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Career Connections Conference

Friday, January 18, 2019, 4:30 PM


Join the Louisiana Career Development Association for the Annual Career Connections Conference. Our conference speaker will be NCDA President Spencer "Skip" Niles. Spencer “Skip” Niles is Dean of the School of Education, The College of William & Mary. Previously, he was Distinguished Professor and Department Head at Penn State (where he also developed a CACREP-accredited career counseling program) and Professor at the University of Virginia. Additionally, Niles has directed a career counseling center for adults, worked as a career counselor in higher education, maintained a private practice focusing on career counseling, and served as a career counselor for middle school and high school students. He is the current Past-President of Chi Sigma Iota. He has published more than 130 publications and delivered over 150 presentations focusing on career development theory and practice. He has been a Fulbright Scholar in Finland and taught in over 25 countries. Niles is an Honorary Member of the Japanese Career Development Association, the Italian Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance, the Board of Directors for the International Center for Career Development and Public Policy and a Lifetime Honorary Member of the Ohio Career Development Association. Involvement in NCDA Niles has served as a member of the Board for NCDA for over a decade, including serving in the roles of President and Governing Council Representative. He was also a two-term editor of The Career Development Quarterly and the Journal of Counseling & Development. He was a two-term President of the Virginia Career Development Association. He is a current member of the Organizing Committee for the NCDA Credentialing Initiative. Niles has served on multiple NCDA committees since 1989. Topics in this workshop will include: Key principles of career interventions in the 21st century An understanding of career flow Strategies for incorporating hope in the career development process Staying connected to your state and national CDA Through this interactive workshop, participates will gain insight into how these concepts can be used in real life scenarios through demonstrations, experiential activities and practice with fellow attendees. FAQs   Do I have to be a member of LCDA to attend this event? Membership in LCDA is not a requirement to attend this event.  This event is appropriate for any individual who works in workforce, school, private practice, or college settings and who provides career counseling, career coaching and job readiness support to clients.  How can I contact the organizer with any questions? The email address for LCDA is info@louisianacareerdevelopment.org and the website is http://www.louisianacareerdevelopment.org/   What's the refund policy? Refunds will be available up to 7 days prior to the event.  If you want to transfer your ticket, contact infor@louisianacareerdevelopment.org Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? You do not have to bring your printed ticket to the event, but all invoices must be paid prior to or at the day of the event. Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable? If you have to request a transfer of your ticket to another individual, please send your request to info@louisianacareerdevelopment.org What is included in my registration? Your conference registration will include a continental breakfast and lunch. We are also requesting approval for up to 6 CEHs.

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