Career Developments Magazine

Career Developments, the NCDA print magazine for members-only, is a themed publication offering articles that balance a broad vision with practical applications. Published four times per year, each issue offers a focused article on a select theme, a feature article on a prominent NCDA event, and specific content for departments that match the work settings of members.

Attention NCDA Members: Career Developments members-only quarterly magazine now online!

In response to requests for “going green,” the print magazine is now available to all NCDA Members in a digital format. We understand that many members enjoy holding the printed magazine in their hands after receiving it their mailbox. The print format is still available as a membership option. Those in the United States may opt to receive the print version, at no additional charge. Those from outside of the US may elect to receive a print copy for $15 annually.  This price covers the ever increasing cost of postage. Please make your selection for print during your membership renewal process by using the membership form or accessing your profile under Members Only. Questions about this change may be directed to  We hope you enjoy the new digital option as part of your membership benefits!


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"Mental Health and Career Development"
Fall 2021

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Table of Contents


Put on Your Mask First (Not that Mask): Mental Health for Helpers
By Kathryn Stubleski



The 2020-2021 NCDA Awards
By NCDA Staff




School Counselors

Exploring the Intersection of Students' Mental Health and Career Development Needs

By Leann Morgan and Clark Maxon


Higher Education Highlights
An Intersection: Strengthening Brain Health Through Effective Career Development
By Amy Baus



From the President:
Mental Health and Career Development
By Seth Hayden

From the Executive Director:
NCDA Members Inspire Career and Life Goals
By Deneen Pennington

Thought Leader Insights:
A Conversation with Dr. Lizette Ojeda

By Jenn Long Leard

Ethics in a Nutshell:
Mental Health and Career Development: Implications, Complications and Coping Strategies
By Carolyn Jones, Dayna C. Jones, Sharon K. Anderson; in collaboration with the NCDA Ethics Committee

On the Web
By Melanie Reinersman