Career Counselling, Coaching & Assessment

The latest in theory, skills & practice

CESA Member Ticket
1,500.00 1500.0 AUD
Non CESA Member Ticket
2,000.00 2000.0 AUD

3 Day Career Development Professional Learning

The importance of high quality Career Development has never been more evident. This 3 day course covering counselling, coaching and assessment is delivered by
Professor Jim Bright

The 3-day deep dive into the Career Development field with your peers is perfect for:

Those wanting to offer Career Counselling, Coaching and Assessment services to clients, college, school or company 

Existing practitioners keen to develop new skills and refresh their knowledge

New and existing practitioners who want to be inspired by the latest evidence and best practice.

Your registration covers food and refreshments throughout the three days as well as a resource pack for you to take away and use in your practice.

Should COVID restrictions prevent this event being delivered face to face, the event will proceed virtually on the days and times planned.

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This event is hosted by Catholic Education South Australia, CESA. 
Event booking and production is by BECOME Education.
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Course Overview


SESSION 1 What is 'The Future of Work' & what does it mean for Career Development?

SESSION 2 The what, why and who of Career Development.

SESSION 3 Traditional and new models of career choice. The Chaos Theory of Careers.

Alternative and contemporary approaches to career decision-making.


SESSION 1 Setting the scene, active listening,  theme and pattern counselling techniques.

SESSION 2 Solution-focussed and cognitive behavioural techniques.

SESSION 3 Goals–why and when they don’t work. Career indecision and self-limiting thinking.

SESSION 4 Working with students and parents. Unpicking bias and influence


SESSION 1 The right tool for the right job. Identifying and applying quality assessment tools.

SESSION 2 Encouraging active, divergent thinking and career exploration. Using technology to break through resource limitations.

SESSION 3 Delivering personalised needs assessment – a  client-centred approach.

SESSION 4 Innovating & advocating for best practice in your context.


Professor Jim Bright

Professor Career Development, Australian Catholic University

Jim Bright has an international reputation as a career development professional based on his award winning innovative research, best-selling career development books and his entertaining and informative speaking and training.

Jim has over 30 years of experience in psychology and career development. He has a BA(Hons) and a PhD in Psychology. Jim has published over 500 books, chapters, journal and newspaper articles, tests and reports. He is a Fellow of both the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Career Development Association of Australia and is a Past National Chairperson of the APS College of Organisational Psychologists. He holds Australia's first specifically-named professorial appointment in career development at ACU. He is also Director of Evidence & Impact at BECOME, an innovative company reimagining careers education and guidance in schools around the world.

Jim appears regularly on radio and television with appearances on Channel 10 Studio 10, Channel 9 Today show, Channel 7 Sunrise and news, Sky Business Your Career, ABC702, Triple J, and a range of other stations around the country.

Jim writes an Opinion column every week for the Sydney Morning Herald and the Melbourne Age newspapers.

About CESA
Catholic Education South Australia

We are Catholic Education South Australia - more than 8,000 staff who are Raising Hearts and Minds of more than 46,000 students in 101 Catholic schools.

We don't just know our students by name, we know who they are by heart.

Through our commitment to educational excellence, we provide quality learning in a Catholic context, from early years to Year 12.

Our schools work in partnership with families to educate and nurture the whole person, helping them to be thriving, capable learners as well as extraordinary human beings.

We instil values that last well beyond the schooling experience, they're ingrained for life.

Catholic Education Australia. Raising Hearts and Minds.

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Date & Time

5 October, 2021

Start - 9:30 am Thursday

7 October, 2021

End - 3:30 pm
NOTE: Shown as Host's Time Zone: Australia/South

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