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This book seeks to broaden the dissemination of the ideas presented at the 2002 International Career Development Conference to the international career development community. Included are 24 papers by major presenters, with a diversity of papers ranging from school guidance interventions to major corporate career development programs. Chapters include: (1) Nurture Your Nature: Celebrating Your Gifts (D. Bissonnette); (2) Capitalizing on Chaos and Complexity: Conquering the Career Change Challenge (H. Harkness); (3) The Impact of Divorce on Career Development (S. Miller, J. Brincko, T. Krichiver, and D. Swan); (4) Career Counseling for the Sandwich Generation (V. Byrd); (5) A New Paradigm to Career Counseling: Self-Efficacy and Career Choice among Students with Physical Disabilities in Postsecondary Education (S. ElHessen); (6) Reaching for the Stars: Strategies, Resources, Partnerships & Opportunities for Success (W. Enelow); (7) The Sustainability Imperative: Trends, Jobs, and Implications for Career Counselors (M. Everett and L. Gaffin); (8) A Career Introduction Model for First-Generation College Freshmen Students (C. Ayala and A. Striplen); (9) Women's Stories: Writing Our Own Stories and Reading Other Women's Can Help Us Thrive in These Challenging and Uncertain Times (S. Gelardin); (10) Making the Most of Recruiters (D. Gurney); (11) No One is Unemployable: Creative Solutions for Overcoming Barriers to Employment (E. Harney); (12) Blood Money: Understanding the Heart, Pulse, and Soul of Money in Our Lives, Families, and Careers (M. Jacobsen); (13) Performing and Creative Artists as a Resource in the World of Work (S. Jary); (14) Assisting Foreign Trained Immigrant Professionals (A. Kadkhoda); (15) Career Development for Vital Agers: Meeting the Challenge (B. Laporte); (16) Coaching as a Spiritual Practice (R. Leider); (17) Understanding the Financial Bottom Line: Career Decisions and Money (C. Martellino); (18) Tying Individual Dreams to Organizational Goals (C. Mossop); (19) Helping Your Client Become Successfully Self-Employed (M. Nemko); (20) Career Development Resources from California Community Colleges (L. Raufman, T. Olson, and R. Jones); (21) No More Plan B: Career Counseling with Visual and Performing Artists (P. Schwadron and S. Carroll); (22) Soul WORKS: Finding Inner Resilience During Challenging and Uncertain Times (F. Shirley); (23) The Image of Success: A Dozen Tips for Building Visibility and Credibility (C. Straub); (24) Family Matters: Influences of the Family in Career Decision Making (R. Chope). (GCP)

Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Conferences, Counseling Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Descriptions, School Counseling, Theory Practice Relationship

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Author: Walz, Garry R., Ed.; Knowdell, Richard, Ed.; Kirkman, Chris, Ed.


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