CCDA Fall Conference
Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice in Career Development
Friday, October 26, 2018
8am to 3:45pm
Join your career development colleagues in Colorado for presentations and round table discussions to learn and engage each other around this important topic
Featuring Key Note Speaker
Dr. Marian Higgins
Career services professionals are on the front line and must be equipped to appreciate the diversity of clients while also understanding and addressing the challenges they face relating to inclusion and equity in the workplace.
Dr. Higgins will reveal skills and strategies to:
- Support clients in identifying and pursuing their career goals and aspirations
- Recognize ways to modify the delivery of career services to reflect inclusivity of all clients
- Advocate for clients in search of equitable workspaces
Afternoon Speaker and Table Talk Topics:
Dr. Jessica Gonzales
Multicultural Competence in Counseling: What We Know and Ways to Help Us Progress
Table Talks (Choose 2 of 5 to attend)
Unapologetically Me: Navigating Authenticity at the Workplace - Kyla Hines
Supporting Undecided Students with Disabilities - Jennifer Crandall, Evan Kravitz, Pamela Starks
Professional Dress, Inclusion, and Oppression - Katie McCue
Empowering Students to embrace their culture as a professional - Erica Hines
International Students: Teaching Cultural Norms for Career Readiness - Wendy Winter-Searcy and Lisa Clark
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