the foretelling by a vocational specialist of a client's probability for success and fulfillment in a given occupation. A vocational appraisal is based upon the counselor's comprehension of occupational opportunities in association with the patient's personality, cognitive abilities, and intellects as disclosed in interviews and exams.

VOCATIONAL APPRAISAL: "Vocational appraisals are often used to assess Social Security disability claimants to assess if they are capable to be employed in a given capacity. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VOCATIONAL APPRAISAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vocational-appraisal/ (accessed January 22, 2021).