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Sampson, James P., Jr.; Lenz, Janet G. – National Career Development Association, 2023
The purpose of this Handbook is to stimulate discussion among senior managers, managers, practitioners, administrative staff, collaborating partners, and stakeholders about how staff members can make the most effective use of their time in implementing changes in the design and delivery of career interventions for adolescents and adults who need…
Descriptors: Careers, Intervention, Adults, Design
Maietta, Heather N. – National Career Development Association, 2022
This new monograph is an overview of the practice of career coaching. It covers a brief history of career coaching and a comparison to career counseling. Techniques, ethics, theories and models, and assessments are shared to increase knowledge and proficiency in delivering career coaching services to diverse clientele. Themes for the future of…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Coaching (Performance), Labor Demands, Counseling Theories
Stoltz, Kevin B., Ed.; Barclay, Susan R., Ed. – National Career Development Association, 2019
National Career Development Association (NCDA) is excited to release the re-imagined 7th edition of their 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…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Planning, Evaluation Methods, Elementary Secondary Education
Schutt, Donald A., Jr. – National Career Development Association, 2018
The Strengths-Based Approach is a way of seeing the world as positive and focuses on building upon strengths rather than on fixing deficits. This updated monograph details the approach and includes activities and a participant guide to move the Strengths-Based Approach to career development into practice. It is for anyone interested in approaching…
Descriptors: Ability, Student Characteristics, Career Development, Capacity Building
Makela, Julia Panke; Perlus, Jessamyn G. – National Career Development Association, 2017
This second edition tackles some of the most vexing questions that career development professionals encounter today. Using a case study design, it offers a hands-on experience with ethical terminology, resources, and issues. Each dilemma presented includes detailed, guided discussion of key issues and recommendations, with direct connections to…
Descriptors: Career Development, Case Studies, Ethics, Vignettes
Osbor, Debra S. – National Career Development Association, 2016
This second edition 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…
Descriptors: Career Development, Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Workshops
National Career Development Association, 2015
Covers career development theory, models, and techniques and how to apply them; understand the steps in the career development process and why career choice and development theory is important as well as limitations. Presents the assumptions that underlie four different types of theories; trait and factor, learning, developmental, and transition…
Descriptors: Career Development, Theories, Models, Career Choice
Hoover, Myrna P.; Lenz, Janet G.; Garis, Jeff – National Career Development Association, 2013
This 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. The publication describes…
Descriptors: Employment Services, Education Work Relationship, Postsecondary Education, Recruitment
McCormick, Carmen Stein; Osborn, Debra S.; Hayden, Seth C. W.; Van Hoose, Dan – National Career Development Association, 2013
The purpose of this book is to increase career practitioners' awareness of the transition issues and resources specific to veterans and to provide several examples of how a practitioner might walk a veteran through the career planning process. Case studies based on interviews with real veterans by the authors and military consultants (Thomas…
Descriptors: Career Development, Transitional Programs, Veterans, Career Planning
Wood, Chris; Hays, Danica G. – National Career Development Association, 2013
This book contains exemplary resources for counselors, career development facilitators, school counselors, and other career professionals working in a variety of settings. This edition is an essential guide to career assessment and contains a comprehensive list of career assessment instruments. It has over 70 reviews and includes…
Descriptors: Career Development, Guides, Career Exploration, Career Planning
Makela, Julia Panke; Rooney, Gail S. – National Career Development Association, 2012
What 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. Within this monograph, you…
Descriptors: Outcome Measures, Outcomes of Education, Outcome Based Education, Career Counseling
Elsdon, Ron – National Career Development Association, 2010
This book explores the perspectives of experienced practitioners, sharing ideas about building and sustaining organizational strength through workforce development practices and systems. As the saying goes, a company's greatest resource is its people. When managers really believe that and work to develop organizational capabilities, productivity,…
Descriptors: Career Development, Labor Force Development, Workplace Learning, Organizational Effectiveness
Lapan, Richard T. – National Career Development Association, 2008
The teen years are an excellent time to start thinking about a potential career and to investigate all of the different opportunities available. Motivating adolescents to become actively engaged in their own career development is not always easy, but this book makes it fun. Written for parents, school counselors, and counselors in private practice…
Descriptors: Career Development, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Motivation Techniques
Hoyt, Kenneth B. – National Career Development Association, 2005
Dr. Hoyt will share his thoughts and dreams and those of his colleagues from the 1970s and '80s who laid the foundation and fought the fight to infuse career concepts into schools, businesses and communities. It is a dream that continues, and the author shares his hopes and plans for the restoration of education and work as a national priority. It…
Descriptors: Career Education, Educational History, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society)