Monday, July 8, 2013
Presentation Series I
Presentation Series II
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Presentation Series III
Presentation Series IV
Presentation Series V
Presentation Series VI
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Presentation Series VII
Presentation Series VIII
Presentation Series I
Monday, July 8, 2013 ~ 3:00 - 4:10 pm
#101 Comprehensive Guidance and Career and College Readiness: Our Hopes
Two of the leading authorities in the field will review the status and their hopes for promoting career and college readiness through the implementation of comprehensive school counseling programs.
Norman Gysbers, University of Missouri and Rich Lapan, University of Massachusetts
#102 Remembering John Holland and Furthering His Impact on Career Services
The program provides testimonial to the many ways John Holland influenced college career centers as well as how he promoted reaching underserved populations with his career theory. The program also provides particular attention to how he created, and we want to extend, supportive roles for young professionals in the field.
Robert Reardon, Florida State University; Emily Yowell, University of Southern Missouri; and Joe Johnston, University of Missouri
#103 What’s Happening in Washington, D.C.? Become Informed and Get Involved!
You can make a difference if you are informed and become involved in federal legislative and policy matters! This program will present an overview by the NCDA Government Relations Committee of the status of federal legislative and budget issues that will likely affect you and your work, including ESEA, WIA, and the Perkins legislation. It will feature a dynamic presentation by Stephanie Vance, nationally known speaker, author, and consultant to NCDA, who will provide information and strategies for effective involvement and advocacy.
Niel Carey, NCDA Government Relations Committee; Stephanie Vance, Advocacy Associates; Pat Schwallie-Giddis,George Washington University; Ray Davis, South Carolina Department of Education; Rebecca Dedmond, George Washington University; Charles Lehman, New Mexico Department of Labor; China Wilson, Trinity University; and Mike Marlowe, Automation Federation
#104 Building a Private Career Counseling Practice: What They Didn't Teach You in Graduate School
The presenter will share the techniques that he used to develop and manage a private career counseling business in the Silicon Valley for over 30 years. The content will include setting fees, developing a niche, conducting marketing, and advertising.
Richard Knowdell, Career Development Network
#105 Epic Decade: Place, People, Publications, and Profession
The first decade of the vocational guidance movement was monumental. Against the backdrop of Boston, the vocational guidance movement gave rise to our profession. Discover the people, publications, and professional moments that helped to define the hope, social justice, and legacy we celebrate today.
William C. Briddick and Hande Sensoy-Briddick, South Dakota State University
#106 Celebrating 100 Years of Career Development With NCDA's International Committee: Stories of Global Career Development
Each presenter will report what is being achieved in his/her country, overcoming challenges and barriers. Specific programs and/or best practices will be introduced and discussed.
Alberto Puertas, Brigham Young University and Soonhoon Ahn, AHN Consulting
#107 Let's Create Hope: Understanding Contributors to and Effects of Hope in Life and Career
We will be sharing the results of a study on hope filled career development with university students. Quantitative and qualitative data were gathered in the U.S. and Canada. Particular attention was directed toward the experience and coping strategies of students with both high levels of hope and high perceived barriers.
Norman Amundson, University of British Columbia; Hyung Joon Yoon, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane; and Hyoyeon In, The Pennsylvania State University
#108 Finding Careers that Work for Individuals With Asperger's Syndrome
Assisting people with Asperger's Syndrome requires an atypical approach to career exploration and interview preparation. Standard career assessments are often of limited value since they do not address the unique way that these individuals process information. Discover how to guide these clients toward realistic careers and prepare them for the social experience of interviewing.
Barbara Bissonnette, Forward Motion Coaching
#109 The Art of the Intake: Getting Clients to Come Back
Why didn't that client come back? A question that troubles every career counselor. Participants will develop a clearer understanding of the concrete steps to take during the initial client intake to ensure that clients are curious and engaged enough to come back. This session is applicable to a range of career settings: private practice, colleges and universities, workforce development, military, and veterans.
Karen James Chopra, The Savvy Career Counselor
#110 The Diversity of Strengths: Using StrengthsQuest With Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Would you like to give your clients some real bang for their assessment buck? Utilizing StrengthsQuest is cost effective and empowering. Attendees will leave this session with ideas, resources, and exercises that can be utilized the first day back at work.
Cori Shaff, University of Colorado – Boulder and Tom Phillips, Brill Neumann Associates
#111 From Then to Now: Career Counseling Training and Supervision for the Next Generation of Counselors
How can career professionals best supervise counselors-in-training? For 40 years, the FSU Career Center has successfully trained and supervised counselors in delivering career services. Come learn effective and innovative techniques for individual and group supervision, as well as how to enhance your professional development in this critical area.
Katherine Dorsett, Seth Hayden, and Janet Lenz, Florida State University
#112 Career-Click: Showcasing and Celebrating Alumni and Professional Career Experiences Online
In this session, you will learn about an exciting new online resource describing individuals' personal career experiences called Career-Click. Hundreds of professional profiles will be made available, along with alumni from affiliated Universities. Come see how this website can benefit you in providing alumni/personal career information to your clientele!
Leigh Eskin and Maddie Foster, Florida State University
#113 The Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Unique Career Management Program
The Mercedes-Benz Financial Services' Career Management Program provides the structure and flexibility necessary for employees to establish career goals and corresponding plans utilizing available development resources. The program provides a win-win by linking business goals with employee career goals and development plans thus achieving both business results and career satisfaction.
Amanda M. Campbell, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services
#114 MyCareer@VA: Building a Workforce to Match the Strength of Our Veterans
MyCareer@VA is a multifaceted online career development program from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that uses interactive tools and resources to engage employees in career development. Participants will learn how MyCareer@VA addresses complex organizational challenges and enables strategic career development that supports achievement of VA's mission to serve Veterans.
Carrie Tuning,VA Learning University at Department of Veterans Affairs and Carolyn Kurowski, Federal Management Partners, Inc.
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Presentation Series II
Monday, July 8, 2013 ~ 4:30 - 5:40 pm
#201 Hope Centered Career Development
Review the major concepts, principles, and practical implications of this new way to understand the relationship among hope, career development, and practice.
Spencer Niles, Penn State University and Norman Amundson, University of British Columbia
#202 Integrating Social Justice and STEM Career Development: Enhancing Equity and Building Hope
This presentation describes the social justice attributes embedded in three STEM career development initiatives. The programs include an intervention project for urban students, a new framework for career counselors, and a study of STEM interests of girls and minority youth. The audience will learn new strategies to promote STEM career development.
Catherine Wong, David Blustein, Michael Barnett, and Heather Rowan-Kenyon, Boston College; Angela Byars-Winston, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Marie Shoffner Creager, Virginia Commonwealth University; and Robert W. Lent, University of Maryland
#203 The Business of Career Development: Beyond Hope – Branding Your Passion – Building Your Legacy
The business of career development holds hope and opportunity to earn more money through new ways of practicing our profession and venturing into collaborative partnerships. From Consultant to Business Owner to Employer, these trailblazers will share how they have established their brands, grown their businesses, and are creating their legacies.
Sue Pressman, Pressman Consulting, LLC; Carolyn Kalil, Dreamaker Publishing, Inc; Karol Taylor, Taylor Your Career
#204 Using the Magic of Music as a Career Development Tool
Deep down in our hearts, we have a sense that something is not right when using formal assessments for students/clients don't we? For me, it was the level of engagement that I felt was lacking. Learn how to use music to REALLY engage your students/clients while tapping into their values, interests, and passion!
Herky Cutler, Foothills Youth and Family Services Inc.
#205 From the Breadwinner's Institute to Queens Blvd: Infusing the Immigrant Work Experience Into Counselor Training
Historically, career counselor training is rooted in the immigrant experience. Using Parsons' work at the Bureau of Vocational Guidance, we will draw parallels between the genesis of career training and our own New York City-based cultural immersion course to identify and discuss the career development needs of immigrants as they have developed over the past century.
Brian Hutchison, University of Missouri – St. Louis and Tina Anctil, Portland State University
#206 Best Practices for Working With International Students
NCDA International Student Task Force will discuss new developments and strategies for working with international students. This panel will review survey information from practitioners and international students as well as identifying practical resources and best practices that can immediately use to help you in working with your international students.
Shawn Utecht and Jennifer Long, Colorado State University; Elif Balin, Pennsylvania State, University; Elizabeth Knapp, University of Houston; Satomi Yaji Chudasama, Princeton University; and Jessie Niu, Graduate Student
#207 Building Social Justice in College and Public Career Centers: Meeting the Needs Across Generations
The face of career centers has changed through the addition of career counselors and practitioners. Career development theories now provide a framework for those helping with conceptualizing client's life-long career development needs/issues to address: additional education opportunities, veterans returning from military service, and those underemployed or displaced.
Meagan Kittrick, Cuyahoga County Public Library; Cynthia Marco-Scanlon, John Carroll University; and Jessica Wood, Lakeland Community College
#208 Creating a Career Development Curriculum Around Connections
As the saying goes, it is not what you know but who you know! Come explore building connections beyond who you know to who you can get to know and cultivate. Learn about Harvard's unique efforts to develop a career development curriculum; how to better engage stakeholders to create opportunities; and how to position your office to adapt to the needs of diverse students in the new economy.
Benny Belvin, II and Anthony Arcieri, Harvard University
#209 New Jobs/New Skills: Computational Thinking in America's Workplaces and the Social Media Enabled Technician Entrepreneur
New Jobs - New Skills? Computational Thinking in America's Workplaces and the Social Media Enabled Technician Entrepreneur - Who are they? What do they know and do to create and drive innovation? What do you need to know about them to ensure these opportunities are accessible?
Joyce Malyn-Smith and Joseph Ippolito, EDC
#210 Careers In Motion: A Successful, Seven-year Program for Federal Employees
Learn about Career Management International's successful and innovative four-component career development program for federal employees. This program includes the creative online assessment tools Career Alignment Profile (CAP)™ and Color Cruncher™, which have helped to assist participants conduct career assessments, focus on individual strengths, reduce career anxiety, and increase career success.
Angelika D. Reiss, Career Management International, Inc.
#211 Career and Leadership Development: A Paradigm Shift for College Career Centers
A discussion of how Capital Community College has instituted a program that has shifted the goals and efforts of their Career Center. Would you like to work closely and effectively with Academic Affairs, provide valuable hands on experiences for your students and increase retention? Here is how we did it.
Linda Domenitz, Capital Community College and Marissa Curry, The National Society of Leadership and Success
#212 Process of Change: Developing a School Counselor Evaluation Tool (SCET) to Correspond With the ASCA National Model
This presentation will describe the history, rationale for change, specific document drafts, effective communication processes, unanticipated barriers, and identified necessary evaluator training as they relate to the development of a new school counselor evaluation assessment tool based on the ASCA National Model for use in a large school district.
Thomas Dodson, Palm Beach Atlantic University
#213 Helping Student Athletes Go Pro In Something Other than Sports
Attendees at this workshop will understand the unique situation of student athletes when it comes to career exploration and attaining experience. Working with Athletics and Student Affairs, the Colorado State University Career Center developed a career exploration class, specifically for athletes, that integrates developmental counseling with a campus internship experience.
Beka Crocket, Barbara Richardson, and Judy Brobst, Colorado State University
#214 Yours, Mine, and Ours: When Ethical Standards Collide and What to do About It
Counselors, advisors, coaches, instructors - all support career development, but each adheres to different ethical standards. How do we work together? Come learn a brief history of NCDA ethics and the standards of select professions. Through case discussions and a useful framework, we light the way for solutions when standards collide.
