Building Career Confidence: Issues and Strategies for Helping Students with Learning Disabilities Attain Career Self-Efficacy


  • Abiola O. Dipeaolu Witchita State University
  • Robin A. Cook Wichita State University


career confidence, learning disabilities, self-efficacy, career, students


This paper is a general review of issues and strategies pertinent to the delivery of career development services to postsecondary students with learning disabilities. The authors both explore the literature and offer suggestions from clinical practice. Strategies recommendcd were derived from knowledge of
career relevant student attributes, as well as common chamctcristics of the school environment. Emphasized are the need to focus on student strengths,
and corresponding techniques which address affective, cognitive and behavioral domains.


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Dipeaolu, A. O., & Cook, R. A. . (2006). Building Career Confidence: Issues and Strategies for Helping Students with Learning Disabilities Attain Career Self-Efficacy. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 5(2), 15–23. Retrieved from