• Expanding Your Diversity Toolbox

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    Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    1 - 2 p.m. ET

    Career Level: Basic-, intermediate-, and advanced-level career services professionals
    Competency: Teaching, Training, and Educating (Working With Diverse Populations)
    Fee: $119 (member); $199 (nonmember)
    Continuing Education Credit Hours: NBCC — 1 clock hour. Credit awarded to named registrant upon attendance verification.
    Other: Registration includes three-month post-event access to the webinar archive. A single registration can be used by all office staff to view the live webinar.

    Would you like to increase your understanding of the needs of diverse student populations? Would you like to be better equipped to coach and assist students using practical strategies to achieve career success?

    Learn about an overlooked component of diversity and how to recognize the intersection between religious diversity and career coaching. Increase your awareness of cultural differences that affect how career services professionals coach students with respect to appearance, gender, meals, and levels of observance. Add solutions to your coaching strategies to allow students to be informed, confident, and ready for career success. Discuss the advantages to working in cooperation with campus ministry to integrate coaching strategies that are both effective and accurate to increase student career readiness.

    Following this program, you will be able to:

    • Increase religious and cultural competency to provide greater awareness and understanding across all functions of career services.
    • Expand career services’ diversity toolbox to better understand religious challenges faced by students and colleagues in the workplace.
    • Empower career services professionals to assist students of various religious beliefs to minimize professional and workplace challenges and achieve career success.
    • Develop a broader professional community that embraces the richness of religious practice and diversity.

    How You Will Learn
    During this one-hour webinar, the presenter will deliver a synchronized audio and PowerPoint presentation. Participants will have time for live Q&A throughout the program and may be asked to contribute opinions or feedback via live chat, virtual polling and other mechanisms.

    About the Presenters
    Aisha GhoriAisha Ghori, National Director of Career Services at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
    Aisha Ghori, national director of career services at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, is a career development professional with 15 years of experience in higher education working with students, alumni and employers to foster employment related connections. She holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in sociology from DePaul University and is actively engaged in various professional associations, including the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers (MWACE—former Co-Chair, Diversity Committee, 2009 to 2012) and the Chicago Career Professionals Network (CCPN). She regularly facilitates workshops and webinars using social media to share tips, insight and resources to students and alumni. In 2013, Ghori received the Diversity Founders Award from MWACE.

    Chaim ShapiroChaim Shapiro, Assistant Director of Career Services, Touro College
    Chaim Shapiro is a freelance writer, public speaker and social media consultant, as well as the assistant director of career services at Touro College in New York. He earned a master's degree in college student personnel from Loyola University, Chicago, and also studied in the Institutional Leadership and Policy Studies doctoral program at the University of California, Riverside Graduate School of Education. Shapiro has more than 15 years of experience working in organizational administration.

    Questions/Offline Registration?
    Visit the professional development FAQ page, or contact the NACE Professional Development Team by e-mail or phone, 610.625.1026.

    NACE is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Expanding Your Diversity Toolbox