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Women Agents of Social and Political Change in Career Counseling History

Women Agents of Social and Political Change in Career Counseling History

By Sarah Patterson-Mills  

Meaningful change occurs when people respond, collaborate, and support one another. Women in the Progressive Era did just that, with valuable results for disadvantaged groups. Today’s career practitioners can employ similar skills and be social change agents. This is the third in the series of herstorical articles (i.e., a history of pioneering women in the career development field written by a woman), designed to broaden and deepen our understanding of our professional roots.

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Counselor Educators & Researchers

Promoting Change for Black Female Counselor Educators Through the Use of the Kaleidoscope Career Model

Promoting Change for Black Female Counselor Educators Through the Use of the Kaleidoscope Career Model

By Natasha Barnes and Kenya Johns

The efforts of Black female counselor educators are not always acknowledged or valued in the profession. Using the Kaleidoscope Career Model can not only assist Black female counselor educators in understanding their own career paths, but it can also assist non-Black colleagues with understanding how to best support and retain this population in the profession.

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Independent Practice

Helping Clients Overcome Ageism in Their Job Search

Helping Clients Overcome Ageism in Their Job Search

By Amy Geffen

Because older individuals are living longer, they may desire to continue working instead of retiring. Unfortunately, they may also face ageism when job searching. The career professional can help older job seekers combat the stereotypes so as to enjoy a purposeful life.

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K-12

Social Emotional Learning Skills to Enhance Career Readiness of Young Adolescents

Social Emotional Learning Skills to Enhance Career Readiness of Young Adolescents

By Carrie B. Sanders and Keith M. Davis

Employees are expected to demonstrate certain social and emotional skills in the workplace. Tier 1 and 2 interventions can be implemented in a middle school environment to support the development of these skills and prepare young adolescents to be ready for success as they transition to high school and post-secondary life.

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Post-Secondary

Creating Campus Partnerships at the Intersection of Career Services and Academic Advising

Creating Campus Partnerships at the Intersection of Career Services and Academic Advising

By Brian Neighbors and Amanda Cox

Career services professionals and academic advisors are common first points of contacts for students seeking career advice. However, only some academic advisors may possess the theoretical foundation to hold career conversations. One university's career coaching program provides academic advisors the opportunity to practice using career strategies and tools with students.

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Workplaces

Using Career Assessment to Help Bullied Clients

Using Career Assessment to Help Bullied Clients

By Dean R. DeGroot and Liz Willis

Workplace bullying is a common practice that harms employees and organizations. By employing career assessment strategies, career practitioners can increase both their own and clients’ understanding of workplace bullying dynamics. This benefits clients by enhancing their self-awareness and hope for the future.

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NCDA News

Got Leadership Potential? Time to Advance It!

Got Leadership Potential? Time to Advance It!

By Mason Murphy

The Leadership Academy was created in 2006 with the goal of identifying and nurturing future generations of NCDA leaders. Every two years, approximately six to eight NCDA members will be selected to join this hands-on, highly experiential leadership development opportunity designed specifically for promising national and state career development association leaders.

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Tech Tips

Keyboard Shortcuts Aid Productivity

As practitioners spend hours working on presentations and client documents, computer tasks are often rushed. Sometimes the loss of a data source occurs while other times, a simple cut and paste task becomes burdensome. Here are two keyboard shortcuts that may be helpful in daily work.

Need a screenshot? To add specific info to an email or presentation press the Window Key + Shift + S. Your screen will darken indicating that you can use your mouse (press and hold the left mouse click) to select the specific part of the screen that you want to copy. Once you release your hold on the mouse, the image is saved to the clipboard – now use control-paste (CTRL+V) to insert the image in the desired location.
Accidentally closed a tab while surfing? Simply press Ctrl + Shift + T to reopen the most recently closed tab and get back to what you were doing (Cmd + Shift + T on Macs). Doing this once will bring up your most recently closed tab, doing so again will bring back the penultimate one and so on.

Tech Tip submitted by Jaana Kettunen, jaana.h.kettunen@jyu.fi and Melanie Reinersman, mreinersman@ncda.org

 

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