Diane Farrell, Florida Gulf Coast University; Keley Smith-Keller, Luther College and Edward Mainzer, New York City Department of Education
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Presentation Series III
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ~ 10:30 - 11:40 am
#301 Celebrating a Passion for Career Development
Dick Bolles will summarize the lessons he has learned since he stumbled into this field by accident, 42 years ago. He will tell details of his life, and what has caused his book, What Color Is Your Parachute, to sell over 10 million copies in its 41 different annual editions, and 26 countries.
Richard Bolles, What Color Is Your Parachute
#302 Career Adaptability and Resilience: A Chaos Theory Perspective
Using the Chaos Theory of Careers it is proposed that career adaptability and resilience can be conceptualized along dimensions of utilizing opportunity, flowing with change, defending against risk and recovering from failure. These dimensions will be outlined and their practical implications for assisting individuals will be explored and demonstrated.
Robert Pryor and Jim Bright, Australian Catholic University
#303 The Past is Behind Us: Understanding the Career Center of the Future
Where will Career Centers be in 10 years? The year will be 2023. We are living in a digital age and the population of digital natives that attend college is increasing. How will Career Centers keep up? What will Career Centers look like? What will the average week be like for a Career Counselor? How will companies recruit students and how will students utilize their career offices? All these questions will be addressed during this session as polling technology is incorporated to poll the audience and analyze future trends by analyzing multiple tenets of NACE benchmarking.
Laura Lane, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
#304 Supporting Our Troops: A Pilot Study With the Pennsylvania National Guard
Approximately 100 members of deployed and recently returned members of the Pennsylvania National Guard participated in a pilot study of distance career services. Results of this study show the efficacy of supporting existing career transition and employment programs with a short-term model of career counseling delivered via phone and internet.
David Reile, Barbara Suddarth and Lorene Ulrich, CDA
#305 Equity-based College and Career Readiness School Counseling
Learn how to implement a K-12 equity-based college and career readiness program. We will explore relevant college and career curriculum and how to implement a successful program with equity-based data. In addition, we will provide you with hundreds of free resources to get started.
Rachelle Pérusse and Jennifer Parzych, University of Connecticut
#306 Reconstructing Careers via Cross-Cultural Transition
Through a qualitative research framework, this presentation recounts a study of the life-career experiences of professional trainees from Non-Western Cultures. Empirical findings generated from the narrative inquiry are illustrated in light of career development theoretical perspectives and other relevant literature. Implications for theory, practice, and future research are discussed.
Charles P. Chen, University of Toronto
#307 In Their Own Words: The Role of Sophomore Year in College Students Career Development
The presenters will offer insight into major/career choice dynamic throughout the first two years of college based on qualitative analysis of interviews and students' academic records. As a part of a larger longitudinal study, the presenters interviewed 25 diverse college sophomores. Students shared aspirations, doubts, discoveries, pressures, and disappointments as they answered questions about career exploration.
Elena Polenova, Amie Vedral, and Marianna Savoca, Stony Brook University
#308 CUNY LEADS: The Future is Now – A Success Model Linking Career and Disability Services
CUNY LEADS (Linking Employment, Academics & Disability Services), is a model career development program that prepares students with disabilities for realistic, successful employment outcomes. This research based replicable program connecting career and disability services provides individualized support, advisement, and career development at the university level. Materials will be distributed.
Roberta Adelman and Barbara Bookman, The City University of New York
#309 Providing a Career Counseling Framework for Incoming and New Career Professionals
Being a new/beginning career professional can be challenging. Discover a technique to boost your confidence during appointments. This technique guides clients through the process of identifying overlapping themes about themselves as it relates to the world-of-work. Learn and practice a technique meeting the career development needs of clients across generations.
Jessie Czerwonka and Kaitlin Luna, University of Colorado Denver
#310 First Generation Students and Internship: A Career Development Social Justice Issue
The transition from college to work is a trigger for class disadvantage for first generation college students. Learn about the impact of social class on important career development events like internship. Discover implications for career counseling, including multicultural competencies, theoretical approaches, and systemic interventions that facilitate equity in career development.
Adry Snorradottir Clark, Western Oregon University
#311 Getting Your Work Published: Strategies for Success
Writing for publication fosters intellectual growth, professional collaboration, and knowledge production. Designed for conference attendees who are engaging in the process of publishing their work in academic journals, particularly journals in career counseling and career development, this session provides insights and individual help for attendees' publishing efforts.
Paul J. Hartung, Northeast Ohio Medical University and Jerry Trusty, The Pennsylvania State University
#312 Supervisor as Mentor in Effective Work-based Learning Programs
Findings from 12 interviews with workplace supervisors of exemplary work-based learning experiences for urban high school youth are presented. Supervisors were identified by the sponsoring high school for their success in fostering student academic and career development. The implications for program design and mentor preparation are discussed.
Maureen Kenny, Boston College; Janine Bempechat, Wheelock College; and Joanne Seltzer, Curry College
#313 Fostering Hope and Building Legacy: Job Shadowing and Blogging as Vehicles to Promote Self-authorship
The Externship Program matched exploratory students with alumni job shadows around the world. Baxter Magolda's (2001) theory of self-authorship provided the framework for students' reflection and growth. The presenter will examine: an overview of self-authorship; how theory informed practice and technology usage; and discuss benefits and logistical challenges of engaging alumni.
Abby C. Trout, Grinnell College
#314 Personal Branding for Career Professionals
Have you wondered why there is so much talk about personal branding? Are you questioning what the career advantages are to having a compelling personal brand? Susan Chritton will share highlights from her book, Personal Branding for Dummies, part of the best-selling Dummies series, in an interactive workshop.
Susan Chritton, Private Practice
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Centennial Luncheon Series
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ~ 12:15 - 1:15 pm
#CL-1 The Perfect Workforce Storm: Will Your Clients Be Ready?
Many people are looking for jobs. Even more jobs are looking for people, but the jobs looking for people do not want people who lack 21st century skills. A whole-community approach, lead by NCDA members, will be described to help all citizens develop informed career dreams, acquire needed skills, and connect with potential employers.
John Shaw, Futures for Kids; Mike Underwood, Velocity Learning Systems; and Phil Jarvis, Career Cruising
#CL-2 Looking Back and Forward: What Visionaries See
NCDA visionaries who are authoring the NCDA CDQ Centennial Series share lessons learned and future views about key elements of career development. Panel members will be Ed Herr, Sunny Hansen, Tom Harrington and Juliette Lester.
Dale Furbish, AUT University
#CL-3 Strengths-based Practice and Programs: Exploring its Impact on Personal Engagement and Career Wellbeing
Based on positive psychology’s unique approach of studying what is right with people, Gallup’s StrengthsFinder programs have led to extensive and far-reaching efforts to help individuals lead engaged and productive lives. Supported by research with over 20 million workers, this presentation will explore Gallup strategies for increasing your students’ and clients’ personal engagement and career wellbeing. During this interactive presentation, participants will have the opportunity to explore strategies for recognition in the workplace, the role of relationships at work, and personal strengths development for helping employees craft the best opportunities to find optimum roles.
Mark Pogue, Gallup, Inc.
#CL-4 An Overview and Discussion of the NCDA Career Development Program From its Inception to Current Status
Presenters will use a flexible format to include audience participation during the session. Content includes NCDA's role in developing, implementing, and expanding the CDF program to meet various users' needs and to recognize other organizations and individuals whose efforts helped make this program successful.
Howard Splete and Judy Hoppin, Oakland University
#CL-5 Multicultural STEM-Focused Career Interventions
This presentation describes a framework for multicultural STEM-focused career interventions and the role of career counselors in increasing career pursuits and equity in STEM fields. A conceptual overview of the role of culture in STEM career choice and development and practical intervention strategies will be offered in an interactive format.
Angela Byars-Winston, University of Wisconsin - Madison
#CL-6 What to Do When You Only Have Ten Minutes to Assess a Client/Student
Learn a quick and dirty approach you can immediately add to your toolbox of skills: 1) a short Life/Career Self-Test that gives a snapshot of current life and work situations, 2) How the Career Process Really Works to use in conjunction with the Self-Test, and 3) a list of activities that are helpful at different phases. Leave with some helpful worksheets and exercises that you will want to use with your clients and students as soon as you get back to the office!
Byron Waller, Governors State University; Heather Zeng, Capella University; and Carol Vecchio, Centerpoint Institute for Life and Career Renewal
#CL-7 Mental Health Centers, Career Development, and Helping People Find Meaning in Work
A Mental Health Center Director with oversight of 950 staff will offer insights to working with people with major mental illnesses, developmental delays, returning or youthful offenders, and those struggling with substance abuse and needing to put together a new life.
Peter Scanlon, South Bay Mental Health
#CL-8 A Counselor's Guide to Career Assessments (6th Edition)
This session will give an overview of the 6th Edition of NCDA's A Counselor's Guide to Career Assessment Instruments. The current editors will highlight the key features of the new edition, present ancillaries (supporting materials for use of the text in professional development/instructional settings) and answer questions about the book.
Chris Wood & Danica Hays, Old Dominion University
#CL-9 Who is Not at Risk in Higher Education? Career Services' Approaches Designed to Meet the Needs of Diverse Students
Explore how career centers and counselors can effectively connect with at-risk and underrepresented students in higher education by examining the inclusive outreach and programming efforts for diverse students at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
George Hoey and Annie Piatt, University of Colorado at Boulder
#CL-10 Hope, Social Justice, and Pride in Work: The Legacy of Bernard Haldane, Pioneer in Career Development
Knowing one's strengths makes a vast difference in lives, work, and career development. Bernard Haldane's Dependable Strengths Articulation (DSA) has been applied successfully since 1947. Participants will experience how DSA works in short exercises, and will understand its success with job-finding. History/research supporting its critical value will be briefly outlined.
Kate Duttro, Private Practice
#CL-11 Helping Clients Find Employment by Accessing the Hidden Job Market
More than 75% of job openings are never advertised. This workshop shows how to use computerized local labor market information, special networking techniques, and customized application documents to help clients successfully identify and find employment in this hidden job market.
Charles Lehman, Karin Kase, Cassandra Chavez, and Caitlin Henke, New Mexico Career Development Association
#CL-12 Gender Differences in Career Preferences in 1990 and 2010: The Gaps Have Decrease but Not Disappear
Observed gender differences in men’s and women’s career choices can be attributed to gender differences in career preferences (e.g., using verbal ability, counseling). Using data from 37,299 and 2,003 young adults, obtained in 2010 and 1990, respectively, we found that gender differences have decreased but have not disappeared.
Itamar Gati and Maya Perez, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Presentation Series IV
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ~ 1:30 - 2:40 pm
#401 Today’s Veterans:, Their Skills and Integrating Them Into Successful Futures
Derek Blumke is the Executive Vice President of Hirepurpose, a company whose goal is to match veterans with jobs based on their abilities and potential. Prior to joining Hirepurpose, Mr. Blumke led the VITAL Intiative for the Deptartment of Veterans Affairs and co-founded Student Veterans of America, which is now on over 800 campuses worldwide. He is a 3 time Air Force OEF Veteran and will discuss empowerment in veterans’ career planning military post-service.
