthography etc.)
8.2.8.  Students with Intellectual Disabilities
8.2.9.  Students with Mental Disorders
8.2.10.  Students with Sensory Disabilities

8.3. Functional Diversity as Seen from its Potential

8.3.1.  Definition of Functional Diversity
8.3.2.  Types of Functional Diversity
8.3.3.  Identity and Intellectual Functional Diversity
8.3.4.  Inclusive Education and Higher Education from the Point of View of Students with Functional Diversity
8.3.5.  Socio-Occupational Training of Students with Functional Diversity
8.3.6. Indicators to Identify the Potential of People with Functional Diversity
9.3.7.  Labor Inclusion of People with Functional Diversity
9.3.8.  Professional Guidance for Students with Functional Diversity in University

8.4. General Vocational Guidance Protocols for Students with a Range of Difficulties: ADHD, ASD, Dyslexia etc.

8.4.1.  Pre-Vocational Initiation
8.4.2.  Vocational Decision and Involvement
8.4.3.  Vocational Decision Processes
8.4.4.  Difficulty and Pressure
8.4.5.  Professional Counseling
8.4.6.  Market Knowledge
8.4.7.  Decision-Making Strategies
8.4.8.  Facilitating Self-Awareness and the Ability to Make Choices
8.4.9.  Provide Information to Trainee and Families
8.4.10. Encourage Personal Interests

8.5. Tools for Inclusive Guidance

8.5.1.  How to Guide People with Learning Difficulties
8.5.2.  Professional Guidance for People with Specific Educational Support Needs (ASD, ADHD, Dyslexia etc.)
8.5.3.  Professional Guidance for People with Intellectual Functional Diversity
8.5.4.  Professional Guidance for People with Sensory Functional Diversity
8.5.5.  Professional Guidance for People in Conditions of Social Vulnerability
8.5.6.  Professional Guidance for People with Mental Disorders
8.5.7.  Curriculum Development in Response to Diversity
8.5.8.  The Job Interview for People with Functional Diversity
8.5.9.  Professional Fields
8.5.10.  Vocational Groups

8.6. Educational Offers and Educational and Professional Itineraries, Taking Diversity into Account

8.6.1. Educational and Vocational Pathways to Guide People with Difficulty
8.6.2.  Programs for Learning and Performance Enhancement
8.6.3.  Reinforcement Programs in High School
8.6.4.  Professional Qualification Programs
8.6.5.  Youth Guarantee Programs
8.6.6.  Occupational Training for People with Functional Diversity
8.6.7.  Special Employment Center
8.6.8.  Occupational Center

8.7. Professional Guidance Program for Diversity in High School

8.7.1.  Needs Assessment
8.7.2.  Program Rationale
8.7.3.  Program Objectives
8.7.4.  Program Contents
8.7.5.  Program Methodology
8.7.6.  Program Resources
8.7.7.  Program Timing
8.7.8.  Program Assessment
8.7.9.  Program Application
8.7.10. Program Summary

8.8. Job Search Program: Customized Employment for People with Functional Diversity

8.8.1.  Customized Employment Concept
8.8.2.  Customized Employment, the Evolution of Supported Employment
8.8.3.  Labor Market
8.8.4.  Guidance and Job Search Resources
8.8.5.  Internet Employment
8.8.6.  Job Skills
8.8.7.  Social Skills
8.8.8.  Planning Skills
8.8.9.  Special Employment Centers
8.8.10. The Role of the Companies

8.9. Occupational Training Itineraries for Attention to Diversity

8.9.1.  Unemployment of People with Disabilities
8.9.2.  Vocational Training for Employment
8.9.3.  Employment Workshops
8.9.4.  Labor Market Integration of People with Disabilities
8.9.5.  Labor Qualification of People with Disabilities
8.9.6.  Occupational Integration Services
8.9.7.  Pre-Job Training
8.9.8.  Ongoing Training
8.9.9.  Occupational Distance Training
8.9.10. Public Employment Services that Cater to Diversity

8.10. Case Study: Professional Guidance Program for a Student with ADHD and/or ASD

8.10.1. ASD Student
8.10.2. Educational Experience
8.10.3. Academic Guidance
8.10.4. Professional Guidance
8.10.5. Job Placement
8.10.6. Occupational and Ongoing Training
8.10.7. Student with ADHD
8.10.8. Educational Experience
8.10.9. Academic Guidance
8.10.10. Professional Guidance
8.10.11. Job Placement
8.10.12. Occupational and Ongoing Training

