Career Counseling for Adults

Presenter: Vicky Rumpf, M.S.Ed., NCC- Saturday, March 17, 2012 10 AM to 12 PM- Bethel Park Library, 5100 West Library Road, Bethel Park, 15102

Facing a job termination, considering a change in careers, or finding a job satisfactory to one’s personality and aptitude can be stressful and overwhelming. Career counselors specialize in assessment and counseling for specific populations. Join us for a review of Alfred Adler’s theories and useful career assessment tools with regard to career counseling. Career counseling processes, techniques, and resources will be demonstrated.

Objectives:

1. Participants will understand Adler’s lifestyle assessment, the concept of a client’s lifestyle, their birth order and how it relates to their career goals.

2. Participants will be able to utilize M.L. Savickas’ career-style assessment interview questions for career counseling.

3. Participants will be become familiar with what career counseling resources are available locally and on the web, and have a basic understanding of what career counseling offers.

Presenter: Vicky Rumpf, M.S.Ed., NCC – Vicky is President and past Treasurer of the Western Pennsylvania Society of Adlerian Psychology. She is a certified school counselor and former Mobile Therapist and Behavioral Specialist Consultant for FamilyLinks. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling Education from Duquesne University, where she served as a mentor to incoming freshmen and was employed as the Business Manager of WDUQ public radio station.

Continuing Education Credits: Two (2) hours of Continuing Education available. This program is co-sponsored by the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) and by the NASW-PA, SW Division. NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and is recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to offer continuing education for counselors. NASAP maintains responsibility for this program and it content. Application has been made to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for continuing education. There is no fee for attendance.

There is a nominal charge of $15.00 to process CEs for non-members of WPSAP and NASW-PA, SW Division.

Cancellation Policy: Should the event have to be cancelled WPSAP will send out emails to all in the WPSAP address book. If you are not on the list, please check with the Bethel Park Library the morning of the event. (412835-2207). To insure an email contact, please send your email address to pawaltond@verizon.net. Special needs requests should be directed to Kerry Kennelly at 412 716 -2078

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