Workshop on Career Counseling Offered

October 19, 2005

Workshop Contact:
Angie Macon
(678) 547-6501
 
Media Contact:
Mark Vanderhoek
(478) 301-4037

ATLANTA — Mercer University will offer a workshop entitled "Group Techniques for Career Counseling" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at its Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus, 3001 Mercer University Drive.

 

The workshop is open to licensed professional counselors, career counselors and college students studying counseling. Registration is $70 for counselors and $25 for students before Nov. 4 and $80 thereafter. Co-sponsored by the Georgia Career Development Association (GCDA), the program provides up to six National Board of Career Counselors continuing education units for career counselors and 5.5 CEUs from the Licensed Professional Counseling Association for licensed professional counselors.

 

The workshop will be facilitated by Bonnie Bailey, a communications consultant and trainer with expertise in career management, leadership, team-building and customer service programs. Bailey has developed and delivered training programs for Lee Hecht Harrison, a global career management services company, as well as has taught college courses in presentation skills. Additionally, she has facilitated numerous leadership and team-building programs, and has spoken on the use of assessment tools in the workplace.

 

This interactive session will provide an overview of the most productive and effective job search techniques and offer creative tips for facilitating group delivery of career planning assistance, which is become increasingly used in the corporate setting.

 

The workshop will share concepts that can be used immediately to create an effective group career counseling program, manage a group career counseling session and engage diverse age levels with games and exercises that tactically address the key components of career decision-making and job search.

 

Registration is available online at CCCES Workshop Registration Form.doc. For questions about registration or the workshop, contact Angie Macon at

(678) 547-6501 or macon_am@mercer.edu 

 

About Mercer:

Founded in 1833, Mercer University has campuses in Macon and Atlanta as well as three regional academic centers. With 10 schools and colleges, the University offers programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law and theology. For 16 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Mercer University as one of the leading universities in the South.

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