A.J. METZ portrait
  • Associate Chair, Educational Psychology
  • Director, School Counseling Program, Educational Psychology
  • Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
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Publications

  • Gore, P., Leuwerke, W., & Metz, A.J. (2016). Connections: Empowering College and Career Succes. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's Press. Published, 10/03/2016.
  • Boveda, I., & Metz, AJ. (2016). Predicting end of career transitions for baby boomers nearing retirement age. Career Development Quartery, 64,153-168. Published, 06/01/2016.
  • Gore, P., Leuwerke, W., & Metz, A.J. (2015). Achieving College & Career Excellence System (ACES) Inventory. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's. Published, 10/23/2015.
  • Metz, A.J., Hu, Q., Kelly, A.R., Fox, A.R., Shirley, D., & Shirey, L. (2015). Non-cognitive assessment in higher education: Social desirability and the prediction of college outcomes. Journal of Collge Orienation and Transition, 22(2), 5-22. Published, 07/03/2015.
  • Metz, A.J., Kely, A.R., & Gore, P.A. (2015). Promoting transferable non-cognitive factors for college and career readiness. In K. Maree & A., Di Fabio (Eds.), Exploring New Horizons in Career Counseling: Converting Challeges into Opportunities (pp. 151-166). Boston, MA Sense Publisers. Published, 05/08/2015.
  • Sovet, L., & Metz, A.J. (2014). Parenting styles and career decision-making among French and Korean adolescents. Journal of Vocational Behavior,84(3) 345-355. Published, 01/2014.
  • Metz, A.J., & Jones, J. (2013). Ability & aptitude assessment in career counseling. In S. Brown & B. Lent (Eds.), Career Development and Counseling: Putting Theory and Research to Work (2nd ed., pp. 449-476.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Published, 01/2013.
  • Dobson, L., Gardner, M., Metz, A.J., & Gore, P. (2013). The relationship between interests and values in career decision making: The need for an alternative method of measuring values. Journal of Career Assessment, 22 (1), 113-122. Published, 01/2013.
  • Tovar-Murray, D., Metz, A.J., & Jones, J. (2012). African American male college students’ help seeking behavior, their transitioning experiences at PWCUs, and coping strategies: A qualitative investigation. The Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 19(2), 57-69. Published, 04/2012.
  • Metz, A.J., Hu, Q., & Mitton, S. (2011). Using non-cognitive factors to promote academic success & college readiness. Counseling: Italian Journal of Research and Application, 4, 241-255. Published, 01/2011.
  • Stevenson, R., Metz, A.J., & Snow, M. (2010). Empowered high school parents. ASCA School Counselor, 47, 46-52. Published, 07/2010.
  • Metz, A.J., Fouad, N.A., & Ihle Helledy, K. (2009). Career aspirations and expectations of college students: Demographics and labor market influences. Journal of Career Assessment, 17, 155-171. Published, 12/01/2009.
  • Metz, A.J. (2009). The role and function of professional school counselors in the United States. Counseling: Italian Journal of Research and Application, 3, 279-294. Published, 12/01/2009.
  • Metz, A.J. & Guichard, J. (2009). Vocational Psychology and New Challenges. Career Development Quarterly, 57(4), 310-318. Published, 12/01/2009.
  • Gore, P., Leuwerke, W. Brown, S., & Metz, A. (2009). Student Strengths Inventory: A Sound, Reliable, & Valid Measure of Student Success.. Published, 01/15/2009.
  • Metz, A.J. (2009). Postsecondary models of career development and counseling in the United States. In A. DiFabio (Ed.), Career counseling e bilancio di competenze: Prospettive internazionali (pp. 29-49). Florence, Italy: Giunti O.S. Organizzazioni Speciali. Published, 2009.
  • Priester, P.E., Jones, J.E., Jackson-Bailey, C.M., Jana-Masri, A., Jordan, E., and Metz, A.J. (2008). An analysis of content and instructional strategies in multicultural counseling courses. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development, 36 (1), 29-39. Published, 12/01/2008.
  • Gore, P.A., & Metz, A.J. (2008). Foundations: Advising for career and life planning. In V. Gordon, W. Habley, & T. Crites (Eds.), Academic advising: A comprehensive handbook (2nd ed., pp. 103-118). New York: Jossey-Bass. Published, 2008.
