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Les méthodes de Life Design pour la construction de soi et l’orientation professionnelle des adultes émergeants

Abstract : The life designing counseling dialogues and the career construction interview are counseling interventions aimed at helping clients to construct meaningful expectations for their future active lives. These methods are based on a constructionist epistemology which considers the self as persons’ narratives aiming to unify from the point of view of certain future expectations the life experiences they consider significant. The life designing counseling dialogues refer to a model of subjectivity that describes it as a dynamic system of subjective identity forms, anchored in the system of cognitive identity frames relevant in a certain societal context. These two forms of interview were combined with Marc, a 25 years old emerging adult. He had just resigned from his first job as a mortgage loan manager in a bank. His account of his significant life experiences led him to perceive himself as being fundamentally “double”, shared between two expectations. One was to become “developer of urban development programs (especially social housing) allowing residents to lead a good life together”. The other was to “direct a theater troupe performing the plays he would write”. By struggling to resolve the tension between these two expectations, he eventually applied for a job close to his first expectation (and was selected).
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Valérie Cohen-Scali, Jacques Pouyaud, Jean Guichard. Les méthodes de Life Design pour la construction de soi et l’orientation professionnelle des adultes émergeants. Jonas Masdonati; Koorosh Massoudi; Jérôme Rossier. Repères pour l'orientation, Editions Antipodes, pp.19-48, 2020, 978-2-88901-155-1. ⟨hal-03247671⟩

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