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An Instructional Program for Career Services Providers and Other Career Development ProvidersThe newest edition was not intended to be a major rewrite of the curriculum but, rather, a revision to the original nine chapters to bring them up to date. Typically, the revised chapter expands upon topics introduced in the original chapter. Links, activities, and other resources useful for students have been updated. PLEASE NOTE: Instructors using this curriculum must attend a NCDA-approved Instructor Training Workshop and must be listed on the NCDA Instructor Registry. For more information visit our website at www.ncda.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The Instructor's Package contains one Instructor Manual, which includes student materials and 5 new chapters not included previously.
Author/Editor: A. Lisa Jordan, Janet N. MarinaccioYear: 2017
An Instructional Program for Career Services Providers and Other Career Development ProvidersThe newest edition of the curriculum has been enhanced with updated content and five new chapters. The new chapters expand understanding and career practitioner competencies for diverse purposes and audiences.
Author/Editor: A. Lisa Jordan, Janet N. MarinaccioYear: 2017
7th EditionNCDA is excited to release the re-imagined 7th edition of our influential guide to career assessment. Re-conceptualized and renamed to A Comprehensive Guide to Career Assessment, the Guide contains important information career counselors, educators and practitioners will find invaluable in learning about career assessment and selecting assessments specific to client needs. The Guide is a resource that connects to multiple service sectors and embraces global perspectives of career assessment.
Author/Editor: Kevin B. Stoltz and Susan R. BarclayYear: 2019
Author/Editor: Donald A. Schutt , JrYear: 2018
Career Knowledge SeriesThis topic covers career development theories, models, and techniques and how to apply them to the populations you may serve. Specifically, you will understand the steps in the career development process and why career choice and development theory is important as well as its limitations. Additionally, the unit presents the assumptions that underlie four different types of theories: trait-and-factor, learning, developmental, and transition as well as the theorists who represent them. Finally, it covers how to apply the theories to client cases.
A Resource for Students, Practitioners, and Counselor Educators, 2nd EditionForty-one new cases cutting across all developmental stages and representing a wide range of client backgrounds and career concerns are presented. This is an excellent resource for anyone concerned about becoming a more competent career practitioner.
Author/Editor: Spencer G Niles, Jane Goodman, Mark PopeYear: 2013
Author/Editor: Carmen Stein-McCormick, Debra S. Osborn, Seth C.W. Hayden, Dan Van Hoose with Military Consultants: Thomas McCormick, USN (Ret.), Major C. Camille LaDrew, USAFManufacturer: ISBN: 978-1-885333-37-7
Author/Editor: Kenneth B. HoytYear: 2005
Career Knowledge SeriesNCDA’s Career Knowledge Series is designed for individuals wishing to understand career development. Titles in this series include: • Providing Career Services to Multicultural Populations • The Role of Career Information and Technological Resources in Career Planning • Job Seeking and Employability Skills • Designing and Implementing Career Services • Developing a Helping Relationship • Training and Leading Groups • Career Development Theory and Its Application • The Role of Assessment in Career Planning Each title provides a thorough introduction and discussion for its specialized topic.
Author/Editor: Julia Panke Makela, Jessamyn G. PerlusYear: 2017
Author/Editor: Frank ParsonsYear: 2005
Author/Editor: Judith M. Hoppin and Jane GoodmanYear: 2014
Author/Editor: James P. Sampson, Jr. PhDYear: 2008
Career Knowledge SeriesThis topic provides resources for planning and delivering career services to different populations. Specifically, the topic describes 12 steps for planning and implementation. Strategically planning career services is critical with limited human and fiscal resources that organizations face, and this topic provides concrete ideas and suggestions for delivering career services.
Career Knowledge SeriesThis topic covers the use of helping skills by the practitioner from the initial intake interview with the client through termination of the relationship. Specifically, you will be able to define and apply the helping skills, construct open- and closed-ended questions and identify a client’s needs, strengths, and barriers. In addition, the chapter covers helping clients in establishing long- and short term goals and using this as a foundation of an action plan.