  • Metz, A.J. (2005). Selecting instruments and exercises to facilitate the career development of students in transition. In P. A. Gore, Jr. (Ed.), Facilitating the career development of students in transition (Monograph No. 43, pp. 27-43). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. Published, 01/15/2005.
  • Gore, P.A. & Metz, A.J. (2005). Career assessment. In S. Lee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of School Psychology. (pp. 79-81). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. Published, 01/15/2005.
  • Gore, P.A., Metz, A.J., Alexander, C. S., Hitch, J.L., & Landry, J. (2004). Assessing the short-term career goals of first-year business students. Journal of the First-Year Experience, 16, 1-18. Published, 01/15/2004.
  • Fouad, N.A., McPherson, R.H., Gerstein, L, Blustein, D.L., Elman, N., Ihle Helledy, K. & Metz, A.J. (2004). Houston, 2001: Context and legacy. The Counseling Psychologist, 32, 15-77. Published, 01/15/2004.
  • Ihle Helledy, K., Fouad, N., Anders, K., Gibson, P., Henry, C., Harris-Hodge, E., Jandrisevits, M.D., Jordan III, E.X., & Metz, A.J. (2004). The impact of cultural variables on vocational psychology: Examination of the Fouad and Bingham (1995) culturally appropriate career counseling model. In R. Carter (Ed.), The Handbook of Racial-Cultural Psychology and Counseling: Practice and Training (Volume 2, 167-184). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Published, 01/15/2004.
  • Fouad, N.A., Ihle Helledy, K., & Metz, A.J. (2003). Leadership in division 17: Lessons from the presidential addresses. The Counseling Psychologist, 31, 763-788. Published, 01/15/2003.
  • Fouad, N.A., Ihle Helledy, K. & Metz, A.J. (2003). Effective strategies for career counseling with women. In M. Kopala & M. Keitel (Eds.), Handbook of counseling women. (pp. 131-151). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. Published, 01/15/2003.
  • Solberg, V. S., Close, W. & Metz, A. J. (2001). “Promoting Success Pathways for Middle and High School Students: Introducing the Adaptive Success Identity Plan for School Counselors.” In C. Juntunen & D. Atkinson (Eds.). Counseling Across the Lifespan: Prevention and Treatment. (pp. 135-157). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. Published, 01/15/2001.
  • Gore, P., Leuwerke, W. & Metz, A.J. (2018). Connections: Essentials. Bedford/St. Martin's. Published, 01/01/2018.
  • Gore, P., Leuwerke, W., Metz, A.J., Brown, S. & Kelly, A.R. (2017). Measuring non-cognitive factors related to college student outcomes: Development and initial construct validation of the Student Strengths Inventory. Journal of Career Assessment. 1-14. Published, 08/28/2017.
  • Jones, J.E. & Metz, A.J. (2016). Making sense of all the words: Analyzing qualitative data. (pp. 197-213). Information Science Reference. Published, 12/30/2016.

Research Statement

If I had to describe my research program in one sentence, it would be “To facilitate academic success, college readiness, and career development in underserved and underrepresented student populations.”

Research Keywords

  • STEM Career Interests
  • Career Education and Planning
  • Career Development
  • Academic Success

Presentations

  • Metz, A.J. (2017, October). Teaching First Year Students: Best Practices for Academic Success. Invited speaker to University of Utah History faculty and teaching assistants, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/12/2017.
  • Metz, A.J. (2017, August). The national perspective on the first year of college: What we need to know. Key note speaker for the 8th Annual Professional Development Retreat for Faculty Teaching First-Year Students at California State University – San Marcos. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/04/2017.
  • Gore, P., Leuwerke, W., & Metz, A.J. (2017, February). Facilitating Academic Success & Career Development at Two and Four Year Colleges. Invited talk at Georgia State University & Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, GA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/10/2017.
  • Gore, P., Leuwerke, W., & Metz, A.J. (2017, February). Recipe for success: Evidence, growth mindset, goal setting, and relevance. Current topics presentation to be presented at the 36th annual First Year Experience & Students in Transition Conference, Atlanta, GA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/09/2017.
  • Hickam, S., Metz, A.J., & Artman, S. (2016, August). Non-cognitive and vocational predictors of college student GPA and persistence intentions. Poster presented at the annual American Psychological Association Conference, Denver, CO. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/08/2016.
  • Metz, A.J. (2016, May). Promoting college and career readiness: New answers for old questions. Key note speaker for First Year Experience retreat at Louisiana State University - Alexandria. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/10/2016.
