Career Training Development offers a number of opportunities for professional development for career specialists, career counselors, job center staff, educators, and others interested in education and work issues.
This annual summer event provides expert training and networking opportunities for career development facilitators, career counselors, career specialists, advisors, coaches, and virtually anyone involved in career development and workforce readiness. Workshops are held on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
The 2019 Summer Institute will be held July 11-12, 2019.
The agenda provides ample time for formal and informal networking with instructors and participants. Whether you serve as a K-12 educator, a higher education professional, or as a professional in the community, these Institutes will provide ideas for working with students and clients on a wide variety of issues. In addition, by attending, you can receive professional development hours that will count towards the renewal of your certifications.
Thursday, July 11, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
This full-day Institute will focus on key concepts and skills related to the narrative approach to providing career and advising services. This Institute is designed for both beginners and those who seek more advanced skills in this arena. The narrative approach uses techniques that seek to reveal life-career themes. The process puts the individual as the “main character of the story” where individual meaning is placed in the foreground.
Participants will have the opportunity to increase knowledge and skills related to listening to reveal, understanding life themes, and co-constructing meaning for future work roles. Time will also be spent on learning how to give the information back to the student/client in a meaningful way.
During the Institute, mini-lectures will be delivered and time will be set aside for observing, practicing and critiquing.
Friday, July 12, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The term “4th Industrial Revolution” addresses the changing landscape of work and career. It refers to the exponential growth in robotics, automation, artificial intelligence, big data, and other technologies. That future is upon us. How will it impact the work life of our clients and students and the field of career services?
During this Institute, we will look carefully at the impact and possible responses to 4th IR changes. We will examine issues such as
In sum, we will talk about what the 4th IR will look like and how we can strategize to mitigate the possible negative effects.
An optional tour of StartingBlock in Madison is available for those who register for Institute #2. It will be held on Thursday July 11th from 4:30-5:30. Enrollment is limited. For more information and to register, contact Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, July 12, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm