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  • The Birthdays and Diamonds of Career Counseling

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    • Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    • Time: 1 – 2 p.m. ET
    • Location: Online
    • Career Level: Basic-, intermediate-, and advanced-level career services professionals
    • Competency:Career Coaching, Advising, and Counseling
    • Fee: $119 (member); $199 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      Are you familiar with the Birthday Method? Are you looking for new methods to aid students in the career counseling process?

      Join the developers of the “Career Diamond and Birthday Method©,” Randi Roanhaus and Patricia Andersen of Midwestern State University, as they demonstrate these techniques and show how they assist students in the self- and career-identity process. Discover how this programming offers a visual, auditory, and kinesthetic platform for use with your students.

      These methods provide an established structure for diverse student populations to discuss and act on themes that define their career identities through self-exploration. Reproducible handouts and tangible guidelines will be provided during the presentation for application in your own office.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Analyze factors related to career development as it pertains to career choices,
      • Apply the Career Diamond and Birthday Method for use with diverse student populations; and
      • Appraise how these methods can further career readiness competencies.
    • Event Details

      Registration includes three-month, post-event access to the webinar archive.

      To view the attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the "I'd Like To" option next to the The Birthdays and Diamonds of Career Counseling 9.19.18 listing in MyNACE > Events. Remember to download your copy of the presentation deck (available one to two days prior to the webinar). A video archive will be available there as well within five (5) business days of the webinar's completion.

      To see the NACE cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page.

    • Format

      During this one-hour webinar, the presenter will deliver a video enabled, 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.

    • Presenters

      Randi Roanhaus

      Randi Roanhaus, Manager of Accreditation and Internship Coordinator, Midwestern State University Dillard College of Business Administration

      Ms. Randi Roanhaus, M.A., LPC Intern, is a clinical mental health counselor and the manager of accreditation for the Dillard College of Business Administration at Midwestern State University. She formerly served as the academic counselor coordinator and internship coordinator for the Dillard College as well as the employer relations coordinator for the university's career management center. She has over seven successful years in the career development and counseling field which have led to new developmental survey, quantitative, and qualitative research efforts. She wrote The Birthday Method©, a career counseling method targeting audiences who work directly with students, alumni, and individuals in professional adulthood. It is Roanhaus' mission to aid in the college and career pathway process, empower educators to facilitate a similar route with their students, and encourage professionals to inspire fellow colleagues through use of The Birthday Method©. Her goal is to continually support students and/or clients in a learning environment while they process life, scholastic, and career related matters!

      Patricia Andersen, Associate Professor of Counseling, Midwestern State University West College of Education

      Dr. Andersen is an associate professor teaching in the counseling department at Midwestern State University. She has previously directed a career center and a psychology internship program. She wrote, Career Development and Counseling In a Global Economy, a textbook which includes the Career Diamond, a model of the career counseling process.


      Continuing Education Clock Hours:

      NBCC – 1 clock hour; Credit will be issued to the named registrant upon verification of attendance by the named registrant.


      NBCC – NACE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5161. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NACE is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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