  • Metz, A.J., Artman, S., Shirley, D., Andreason, H., & Noel, N. (2016, February). The role of self-efficacy beliefs in college student performance and persistence. Poster presented at the 35th annual First Year Experience & Students in Transition Conference, Orlando, FL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/08/2016.
  • Metz, A.J. (2016, January). Perspectives on multiculturalism, diversity, and social justice. Invited panel presenter for the Department of Educational Psychology Diversity Committee at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/29/2016.
  • Gore, P., Leuwerke, W., & Metz, A.J. (2016, January). College Success. Invited panel presenter at the Macmillan Learning National Sales Meeting at Huntington Beach, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/04/2016.
  • Artman, S., Shirley, D., Andreason, H., & Metz, A.J. (2015, April). The role of self-efficacy beliefs in college student performance and persistence. Poster presented at the annual College of Education Research Fair at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 04/08/2015.
  • Hickam, S., Artman, S., & Metz, A.J. (2015, April). Examining non-cognitive predictors of college student GPA and persistence intentions. Poster presented at the annual College of Education Research Fair at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 04/08/2015.
  • Goldgar, E. & Metz, A.J. (2015, March). Promoting healthy body image in children: A preventative resource for educators. Symposium presented at the annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 03/18/2015.
  • Metz, A.J. (2015, February). Using Career Construction Theory. Invited presentation to the Career Development & Assessment Class at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/24/2015.
  • Metz, A.J., Leuwerke, W., & Gore, P.A. (2015, February). Promoting College & Career Success in FYE Courses. Presentation at the 34th annual First Year Experience & Students in Transition Conference, Dallas, TX. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/09/2015.
  • Metz, A.J., Gore, P., & Leuwerke, W. (2015, January). Using non-cognitive assessment results to promote academic success and career readiness in post-secondary education. Panel discussion presented at the 13th annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/07/2015.
  • Gore, P. & Metz, A.J. (2015, January). Development, implementation, and evaluation of a statewide school counselor college and career readiness curriculum. Poster presentation at the 13th annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/05/2015.
  • Metz, A.J. (2014, September). Demystifying the dissertation research process. Presentation to graduate students in the College of Education at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 09/05/2014.
  • Yazzi, R., & Metz, A.J. (2014, April). How to effectively align Utah effective teaching standards with American Indian values: A first step for elementary school teachers. Poster presentation at the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/11/2014.
  • McCadden, B., & Metz, A.J. (2014, March). How students, academicians, & practitioners can maximize training & practice: The why & how of taking on a leadership role in your state, provincial, or territorial psychological association (SPTA). Roundtable discussion presented at the 2014 Counseling Psychology Conference, Atlanta, GA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/07/2014.
  • Metz, A.J. (2013, October). Consultation, Collaboration, and Parent Involvement. Invited presentation to the Consultation & Collaboration class at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Metz, A.J., Fox, A.R., Hu, Q., Kelly, A., Shirey, L.D., & Shirley, D.M. (2013, August). The role of social desirability in predicting college performance using non-cognitive variables. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2013.
  • Metz, A.J. & Kelly, Alex. (2013, June). The role of non-cognitive factors in predicting and promoting high school student success. In P. Gore (Chair), Promoting educational and career attainment of at-risk and underserved high school and college students: The role of non-cognitive and psychosocial factors. Symposium presented at the international conference on Life Design and Career Counseling – Building Hope and Resilience, Padova, Italy. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/15/2013.
  • Metz, A.J., Goldgar, E., Pappas, A., Yant, K., Fritzges, M., Mortimer, J., & Allred, H.E. (2013, March). Cultural differences in ideal size, body acceptance, and eating patterns of women. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/15/2013.
  • Metz, A.J. (2012, June). The Race for relevance: Five radical changes for professional associations. Keynote speaker at the annual Utah Psychological Association Board of Directors Retreat, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/22/2012.
  • Metz, A.J. (2012, May). Developing skills important for college, work, and life. Keynote speaker at Glendale Middle School Career Day, Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2012.
  • Metz, A.J. (2012, April). Interpreting the Strong Interest Inventory. Invited presentation to the Career Development & Assessment course at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2012.
  • Metz, A.J. (2012, February 22). Disordered eating and body acceptance. Workshop presented to master’s level professional counseling students in Jacksonville, Florida. Presentation, Presented, 02/2012.
