Grad school and textbooks feature the Strong and MBTI interest inventories and CACREP requires the one “dreaded” career class. Yet “life design,” career transition, and career management issues surface within most client sessions. Career work is being disrupted by gamification and virtual and online technology. Counselors need efforts to increase impact and client homework. Career consulting gives counselors new “gigs” and many mental health workers refer out or need efficient ways to integrate the latest of career science. Come practice, role-play, and leave with tools.
Evaluate why the word “career” is becoming “life design”, navigating a lifetime of transitions, and finding purpose within the “good life
Assess work, learning, and lifestyle trends shaping transition issues for all clients
Role play the latest techniques to expand counselor impact and reach
Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Scholar,
Colorado State University