Training for New & Aspiring Career Counselors
Presenter: Amy Mazur
Location: Virtual (a Zoom link will be sent to you a few days before the event, after registration)
Date: Friday, October 9, 2020 & Friday, October 16, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This is a 2 part webinar, with material building off of each other.
You are required to attend both days.
This Professional Development Seminar is designed for:
Individuals new to the field
Those whose job has some elements of career counseling but may not have it as the primary function
Those wanting to break into the career counseling field
Those who simply want a refresher
What makes a good career counselor? How do I work most effectively with my clients? Is my knowledge of the World of Work sufficient? What are the latest tools and approaches that career counselors use?
In this 2-part webinar, participants will be introduced to the theory and practice of career counseling and will broaden their understanding of the career development process, with particular emphasis on the helping relationship.
Topics to be covered:
Career Development – Definition and Models
The Role of the Career Development Professional
Career Development Theory & Practice
Amy Mazur, Ed.M, NCC, is a Career Development Specialist and Counselor Educator who has been working in the field for over 20 years, and who assists individuals to begin, renew and advance their careers. Her expertise also includes educating, training and mentoring professionals in career and workforce development on using counseling skills to foster growth and change. Prior to her work in private practice, Amy was a Career Counselor and Assistant Director of Career Services at the Women’s Educational & Industrial Union, where in addition to individual and group work, she created and developed the Professional Development Seminars Series for career development professionals. Aside from coordinating the current seminar series through the Career Counselor’s Consortium, Amy also trains and mentors new Career Counselors locally, regionally and nationally. As adjunct faculty at Lesley University’s Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences for over ten years, she taught Vocational Development & Career Counseling.
Amy received her Master’s of Education from Harvard University in Counseling & Consulting Psychology, and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan. She is a National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC), and is a member of the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Amy also provides Career Counseling at JVS MassHire Downtown Boston.