Derek Blumke, HIRE Purpose
#402 Thoughts on Theories: Building Theoretical Foundations, Exploring Future Directions
Have you kept current with emerging career development theories and models? Join Roberta Neault, Deirdre Pickerell, and international authors from the JEC special issue, Thoughts on theories to explore 10 key career theory concepts. Panel members include John Krumboltz, Mark Pope, Jim Bright, Robert Pryor, Norm Amundson, and Nancy Arthur.
Roberta Neault, Yorkville University; Deirdre Pickerell, Life Strategies Ltd.; Nancy Arthur, University of Calgary; Mark Pope, University of Missouri-St. Louis; John Krumboltz, Stanford University; and Jim Bright and Robert Pryor, Australian Catholic University
#403 Skills and Competencies Needed for Career Practitioners' Effective Use of Social Media
Social media is a new area of practice for career practitioners who vary in their experience in using technology. This presentation examines differences in the way practitioners perceive the skills and competencies required for using social media and presents strategies for developing the necessary skills and competencies for social media.
Jaana Kettunen and Raimo Vuorinen, University of Jyvaskyla; and James P. Sampson and Debra Osborn, Florida State University
#404 Creating Hope With the Career Construction Interview
The Career Construction Interview (CCI) offers a narrative assessment method for empowering people to author their life-career stories and design their lives. Through presentation and small-group practice, participants will increase their knowledge, gain more confidence, and hone their skill in using the CCI in their practices.
Chris Briddick, South Dakota State University; Suzanne Savickas, Kent State University; Brian J. Taber, Oakland University; and Paul J. Hartung, Northeast Ohio Medical University
#405 How to Help Others Navigate Uncertainty and Change
Learn a new, practical tool for your professional toolbox that will rock your world! Discover practical strategies on: how to navigate and normalize uncertainty in every aspect of life and work, what it takes to define life and work that is meaningful and heart-based, and the most effective steps to take when your clients feel confused and stuck.
Carol Vecchio, Centerpoint Institute for Life and Career Renewal; Byron Waller, Governors State University; and Heather Zeng, Capella University
#406 Career Development in Organizations: An Employer Panel Discussion
How do employers attract, develop, engage, and retain a qualified, innovative, world-class workforce? Through comprehensive career development programs and services that identify employee career aspirations and goals; provide opportunities for growth and development; and leverage employee strengths - in alignment with business strategies and goals. Learn how it is done.
Marsha Boettger, Marsha Boettger and Associates Career Consulting
#407 Targeting Employment Service Interventions to Client Needs: What Works?
This session will share highlights of Employment Readiness ScaleTM data on over 25,000 US clients that provide insights into patterns of client need and the effectiveness of interventions for a wide range of client groups, and conclude with an interactive discussion of implications for client service.
Valerie Ward, Valerie G. Ward Consulting Ltd.
#408 Using Humor and Metaphorical Thinking in Our Work as Career Counselors
Because laughter is the best medicine and makes us feel better, this program will explore the concept of using humor and metaphorical thinking in our career counseling work. Participants will leave with a greater understanding and concrete examples of how to implement humor and metaphors in their work.
Darren Kaltved and Jennifer Rosand, University of Minnesota
#409 Socially Just Career Counseling: What's Critical Consciousness, Privilege and Ethics Got to Do With It?
Join us for an engaging and lively discussion! The presenters will share case studies and promote dialogue with participants to discuss how critical consciousness of social privilege and professional ethics can have a powerful impact on the provision of socially just career services.
Jackie Peila-Shuster and Sharon K. Anderson, Colorado State University; Kevin Tate, Marquette University; and Lee Covington Rush, Northern Illinois University
#410 Academic Underachievement and Recovery: Its Implication for Career Counseling
The presentation includes a recently conducted study about the academic recovery process of college students who had academically failed before. The findings of this study inform internal and external factors affected college students' recovery experiences from underachievement. The study also indicates how career goal setting is associated with academic recovery process.
Mae Hyang Hwang, Gyeongin National University of Education; Donghyuck Lee, Konkuk University; Hyo Jin Lim, Chonbuk National University; Hye Yon Seon, Konyang University; and Mark Pope and Brian Hutchison, University of Missouri - St. Louis
#411 Mid Life Career Crisis: Problems and Strategies (Study of Business Executives in Indian Corporations)
The developments in the industrial and services sectors has opened many opportunities for professionals from diverse fields including management. However, executives were made to work long hours, which resulted in burn out and experience of physical ailments. The presentation based on scientific research will identify reasons of mid-life crisis and strategies to overcome it.
P.K. Khurana and N.K. Chadha, University of Delhi and Rajinder Sokhi, Government of India
#412 Job Search Over 50: Controlling Negative Beliefs
Renee Lee Rosenberg, author, Achieving the Good Life After 50 offers 25 years experience in clinical career counseling, and retirement management. In this session, she shares creative, short-term interventions to control negative thinking and energize job search after 50. Strategies include: action affirmations, laughter techniques, singing, and her list of 7 P’s.
Renee Lee Rosenberg, Private Practice
#413 Meaning-Making Approaches for First-Year and Undecided Students
Understand our students' vision for their future by utilizing an existential meaning-making approach for engaging them in the career exploration process. Using this model, along with a combination of the Career Decision-Making Stages, Career Style Interview, and new conceptualizing exercises, the presenters will create a framework for career professionals.
Ryan T. Day and Addye Buckley-Burnell, Auburn University
#414 NCDA Leadership Academy
Leadership Academy: Do you have a desire to see the future of NCDA? Leadership Academy VII will present the results of their yearlong projects representing a rich variety of topics which have been developed to enrich the members of NCDA, and the organization itself. Come and offer YOUR support to these dynamic future leaders!
Michelle Beese, Private Practice; and Leadership Academy Participants
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Presentation Series V
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ~ 3:00 - 4:10 pm
#501 Unemployment as Trauma for Middle-Age, Middle-Class African American Women
The “Great Recession” caused significantly higher rates of unemployment among African American women relative to White American women. Middle age (over 50), middle-class African American women experience job loss as trauma. Racial identity social interaction theory is used to help counselors recognize symptoms and work stereotypes to avoid traumatizing them further.
Janet Helms, Boston College
#502 Teaching Career Counseling: Addressing Career Concerns as Mental Health Concerns
Join us as we discuss the need to recognize career concerns as mental health concerns. Attendees will learn strategies and techniques to assist individuals presenting with a variety of career concerns. The presenters will discuss how to adapt and employ these strategies and techniques for use in career counseling education, practice, and research.
Tracy Lara and Shawn Burton, Kent State University; Carolyn Berger, Nova Southeastern University; Stephanie Burns, Western Michigan University; Jane Goodman, Oakland University; Cynthia Marco Scanlon, John Carroll University; Faii Sangganjanavanich, University of Akron; Mei Tang, University of Cincinnati; Mark Rehfuss, Old Dominion University; Debra Osborn, Florida State University; Marva Larrabee, Larrabee Enterprises; and Kathy Evans, University of South Carolina
#503 Improving Career Interventions by Better Assessing Readiness for Decision Making
This presentation describes variables influencing clients' readiness to benefit from career interventions, including returning military, economically disadvantaged populations, and global audiences. The presentation also describes consequences of low readiness for effective use of career interventions. Strategies for assessing readiness and a description of 49 available measures will also be provided.
James P. Sampson, Jr., Mary-Catherine McClain, Robert C. Reardon and Pei-Chun Hou, Florida State University
#504 Offender Workforce Development: Embracing a Second Chance
Career development services that lead to stable employment can result in desistance from crime and reduction in recidivism among individuals with criminal records, but a criminal record creates a barrier to employment for many individuals. Criminal justice agencies recognize the importance of employment to an individual's successful reentry into the community; as a result, more agencies are reducing barriers and allocating resources to support career development for individuals with criminal records.
Francina Carter, National Institute of Corrections; John Rakis, Rakis and Associates; Catherine Rose, New Mexico Corrections Department Education Bureau; and Martha Russell, Russell Career Services
#505 How Do You Do That? Providing Career Services Online, A New Model for the Next 100 Years
Learn how one institution provides comprehensive services to a diverse population in an online career center. Come away with practical tips and strategies for moving some of your career services online. Understand the benefits, challenges, and best practices recommended by other career professionals who provide online services.
Sharon Balke and Melody Jennings Kruzic, Capella University
#506 Infusing Culture Into Career Counseling
Cultural influences are an important aspect of career development, but are sometimes minimized in career counseling. In this interactive presentation, we will show video clips of people describing cultural impacts on their career development, suggest a technique designed to elicit cultural information, and discuss themes on culture's effect on career.
Melinda M. Gibbons and Amber Hughes, University of Tennessee
#507 Guiding Your Students Through the Law School/Business School Decision
Every year, thousands of bright, young undergraduate students struggle with the question whether to attend law school or business school. Our research shows a distinct difference between the type of person who enjoys long-term success as a lawyer or as a business leader. Learn to help your students recognize the difference.
Timothy Butler, Harvard Business School and James Waldroop, CareerLeader
#508 Using the 3 C's to Provide Effective Career Counseling to Female Veterans: Commitment, Compassion, and Collaboration
Women veterans face challenges of unemployment, underemployment, and may also experience significant challenges with career development. By attending this session, participants will gain useful insight into how career counselors can assist female veterans successfully transition into the civilian work force, and make intentional, well-informed decisions regarding their career development.
Meghan Reppert, Montclair State Univeresity; Lisa Stern, Wounded Warrior Project; Hilary Flanagan, John Carol University; and Lauren Lipsky, Hire Heroes USA
#509 Career Services for International Students: Innovative Programming to Address Complex Career Issues
This program addresses the unique challenges faced by career counselors when serving international students. The authors will provide an overview of best practices and research as well as programs developed by one career center to specifically address these students' needs.
Monica B. Rosier and Kristy Spear, University of Florida
#510 Career Ideas and Information for School Counselors K -12: Research From the School Task Force
Attendees will walk away with career ideas and information to help bring career programs into their K-12 school systems. Find out the facts and information to help you move your career programs forward with easy take-aways to add into your school program.
Mark Danaher, Manchester High School
#511 “What’s on Your Nightstand?” Designing Reading Interventions for Resolution of Corporate Career Dilemmas
This sequel to the ABCs of Bibliotherapy, presented at the 2012 Conference, highlights the segue from reading-for-occupational information to reading-for-transformation. Case vignettes illustrate how career professionals can help mid-career clients use books and other recorded media to discover solutions to common career transition and leadership competency issues.
Michael E. Hall, Private Practice and Janice Guerriero, Private Practice
#512 Intern Training and Supervision: Optimizing Outcomes as a Mentoring Supervisor
It is usually evident to participating departments that career services internship training programs provide value to interns and to the career center, but what is the impact on staff who supervises interns? We will describe the training programs at Northeastern and MIT and discuss the far-reaching benefits that can be reaped by supervisors who mentor trainees.
Susan Loffredo, Northeastern University and Marilyn C. Wilson, MIT Global Education and Career Development
#513 What's Right With this Picture! Career Counseling With Reluctantly Retired Adults
There are many myths about retirement. Some retirees are reluctant retirees who still want to or need to work. This interactive workshop will focus on the case studies of such retirees and will provide career counselors with the opportunity to examine specific challenges - and benefits - to working with this population.