  • Metz, A.J. (2012, February 20). Disordered eating and body acceptance. Workshop presented to master’s level professional counseling students in Jacksonville, Florida. Presentation, Presented, 02/2012.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, November). Facilitating Parent Involvement. Symposium presented at the annual Utah School Counselor Association (USCA) Conference in Sandy, Utah. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, November). The Student Strengths Inventory. Invited training presented to the AVID tutors in Granite School District in Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, October). Empowering High School Parents. Presentation to School Counselors in Salt Lake City School District in Provo, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 10/2011.
  • Mitton, S., & Metz, A.J. (2011, September). High school based college access and readiness programs. In P. Gore (Chair), The role of noncognitive and motivational factors in college readiness, academic success and persistence. Symposium presented at the international conference on Vocational Designing and Career Counseling, Padova, Italy. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/15/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, September). An Overview of Non-Cognitive Factor Intervention Strategies and Data Use Models. In P. Gore (Chair), The role of noncognitive and motivational factors in college readiness, academic success and persistence. Symposium presented at the international conference on Vocational Designing and Career Counseling, Padova, Italy. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, August). Empowering High School Parents. Presentation to School Counselors in Provo City School District in Provo, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 08/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, July). Empowering High School Parents. Presentation to School Counselors in Odgen County School District in Odgen, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 07/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. & Gore, P.A. (2011, June). Promoting College Readiness. Presentation at the annual International Conference on the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition in Manchester, England. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2011.
  • Gore, P.A. & Metz, A.J. (2011, June). The Role of Cognitive and Noncognitive Factors in the Academic Success of First-Generation Versus Multigeneration Students: Research Findings and Applications. Presentation at the annual International Conference on the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition in Manchester, England. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, June). Empowering High School Parents. Presentation to School Counselors in Grand County School District in Moab, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 06/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, June). Empowering High School Parents. Presentation to School Counselors in Washington County School District in St. George, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 06/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, May 18). Integrating personal & career counseling. Workshop presented to master’s level professional counseling students in Dallas, Texas. Presentation, Presented, 05/18/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, May 16). Integrating personal & career counseling. Workshop presented to master’s level professional counseling students in Dallas, Texas. Presentation, Presented, 05/16/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, May). Developing skills important for college, work, and life. Invited workshop presented to students at North West Middle School, Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, May). Developing Skills Important for College, Work, and Life. Workshop presented to North West Middle School students, Salt Lake City, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 05/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, March). The dissertation proposal: Demystifying the process. Workshop presented for Counseling Psychology Doctoral Students at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 03/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, February). Studying for the EPPP: Tips & tricks. Workshop hosted for students, interns, and early career psychologists at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 02/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2011, January). Non-cognitive abilities: Attending to the other half of college and career readiness. Invited presentation to the Utah Business Education Support Trust (UBEST), Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/25/2011.
  • Metz, A.J. (2010, June). A high school assessment and intervention program to promote college readiness. Presentation at the annual International Conference on the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, Maui, Hawaii. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2010.
  • Zalkind, B., Metz, A.J., & Tabet, J. (2010, February). Where Do We Go From Here? Experiences and Perceptions of Recent College Graduates. Presentation at the annual Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research, Cedar City, Utah. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2010.
  • Lund, E., & Metz, A.J. (2009, November). Postsecondary persistence intentions in students with physical and sensory disabilities. Poster presentation at the annual meeting and conference of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Washington D.C. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2009.
  • Metz, A.J. (2008, March). Conversation with state psychology boards: Updates on new developments for early career psychologists. Symposium chaired at the International Counseling Psychology Conference, Chicago, Illinois. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2008.
  • Metz, A.J. (2008, February). Clinical Issues for Persons with Disabilities. Invited presentation to the Counseling Center Staff at the University of Utah Counseling Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/08/2008.
  • Metz, A.J. (2007, November). Evidence-based solutions for promoting students’ academic and career success. Presentation at the annual Utah School Counselor Association Conference, Ogden, Utah. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2007.
  • Metz, A.J., Jones, J.E., & Tovar-Murray, D. (2007, August). Help seeking behavior of African American male college students: A qualitative investigation. In A.J. Metz & B. Noyes (Co-Chairs), Men and therapy: Qualitative and quantitative investigations. Symposium presented at the annual American Psychological Association Conference, San Francisco, California. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2007.
