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What are the differances between educators and psychologists when it comes to vocational guidance? I mean what kind of role did they both play or the influence they made?

-- Jade Feehely (luckyseadragon@hotmail.com), February 21, 2003


The following books may be helpful:

1980 Whiteley, John M. (Ed.) The History of Counseling Psychology. Monterey, CA: Brooks/Cole. 1984 Whiteley, John M Counseling Psychology: A Historical Perspective Schenectady, NY: Alexandria, VA: Character Research Press

1987 Glover, John A. & Ronning, Royce R.(Eds.) Historical Foundations of Educational Psychology New York: Plenum Press 1996 Fagan, Thomas & Warden, Paul G. Historical Encyclopedia of School Psychology Westport, CT: Greenwood Press 1985 Grimley, Liam K. Historical Perspectives on School Psychology Terra Haute, IN: Curriculum Research and Development Center

Another place to look for an answer is in the series of books Unification Through Divisions: Histories of the Divisions of the American Psychological Association, edited by Donald A. Dewsbury and Published by the American Psychological Association. TThe history of divisiion 16, School Psychology, is in volume I. The history of division 17, Counseling Psychology, is in volume III. There is as yet no history of division 15, Educational Psychology.

-- Hendrika Vande Kemp (hendrika@earthlink.net), February 21, 2003.

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