Julia R. Mazzarella and Kim M. Tassinari, Montclair State University
#514 Helping Students Create Hopes: Diverse College-bound Students Share College and Career Aspirations
This program will present data from interviews conducted with 9 students graduating from an early college high school. Each graduate spent middle and high school experiencing life and learning in an environment that cultivated a college going culture with a focus on college and career readiness. Participants will learn, from students' own words, about the impact that a focus on college and career readiness had on their college and career dreams and plans for the future. Recommendations for conceptualizing and implementing similar programs will be provided as well.
Mary Beth Schaefer, St. John's University and Lourdes M. Rivera, Queens College
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Presentation Series VI
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ~ 4:30 - 5:40 pm
#601 What is Vocational Hope and How Can We Create it? Three Practical Perspectives Based on Theory and Research
It can be argued that all vocational interventions rely, in part, on their ability to mobilize hope in clients. Hope has reemerged as a popular concept in the vocational literature. This session will present three theory-based perspectives on vocational hope that have considerable promise for interventions with diverse client populations.
David L. Blustein, Boston College; Steven D. Brown, Loyola University – Chicago; Cindy L. Juntunen, University of North Dakota; Robert W. Lent, University of Maryland; and Spencer G. Niles, Pennsylvania State University
#602 Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want
This session sheds much needed light on specifically what managers can do - within the time-starved, pressure-cooker environment in which they operate - to support employees' careers. It comes down to engaging in short, ongoing conversations with employees about their career options, needs, and passions. It's that simple ... and that complex.
Beverly Kaye, Career Systems International
#603 The New Complexion of Military Transition Assistance
This presentation will provide an overview of the newly implemented Transition Program, including mandatory and optional programs and services for military members re-entering the civilian workforce. You will learn to debunk myths as you identify opportunities and resources for effective interaction with our veterans.
Frances Judkins, Joseph Mulla, Lauren Lipsky, Rose Howard, Rebecca Dedmond, Lori Cleymans, Julie Floyd, Shawn Conlon, NCDA Veterans Task Force
#604 Career Exploration and Liberation: A Career Counseling Group for First Generation, Low-Income College Students
Career development practitioners will learn about the application of Liberation Psychology to the practice of group career counseling. This presentation will outline the basic foundations of Liberation Psychology, its application to career development practice, and a specific application of this theory to a group of first generation, low-income college students.
Kevin A. Tate, Leslie Skaistis, and Jessica Hernandez, Marquette University
#605 Become Part of NCDA's Career Development Facilitator (CDF) Network
Are you a career development practitioner but have not received the CDF training? Come and learn about CDF and the steps to become a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF). The NCDA CDF curriculum can be the best way for you to become a competent career practitioner!
NCDA CDF Advisory Council Members
#606 Frank Parsons, Employment Law, and Social Justice: The Roots of Career Counseling
Contrary to what some believe, the emphasis on social justice is not new to the counseling profession. Come learn about how our profession's founder, Frank Parsons, became deeply interested in both social justice and employment law and how this served as an important backdrop to his development of career counseling techniques.
Suzanne M. Dugger, Eastern Michigan University and Laurie A. Carlson, Colorado State University
#607 The Razor C.O.A.C.H Program: A Career and College Coaching Partnership Between a University and Community School Districts
The Razor C.O.A.C.H program is a three-year grant funded partnership between a counselor education program and the local high schools to assist at-risk students in college and career planning. This presentation will provide an overview of the program and provide first-year outcome data related to the project.
Kristin Higgins, Dan Kissinger, Josh Raney, Brittany Chunn, and Heather Spickar, University of Arkansas
#608 Work and Family Identities, Conflicts, and Spillover
As part of the 24/7 accessible workforce, and with flex time under greater scrutiny, women workers especially have been forced to sacrifice other roles. This program will address conflicting values and pressures at play and ways counselors can help all workers develop a renewed sense of ownership over their lives.
Dinorah Meyer, University of California – Berkeley and Robert Chope, Career and Personal Development Institute
#609 Class, Status, Poverty, and Capital: A Guide to Social Stratification in Career Counseling
This session explores the importance of social stratification in career counseling. Utilizing a new social stratification model, we will address research and student/client career outcomes specific to secondary education, higher education, and clinical settings. Discussion will include implications for practice and proposals for future scholarship.
Tina Anctil, Portland State University; Brian Hutchison, University of Missouri – St. Louis and Carol Klose Smith, University of Iowa
#610 Developing Secondary Students' Career Maturity Through Peer Helper Programs: Implications for Counselor Educators
Research conducted indicates relationships among non-cognitive factors that impact achievement and career maturity. The research design and assessments will be discussed. Participants will learn the process of developing and implementing peer helper programs focusing on training peer career educators to present lessons designed to increase students' career maturity.
Roselind Gullo Bogner and Kristy Speach, Niagara University; and Susan Toomey, Charter School for Applied Technologies,
#611 Actual Career Outcomes of the Military-to-Civilian Transition
Learn about the actual career experiences of recent military veterans: the occupations and sectors of the economy where they work, their level of employment, their earnings, and other topics, based on an analysis of Census data. Understand the implications for how to counsel vets about transitioning to a civilian career.
Laurence Shatkin, Verbal Media, LLC
#612Where the Job Are: Today's Guide for Finding Employment Opportunities
While good is often used synonymously with secure for people seeking work, job security no longer comes with the job. Today, employment involves an exchange of talent for opportunity. This session discusses this paradigm shift along with strategies for successful navigation in today's global job market.
Nannette McCleary, Wayne State University
#613 Informed Career Decision Making in the 21st Century: Are We There 100 Years Later?
Employers complain they cannot find workers with the right skills; the unemployed say they cannot find jobs. Some workers are underemployed, while many new jobs require higher education. Use these resources to help people make realistic career decisions offering the likelihood of good employment where employers have a need.
Janet Wall, Sage Solutions
#614 Working From the Heart: A Heart-Centered Approach to Career Counseling and Facilitation
The most effective career counseling occurs when we combine theories and techniques with our expressions of openhearted caring. Most of us entered into this field because of a desire to help people. Yet, our training only emphasized theories and techniques. Learn how to counsel more from a place of heart-mind.
Sally D. Gelardin, CareerWell and William P. Ryan, Private Practice
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Presentation Series VII
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 ~ 8:00 - 9:10 am
#701 The Artist Within: Creating a Masterpiece Practice
The process of establishing a private practice parallels the creative process of the great artists. The presenter will challenge attendees to pay attention to the development of 7 core skills as a precondition for creating a “masterpiece practice.” The presenter blends inspirational storytelling, practical experience, and inventive fun in his presentation.
Fred Mandell, Life Change Artists
#702 Knowledge Nomads: Helping Students, Job Seekers, and Workers Thrive in a Job-less Work Environment
100 years after Henry Ford introduced the moving assembly line in 1913, America is witnessing the decline of the traditional 'job.' This clarifying and practical session helps you understand changes in how people choose, create, and maintain work/income in this new world, and offers strategies to help people succeed.
Elisabeth Sanders-Park, WorkNet Solutions
#703 Using Chaos Theory of Careers With Economically-disadvantaged Client Populations
Chaos Theory of Careers (Pryor & Bright, 2011) addresses the non-linearity and uncertainty of career development, which often frees clients from outdated modes when making career decisions. Is using CTC appropriate with economically-disadvantaged clients? In this presentation, we will address issues of social justice and socioeconomic status when using CTC.
Lauren Pasquarella Daley, University of Florida and Jon Schlesinger, University of Colorado Boulder
#704 Strong Interest Inventory: The History and Future for Promoting Social Justice
Career Interest Assessment has been a critical topic throughout the 100 year history of career counseling and development. One instrument in particular, the Strong Interest Inventory Assessment, has grown and developed over the decades in ways that reflect cultural shifts and changing national demographics. We will review briefly some historical highlights and describe how they influenced current assessment techniques. We will focus on analyzing how well the current edition of the Strong addresses the career assessment needs of today's multicultural diverse populations. Examples of how to adapt interpretations of the Strong with underrepresented populations in ways that promote social justice will be provided.
Jeffrey P. Prince, University of California – Berkeley
#705 M-HRDI Veterans Employment Model: Reintegrating Veterans into Employment by Leveraging Partners of the Workforce System
Michigan HRDI’s Veterans Employment Model supports the integration of the unique skills provided by military service and adapts these skills to civilian employment opportunities. By using the Career Coaching Model and leveraging resources veterans complete the process with a written, endorsed Career Portfolio, ready to secure and retain employment.
Walt Lodes Jr. and Aaron Leson, Michigan State AFL-CIO Human Resources Development, Inc. (M-HRDI)
#706 What Now? Reinventing Yourself at Midlife
This presentation examines strengths, interests, values, and current realities of individuals in midlife transition. Via lecture, anecdotes, and activities, the presenters will demonstrate how they use Myers-Briggs Type and Strong Interest Inventories to help their clients reorient and reinvent themselves, to create fulfillment in their life/career.
Catharine Beecher, Beecher & Garcia
#707 Exploring and Constructing Vocational Narratives Using Social and Digital Media
Join us as we bridge the gap between career counseling theory and practice by utilizing current trends in social and digital media to explore and co-construct vocational narratives. During this interactive presentation, attendees will learn how to help clients and students create and interpret their own digital narratives, and apply their insights to career decision making.
April Klimkiewicz and Carolyn Berger, Nova Southeastern University
#708 An Internet-Based Career Planning System: Key Elements in Providing Effective Tools for Students and Clients
High-quality Web-based career planning systems must be built upon sound career development theory and researched assessments. In this presentation, the Research Team of the Kuder Career Planning System describes recent work in this regard and reports the findings of research studies.
JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey, Kuder Inc. and Spencer G. Niles and Jerry Trusty, The Pennsylvania State University
#709 Clinical Supervision of Career Practitioners: The Next Step
Career practitioners often lack access to supervisors with career development experience. Becoming a clinical supervisor can be a next career step. Presenters will describe the effective models and strategies they use with practitioners working in diverse sites and with varied levels of experience. Participants will assess their supervisory skills.
Judith Hoppin, Oakland University; Cheri Butler, University of Texas - Arlington; and Ellen Weaver-Paquette, Rhode Island College
#710 Career development in private industry: An overview of career development at General Motors and Google
In this session, we’ll explore current challenges, priorities, and programs related to developing talent in private industry organizations. Each presenter will provide an overview of their organization’s approach to career development. We’ll then have a panel discussion to explore trends and topics of interest to session participants.
Bill Huffaker, General Motors and Louise Welch, Google
#711 Integrating International Students Into the College Community
Career Fairs, workshops, and other events sponsored by the Engineering Career Center have always drawn a large number of international students. Feedback from these students and employers provided the inspiration for us to create new ways to globalize the college experience for all of our students.
Joyce Donahue and Karen Kowal, Arizona State University – Engineering Career Center
#712 Narrative Method Increases Hope, Optimism, Resilience, Curiosity and Exploration, Leading to Career Clarity: Outcome-Study
Exciting results show significant increases in validated scales of hope, optimism, resilience, confidence and curiosity, and exploration, after clients experienced our narrative method of practice. Learn about this holistic, narrative approach, and study results. Understand the dynamics and new language of a framework that is supporting a move toward evidence-based practice.
Mark Franklin, CareerCycles
#713 A Non-Profit's Road Map to a Successful Employment Program
A non-profit agency program that meets the needs of a diverse adult population that has historically been disenfranchised and underserved. The presenters will focus on how a diverse population affects programming and how utilizing a variety of career developing aspects can produce a successful program.
