Presenters: Norman Amundson, University of British Columbia; Tannis Goddard, Training Innovations Inc.; Spencer Niles, College of William & Mary; and Hyung Joon Yoon, George Washington University
Language: English with interpretation
We will be describing a range of counselling intervention methods and tools that can be used by career practitioners when engaging clients in face-to-face or online delivery. With support from CERIC, these counselling interventions have been developed and implemented for unemployed jobseeking adults accessing public employment services. The interventions will be evaluating the use of hope as a central and impacting factor.
- Learning a series of face-to-face interventions
- Learning a parallel set of online interventions
- Gathering information on the effectiveness of these interventions
Norman Amundson is a Professor of Counselling Psychology at the University of British Columbia (U)BC. He has published widely and has been a speaker at many conferences. His interest areas include active engagement, creativity, metaphors, positive affirmation and hope.
Tannis Goddard is President of Training Innovations and her organization runs several unemployment centres in BC. She is also completing her PhD. Goddard is focused on both face-to-face and online counselling intervention development.
Dr Spencer Niles is Dean and Professor in the College of William & Mary, in the United States. He is a prolific writer and has spoken at many national and international conferences. He is a former President of NCDA.
Dr Hyung Joon Yoon is currently Assistant Professor of Human and Organizational Learning at the George Washington University. Prior to joining GW, he worked for Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco as Assistant Professor and HRD Program Co-ordinator. His scholarly work is focused on empowering individuals and organizations with human agency and hope. He co-developed the Hope-Centered Career Inventory (HCCI) and the Hope-Centered Model of Career Development (HCMCD).