CAREER COACHING THEORY AND APPLICATION IN YOUR PRACTICE
The course will explore career coaching theory and applications to apply to client
situations. Coaching is goal-focused where you and the client establish collaborative goals
which is the foundation for measurable, meaningful, and sustainable change. Coaching offers a solution focus that is positive, action-focused, and supports a client to achieve their goals in the future, move forward and maximize their professional and personal potential. Coaching helps clients find greater fulfilment in their career and life. This is your work as a career coach.
- Broaden your career development practice with the knowledge and application to client situations
- Practice career coaching skills with mock clients and obtain feedback to improve your practice
For individuals seeking international course accreditation in career development practice to work in a global environment with organisations and clients, develop and update their knowledge and skills in career development, or fill a skills gap in their practice.
The course is suitable in various contexts and roles, including schools, education, training, in the workplace in human resources or psychology, and/or experience working in employment, recruitment, outplacement, youth work, apprenticeship, disability and rehabilitation, case management, or management.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Understand and apply a range of theories to client situations. The theories include: Traits and types, Lifespan and Chaos Theory of Careers
- Design a concept map that depicts your journey at each stage: Fantasy aged 0-10, Tentative aged 11-17 and Realistic aged 17-early 20s
- Identify your current career and life stage to construct your personal rainbow from the past to the present.
- Reflect on your career aspirations and compromises that you made in your career.
- Identify how chance and opportunity have impacted your career or job opportunity.
- What is Career Coaching?
- Key concepts of career coaching
- The Differences Between Mentoring, Counselling, Training, and Teaching
- Skills for Coaching
- How do you see yourself, how do others see you?
- Review a range of theories that include:
o Egan’s Skilled Helper Model
o James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente – Theory of Change – Application of the model to coaching of SMART model (Specific, Measurable, Attainable and Attractive, Relevant, and Time Framed)
o GROW model
o Appreciative Inquiry
o Solution-Focused Therapy
o Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
o Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Upon successfully finishing the complete course, students will receive a Certificate of Professional Development accredited by Associated Career Professionals International.
Students can also receive a Certificate of Professional Development for each course they complete accredited by Associated Career Professionals International.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT POINTS
The time spent on each course of study may be claimed as continuing professional development (CPD) by CDAA members toward Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) requirements.
Non-CDAA members, please check with your professional association regarding their CPD policy
To claim your CPD points, present your certificate of course completion to CDAA or the professional association where you are a member.