Socio Psychological Counseling: How to Manage Identities?


The work presented here is a research carried out into initiatives for returning the long-term unemployed to work. A small case group study based on international expertise in social categorization and communication was conducted in France. This analysis of “long-term unemployment” was done through the consequences for relationships with work with a view to suggesting a suitable remedial approach. The recommended socio psychological counseling is based on reconstructing the professional identity of the long-term unemployed person and implementing this before the return to a supported role that should serve as a springboard towards permanent employment. The results lead to extend this method to other social disabilities.

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Castel, P. , Minondo-Kaghad, B. & Lacassagne, M. (2013). Socio Psychological Counseling: How to Manage Identities?. Psychology, 4, 356-362. doi: 10.4236/psych.2013.43A052.

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