  • Metz, A.J., Fouad, N., Ihle-Helledy, K. (2005, August). Career aspirations and expectations of college students: Demographics and labor market influences. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2005.
  • Metz, A.J., Jones, J., Pichette, G. & Becker, M. (2003, August). College students with disabilities: Impact of college self-efficacy, coping style, and perception of family support on health outcomes and persistence intentions. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2003.
  • Metz, A.J., Alexander, C., Hitch, J., Landry, J., & Gore, P.A. (2003, February.) The career development of first-year business students. Poster presented at the Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience, Atlanta, Georgia. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2003.
  • Fouad, N., Metz, A.J. & Jandrisevits, M. (2002, August). The Scientist-practitioner gap in vocational psychology. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2002.
  • Priester, P., Ingham, M., Jackson-Bailey, C., Jordan, E., Jones, J., Masri, A. & Metz, A.J. (2002, August). Content analysis of multicultural counseling courses associated with APA accredited Counseling Psychology programs. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2002.
  • Metz, A.J. & Gore, P. (2002, August). Social cognitive and person-environment predictors of career interests. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2002.
  • Pichette, G., Metz, A.J., Jones, J. & Becker, M. (2002, April). College students with disabilities: Self-efficacy, employment and inclusion. Workshop presented at the annual Wisconsin Rehabilitation and Transition Training Conference, Kohler, Wisconsin. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2002.
  • Metz, A.J. (2002, April). The relative emphasis of three subcomponents of the multicultural competencies in APA accredited Counseling Psychology programs’ multicultural counseling courses. In P.E. Priester (Chair), Content analysis of multicultural counseling courses associated with APA accredited Counseling Psychology programs. Symposium presented at the annual Great Lakes Counseling Psychology Conference, East Lansing, Michigan. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2002.
  • Pichette, G., Metz, A.J., Jones, J. & Becker, M. (2002, March). College students with disabilities: Impact of college self-efficacy, coping style, and perception of family support on health outcomes and persistence intentions. Symposium presented at the annual School of Education Research Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2002.
  • Fouad, N., Gibson, P., Ihle-Helledy, K., Jandrisevits, M., Jordan, E., Gibson, P., & Metz, A.J. (2001, August). Exploring differential status identity. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2001.
  • Fouad, N., Metz, A.J., Anders, K., Gibson, P., Harris-Hodge, E., Ihle-Helledy, K., Henry, C., Jandrisevits, M. & Jordan, E. (2001, March). The impact of cultural variables on vocational psychology: Examination of the Fouad & Bingham model of career counseling. Symposium presented at the annual School of Education Research Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2001.
  • Fouad, N., Ihle-Helledy, K. & Metz, A.J. (2001, February). Social action in urban settings. Workshop presented at the 5th Biennial Conference of the Society For Vocational Psychology, Houston, Texas. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2001.
  • Fouad, N., Metz, A.J., Anders, K., Gibson, P., Harris-Hodge, E., Ihle-Helledy, K., Henry, C., Jandrisevits, M. & Jordan, E. (2001, February). The impact of cultural variables on vocational psychology: Examination of the Fouad & Bingham model of career counseling. Poster presented at the 5th Biennial Conference of the Society for Vocational Psychology, Houston, Texas. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2001.
  • Jones, J., Solberg, V.S., Close, W. & Metz, A.J. (2000, August). Career aspirations of low-income diverse urban youth. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2000.
  • Solberg, V.S., Close, W., & Metz, A.J. (2000, March). Building success pathways to improve school outcomes. Symposium presented at the annual School of Education Research Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2000.
  • Solberg, V.S., Johnston-Rodriguez, S., Close, W., Metz, A.J., & Jones, J. (1999, August). A qualitative investigation of career barriers for diverse urban youth. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/1999.
  • Solberg, V.S., Johnston-Rodriguez, S., Close, W. & Metz, A.J. (1999, August). Vocational interventions that promote success. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/1999.
  • Metz, A.J., Close, W., & Solberg, V.S. (1999, August). Frank Parsons on vocational interventions to create social change. Roundtable discussion presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/1999.
  • Solberg, V.S., Torres, J., Close, W., Carlstrom, A. & Metz, A.J. (1999, March). Investigating the psychosocial factors related to student success and retention: Introducing the Adaptive Success Identity Plan (ASIP). Symposium presented at the annual School of Education Research Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/1999.