Sometimes individuals fail to thrive in their employment, regardless of their level of education and experience. If you, or someone you know, feels lost in their job, a vocational assessment may help to provide clarity and direction for moving forward.
What is a psychological-vocational assessment?
A Vocation Assessment is conducted in order to determine an individual’s skills, knowledge and aptitude in a variety of areas, with the purpose of identifying and determining their level of functioning in their job, and future decision-making around employment.
The Psychological-Vocational Assessment will include, but is not limited to, the following:
- A thorough psychosocial history
- Standard testing using standardized assessment tools
- Review of current functioning, skills, issues, challenges, etc.
- Review of past and current employment
- Review of environmental factors
- Review of personality traits
How can the psychological-vocational assessment help?
For individuals struggling to thrive within their current employment, or for those struggling to maintain employment, the Psychological-Vocational Assessment can help in a variety of ways:
- Identify current strengths and challenges
- Determine realistic employment avenues
- Recommend a course of employment action