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FCD Training Manuals

Facilitating Career Development, Instructor Manual, 4th Edition

An Instructional Program for Career Services Providers and Other Career Development Providers

The newest edition was not intended to be a major rewrite of the curriculum but, rather, a revision to the original nine chapters to bring them up to date. Typically, the revised chapter expands upon topics introduced in the original chapter. Links, activities, and other resources useful for students have been updated. PLEASE NOTE: Instructors using this curriculum must attend a NCDA-approved Instructor Training Workshop and must be listed on the NCDA Instructor Registry. For more information visit our website at www.ncda.org or contact mpowell@ncda.org. The Instructor's Package contains one Instructor Manual, which includes student materials and 5 new chapters not included previously.
Author/Editor: A. Lisa Jordan, Janet N. Marinaccio
Year: 2017

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Facilitating Career Development, Student Manual, 4th Edition

An Instructional Program for Career Services Providers and Other Career Development Providers

The newest edition of the curriculum has been enhanced with updated content and five new chapters. The new chapters expand understanding and career practitioner competencies for diverse purposes and audiences.
Author/Editor: A. Lisa Jordan, Janet N. Marinaccio
Year: 2017

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1 - 19$ 150.00
20 - 199$ 130.00
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A Comprehensive Guide to Career Assessment

7th Edition

NCDA is excited to release the re-imagined 7th edition of our 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 invaluable in learning about career assessment and selecting assessments specific to client needs. The Guide is a resource that connects to multiple service sectors and embraces global perspectives of career assessment.
Author/Editor: Kevin B. Stoltz and Susan R. Barclay
Year: 2019

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A Strengths-Based Approach to Career Development Using Appreciative Inquiry, 2nd Edition

This updated monograph details the approach and includs activities and a participant guide to move the Strengths-Based Approach to career development into practice. It is for anyone interested in approaching career development from a strengths-based perspective.
Author/Editor: Donald A. Schutt , Jr
Year: 2018

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Career Development Theory and Its Application

Career Knowledge Series

This topic covers career development theories, models, and techniques and how to apply them to the populations you may serve. Specifically, you will understand the steps in the career development process and why career choice and development theory is important as well as its limitations. Additionally, the unit presents the assumptions that underlie four different types of theories: trait-and-factor, learning, developmental, and transition as well as the theorists who represent them. Finally, it covers how to apply the theories to client cases.
Year: 2015

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The Career Counseling Casebook

A Resource for Students, Practitioners, and Counselor Educators, 2nd Edition

Forty-one new cases cutting across all developmental stages and representing a wide range of client backgrounds and career concerns are presented. This is an excellent resource for anyone concerned about becoming a more competent career practitioner.
Author/Editor: Spencer G Niles, Jane Goodman, Mark Pope
Year: 2013

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Career Development for Transitioning Veterans

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.
Author/Editor: Carmen Stein-McCormick, Debra S. Osborn, Seth C.W. Hayden, Dan Van Hoose with Military Consultants: Thomas McCormick, USN (Ret.), Major C. Camille LaDrew, USAF
Manufacturer: ISBN: 978-1-885333-37-7
Year: 2013

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Career Education: History and Future

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.
Author/Editor: Kenneth B. Hoyt
Year: 2005

Price: $15.00  Qty:     

Career Knowledge Series, Set of 8 Books

Career Knowledge Series

NCDA’s Career Knowledge Series is designed for individuals wishing to understand career development. Titles in this series include: • Providing Career Services to Multicultural Populations • The Role of Career Information and Technological Resources in Career Planning • Job Seeking and Employability Skills • Designing and Implementing Career Services • Developing a Helping Relationship • Training and Leading Groups • Career Development Theory and Its Application • The Role of Assessment in Career Planning Each title provides a thorough introduction and discussion for its specialized topic.
Year: 2015

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A Case Study Approach to Ethics in Career Development, 2nd Edition

