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  • Virtual: Career Coaching Intensive

    Registration Closed

    • Date: Thursday, April 9, 2020
    • Time: 8:30 a.m - 5 p.m. ET
    • Location: Online (*Please note this session will not be recorded.)

    • Career Level: Basic-, intermediate-, and advanced-level career services professionals
    • Competency: Career Coaching, Advising, and Counseling
    • Fee: $450 (member); $550 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      Are you an office of one or two? Are you interested in gaining the coaching skills and strategies needed to help your students reframe their thinking about the career development process?

      Join NACE for the first virtual Career Coaching Intensive! In this one-day content rich webcast, you’ll learn effective coaching techniques to use with groups as well as individuals, learn how to select and apply the technique best suited for your clients, and gain insight into leading practices in career coaching. Appropriate for practitioners at all levels, the Career Coaching Intensive will empower you to effectively support your students in the career development process.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Define career coaching;
      • Describe the foundation of coaching;
      • Examine the history of coaching;
      • Develop an understanding of coaching competencies and ethical standards; 
      • Explore key concepts of the coaching process; 
      • Differentiate between coaching and counseling;
      • Explain the impact of language in the coaching process;
      • Examine the structure of coaching; and
      • Use coaching strategies for individuals and groups.
    • Event Details

      To view the attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the “I’d like to” option next to the Virtual: Career Coaching Intensive 4.9.2020 listing in MyNACE > Purchase History.


      8:30 – 10 a.m.
      • Career Coaching Defined
      • The Foundation of Coaching
      • Ethics in Coaching
      10 – 10:10 a.m. Break
      10:10 a.m. – Noon Coaching Theories
      Noon-12:30 p.m Lunch
      12:30 – 2 p.m. Key Concepts of Coaching
      2 – 2:10 p.m. Break
      2:10 – 4 p.m.
      • The Structure of Coaching
      • Coaching Concept Implementation
      4 – 4:10 p.m. Break
      4:10 – 5 p.m. Strategies for Coaching
    • Format

      Webcast: During this full day webcast, presenters will deliver a synchronized audio and PowerPoint presentation through direct instruction. 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.

      **Please note, this session will not be recorded or available following the session as an on-demand offering. **

      **This program design meets the required 7.5 hours of training required for the Board-Certified Coach Credential using direct instruction. **

    • Presenters

      Ann Garner

      Ann Garner, Manager, Industry Advising and Employer Development, George Mason University

      Ann M. Garner is currently Manager, Industry Advising and Employer Development (Technology) at George Mason’s University Career Services. She is formerly the executive director of the Johns Hopkins University Career Center. She has 14 years of experience in career services managing teams of career services professionals, facilitating organizational change, and providing career coaching and employer relations at George Mason University and George Washington University. Garner is also an adjunct career coaching instructor for the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Prior to her tenure in higher education, she held positions in human resources, training design, and career development in the Federal government. Garner earned her bachelor's of arts in government from the University of Virginia and her master's in human resource development from George Mason University. Most recently, she was certified by the International Coach Federation as an associate certified coach.

      Imants Jaunarajs

      Imants Jaunarajs, Assistant Vice President and Executive Director, Ohio University

      Imants Jaunarajs serves as the assistant dean for the Career & Leadership Development Center at Ohio University. With over twelve 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 “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 twelve professionals and 35 graduate and undergraduate student employees. Jaunarajs earned a bachelor's of Arts from Earlham College and master's of Arts from Western Michigan University.

    • Certification Clock Hours

      Continuing Education Clock Hours:

      BCC – 7.5 clock hours


      Knowledge Assessment: Upon successful completion and participation in the Virtual: Career Coaching Intensive, named registrants who wish to receive a certificate of completion will be provided instructions to complete the online Virtual: Career Coaching Intensive Knowledge Assessment. The assessment consists of 25 multiple-choice and true/false questions. 

      Attendees scoring an 88 percent or better on the assessment will receive the Virtual: Career Coaching Intensive Certificate of Completion. Successful completion of the workshop and obtaining the certificate of completion can be used in part (7.5 hours) to meet the training requirements for the Board-Certified Coach credential offered through the Center for Credentialing and Education.


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