Lori Clayton, Laura Sutter, Joanna Wojnar, The Salvation Army
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Presentation Series VIII
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 ~ 9:30 - 10:40 am
#801 Do Your Best Work - Doing Business as a Career Development Professional Finding Your Fit in the Career Business
Your work as a career professional touches others in a powerful and impactful way, because you change lives through career development, providing hope and legacy for the future. Presenters will help you identify your Best Work; discover your professional identity; and examine common mental and emotional blocks in business development.
Michelle M. Carroll, Carroll Career Consultants, LLC and Tina Johnston, New Starts Counseling and Education Services
#802 Critical Analyses and Innovative Thoughts on Career Services and Advocacy for LGBT Persons
Groups within the LGBT umbrella have different advocacy and career needs, barriers, and issues related to their sexual and gender identities. The panelists, including pioneer scholars, provide a critical analysis of previous scholarship and innovative thoughts on future directions, drawing upon between and within group differences and multiple identity issues.
Sue Motulsky, Lesley University; Barry Chung, Indiana University; Mark Pope, University of Missouri, St. Louis; Michael Mobley, Salem State University
#803 Career Assessment Techniques that Even Work With Resistant Clients
Among the host of informal assessment tools available some involve using card sorts. These tools are especially effective with dislocated workers and military members transitioning to the private sector. In this fast paced session, the presenter will describe and demonstrate card sort assessment tools and briefly review several case studies
Richard Knowdell, Career Development Network
#804 Building the Next Generation of Automation Professionals
Automation and its related careers are vital to future global manufacturing competitiveness. This presentation will cover the importance of automation careers and provide messages for students and adults about careers in automation and manufacturing, including the benefits of, requirements for, and importance of STEM education to those careers.
Peter Martin, The Automation Federation
#805 Get Hired: Helping Your Clients Rise to the Top of Google Rankings Using Social Media
Become a technology-savvy career counselor, mastering Search Engine Optimization tips for LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+. Learn how to create a digital footprint so employers can find your clients more easily during the job search process. Help your clients rise to the top of Google Rankings using social media.
Nancy Richmond, VirtualCareerAdvice.com; Amanda Peters, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; and Sabrina Woods, Northeastern University
#806 How to Use an Appreciative Career Development Interview to Create Hope
If the language we use influences the direction of career development interactions, then the critical career development interview may be the key to moving from a problem-centered approach to a strength-based approach. The Appreciative interview is the lead component in a strength-based approach to career development using Appreciative Inquiry.
Donald A. Schutt, Jr., University of Wisconsin – Madison
#807 New Occupational Information From the Bureau of Labor Statistics
BLS will present information for occupations recently added to the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification. Information on employment and wages, by state, are available for reorganized computer-related occupations, advanced practice nurses, and two green occupations. Learn how these new occupations will be incorporated into the next Occupational Outlook Handbook and other career products under development.
Laurie Salmon, and Dennis Vilorio, Bureau of Labor Statistics
#808 Is There Hope for Your Networking Workshop? Creative Exercises and Ideas for Your Networking Presentations
Has your networking workshop lost some of its zing? Check out some of the networking presentation themes, options, and exercises to revive your next workshop. Come participate in this fun and dynamic presentation and walk away with best practices for networking.
Laura Lane and Christy Dunston, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
#809 Motivating Applicants Through Creating Hope and Opportunity
This session will inspire participants to create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged and diverse populations and demonstrate the importance of responding to social justice and the needs of this population to motivate them to be successful and create their own legacy.
Kevin Thomas, The Big Motivator and Scott Anders, US Probation, Eastern Missouri
#810 Creating Hope: Assisting Veterans With Job Search Strategies
Providing effective employment services to today's veterans is essential. This presentation will equip career development practitioners with the knowledge and tools necessary to facilitate a successful job search. Application of the Cognitive Information Processing (CIP) approach as a foundation for assisting veterans in the job search process will be discussed.
Mary Buzzetta, Seth Hayden, and Katherine Dorsett, Florida State University
#811 Promise of Individualized Learning Plans as a Career Development Strategy
This presentation will present results of a number of studies conducted over a four-year period that evaluated the potential impact of individualized learning plans (ILPs) as a college and career readiness strategy for students with and without disabilities.
V. Scott Solberg, Boston University
#812 Alternative Employment: Its Growing Career Potential and How to Accelerate Positive Transitions
Employers are hiring more workers at all skill levels as temporary employees. This presentation will identify the major variations in this type of employment, describe the pros and cons of these types of employment, and outline how to help people prepare to successfully move into these types of employment.
Sally Power, Independent Consultant
#813 Writing Resumes for Career Changers
For your clients changing careers - returning from military service, seeking new opportunities in a changing economy, or shifting gears following a major life transition - how do you create a resume that is cohesive, focused, and relevant to employers? This presentation shares specific techniques and expert examples for career-change resumes.
Louise Kursmark, Resume Writing Academy
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Monday, July 8, 2013
Roundtable Series I
Roundtable Series II
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Roundtable Series III
Roundtable Series IV
Roundtable Series V
Roundtable Series VI
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Roundtable Series VII
Roundtable Series I
Monday, July 8, 2013 ~ 3:00 - 4:10 pm
#1-1 The Legacy of Skills Assessment in Career Development: Where We've Been and Where We're Going
Skill assessment is a key component of client self-knowledge and an integral part of the career decision. This presentation will discuss the following as it pertains to the self-assessment of skills: common interventions and new techniques, how to increase meaning for clients, and future directions.
Brittany Melvin and Rebecca Hale, Florida State University
#1-2 Scores and Stories: Crafting Integrative Approaches to Career Counseling
Diverse career theories and general psychotherapy orientations can be combined, yielding holistic strategies that address career and personal concerns. This interactive session explores contemporary integrative approaches that incorporate test scores and qualitative approaches into career counseling. Guided by reflective questions, participants will share ideas and advance their own integrative approaches.
Patrick J. Rottinghaus and Alec Eshelman, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
#1-3 Long-term Benefits of Career Counseling on Graduate Students of Color: Implications for Equitable Career Counseling Practice
This presentation will review a study on graduate students of color and their reports of effective career counseling practice in secondary and postsecondary schools. Student responses provided an important dimension to the retention and graduation rates of students of color. Implications for equitable career counseling practice will be discussed.
Tamisha Bouknight, Lehman College of the City University of New York
#1-4 Career Counseling for Socially Disadvantaged Youth: A Competency Based Approach
This paper aims to understand career related needs of the youth with socially disadvantaged backgrounds and suggests competency based approaches to counsel them to prepare for paid as well as self-employment. This paper also will investigate the importance of multicultural competencies for career counseling psychologists in an Indian context.
Gautam Gawali, University of Mumbai
#1-5 Utilizing Pinterest to Effectively Communicate to Students
Career Services Offices have successfully embraced the utilization of social media to market services to students. Pinterest is another way Career Services can reach students in a visual manner. From event highlights to resume tips, this presentation will help you market services and other areas of career development via Pinterest.
Trisha Hyatt, University of Pittsburgh
#1-6 Culture and College: What Career Counselors Need to Know to Assist First-Generation Students
This session will focus on assisting college career counselors in identifying generational factors that may be affecting selected interventions and therapeutic relationships with FGCS clients. Discussion will focus on concrete strategies to help counselors form developmentally appropriate goals and address generational factors with clients.
Melissa Wheeler, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
#1-8 The Space Between Job Satisfaction and Tenure: Client Values and Employer Needs
Employers highly value strong work ethic and long-term commitment when seeking the next employee, while our clients seek job satisfaction and engagement at the workplace. Join us as we explore and construct interventions using the Theory of Work Adjustment model to bridge the space between employer goals and employee satisfaction.
Darin Ford, Southern Methodist University and John L. Garcia, Texas State University at San Marcos
#1-9 The Efficiency of Career Services Offered by Guidance/School and Career Counselors in High Schools
An extensive review of whether the career options and resources given to high school students are efficient in assisting them to gain a level of readiness to successfully thrive upon graduation. Provided will be resources that could potentially narrow the gap to better prepare students for developing their career goals.
Debbie Weitz and Inika Pierre, Florida State University
#1-10 Understanding Relationships Among Holland's Self Directed Search, the Career Thoughts Inventory, and the Career Tension Scale
Understanding correlations among subscales of Holland's Self Directed Search, the Career Thoughts Inventory, and the Career Tension Scale may allow practitioners to more thoroughly engage in meaningful conversations about the complexity of the client's career concerns. Further, faster identification of problems or gaps allows the practitioner to see more clients.
Tyler Finklea and Julia Kronholz, Florida State University
#1-11 National Career Development Guidelines (NCDG) – In Practice
The National Career Development Guidelines (NCDG) framework provides a solid foundation for understanding the scope of competencies a person needs to successfully manage his/her career throughout the lifespan. Learn about the NCDG framework and how to use it to support career counseling, as well as to develop career-related programs, grants, and courses.
Linda Kobylarz, Post University
#1-12 Development and Validation of the Work: Family Conflict Scale for Dual-Career Adults
It was administered to 561 adults and its internal consistency, reliability and validity were established. The scale comprised 23 items scored on a 5-point likert scale. The WFCS was validated by confirmative factor analysis, inter-subscale correlations, and criterion-related validity analysis. The suggestions for effective applications were proposed for counseling and research.
Yu-Chen Wang, National Taipei University of Education
#1-13 Motivation, Diversity, and Selectivity: Using Competition to Engage Students in Life After College Preparation
By utilizing a competitive application and selection process for structured programs, career professionals can increase student interest in programs, engage those students more fully, and increase diversity. Learn best practices, challenges, and key elements in designing and implementing a competitive selection process based on motivation and dedication.
Tammy J. Halstead, Franklin and Marshall College
#1-14 Driving Engagement and Building Brand Through Interactive On-line Video Experience
Learn how interactive on-line videos bring websites to life! Babson College creates a fun, responsive set of student videos illustrating its innovative career development strategy. By putting the viewer in control of this dynamic, virtual experience, they are immersed in the website’s content and are steered toward relevant on-line resources.
Brenda Kostyk, Babson College
#1-15 Using Visual Language in Career Counseling
Learn the power of visual language and experience ways to use this rich tool to help your clients' express their past, present, and future. During the workshop, participants will learn a simple visual alphabet, experience using the History Map, and hear about how career templates are used in a college setting and private practice.
Mary Robins, Menlo College
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Roundtable Series II
Monday, July 8, 2013 ~ 4:30 - 5:40 pm
#2-1 Career Center Traffic Jam: A Triage Solution
Setting up a triage or sorting structure based on the nature and severity of students' career needs is one way to manage traffic in a busy office. Attend and become familiar with the two-step triage system used at Stony Brook University's Career Center: (1) needs assessment and (2) walk-in advising/appointment preparation.
Amie Vedral and Elena Polenova, Stony Brook University
#2-2 Career Development: The Importance of Mentors for Young African American Professionals at Predominantly White Universities
This discussion will focus on the importance of mentoring in the career development for new African-American professionals at predominantly white colleges and universities. The discussion will provide a framework for potential mentors to assist new professional with the skills necessary for career development. New professionals will be provided with an understanding on what makes an effective mentor.
