The State Chapter of the National Career Development Association
Career Development Professionals
with an interest or investment
in Social Justice!
This year, the GCDA Board is sponsoring quarterly roundtables to explore how we can together help our clients through social justice initiatives.
In our inaugural meeting, we will discuss ways to infuse our work with the value of diversity and social justice.
Bring resources you'd like to share, interventions you have used, or questions about how to incorporate this in your role as a professional career developer.
Exploring our Professional History through the lens of Career Construction Theory
November 11, 2020
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Program Announcement: As a celebration of Career Development month, we will turn our attention to our professional history to learn more about what has worked in the past and how we can prepare for our future.
Learning Objectives: Session participants will have the opportunity to:
- Understand the evolution of our field and the contribution of theorists both well-known and relatively unknown.
- Become better prepared to appreciate what has worked in the past and how it my contribute to the future development of our professional identities.
- Discuss challenges and lessons learned shared by other attendees and have the opportunity to share their relevant experiences in developing their professional identities.
Facilitator: David Harris, MTS, MS. currently serves as the President-elect for GCDA, having previously served as the President in 2008-9. He brings over thirty years of professional management experience in large organizations along with his training and experience in career counseling.
Grab a cup of coffee or tea, and join us virtually for an hour
to share ideas, resources, and support.
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
(link will be emailed one day ahead and also just before the even starts)
Join us as we discuss David Blustein's book
Facilitated by Lanie Damon and Paola Barriga
Chapters for discussion:
1. Being Alive: Work as a Central Role in Life
2. Being Able to Survive and Thrive
3. Being With Others
4. Being Part of Something Bigger Than Ourselves
5. Being Motivated and Being the Best We Can Be
6. Being Able to Care
7. Being Able to Work Without Oppression and Harassment
8. Being Without Work
9. Being Able to Work With Dignity and Opportunity
Benefits of Membership