Learn how to tackle some of the most vexing questions that career development professionals encounter today, while enhancing your skills for addressing future ethical dilemmas. With its case study design, this monograph provides hands-on experience with ethics terminology, resources, and issues. You are invited to actively apply ethics resources and decision-making strategies to analyze real-world ethical dilemmas. Each dilemma presented includes detailed, guided discussion of key issues and recommended actions.
Author/Editor: Julia Panke Makela, Jessamyn G. Perlus
Year: 2017

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Choosing A Vocation

The book is a complete reprint of the original book by Frank Parsons who played such an important early role in developing the field of career guidance. The introduction and post script is written by Carl McDaniels, NVGA President 1973-1974 and a preface by Janet Lenz, NCDA President, 2004-2005.
Author/Editor: Frank Parsons
Year: 2005

Price: $15.00  Qty:     

Clinical Supervision of Career Development Practitioners

Practical Strategies

A guide for clinical supervisors who are working with practitioners – counselors and others – who are working with clients’ career issues. The seven chapters and five appendices cover a range of pertinent topics including models, strategies, techniques, common issues, alternate modes, evaluation and ethical and legal issues.
Author/Editor: Judith M. Hoppin and Jane Goodman
Year: 2014

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Designing and Implementing Career Programs: A Handbook for Effective Practice

The purpose of this handbook is to stimulate discussion among senior managers, managers, practitioners, administrative staff, and stakeholders about the cost-effective design and delivery of career resources.
Author/Editor: James P. Sampson, Jr. PhD
Year: 2008

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Designing & Implementing Career Services

Career Knowledge Series

This topic provides resources for planning and delivering career services to different populations. Specifically, the topic describes 12 steps for planning and implementation. Strategically planning career services is critical with limited human and fiscal resources that organizations face, and this topic provides concrete ideas and suggestions for delivering career services.
Year: 2015

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Developing a Helping Relationship

Career Knowledge Series

This topic covers the use of helping skills by the practitioner from the initial intake interview with the client through termination of the relationship. Specifically, you will be able to define and apply the helping skills, construct open- and closed-ended questions and identify a client’s needs, strengths, and barriers. In addition, the chapter covers helping clients in establishing long- and short term goals and using this as a foundation of an action plan.
Year: 2015

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Developing & Managing Career Resources

What do career service centers look like without a strong career resource library? They would resemble a turtle without a shell or a football player without a helmet... you get the drift.
Author/Editor: Susan A. Epstein, MS and Janet G. Lenz, PhD
Year: 2008

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Employer Relations and Recruitment:

An Essential Part of Postsecondary Career Services

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.
Author/Editor: Myrna P. Hoover, Janet G. Lenz, and Jeff Garis
Year: 2013

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Experiential Activities for Teaching Career Counseling Classes and for Facilitating Career Groups

Volume III (Book & CD Combined)

This third volume of their best-seller has all new tried-and-true activities designed to present career development concepts in interesting and exciting ways. Developed for use in both classroom and career group settings, these hands-on activities are organized in nine sections: self knowledge and career decisions; career development theory; career assessments; occupational information; job search and workplace issues; designing and delivering career programs and services; diversity, equity, and inclusion in career development; technology and media in career counseling; and comprehensive and culminating activities.
Author/Editor: Dr. Mark Pope, Dr. Carole W. Minor, and Dr. Tracy M. Lara
Year: 2011

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Group Career Counseling: Practices and Principles, 2nd Edition

This monograph provides a comprehensive resource on Group Career Counseling (GCC). It is appropriate for use by counselors, career professionals and facilitators, and in some cases para-professionals. This second edition provides a fuller review of the literature and of the relationship of GCC to counseling and career development theories.
Author/Editor: K. Richard Pyle and Seth C.W. Hayden
Year: 2015

