Small Group Discussion:
Transition/Change/Transformation in Career Development - A New Twist
Presenter: Amy Mazur
Host: Sabrina Woods
Location: Virtual (a Zoom link will be sent to you a few days before the event, after registration)
Date: Friday, December 15th
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET
This facilitated conversation for career professionals will delve more deeply into an issue that underlies the work we do with our clients and students. Limited to 12 people.
Many well-respected career development theorists have researched and written about the concepts of transition, change and transformation in career development.
In the hour we share, no theory will be espoused, no PowerPoints will be shared, and no references will be provided. Together we will examine a piece of popular culture and use it as a springboard for discussion about how transition, change and transformation might play a role in the work we do with clients/students.
- What comes up for you when we review this material?
- How does the material relate to transition/change/transformation?
- How might this material connect to your experiences with clients as they engage in the career planning and job search process?
- What is happening in the transition process? Is it possible to transform fully?
- What conditions must be present for change to occur? (In mindset, approach, or (re)defining career goals)
- Why is this important to consider in our work with clients? Why does it matter?
Join us for what promises to be thought-provoking and engaging hour.
(Please note that fees for this program will go toward CCC DEI programming initiatives.)
About Amy Mazur:
Amy Mazur is an experienced Career Development Specialist/Counselor Educator who assists individuals to begin, renew and advance their careers, and whose relational approach helps clients to overcome obstacles, real or imagined, that may inhibit them at any point in the career planning and job search process. Through assessment, counseling, managing transitions and exploring realistic options, Amy assists individuals to reflect on the meaning of work and how they want it represented in their lives, and is committed to recognizing how contexts and systems in which clients locate themselves are critical to understanding how an individual develops beliefs and generates options.
In addition to her individual and group counseling, Amy trains, supervises, and mentors career and workforce development professionals locally, regionally, and nationally on using counseling skills to foster growth and change. Serving on the Coach Advisory Committee at the Institute of Career Transitions, and as Project Coordinator of the Work Intervention Network (WIN), Amy’s continues to forefront the effect that psychosocial/emotional and systemic factors have on those navigating a job search/career transition.
Prior to her current work, Amy was Lead Career Counselor at JVS for over 18 years. She was Career Counselor/Assistant Director of Career Services at the Women’s Educational & Industrial Union. Amy developed and coordinated the Professional Development Seminars Series for the Career Counselors’ Consortium. And as adjunct faculty at Lesley University’s Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences, Amy taught Vocational Development & Career Counseling for over ten years, and guest lectured at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education.
Amy received her Master 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), the association from which she earned the Master Career Development Professional (MCDP) designation.