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  • NACE Career Coaching Basics

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    • Date: Thursday, July 9, 2020, and Thursday, July 16, 2020
    • Time: 1 – 2 p.m. ET
    • Location: Online

    • Career Level: Basic, intermediate, and advanced-level career services
    • Competency: Career Coaching, Advising, and Counseling
    • Fee: $58 (member); $98 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      The Career Coaching Basics webinar series provides recommendations for conducting a coaching session and includes strategies for establishing client goals, measuring client progression toward goal attainment, and providing development resources that contribute to client success. Career coaches will assist clients in mitigating individual risk using a strategic decision-making approach.

      Career-Focused Coaching Approach - Thursday July 9, 2020

      Learners will identify the basic elements of a coaching session with a focused approach on monitoring client progress and establish goals as they relate to career coaching. Through analysis of decision-making models, learners will be able to assist clients in understanding the manner in which decisions affect the coaching process and ultimately goal attainment.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Assist clients in establishing short- and long-term goals and developing a personal action plan;
      • Describe methods for monitoring client progress;
      • Analyze decision-making models that reduce client risk and promote progress toward goal achievement.

      Career-Focused Resource Development - Thursday, July 16, 2020

      Learners will expand and enhance strategies to assist clients in their transition into a professional role and develop a toolbox of resources that leverage the clients’ ability to meet their goals.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Use strategies to leverage the client’s ability to successfully transition into a new role;
      • Describe elements of the professional portfolio and benefits of client use; and
      • Evaluate availability of services and resources for long-term and independent client development.

    • 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 NACE Career Coaching Basics 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 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.

    • Presenter

      Imants Jaunarajs

      Imants Jaunarajs, Assistant Vice President and Executive Director, Ohio University - Career Services

      Imants Jaunarajs serves as the assistant dean for the Career & Leadership Development Center at Ohio University. With more than 12 years of experience in university career centers, Jaunarajs is a creator of innovative and outcome-driven career development best practices. He is also the creator of the cutting-edge theoretical model Brain Based Career Development. Jaunarajs graduated from NACE’s Leadership Advancement Program and NCDA’s Leadership Academy, and regularly is asked to consult and lead trainings on career and leadership development. In the fall of 2012, he led the merger of Ohio University’s “Career Services” with the “Leadership Center” to create the Career & Leadership Development Center. Starting with only one staff member, Jaunarajs strategically developed the new career services paradigm and currently oversees a staff of 12 professionals and 35 graduate and undergraduate student employees. Jaunarajs earned a Bachelor of Arts from Earlham College and Master of Arts from Western Michigan University.

    • Certification Credits

      Continuing Education Clock Hours:

      BCC – 1 clock hour per session
      ICF – 1 clock hour per session


      Knowledge Assessment: Upon successful completion and participation in the NACE Career Coaching Basics webinar series, named registrants who wish to receive a certificate of completion will be provided instructions to complete the online NACE Career Coaching Basics Knowledge Assessment. The assessment consists of 25 multiple-choice and true/false questions. Attendees scoring a 90 percent or better on the assessment will receive the NACE Career Coaching Basics Certificate of Completion. Successful completion of the workshop and obtaining the certificate of completion can be used in part (2.0 hours) to meet the training requirements for the Board Certified Coach credential offered through the Center for Credentialing and Education.



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