Career Counselling – Empowering your Client

Time : 08:30 – 16:30
Length of Training/Workshop : 1 day
Type of Training/Workshop : 1 Day Workshop
Who should attend

Anyone with an interest in doing career counselling in, particular:

  • Psychologists
  • Psychometrists
  • Registered Counsellors
  • Intern Psychology students
  • Teachers

This workshop will take a closer look at career counselling in detail. Many career theories will be discussed, which help define career counselling. The importance of career counselling will be discussed focusing on aspects like preparing learners for life after school and how to guide learners to make the correct subject choices. Trends in the workplace and the dynamic world of work will be explored. Topics such as developing a personal brand, entrepreneurship and how to adjust to the working world will be discussed.

Certain issues that career counsellors need to be aware of when counselling will be explored. A variety of narrative techniques that can be used in career counselling with be identified and a combined approach (using narrative techniques & psychometric assessments) will be discussed in detail. The workshop will also identify and discuss psychometric assessments that can be used in career counselling (both South African and International assessments). The JvR career process will be elaborated on. There will also be a discussion of a few career counselling case studies.


This workshop was designed to provide insight into the dynamic world of work that we are faced with today and how to adjust career counselling to suit these needs. It aims to provide practitioners some more insight into a comprehensive career counselling approach as well as different psychometric assessments and narrative techniques they may want to include in their career counselling practice. The workshop aims to help counsellors address different issues that they mace be faced with when providing career guidance. Practical tips for career counselling will be provided.

  • A full day of training using experiential learning techniques
  • Hand outs
  • Lunch and Refreshments
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