ERIC Number: ED432714
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Building Better Career Futures: Backgrounder.
Bezanson, Lynne; Hopkins, Sareena
This resource booklet, one of the three components that make up the Building Better Career Futures (BBCF) program, provides information on theories and approaches of BBCF; articles on themes of the program; and group activities addressing the specific career development outcomes of BBCF. This booklet is organized into four parts. The first part, "Understanding Career Development," includes icebreaker activities; discusses the role of the career development facilitator; group career development; a new career development paradigm; and the current status of career development. This part also presents a lecturette, "The High Five Messages," which includes a workshop leader's guide and exercises to accompany the lecturette. Part 2, "Opportunities in the Labour Market," includes several group and networking activities; information that provides a foundation for successful career development, information concerning Megatrends--a hybrid approach; career information resources and self-help tools; and commonly asked questions. Part 3, "Opportunities for Me," discusses the workforce in transition and provides constructivist counseling information and activities. The final section, "Taking Charge," is a reprint of an article, "Positive Uncertainty: A New Decision-Making Framework for Counselling" (H. B. Gelatt). (MKA)
Descriptors: Activities, Career Development, Careers, Counselors, Decision Making, Employment Opportunities, Foreign Countries, Groups, Labor Market, Models, Resources, Role
Canadian Career Development Foundation, 202-411 Roosevelt Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K2A 3X9 Canada; Tel: 613-729-6164; Fax: 613-729-3515; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Canadian Career Development Foundation, Ottawa (Ontario).; Human Resources Development Canada, Hull (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada