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  • A Visual Approach to Career Coaching

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    • Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
    • 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: $99 (member); $119 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      Does your coaching approach incorporate visual techniques? Would you like to gain a new coaching strategy to improve client outcomes?

      Join Kate Brooks and Grace Foy, Vanderbilt University, to gain practical and customizable coaching strategies to improve services and outcomes using visual thinking as part of the career development process. Research indicates that clients respond better to coaching sessions when visual exercises are used to help explore careers, develop an understanding of self, and leverages client’s ability to network and connect with employers which results in improved client feedback.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Identify and use key visual thinking exercises within the career coaching context;
      • Develop customizable exercises that support client’s goal; and
      • Examine opportunities to employ strategy in a variety of client scenarios. 
    • Event Details

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

      To view the presentation, supplemental materials, attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the "I'd Like To" option next to the A Visual Approach to Career Coaching listing in MyNACE > Purchase History. 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 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

      Kate Brooks

      Kate Brooks, Executive Director, Career Center, Vanderbilt University

      Dr. Kate S. Brooks is the Evans Family Executive Director of the Career Center at Vanderbilt University. She has managed career centers at Wake Forest University, The University of Texas in Austin, and Dickinson College. She is a board-certified counselor and coach. The author of You Majored in What? Designing Your Path from College to Career, she also writes a blog, “Career Transitions” for Psychology Today. Twice designated a “Top Ten Most Visionary Leader in Career Services” by CSO Research, she also received the NACE Kauffman Award, and created the NACE Career Coaching Intensive program.

      Grace Foy

      Grace Foy, Senior Career Coach & Marketing Specialist, Career Center, Vanderbilt University

      Grace Foy joined the VU Career Center in 2012. As a Senior Career Coach, she serves students participating in visual and performing arts, as well as those pursuing a career in entertainment. Serving as the Marketing Specialist for the Center, Grace manages the campus-wide newsletters, website graphics and content, all promotional flyers and giveaways, and is consistently rediscovering the best outlets for office promotion. Grace earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Education degree from Belmont University. She is currently enrolled in a Master of Arts program at Claremont Lincoln University. 

    • Certification Credits

      Continuing Education Clock Hours:

      BCC – 1 clock hour


      NACE is an approved provider by the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. for Board Certified Coach Credentialing.


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