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Professional Practices

To succeed in advising at all stages of career development, professionals will benefit from a better understanding of the career development professional's role, from finding out how to implement comprehensive guidance programs and by participating in professional development. And because they work in an increasingly global environment, career development professionals will also gain from knowing how to establish strategic partnerships, market new models such as career clusters, and use state models, evaluations and best practices.

  • Understanding the Career Development Professional's Role
    Understand the career development professional's role in the newly global, interconnected world of work.

  • Implementing Comprehensive Guidance Programs
    Create a comprehensive guidance strategy that helps students through all aspects of educational and career planning.

  • Establishing Strategic Partnerships and Marketing
    Develop partnerships with a wide range of education and workforce entities in the public and private sectors.

  • Participating in Professional Development
    Maintain professional knowledge and credibility through ongoing professional development.

  • Implementing State Models, Evaluation and Best Practices
    Find out what works well and adopt the best aspects of those models for your own work.