Career Development and Employment Counseling

Career Development and Employment Counseling


Friday, March 28
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Program ID #465, Poster Area 1
Gender Differences in the Relationship Between Work-Life Balance and Psychological Well-Being

30-Minute Poster Session
Morgan Wilkinson, Virginia Dawson Lacy, Jessica Melendez Tyler 
This poster will cover relevant issues related to working with clients who have work-life balance issues, and how a lack of work-life balance can affect psychological well-being and interpersonal relationships. Additionally, gender differences in regards to work-life balance will be discussed. Implications for counselors and interventions in working with clients also will be presented.


Saturday, March 29
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Program ID #549, Poster Area 1
The Role of Client Dispositional Optimism in Promoting Career Counseling Process and Outcomes

30-Minute Poster Session
Stephanie Crockett 
Past research suggests that dispositional optimism may be an influential factor in client career development and overall well-being. However, few studies address how client dispositional optimism impacts the career counseling process and outcomes. This poster will provide an understanding of how client dispositional optimism influences the therapeutic working alliance and career counseling outcomes. Findings from a recent study concerning client optimism in a clinical counseling setting will be presented. Evidence-based implications and practices will be provided for counselor educators, supervisors, and practitioners.

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Professional / regular
$480

New Professional / student / retiree
$345

Non-member Attendee
$615

Non-member student
$505

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Preconference Learning Institutes

Advance Rates Thru 2/15/14

Professional / regular
Day: $170
Evening: $125

New Professional / student / retiree
Day: $125
Evening: $100

Non-member Attendee
Day: $230
Evening: $185

Non-member student
Day: $185
Evening: $160

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