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Job Seeking & Employability

Career Knowledge Series

This topic provides a comprehensive resource of assisting or guiding clients in searching for employment. Specific topics include: importance of networking; job search process; effective job search tools; professional presentation through resume, media, email communications, and cover letters; interviewing process; use of social media and personal branding; and the emotional impacts of job seeking. Finally, the topic provides a brief section on workplace-affiliation and job-retention skills.
Year: 2015

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Learning Outcomes Assessment Step-by-Step:

Enhancing Evidence-Based Practice in Career Services

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.
Author/Editor: Julia Panke Makela and Gail S. Rooney
Year: 2012

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Providing Career Services to Multicultural Populations

Career Knowledge Series

This topic explores key trends and data in America’s multicultural workforce and significant legislation that protects specific populations from discrimination. In addition, this topic provides information for recognizing the unique career-related needs and barriers of individuals from different backgrounds. Finally, the topic provides direction in recognizing one’s own attitudes toward diverse populations as well as understanding the characteristics of a culturally competent person in working with multicultural populations.
Year: 2015

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Teaching Career Development

A Primer for Instructors and Presenters, 2nd edition

This second edition of this monograph 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 development courses and presenters of career development workshops. The author has taught face-to-face and online university courses for over 15 years and has presented numerous national and international workshops on teaching career development
Author/Editor: Debra S. Osborn
Year: 2016

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The Role of Assessment in Career Planning

Career Knowledge Series

This topic covers the various types of career assessments and how you will use them as a career provider. Specifically, you will understand the relationship between career theory and assessment and review guidelines for appropriate use of assessment techniques as well as how to select and use them. Additionally, the chapter distinguishes between formal and informal assessments, common types of each and their appropriate use. Finally, the topic covers the steps taken to prepare a client for assessment, administering the instrument, and interpreting the results.
Year: 2015

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The Role of Career Information and Technological Resources in Career Planning

Career Knowledge Series

This topic covers a general overview of the complex area of career information and technological resources and the challenge presented in using these resources. The topic further explores the role of the career professional in using information and technological resources in the career process, ways to identify and describe multiple types and sources of information, and identify elements required for providing online career services. In addition, the topic investigates using informational and technological resources to help clients with career issues and evaluating the technological readiness of the professional and clients.
Year: 2015

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Training & Leading Groups

Career Knowledge Series

This topic prepares you to develop training programs and presentations and to facilitate career-related group activities. Specifically, you will learn how to write effective learning objectives, identify the steps to plan a workshop, and improve your skills as an instructor. Additionally, you will understand ways to organize a classroom for optimal learning, identify four learning styles, and describe popular methods of instruction. This unit also looks at the core principles of group leadership and group dynamics.
Year: 2015

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Experiential Activities for Teaching Career Counseling Classes & for Facilitating Career Groups

Volume III (CD ONLY)

This third volume of their best-seller has all new tried-and-true activities designed to present career development concepts in interesting and exciting ways. Developed by many of the field's leading practitioners for use in both classroom and career group settings, these hands-on activities are organized in nine sections: self knowledge and career decisions; career development theory; career assessments; occupational information; job search and workplace issues; designing and delivering career programs and services; diversity, equity, and inclusion in career development; technology and media in career counseling; and comprehensive and culminating activities.
Author/Editor: Dr. Mark Pope, Dr. Carole W. Minor, and Dr. Tracy M. Lara
Year: 2011

Price:   Qty:      CD Only No Book!

Inspiring Career Practitioners to Connect Theory and Practice

This DVD contains video footage of some of the leading Career Development Theorists. Included on this DVD is detailed information about John Holland’s and Donald Super’s theory. Footage of John Krumboltz, Nancy Schlossberg, and Sunny Hansen is also included. Each theorist discusses the core concepts of their theory as well as strengths of the theory and practical applications for practitioners. This DVD plays on a Windows format.
Author/Editor: Rich Feller, John Holland, Donald Super, John Krumboltz, Nancy Schlossberg, Sunny Hansen
Year: 2009

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Career Development Quarterly

cover of the Career Developments Quarterly