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Take advantage of courses or coaching designed to help improve your overall skills and knowledge in the career counseling field. Whether you are a career counselor, taking it to the next level, or another counseling specialty, building your skills in career, we offer a variety of topics to help you develop:

How to build your practice
Through a series of individual sessions, learn the ins and outs of developing a private practice including:

  • Entrepreneurship: is it right for you?
  • Beyond counseling: tips for marketing, getting an office, running and generating business
  • Solo practitioner or associates? Assess your options
  • Supervision, tough client issues and the issues faced when doing it on your own
  • New product development: running groups, classes and other options for generating business in a private practice environment

Advanced Session on Type and Career
Audience: career practitioners who would like a deeper dive into using the MBTI® with their students, alumni, or private clients.  Prerequisite: Basic Understanding of the MBTI® assessment
Topics covered include:

  • Consider the effects of function pairs in career decision making
  • Use type to understand work motivations and interests
  • Allow type to help guide a variety of career decisions
  • Use type to counsel different styles of client more effectively
  • Leverage type when creating a personal career branding strategy

Working Wisdom: Using Type In Your Career:
Audience: career practitioners or other counseling practitioners who would like to understand how to use type in their own career planning or with clients.

Using Jung’s theory and the MBTI® instrument as a framework, we will explore how to use type in your career journey by answering three questions:

  1. Where are you now in your career?
  2. Where are you going in your career?
  3. How do you get there?

No matter what age or stage, understanding style and its applications at work, can be a crucial part of effective lifelong career development.

Through case examples and hands-on exercises, come discover how to use type:

  • To analyze your work type versus true type
  • To create your personal career brand
  • To understand the best career strategies to help you or those around you

Using Type in Your Career
Audience: career practitioners or other counseling practitioners who would like to understand how to use type in their own career planning or with clients.

Type offers key career information including tendencies toward work environments, work activities and potential personal branding strategies.  No matter what age or stage, understanding style and its applications at work, can be a crucial part of effective lifelong career development.

Practical Ways to Use the Strong Interest Inventory With Clients
Audience: career practitioners or other counseling practitioners who would like to understand how to use the Strong Interest Inventory in their own career planning or with clients.

This class is designed to help counselors further refine their understanding and advanced use of the SII® assessments in career counseling with college students and alumni in:

  • Counseling
  • Delivering presentations
  • Exercises to try
  • Assessment potential pitfalls
  • Case studies

Areas of focus: for major choice, career selection, and managing career change.

Career Development Approach Overview

Please enjoy this overview of how we look at career development. Many have found the framework helpful.

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The Career Journeys Team

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