Arronza Azard and Randy Fontenot, Louisiana State University
#2-3 Creating Hope for At-risk Students
Students who find themselves at-risk of dropping out of school due to academics tend to be in this situation for a number of reasons, mostly because of a lack of career self-efficacy. This program discusses how you can meet the needs of these students in a specifically designed career course.
Luis A. Santiago, Florida Atlantic University
#2-4 Career Efficacy of First Generation Students at a Work College
A student survey of Berea College (60% First Gen students) examines their perceptions and their career efficacy. Ideas for expanding session participant's knowledge and context will be discussed including any best practices by the audience.
James Atkinson, Berea College
#2-5 Career Circles: Circle of Help and Hope
University Career Services at UNC Chapel Hill piloted a Career Circle, or job search support group, in Summer of 2011 in response to students needing additional career search assistance in a tough economy. UCS went on to hold additional Career Circles throughout the year. See what methods and techniques they used and what they learned from their experiences. Take away how to start a Career Circle at your institution.
Christy Dunson, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
#2-6 Career Development in India: Issues and Challenges
The session will highlight the present gaps and limitations of career planning initiatives in India today. With the aid of research data and statistics, the presentation proposes development of a professional program for facilitating career development in India. The curriculum is discussed in light of implementation issues and its future scope.
Narender Kumar Chadha, P.K. Khurana, and Harpreet Bhatia, University of Delhi
#2-7 Moving Past Barriers to Career Success: Understanding the Difference That Career Services Makes
Clients often struggle with career barriers that threaten to derail their career progress. Learn about a study that examined outcomes of college students' participation in individual appointments related to exploring majors. Discover how students addressed barriers and how career professionals supported those efforts. Explore strategies for use in your practice.
Julia Panke Makela, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
#2-8 Navigating a Job Fair: Tips and Techniques to Maximize Your Experience at the Job Fair
This roundtable discussion will focus on how your clients can get the most benefit from attending a job fair - what to take to the job fair, what not to do at the job fair, what to take home from the job fair, and what to do after the job fair.
Sharon W. Walker, Our Lady of the Lake College
#2-9 Celebrating Career Development in a Global Setting: Australia as a Case Study
The US Country Paper at the 2011 International Symposium on Career Development identified the need to achieve better results for US citizens through coherent federal strategies. Australia, over the past 10 years, has developed a more strategic and coordinated career development framework. This session will showcase key elements of Australia's approach and consider their applicability to the US.
Greg Calvert, Department of Education and Carole Brown, Career Development Association of Australia
#2-10 Career Decision-Making Characteristics and Perceived Barriers of College Students Enrolled in STEM Majors
A shortage of female and minority students in the STEM careers has prompted researchers and policy-makers to examine the supply pipeline. This program reports the findings from a research project that examined career decision-making characteristics, and perceived barriers of college students enrolled in STEM majors. Implications for counseling interventions will be discussed.
Wei-Cheng Mau and Valerie Perkins, Wichita State University
#2-11 Ye' Liberal Arts Students Shall Be Ready to Pursue Work!
Liberal arts students often lack effective networking and job search strategies, and can benefit from information providing them with tools for career success. Two counselors created a pamphlet to motivate transitioning students and an online version, which enables us to be better practitioners. Walk away with your very own pamphlet!
Christine Keller, Saint Louis University
#2-12 Career Development in Family Legacies: How Can Career Decisions Create Family Legacies?
The purpose of this presentation is to explore ways that career development efforts can be used in the creation of career decisions that will influence and create successful family legacies. Theoretical frameworks and examples of current family legacies will be reviewed to identify practical solutions and empirical research on this topic.
Porscha Jackson, Texas A&M University
#2-13 How Ph.D. Students Make Career Decisions?
Job opportunities in academia are declining with a direct effect on those pursuing advanced degrees. Career counselors are challenged with how to support students' interest in faculty careers while preparing them for diverse careers. Presenters will share findings on doctoral students' career goals and discuss ways to strengthen career services.
Deborah Liverman and Carrie Sampson Moore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
#2-14 The Development of the Working Styles Assessment (WSA)
During the development of the O*NET, the research group developed a taxonomy of 16 Work Style characteristics. These Work Styles are listed in order of importance for each of the occupations included in the O*NET. The purpose of the current study was to develop a new instrument, the Working Styles Assessment (WSA), which can assist with determining what an individual's strengths and weaknesses are in terms of the O*NET Work Styles.
Melissa A. Messer and Heather Ureksoy, Psychological Assessment Resources
#2-15 Happiness Quotient: Finding Meaning at Work
Happiness Quotient: Finding Meaning at Work provides a framework and practical suggestions, based on theory and research, for career practitioners and their clients to improve the quality of their work lives and overall well-being. The workshop integrates ideas from Mark Guterman, Tal Ben-Shahar, Martin Seligman, Dennis Jaffe, and Cynthia Scott.
Michelle Beese, and Jessica Bickley, Career Development Alliance
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Roundtable Series III
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ~ 10:30 - 11:40 am
#3-1 Death in the Workplace: Appropriately Dealing With the Inevitable
Death visits us in the active workgroup increasingly often, partially due to the aging American workforce and extended participation of older workers in employment. This roundtable will deal with some practical aspects of preparation for loss, whether anticipated or sudden, by any individual, supervisor, workgroup, human resources staff, and others.
Patrick Lennahan, University of Rhode Island
#3-2 Teaching Online Career-related Courses Incorporating the Best of Positive Psychology: A New Emphasis Reaching New Audiences
Teaching career courses online with an emphasis on positive psychology – reaching new audiences in creative ways.
Joseph Johnston, Megan Keeler, and Cory Elfrink, University of Missouri
#3-3 Three Tools to Capture Clients' Strengths
This roundtable will identify three strengths-identifying tools. It will outline how these tools have been used in career development practice with adults, and it will identify six issues practitioners need to consider when using these tools. It will show how to explain the value of strengths in a work context.
Ann Villiers, Canberra Australia
#3-4 Lessons Learned: Sharing 20+ Years of Career Counseling Tips
Would you like to have a private practice, either part-time, soon, or sometime in the future? Gail Liebhaber will deliver client responses from her thriving solo practice about what was most helpful in moving them forward thru challenging vocational transitions. Learn what helped them the most!
Gail Liebhaber, Private Practice
#3-5 Career Behaviors and Adaptability in Job Search Groups
A job search group designed for diverse college students will be described. Also, evidence from the groups regarding job search behaviors and career adaptability will be presented in the framework of previous findings on job search groups. Recommendations for conducting job search groups with diverse college students will be proposed.
Courtney Gasser, University of Baltimore
#3-6 Changes in Employees' Work Values After Personnel Relocations: Career Development in Japanese Companies
How do work values change and what support structures are necessary for employees after personnel relocations? The presenters address these questions and offer a career development perspective. The research is based upon the study of employees' satisfaction and work values in Japanese companies.
Ryoji Tatsuno, Japan Career Development Association; Masumi Nagae, Saga Women's Junior College; and Yoshiji Ishikwa, Strategic Personnel Department Co, LTD
#3-7 Career Health: A Coaching Program for Alumni in Transition
Career Health is a transformational coaching method that empowers individuals to effectively manage their career and life transitions. The presenter has delivered this program for three years to Simmons College alumni who were at the crossroads of considering a career change, re-entering the job market, or exploring new directions in Second Adulthood. Through its unique five-pathway process, alumni were able to develop a new lens for making personal and strategic career choices that led to greater well-being.
Andrea Wolf, Simmons College
#3-8 Sophomore Boot Camp: Strategies for Helping Second-year Students
Research shows that second year college students may disengage with academic life and commitment to a major is a significant predictor of academic success. Learn how to collaborate with campus partners to host a career development conference for sophomores that addresses the career needs unique to this population.
Stephanie Kit, University of Tennessee
#3-9 Creative Strategies to Engage the Deciding Student
If you find yourself struggling to persuade students to utilize your services, enroll in career classes, or actively participate in discussions, this session will offer you innovative strategies to captivate students who are selecting a major or career. Hear how the University of Sioux Falls is using pop culture, iPod Apps, and theory-based activities to increase the effectiveness of their career education and intervention.
Billie Streufert, University of Sioux Falls
#3-10 Improv for Interviews
Job interviews are scenes with tension, objectives, and heightened communication - both verbal and nonverbal. Improv theater is the art of interpersonal communication. In this on-your-feet experiential workshop, we will learn and practice improv techniques as they apply to job interviews and put ourselves into position to succeed when it counts.
Pat Shay, Private Practice
#3-11 College Career Counselors' Roles: The Socially Just Responsibility Continuum Regarding Mental Health
University career counselors may encounter students with a mental illness. How can career counselors, within the scope of their job duties, recognize and meet these students' needs? An overview of research will precede a roundtable discussion surrounding the education, procedures, and approaches that can prepare career counselors for such situations.
Julie Newman, Kenna Duckworth, and Nicholas Paschvoss, Clemson University
#3-12 Teaching Social Justice in Career Development Courses: Methods and Tools
Many career development educators teach some aspect of social justice in their courses. This roundtable will introduce and discuss current and easy to use tools and techniques that convey the importance, value, and relevance of weaving social justice themes into all aspects of the career development course curriculum.
Amy Mazur, Lesley University
#3-13 Access > Engage > Achieve: Targeted Career Programs and Events That Move Students Closer to Achieving Career Dreams
Empowering clients to make informed career decisions, nail the interview, and achieve optimal career goals is what we all want. This session discusses the integrated programs offered to business students at the University of Melbourne to facilitate this. Participants will trial a range of presentation, communication, and networking activities that proved useful in sharpening skills sought by industry.
Agnes Banyasz, The University of Melbourne
#3-14 New Careers for Prisoners and Greyhounds. An Animal Assisted Program in a Maximum Security West Australian Prison
The Companion Animal Service and Employment Centre (CASEC) operated in a large maximum security male prison and remand centre in Western Australia. The program offered work experience, career counseling, and mentoring over 6 weeks working with a group of foster greyhounds. The dogs were being prepared for adoption as family pets.
Louise Gray, Extra Edge Community Services, Inc.
#3-15 The Career Development of Minority Males and Implications for Career Counseling
Racial Discrimination, SES, the absence of a father figure or positive role model, and the lack of effective and appropriate school-based career development programs according to research impede the career development of minority males. Counselors using a culturally sensitive approach when providing minority males with career development and counseling may inhibit these influences.
Randy Fontenot and Arronza Azard, Louisiana State University
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Roundtable Series IV
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ~ 1:30 - 2:40 pm
#4-1 Getting Students Excited About Career Portfolios: A 3-Phase Approach
The employer has narrowed down the candidates to his Top 3, only one arrives for the final interview with a Career Portfolio, who gets the job? Students do not often know or understand the importance of having a career portfolio and more importantly, how they should use one to their advantage. This presentation will share with other career educators the details and success of a 3-Phase approach to teaching this important concept using identification/assessment of transferable skills, building the actual portfolio, and an opportunity to put skills acquired into practice.
Kara Becker, Pace University
#4-2 The Third Rail: Using Abilities in Career Development and Exploration
This demonstration will review the use of abilities in the career development process. You will have the opportunity to complete the newly revised Ability Explorer that links 12 abilities to hundreds of bright outlook occupations. Occupations are coded to several factors such as STEM and education level.
Janet Wall, Sage Solutions
#4-3 Survival Strategies in Maintaining STEM Interests: Lessons From the Field
This presentation uses the narratives from urban high school students to present strategies that promote and sustain STEM career interests. Participants will learn about the role of culture, engaged career counseling, and enriched and relevant STEM education as important tools in helping students to connect to STEM courses and careers.
