UPDATE: THE MCDA 2020 Conference
has BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020.
WATCH THIS SPACE
FOR THE new 2020 FALL DATE.
Re-connect with colleagues from the DMV area. Learn and grow professionally. Take advantage of five workshops with three concurrent sessions.
Attend Thursday and Friday and receive up to 8.25 NBCC Clock Hours.
Please note our cancellation policy: Requests to cancel your registration must be made no later than March 23, 2020 by emailing your request to Lisa Oliver at firstname.lastname@example.org. A $25 cancellation fee will be applied. No refunds will be available after March 31, 2020.
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Keynote – Thursday, April 2, 2020
In Praise of Being Lost in Career
Barry L. Davis, MS, CTC, CMCS
Keynote – Friday, April 3, 2020
The Long Road: A Leadership Journey
(It Takes Courage to Change & Lead)
Sue E. Pressman, Ph.D.
Meet the Speakers
3 Most Significant Global Career and Compensation Trend
Building Career Adaptability with Culturally-Diverse Clients: Promoting Career Development through Theory, Research, and Practice
Courtney Gasser, Ph.D.
Co-Presenter, Morgan Vice, LGPC
Suja Joseph, GCDF
Career Design for Social Impact: Guiding Those Who Want to Make A Difference to Meaningful Careers
Ronda Ansted, DMgt, MSW
Reflecting on Unhappy Childhood Memories for Greater Career Clarity
LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP
Post-Recession Job Clubs: A Community-Based Intensive Incubator for Older Long-Term Unemployed Workers
NCC, LCPC, GCDF
Helping Clients Cope with Bias During the Job Search Process
GCDF, CPRW, CPCC, CFCC, CFJST
Career Counseling Issues 2030: Marginalized Communities
Janelle Bettis, Ed.D
Co-Presenter, Melissa Wheeler
Leveraging the Power of Networking Authentically for You and Your Clients
Rachel Loock, MS, ACC
Promoting Pathway to Post-secondary Education for Vulnerable Students
Michelle E. Daley, Ed.D.
Co-Presenter, T. Benee' Edwards, D.B.A
Developing Salary Negotiation Tactics to Encourage Pay Equity for Women
MS, GCDF, CPRW, JCTC
Career Development: Experiences Developing, Leading, and Participating in a Career & Learning Circle Program for College Alumni
Marja Humphrey, Ph.D.
Co-Presenters, Rachel Fager and Tammy J. Halstead
Beyond the Resume: Working with Clients Who Want to Start a Business
Karen James Chopra, LPC, MCC, NCC
Careers and College: Supporting First-Generation College Students Across the Lifespan
Melissa Wheeler, Ph.D.