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Issue Date Focus Feature Call for Articles* *FINAL Deadline*
Fall - Sept 2019 How the World of Work is Changing Through the Lens of Five Generations NCDA Award Winners and NCD Month March 2019 June 8, 2019
Winter - Dec 2019 Policy, Advocacy and Social Justice in Career Development TBA June 2019 Sept 8, 2019
Spring - Mar 2020

Work and Disability: Issues and Strategies in Career Development

NCDA Conference Sept 2019 Dec 8, 2019

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Career Developments

Summer 2019

Table of Contents


The Role of Assessment in Guided Career Intervention
By JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey



An Inside Look into the New Comprehensive Guide to
Career Assessments
By Emily Bullock-Yowell


Special Feature

What's in Your Career Assessments Toolbox?
from CERIC's Careering magazine



Professional Counselors & Specialists

Alternative Career Assessments: Seven Variations on a Theme
By Dirk Mathews and Janet Wall


School Counselors

Career Assessment K–12: Learning, Exploring, Planning
and Acting
By Pamelia Brott


Graduate Students

Career Assessment in the 21st Century
By Benjamin Wright


Facilitating Career Development

Sticking to the Basics to Achieve Advanced Results: Utilizing Fundamental Methods of Career Counseling to allow for Optimal Results to Emerge
By Gregson Gordon


Higher Education

Choosing the “Right” Career Assessment
By MaCail Evans



From the President:
Understanding the Limits and Usefulness of Comprehensive Career Assessment
By Spencer Niles

From the Executive Director:
Expanding Assessment Options for NCDA Members
By Deneen Pennington

Thought Leader Insights:
A Conversation with Chris Wood
By Jenn Long Leard

Ethics in a Nutshell:
Past, Present and Future: Ten Years and Beyond
By David Reile and Sharon Anderson

The Marketplace
By Charles Lehman

On the Web
By Melanie Reinersman