David Blustein, Michael Barnett, Bailey Rand, Benjamin Tan, Deborah Wan, and Sean Flanagan, Boston College
#4-4 Working With Collegiate Student Athletes on Career Counseling and Exploration
Student-Athletes often feel that they do not need to participate in career counseling because they believe that their career will be their sport. Client education is an important aspect of career counseling with student-athletes. Working with student-athletes on career planning and exploration is a vital tool for success after athletics.
Elizabeth Hancock and Stephanie Carroll, Auburn University
#4-5 Why Student Job-Seekers Must Brand Themselves: How You Can Help and Inspire Hope in the Process
College students approaching graduation often lack the right conceptual marketing framework for launching a successful career. Dr. John Tantillo, nationally recognized branding and marketing expert, will equip professional career-counselors with the conceptual, strategic, and nuts-and-bolts tactics needed to help inspire their students to become more effective job applicants.
John Tantillo, Private Practice
#4-6 Career Integrated Learning: Curricular Reform in Post-Secondary Education
This is an innovative and collaborative project, supported by the Counselling Foundation of Canada and based at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Discussion will focus on how career concepts and competencies are developed in classroom and experiential learning settings as well as plans for expansion within Memorial and other universities.
Rob Shea, Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland; Rhonda Joy and Karen Youden Walsh, Memorial University of Newfoundland
#4-7 Parsons, Prince, and Pink: From 19th Century Vocational Learning Labs to 21st Century Apps
Relevancy in the future job market? The legacy of the Vocational Bureau of Boston provides a backdrop for acquiring the 21st century skills for the future knowledge worker. Mastery, positive psychology, and Lucinda Prince's work will be the focus in building and finding significant internship experiences for our clients.
Darin Ford and Janet Lewis, Southern Methodist University
#4-8 Practical Career Checklists for Each College Year: Self-Assessment, Developing Foundations, Exploration, Preparation
Practical Career Checklists you can use as you counsel students, including what students should do to succeed in college career-wise, for each of their four years: First year: Self Assessment, Second year: Developing Foundations, Third year: Exploration, and Fourth Year: Preparation. The checklists are broken down into three areas: Academic, Activities / Leadership, and Career.
Susan Hyde-Wick, University of Connecticut – Waterbury
#4-9 Teach Yourself to Become Your Institution's Federal Careers Specialist in One Year or Less!
Would you like to specialize in helping students/clients find and apply for federal jobs, understand veteran's preference, Pathways, and how to craft a federal resume? If so, join this session to learn how to go from counselor to Federal Careers Specialist in one short year.
Marie Koko, University of Wisconsin – Madison
#4-10 Uncover Talent: Open Doors and Inspire Action
In surveying 150+ business students with 5 years of experience, they were able to list 7 strengths. Today, all students must know their talents early on, have a development plan, and leverage their strengths in the job market. Participants will gain fast, engaging, and adaptable tools to uncover client skills.
Lesah Beckhusen, SkillScan
#4-11 Life Role Salience and Career Decision-Making Difficulty: Instilling Hope for Future Families and Careers
Do your clients do other things besides work? This presentation will address the difficulties faced in making career decisions while considering the importance of other life roles. Research-based data will be provided suggesting which salient life roles influence the level of career decision-making difficulty that college students experience.
Emily Schedin, Lauren Osborne, and Emily Bullock-Yowell, University of Southern Mississippi
#4-12 The Secret Sauce to Marketing Your Career Center and Exceed Your Target and Goals
What do crystal balls, the yellow brick road, Halloween, and a game show have to do with career development? Our fortune telling, career counseling gypsies will demonstrate how to introduce the career development process to students. In this interactive workshop participants will learn creative strategies they can immediately implement
Melba Olmeda Amaro and Driada Rivas, Borough of Manhattan Community College
#4-13 At the Threshold of Transition: Visualizing a World Beyond to Recreate a New Life of Meaning
Transitions are often a bittersweet combination of joy and fear as old attitudes, values, and behaviors are stripped away to make room for new beginnings. When facing transitions, people often become immersed in the inertia of coping with loss of the familiar, and are unable to visualize a world beyond with new options and opportunities. This presentation relies on Victor Turner's concept of liminal space, and on informal exercises to help people realize a transition is a time of intense potential when they can actualize dreams and forge new beginnings.
Lee Walker-Hirschbein, California State University – Chico
#4-14 Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory to Career Counseling With Medical Students
The session will discuss the application of Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT) as a tool to guide career planning with medical students. Session participants will gain an understanding of the model's components for use in career counseling and apply the model for use when advising students on medical specialty choice.
Nicole J. Borges, Wright State University – Boonshoft School of Medicine
#4-15 Protean Career Attributes: Using Multidimensional Scaling to Understand Client Approaches to Career Tasks
Coping strategies are often employed to adjust to changing work environments. We will present results of a path analysis using the variables: Protean/Boundary less attitudes, career adaptability, stress coping resources, and lifestyle. Results will be used to understand how these variables come together to form personal strategies in meeting career tasks.
Kevin B. Stoltz and Laith Mazahreh, The University of Mississippi
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Roundtable Series V
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ~ 3:00 - 4:10 pm
#5-1 Social Justice for International Students: Are We Doing Enough?
International students bring unique and marketable skills that can be utilized in many settings. Unfortunately, language barriers and a lack of knowledge about hiring processes for International students can cause these students to be overlooked. This presentation will provide career practitioners with information and resources to better serve this population.
Greg Rosenberg and Pam Wood, Florida State University
#5-2 Deconstructing Hidden Agendas in Career Transition Groups
Designed for career practitioners who use group work to assist clients with career transitions, this workshop uses a fish bowl model for engaging participants in examining how a psycho-educational discussion about hidden agendas can engage group members in identifying and disclosing the primary agendas that need attention in addressing their career goals.
Zark VanZandt and Sue Jones, University of Southern Maine
#5-3 Navigating the Twitterverse and Beyond: Utilizing Students to Tweet, Friend, and Connect on Campus
Career centers rarely have the resources for staff to manage social media and communication efforts. This program will detail how to effectively collaborate with students and faculty. It will highlight findings at Samford University for student social media preferences through our unique collaboration with a social media course on campus.
Mary Beth Barnes, Hilliary Hallman, and Hannah Granbery, Samford University
#5-4 What Career Services Departments Can Learn From Technical Colleges
Based on the high-stakes reporting outcomes mandated by accreditors and a predominately non-traditional student body, administrators from a technical college discuss their universal approach to career services, and implications of that approach for traditional college career services staff as they work with socioeconomically diverse students to promote social justice.
Adam Hanson, Centura College
#5-5 Strategic Campus Partnerships to Serve Diverse Student Populations
Career Centers are intimidating. Students have said this for years. For students of color on a predominately white campus, that intimidation may be even more significant. Learn how one center developed meaningful partnerships across campus to increase the number of students from diverse populations utilizing career counseling and other services.
Keri Carter Pipkins and Gail S. Rooney, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
#5-6 QUEST: A Career Exploration Camp for High School Students Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Greensburg
QUEST is a series of one-day summer career camps for high school students, hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Greensburg. Over the past four years, QUEST has successfully increased students' knowledge of career options and increased students' understanding of the skills, abilities, and educational requirements associated with specific career fields.
Beth Tiedemann and Dorothy Zilic, University of Pittsburgh – Greensburg
#5-7 Connecting With At Risk College Students Sanctioned to Career Services: Introduction to a Career Services Card Sort
Extensive research identifies the need for purposeful and differentiated career development services across university/college campuses, and specifically explores the tools that will most effectively engage at risk students within the university conduct system. Incorporating key findings, a newly developed Career Services Card Sort actively engages students in their individual career development.
Jenn Long, Colorado State University
#5-9 Career Concerns of Students With Visual Impairment in Higher Education: Evolving Workable Theory
It has been observed that career counselors working in universities or colleges are not well equipped to address the career related needs of students with visual impairment. Hence, in this research, which is more representative of the underdeveloped countries, an attempt will be made to construct a workable theory in relation to perception and experiences of persons with visual impairment through in-depth interviews based on grounded theory. The sample consists of 10 students with visual impairment who are either pursuing their PhD, MPhil, Masters program in any field of study from colleges and universities located in Mumbai City.
Wilbur Gonsalves, University of Mumbai
#5-10 Successful Reintegration of Veterans Back Into Civilian Life With Emphasis on Employment
Returning military have great potential as employees. The skills veterans gain through their military services makes them well suited to a variety of civilian jobs. Veterans clearly face many challenges in transitioning back to civilian life and finding employment. There is help for transitioning members of the American Military Community. Available resources and businesses can offer support in sustaining meaningful employment and reduce unemployment rate of veterans.
Elaine Herbert, DeVry University
#5-11 Encouraging Resilience: Counselor Educators' Role in Educating Novice Counselors on Burnout
With continually dwindling funding and increasing demands for productivity in mental health agencies, the stress level and potential for burnout could be increasing. Counselor educators, preparing counseling students, need to be conscientious of the effects of burnout and educate on how to maintain creativity, vitality, and energy in the profession.
Tiffany R. Williams and Kathryn C. MacCluskie, Cleveland State University
#5-12 It's the God in me: Integrating Spirituality and Religion Into Career Counseling for Students of Color
Strategies for integrating spirituality/religion identity into career counseling assessment and intervention will be discussed. Attention will be paid to practices that support African American and Latino clients, for whom spirituality and religion may be particularly important (Blaine & Cocker, 1995). Practical considerations and ethical guidelines will be discussed.
Danielle Magaldi-Dopman and Tamisha Bouknight, Lehman College of the City University of New York
#5-13 Decisions, Decisions: Major Exploration Course Challenges Students to Lay Future Foundations
In this roundtable, presenters will discuss their course on major exploration and decision making targeted to first and second year students. They will explore strategies for teaching decision making that emphasize a planful approach, while also utilizing ideas from Krumbolz' Happenstance Learning Theory.
Martina Stewart and Sarah Rollo, University of Utah
#5-14 The Resume: A Tool to Explore Issues of Social Justice
When career counselors apply helping skills to assist clients write their resumes, the outcome can be an in-depth and holistic career story as well as the resume itself. Included in the career story are possible themes of disadvantage and potential resolutions. This session will explore this notion.
Dale Furbish, AUT University
#5-15 Career Development for International Students: Helping Students Achieve Their Career Goals Through Hope-based Interventions
International postsecondary students face unique challenges in their career development processes. Counselors must become aware of their distinctive career situations and devise career intervention strategies accordingly. This interactive session will describe international students' career needs and present hope-based career counseling tools to help these students achieve their career aspirations.
Hyoyeon In and ZiYoung Kang, The Pennsylvania State University
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Roundtable Series VI
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ~ 4:30 - 5:40 pm
#6-1 Preparing Culturally and Globally Aware Students: Career Development to Facilitate Success in the Workplace
Results from a pilot study that incorporates a cultural awareness reflection tool in pre-service teacher education will be shared as a means of facilitating general discussion about effective strategies of preparing students in various fields of study to be interculturally sensitive, tolerant, and global-minded employees within an increasingly diverse society.
