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1 Virginia Career VIEW Fall 2012 Workshop

2 Workers are changing How? Employment needs are changing In what way? Globalization Effect on job availability? Digitalization Raising the bar Dr. Mark Savickas, Professor of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at NEOUCOM

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4 Adaptability resilience, risk vs. reward Identity Reflexivity strengths vs. weaknesses Work-Life Balance Narratability telling a story elevator speech Employability vs. employment Portfolio career Dr. Mark Savickas, Professor of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at NEOUCOM

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6 How can we prepare students? Positive attitude confidence support encouragement Understanding of self strengths weaknesses self-reflection Knowledge tools information interests, skills Students should have: = building Career Success!

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9 Think of a time in your life, before age 13, when you felt proud of yourself.

10 Illustrate your experience.

11 Get in groups. Share your story and illustration with your group.

12 As others share their story, observe body language, emotion and speech. After each person shares their story, write down 3 positive words (on index card) about each person based on their story. You seemed ______ or I noticed ________ Give index card to that person.

13 How do you feel? How did the words others used to describe you make you feel? Were you surprised? Did you learn something new? Other observations?

14 Class sharing vs. group sharing Success in Prince William Co. Grades 3-5 Student/parent activity After-school in Roanoke Grade 7 Digital storytelling: Thanks to Donna in Bassett! Elementary School Modify if needed Change the prompt Add to activity Student Recognition Exhibit the stories and art Parent Night Use your resources! Lets get Creative!

15 Elementary Career Town – 24 activities Career Town Kids Search – 100+ careers Kids Search Activities – Career Tree, Interview ActivitiesCareer Tree Interview Who Am I? Toolkit Middle Who R U? - Assessment Who R U? Activities – Ive Got Skills, My Future, Career Explorer ActivitiesIve Got Skills My FutureCareer Explorer Career Search – strengths vs. skills Career Search School Search – what schools support my interests? School Search Use as an introduction to career exploration Collaborate with classroom teachers Observe before and after Connect to NCDA Poetry and Poster ContestNCDA Poetry and Poster Contest

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17 Biswas-Diener, Robert. (2010). Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching: Assessment, Activities, and Strategies for Success. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Croonquist, Carmen, Career Coach: Guterman, Mark, Career Coach/Workplace Consultant: Pratt, Graham. (2011) CDAA 2011 Conference - Closing Presentation by Mark Savickas. Savickas, Mark L. (2005). The Theory and Practice of Career Construction. Career Development and Counseling: Putting Theory and Research to Work, edited by S.D. Brown and R.W. Lent. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. *also see Career Construction Theory document: Savickas, Mark L. (2011) Career Counseling: Theories of Psychotherapy. Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association. Seligman, Ph.D., Martin E. P. (2002). Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment. New York, New York: Free Press. Seligman, Ph.D., Martin E. P. (2011). Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being. New York, New York: Free Press.


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