Author/Editor: Susan A. Epstein, MS and Janet G. Lenz, PhDYear: 2008
An Essential Part of Postsecondary Career ServicesThis monograph is intended for any career services provider seeking a guide for developing employer relations and recruitment services at a postsecondary institution. It serves to inform readers about the changing meaning of "placement" over the years and the role it currently plays in career services.
Author/Editor: Myrna P. Hoover, Janet G. Lenz, and Jeff GarisYear: 2013
Volume III (Book & CD Combined)This third volume of their best-seller has all new tried-and-true activities designed to present career development concepts in interesting and exciting ways. Developed for use in both classroom and career group settings, these hands-on activities are organized in nine sections: self knowledge and career decisions; career development theory; career assessments; occupational information; job search and workplace issues; designing and delivering career programs and services; diversity, equity, and inclusion in career development; technology and media in career counseling; and comprehensive and culminating activities.
Author/Editor: Dr. Mark Pope, Dr. Carole W. Minor, and Dr. Tracy M. LaraYear: 2011
Author/Editor: K. Richard Pyle and Seth C.W. HaydenYear: 2015
Career Knowledge SeriesThis topic provides a comprehensive resource of assisting or guiding clients in searching for employment. Specific topics include: importance of networking; job search process; effective job search tools; professional presentation through resume, media, email communications, and cover letters; interviewing process; use of social media and personal branding; and the emotional impacts of job seeking. Finally, the topic provides a brief section on workplace-affiliation and job-retention skills.
Enhancing Evidence-Based Practice in Career ServicesWhat difference do your career programs and services make in clients' lives? How do you know? Answer these questions and more. Learn a practical approach to learning outcomes assessment that helps you tell the story of your career programs and services, celebrate your successes, and continuously improve your practice.
Author/Editor: Julia Panke Makela and Gail S. RooneyYear: 2012
Career Knowledge SeriesThis topic explores key trends and data in America’s multicultural workforce and significant legislation that protects specific populations from discrimination. In addition, this topic provides information for recognizing the unique career-related needs and barriers of individuals from different backgrounds. Finally, the topic provides direction in recognizing one’s own attitudes toward diverse populations as well as understanding the characteristics of a culturally competent person in working with multicultural populations.
A Primer for Instructors and Presenters, 2nd editionThis second edition of this monograph not only provides strategies for delivering key components of career development in enthusiastic, innovative and more meaningful ways, it covers updated standards and new technologies. An entire chapter offers 50+ active learning strategies useful for beginning and intermediate instructors of undergraduate and graduate career development courses and presenters of career development workshops. The author has taught face-to-face and online university courses for over 15 years and has presented numerous national and international workshops on teaching career development
Author/Editor: Debra S. OsbornYear: 2016
Career Knowledge SeriesThis topic covers the various types of career assessments and how you will use them as a career provider. Specifically, you will understand the relationship between career theory and assessment and review guidelines for appropriate use of assessment techniques as well as how to select and use them. Additionally, the chapter distinguishes between formal and informal assessments, common types of each and their appropriate use. Finally, the topic covers the steps taken to prepare a client for assessment, administering the instrument, and interpreting the results.
Career Knowledge SeriesThis topic covers a general overview of the complex area of career information and technological resources and the challenge presented in using these resources. The topic further explores the role of the career professional in using information and technological resources in the career process, ways to identify and describe multiple types and sources of information, and identify elements required for providing online career services. In addition, the topic investigates using informational and technological resources to help clients with career issues and evaluating the technological readiness of the professional and clients.
Career Knowledge SeriesThis topic prepares you to develop training programs and presentations and to facilitate career-related group activities. Specifically, you will learn how to write effective learning objectives, identify the steps to plan a workshop, and improve your skills as an instructor. Additionally, you will understand ways to organize a classroom for optimal learning, identify four learning styles, and describe popular methods of instruction. This unit also looks at the core principles of group leadership and group dynamics.