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  • Triage in Career Services

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    • Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    • Time: 1 – 2 p.m. ET
    • Location: Online

    • Career Level: Basic, intermediate, and advanced-level career services professionals
    • Competency: Program and Event Administration
    • Fee: $99 (member); $119 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      How can triage, a method often used within the medical field for prioritization and action be incorporated within the career services context? How can this process result in improved organizational outcomes?

      Join Maggie O’Brien and Jenna Lostritto-Simmons, University of Georgia-Career Center, to learn steps for applying the triaging concept to support strategic program planning and implementation to provide a menu of service options for student populations served. Explore examples, outcomes, and implementation strategies through ideation and dialogue to identify opportunities for implementation on your campus.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Define triage in the career services context;
      • Assess current service offerings to identify opportunities for strategic application of triage; and
      • Differentiate between triage and scaling.
    • 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 Triage in Career Services 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 presenters 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

      Maggie O’Brien

      Maggie O’Brien, Career Consultant, The University of Georgia-Career Center

      Maggie O'Brien is a Nationally Certified Counselor and serves as the Career Consultant for exploring students at The University of Georgia Career Center. She assists students through individual appointments, small group workshops, classroom presentations, and other events. Maggie also enjoys opportunities to teach and train UGA staff on career development topics and guides the professional development of UGA Career Center staff by chairing the internal Professional Development Committee. Maggie holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Wofford College, an M.Ed. in Professional Counseling from UGA, and an Ed.S. in Learning, Leadership, and Organization Development from UGA.

      Jenna Lostritto-Simmons

      Jenna Lostritto-Simmons, Career Consultant, The University of Georgia-Career Center

      Jenna was first exposed to career services at a non-profit organization working with high school students. She pursued her master’s degree in counselor education at Mississippi State University with the goal of contributing to students’ life journeys through career development. Jenna currently works as a Lead Career Consultant at the University of Georgia Career Center counseling engineering, life/physical science, and pre-health students. Jenna spent much of her undergraduate college career testing the waters in a variety of fields like healthcare, art, and communication which drives her to connect with students to creatively help them form or reach their career aspirations.


    Visit the professional development FAQ page, or contact the NACE Professional Development Team via e-mail or phone, 610.625.1026.