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Monday, February 1 • 13:45 - 14:15
(On-demand session released) Inside Career Development: Stress, Coping and Mental Health – 45 minutes

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The transactional model of stress and coping explains how career development supports mental health and may provide multi-faceted intervention for mental illness. In this session, we discuss the mechanisms underlying these influences and outline practitioner approaches to enhancing intentionality and effectiveness in relation to client well-being. It is possible to facilitate career development and promote client well-being simultaneously!

Learning Outcomes:
  • The career development mechanisms the support positive mental health
  • Explanation of how career development may be mental illness intervention
  • Strategies for increasing intentionality and effectiveness in supporting client well-being

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Michael Huston

Counsellor, Mount Royal University
Michael is a counsellor with Mount Royal University and focuses on career development with specific interest in counsellor training, career intervention strategies and outcomes, career development as mental health intervention, and work and wellbeing.
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Dave Redekopp

President, Life Role Development Group
Working for over 30 years in the wide-ranging career development field, Dave Redekopp is still curious about worker-workplace relationships, work-life connections, psychological health, the quirkiness of human behaviour, and more.

Monday February 1, 2021 13:45 - 14:15 EST