Module 9. ICT in Academic/Vocational and Career Guidance

9.1. ICT in the Information Society

9.1.1. Introduction
9.1.2. The Information Society
9.1.3. Definition
9.1.4. Causes of its Expansion
9.1.5. Characteristics of the Information Society and Requirements for Educational Institutions
9.1.6. Myths of Information Society
9.1.7. ICT
9.1.8. Definition
9.1.9. Evolution and Development
9.1.10. Characteristics and Possibilities for Teaching

9.2. The Inclusion of ICT in the School Environment

9.2.1. Introduction
9.2.2. Roles of ICT in Education
9.2.3. General Variables to Consider in the Incorporation of ICT
9.2.4. Evolutionary Variables
9.2.5. Physiological Variables
9.2.6. Cultural Variables
9.2.7. Economic Variables
9.2.8. The Didactic Model as a Reference
9.2.9. Selection Criteria
9.2.10. Other Aspects to Consider

9.3. Education and Guidance with Reference to Globalization

9.3.1. Introduction
9.3.2. The Phenomenon of Globalization
9.3.3. Origins and Characteristics
9.3.4. How Does Globalization Affect Education?
9.3.5. Positive and Negative Consequences of Globalization
9.3.6. Quality, Equity and Relevance
9.3.7. Learning to Draw Boundaries as an Educational Responsibility
9.3.8. Keys to a Sustainable Future
9.3.9. Other Perspectives; Dimensions of a "Glocal" Education
9.3.10. New Social Spaces for Education

9.4. Training in Digital Competence for Guidance Practitioners

9.4.1. Introduction
9.4.2. The Education and Guidance Professional in the 21st Century
9.4.3. Digital Literacy; from a Need to an Emerging Reality
9.4.4. Definition of Digital Competence
9.4.5. Common Framework for Digital Competence
9.4.6. Areas and Competences
9.4.7. Contextualization of the Framework of Digital Competence in Education
9.4.8. Digital Competence Portfolio for Teachers
9.4.9. Some Resources to Achieve Digital Competence in Teaching
9.4.10. Other Frameworks on Digital Competition

9.5. The Role of the Counselor and the Student in the New ICT Spaces

9.5.1. New Learning Scenarios
9.5.2. The Impact on the Student's Environment
9.5.3. The Role of the Counselor in the Face of the New Information and Communication Technologies
9.5.4. The Role of the Student; from Invisible to Protagonist
9.5.5. Technological Skills and Competencies of the Teacher/Counselor
9.5.6. Technological Skills and Competencies of the Students
9.5.7. Risks and Proposals

9.6. Design and Development of Multimedia Materials for Training and Guidance

9.6.1. Introduction
9.6.2. Multimedia Technology
9.6.3. Definition of Multimedia Concept
9.6.4. Qualities of Multimedia Resources and Materials
9.6.5. Classification
9.6.6. Contributions and Limitations
9.6.7. Materials Development
9.6.8. Some Quality Criteria
9.6.9. Video as a Resource for Guidance and Training
9.6.10. Social Networks as a Resource for Guidance and Training

9.7. The Internet Applied to Guidance: Webquest, Wikis y Blogs

9.7.1. Webquest
9.7.2. Concept, Origin and Characteristics
9.7.3. Structure of a  Webblog
9.7.4. Wikis
9.7.5. Concept, Origin and Characteristics
9.7.6. Structure of a Wiki
9.7.7. Weblogs
9.7.8. Concept, Origin and Characteristics
9.7.9. Structure of a Webquest

9.8. ICT as a Support for Students with Educational Needs

9.8.1. Introduction
9.8.2. Software for Students with Special Educational Needs
9.8.3. Software that Allows Access to the Computer
9.8.4. Supporting Technologies
9.8.5. The Need for Vocational Guidance Support Resources

9.9. Some Projects and Experiences of Guidance and ICT

9.9.1. Introduction
9.9.2. “My Vocational e-Portfolio”(MYVIP)
9.9.3. MyWayPass: Free Online Platforms for Decision-Making
9.9.4. At the Ring of a Bell
9.9.5. Socio-School
9.9.6. Orientaline
9.9.7. Virtual Student Lounge

9.10. Some Digital Resources for Education Guidance

9.10.1. Introduction
9.10.2. Associations and Portals of Interest in the Field of Guidance
9.10.3. Blogs
9.10.4. Wikis
9.10.5. Professional Social Networks or Educational Occupational Guidance Institutions
9.10.6. Facebook Groups
9.10.7. Guidance Apps
9.10.8. Interesting Hashtags 
9.10.9. Other ICT Resources
9.10.10. Personal Learning Environments in Guidance:  PLE Guidance

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