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Video of the Month - Finding Purpose at Work: An interview with Sabrina Woods, Holistic Career Coach (with Jim Peacock, Peak Careers)
2021 MCDA Fall Workshop Registration is now open!
The Practice of Hope-Action Theory: Keys to Intervention Success
Dr. Spencer ("Skip") Niles, Ed.D, LPC, NCC
Date: Friday, October 1st, 2021
Research using Hope-Action Theory (HAT) with marginalized clients provides substantial evidence of the effectiveness of this approach. In this presentation, Dr. Spencer (“Skip”) Niles will introduce Hope-Action Theory and provide specific examples for translating theory to practice with clients and students. An illustrative case study will be used to demonstrate the uniqueness of HAT, including how to use the Hope-Action Inventory in career intervention. Dr. Niles will also review seven keys to intervention success.
Learn more and register by clicking on the Events tab above!
Join our team!
We currently have the following openings on the MCDA Governing Board:
Here is what some of our outgoing board members had to share about their experience:
Interested in joining the MCDA Board? Contact Joe Austin today!
MCDA Newsletter - July 2021