Vera V. Chapman, Colgate University
#6-2 Creating a Career Center Assessment Plan: A Legacy for the Future
Assessment...it just feels overwhelming. Sure, we want to know what impact we have, but how? Is it worth the effort? Yes! Learn how one career center developed a four-year assessment plan that provides direction, including specific goals and priorities, as well as a framework to guide future assessment efforts.
Gail S. Rooney and Keri Carter Pipkins, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
#6-3 Improving Wellbeing, Engagement and Performance Through a Unique Approach to Staff Development.
Researchers and practitioners at the Australian National University for the past 3 years have been undertaking a unique project about the impact of career development, leadership and wellbeing programs. This presentation outlines the program approach and the research that is demonstrating significantly improved wellbeing, performance and engagement for program participants.
Carole Brown, Center for Career Development
#6-4 Understanding Vocational Calling: A Phenomenological Study
This roundtable discussion will focus on current research in calling and the development of vocational guidance and counseling. Presenters will highlight a phenomenological study on the experience of vocational calling as it relates to the counseling field; and the meaning and purpose career counseling professionals, as well as students, find as counseling professionals.
Julie Lineburgh and Suzanne Savickas, Kent State University
#6-5 Why Philosophy Majors Can Do Anything: Making the Case for the Liberal Arts as Career Development
Do your students ask what history majors can do, or express fear that a philosophy major will never find a job? In this session, we will discuss strategies for helping students understand and articulate the value of a liberal arts education, and generate ideas for championing the liberal arts.
Liz Lierman, Bard College at Simon's Rock
#6-6 The Process of Transition: Relational Counseling Approaches to Career Transitions
Understanding relational and psychological components of transition is key for career practitioners in today's fast-changing world. Clients or students in career transition benefit from practitioners understanding factors that facilitate or impede progress. This presentation focuses on mid-career transition processes and discusses effective strategies to cope with distress while optimizing growth.
Sue Motulsky, Lesley University
#6-7 Infusing Career Development Into Curriculum Through Faculty Partnership
The presentation will discuss the partnerships of two faculty members and their respective career counselor liaisons that collaborated with incorporating career development material in their senior seminar courses. Each infusion method is unique in nature and both were tested pre- and post assessment.
Rosaria Pipitone and Marjorie Ludwig, University of South Florida
#6-8 Workplace Inclusion: African American Women's Racial Identity Development, Occupational Stress and Mentoring
The purpose of this program is to present the results of a study exploring African American Women's Black Racial Identity Attitudes (BRIA) in organizations as well as occupational stress and mentoring. The presentation will discuss the results of the study as it relates to BRIA within organizations, while utilizing Osipow's Occupational Stress Inventory.
Rhonda L. Norman, Xavier University, and Mei Tang, University of Cincinnati
#6-9 Where's My Compass? Navigating Ethical Quagmires
Career practitioners encountering ethical dilemmas often feel lost at sea without a compass. In this roundtable, participants will discuss a current case and come to realize that following an ethical decision-making model, reviewing their ethical codes, and consulting with peers will help them navigate through ethical fog and storms.
Catharine Beecher, Private Practice
#6-10 The Journey to Having it All: African American Women's Experiences in Pursuit of Career and Family
While many women are faced with numerous challenges in achieving their career goals concurrent with family formation plans, African American women are faced with additional complications. African American women need to be empowered and encouraged to persevere while on their quest to have it all (marriage, children, and career).
Tiffany R. Williams, Cleveland State University
#6-11 Comprehensive Career Services for Transsexual Women and Men
Gender transition presents challenges to career development of transsexual women and men. The presentation identifies significant elements in creating the comprehensive career services that address the unique needs of transsexual individuals during gender transition. The presenters provide practical information, strategies, and resources to assist career practitioners working with this population.
Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich and Amy Moore, The University of Akron
#6-12 Pathways Programs: Helping Students to Find Their Best Federal Job Fit
The easiest way to obtain federal employment is to enter as a student, acquire 620 hours of student employment, and be converted noncompetitively to a professional civil service position. This workshop shares information on various ways students can enter the federal government, and entertain the possibility of a lifelong federal career.
Karol Taylor, Taylor Your Career
#6-13 Assisting Veterans in Transition: Military Separation, College Opportunities, and the Use of Career Counseling
Assisting transitioning veterans is a critical topic for counselors working in education because of the huge increase of student veterans. Join us as we discuss how to create engaging campuses that support student veterans who are moving through this period, being mindful of their future career exploration.
Beka Crocket, Colorado State University; Hiliary Flanagan, University of Notre Dame; Robert Miles, Private Practice; and Tom Prichard, US Department of Veterans Affairs
#6-14 World Peace is Not Just for Diplomats: A SUNY Multi-campus Initiative Grows Interest in Global Affairs and Engagement
The JFEW SUNY Program in International Relations & Global Affairs is a unique NYC-based internship program for low-income SUNY students that has created awareness of global concerns and prompted new thinking on the part of the student participants about career goals aligned with global citizenship.
Isabelle Tibi, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations; Maryalice Mazzara, SUNY Global Center - The Levin Institute and Marianna Savoca, Stony Brook University
#6-15 Extending the Legacy of Type in Career Exploration: The World Beyond Personality/Career Matching
Assessing and discussing psychological types should lead to more than generating a list of possible career options. Types, when understood and applied holistically, provide today's career practitioner with valuable tools. Participants will learn how a discussion of type can enhance the counseling relationship, improve motivation, and increase client satisfaction.
Phillip D. Rash, W. Kerry Hammock, Melanie Burton, Jeffrey A. Buell, Brigham Young University
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Roundtable Series VII
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 ~ 8:00 - 9:10 am
#7-1 The Development of a Revised Version of Holland's Self-Directed Search (SDS)
Recently the Self Directed Search (SDS), which is one of the most widely used interest inventories, was revised. The main goals of the revision were to increase scale reliability and validity by examining the performance of new or revised items and deleting poor or outdated items.
Melissa A. Messer, Psychological Assessment Resources
#7-2 The Military Veteran Student: Providing Impactful Career Counseling
Educational institutions are seeing a dramatic rise in the number of enrolled veteran students and the institutional landscape needs to change to accommodate them. This presentation will highlight issues veterans experience as they pursue a career post-graduation, and offer suggestions, resources, and ideas to help veteran students be successful.
Lauren Lipsky, Hire Heroes USA and Paige Hincker, University of Louisville
#7-3 Voices Resonating From the 1913 Convention: Transforming Lives Through Vocational Guidance and Social Justice
The pioneers, who created The National Vocational Guidance Association in 1913, provided an inclusive vision to affect social justice through vocational guidance and advocacy during a period of turmoil. This presentation will focus on the original papers delivered at the 1913 convention including critical issues facing counselors at the time.
Fatima Wilson, Pima Community College
#7-4 Critical Uses of Life Story to Frame Engaging Work Ideas and Enliven the Career Assessment Process
Clients overlook the changes and themes in their life stories that can shape work choices. Innovative, fast-paced journal and interview prompts bring insight into their stories through word clusters, micro histories, logos, stick drawings, and co-created scenarios. Successful with diverse groups naming essential talents, drives, and traits in fresh ways.
Kendall Dudley, Lifeworks Career & Life Design
#7-5 A Career Counseling Model for Working With Adults With Disabilities Through Vocational Rehabilitation
Participants will learn how to develop contracts with Vocational Rehabilitation to provide career counseling services to individuals with disabilities, including a four-session career counseling model. Practitioners will increase their knowledge and skills needed to work with the diverse range of people with disabilities in the United States.
Tina Anctil, Portland State University
#7-6 Using Narrative Biographies With the SDS to Improve Client Awareness and Outcomes
Do you use the SDS? Like to go deeper with career exploration than the SDS scoring report alone? Learn to use the biographies of individuals who enjoy their work with the client's SDS score report. Understand how to use the biographies to maximize the client's use of that narrative information.
Stephanie Burns, Western Michigan University
#7-7 Social Media and Career Development Technology Building Millennial Momentum and Motivation
Millennials are ethnically diverse, achieving, expressive, liberal, technological, community-oriented, connected, optimistic, yet pressured and impatient students that are altering the face of academia and the marketplace. Career development professionals are responding by adopting innovative, creative, and effective technological strategies to engage encourage, support, and empower students.
Mary Askew, Holland Codes Resource Center
#7-8 Career Counselors Bridge the Gap Between Students and Employers: A Unique Approach to Career Choice
Hear how Babson College Undergraduate Center for Career Development's model has been effective in bridging the gap between all key players(students, employers, faculty, clubs/organizations) through a variety of creative and innovative engagement opportunities. We will share best practices for relationship management and building and examples of how students learn about potential career paths in an integrated way making a more informed career choice.
Michelle Lederhos and Vicky Keller, Babson College
#7-9 Bridging the Transition Gap of Veterans
Veterans Upward Bound at Suffolk University is a free pre-collegiate program that assists low-income and first generation U.S. military veterans develop the academic and personal skills necessary for success in a program of post-secondary education.
Michael J. Smith, Suffolk University
#7-10 Challenging Tradition: Breaking Up is Hard to Do
This session examines gender differences in coping strategies used by students who break from a preordained career path that has been reinforced by parents, teachers, and others. Using a mixed-method research approach, we will discuss how men and women differ as they grapple with foreclosure in career decision making.
Nancy Bernard and Kathryn Jarvis, Auburn University
#7-11 Blazing the Trail for the Next 100 Years: Using Technology to Enhance Career Services
As professionals working in a technologically savvy world, we must aim to offer programs and services that meet busy schedules. During our presentation, we will share our methodology for creating a robust suite of career programs online and share how we use technology to build rapport at a distance.
Christine Muncy and Courtney Bousquet, American Public University System
#7-12 Building Winners: The Use of Sports Culture When Helping Corrections-Effected Populations Find Work
Successful sports teams are built thru assessment of a player's individual talent, skill-building drills for weak areas, high expectations, and lots of practice. This sports culture is very effective when working with the corrections-effected who are seeking employment. Learn how these proven techniques can be easily implemented in various environments.
Alisa Smedley, Montgomery County Correctional Facility
#7-14 Skills for All: The Influence of Price as a Determinant of Career Training Selection
Skills for All is a South Australian Government workforce development initiative that provides free and subsidized vocational training for all people irrespective of employment status. In the course of career planning the price of the training may influence the training selection and the bias of free training may contradict training potential or employment prospects.
Elena Rudnik, University of South Australia and Stephen Birch, Barossa Career Service
#7-15 Career Decision Making System: Online and Print Version Equivalency Study
Participants will review the results of the study to find application with users, and will receive samples and complimentary passcodes for continued use and exploration.
Art O'Shea, Career Decision Making System and Jenn Long, Colorado State University
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Tech Labs are hands-on learning with emerging technology. Attendees must provide their own laptop and pre-register ($10 per lab) for this event
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T2 Lets Start Your Moodle Course
Monday, July 8, 2013 ~ 4:30 - 5:40 pm
Have you thought about setting up a Moodle course for your Career Development Facilitator course or Career Development course? This hands on session will help you set up the first week with files and course activities. You simply need to bring your information to begin Moodling.
Mark Danaher, Manchester High School
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T4 Blogging Basics for Career Services Professionals
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ~ 1;30 - 2:40 pm
Blogs can help career services professionals extend outreach efforts and services to students and clients. The format allows for a variety of content and an informal approach to community building. Learn about the WordPress.com platform, setting goals for a new blog, and ways to find your blogging voice.
Melissa Venable, OnlineCollege.org
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