NCDA Webinar Series

NCDA presents a number of webinars each year on topics of deep significance to members and those involved in the field of career development. Presenters are leading experts on the topics and often are NCDA members or committees. Webinars provide professional development and an opportunity to earn continuing education (CE).

Two webinars are scheduled: August 23, 2022 and September 14, 2022. Scroll down to see options for viewing pre-recorded webinars.

Tried and True or Something New?


Self-Care Tips for Career Development Professionals: Managing Stress and Building Resilience

Our panel will share their favorite go-to career resources. There will be something for everyone including assessments, administrative/organizational tools, federal job search sources on social media, and DEI resources. We invite you to join us for reminders of different ways to use the “tried and true” as well as to learn “something new”.

Facilitator: Courtney Warnsman, Trustee
Monique C. Johnson, Brandi R. Muñoz, Jim Peacock, and Karol Taylor


Wellness is one of the critical factors of being an effective practitioner. As career development professionals working with students, it is important for us to dedicate time to our self-care. This interactive webinar will provide tools for reducing stress and anxiety and encourage you to implement self-care into your daily routine. Important concepts we will discuss:

  • Identifying triggers for stress and anxiety
  • Mindfulness and cognitive techniques to reduce stress and anxiety
  • Tips on how to implement self-care

Presenter: Dr. Sharon Givens

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
2:00 pm (Eastern Time)
  Wednesday, September 14th, 2022
7:30 pm (Eastern Time)
Register for Tried and True   Register for Self-Care


NCDA Member Non-Member Group Rate for 6 or more attendees
 $35.00  $50.00 $200.00
1 hour CE Certificate included 1 hour CE Certificate included A sign in/out sheet will be provided for CE verification.
An additional $5 is required for each certificate requested.


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Webinar invitation/access code will be emailed to you along with your receipt upon registration.



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Questions? Contact: Alicia Cheek, or 918.663.7060


Tried and True Presenter Information:

Courtney Warnsman, Ph.D., CCSP, has been a career development facilitator for nearly 20 years. She works at Austin Career Connections in Austin delivering career transition and development services to individual clients across functional roles and industries. In addition to her full-time work, Courtney currently serves as the Trustee for Private Practice, Business/Industry, and agencies on the board of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) as well as Executive Development Program Consultant for the Baylor University Executive MBA Program. She has recently been tapped to serve on the advisory board of The Chiral Project, a startup venture exploring the unique challenges that women have experienced as they have either chosen or been forced to step back professionally during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Courtney’s past endeavors include being the resident resume “tweaker” for the Launch Pad Job Club as well as a member of the Graduate Dean’s Advisory Group at the University of Texas, a group dedicated to developing career services programs for Doctoral Candidates who do not want to work in the academy. Courtney combines knowledge, humor, and tough love when helping people reach their career goals. She says, "Career transition can be a stressful time; I strive to lighten the load a little, providing advice and direction (of course) but, more importantly, giving a laugh, a hug, or a kick in the pants when warranted." Courtney received her Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. 

Tried and True Panelists:

Monique C. Johnson, Ed. D., NCC, CMCS is the Founder and CEO of Dr. MCJ Consulting and Coaching LLC. She’s a Consultant, Coach, National Certified Counselor, and Certified Master of Career Services (CMCS) who provides career development, diversity and inclusion, and leadership services. She currently serves as the CMCS Commissioner on the Credentialing Commission for the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Dr. Johnson is passionate about empowering individuals to find fulfilling work that meets their needs, and provides diversity consulting to schools, organizations, non-profits, and corporations who are committed to nurturing and developing diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments, services, and products. Over the past 25 years, she has held positions as an Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean, Assistant Director of Career Services and Program Director. Monique is also an author of the best-selling book Micro Shift. Outside of work, she enjoys DIY projects, traveling with her family and engaging in personal growth and development activities.

Brandi R. Muñoz (She/Her) is a Certified Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR, SHRM-SP) and Certified Master of Career Services (CMCS) with experience as a Corporate Trainer, Human Resources & Diversity Consultant, and Career Coach. She is also certified in Myer’s Briggs Type Indicator assessments and Thomas-Killman Conflict Styles. Brandi currently serves as the Diversity Officer for the Association for Conflict Resolution in the education, research, and training section. She has expertise in developing and facilitating training topics related to human resources, career transition and dispute resolution, as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion. She also publishes online blogs and articles for women in leadership, career development, and strategies that foster inclusive workplaces.  

Jim Peacock, CCSP, is the Principal of Peak-Careers Consulting offering professional development for career practitioners, including the Facilitating Career Development (FCD) class, online seminars, and workshops. He is a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP), a two-time President of Maine-CDA, recipient of the 2007 NCDA Outstanding Career Practitioner Award, and the Ken Hoyt Career Education Practitioner Award in 2020. Author of A Field Guide for Career Practitioners.

Karol Taylor, CCC, brings a broad array of experience and expertise in career consultation, community college career and academic counseling, workforce development training, and career professional volunteerism. She also brings a deep understanding of the skills and abilities needed to work effectively in the Career Counseling/Advising Community. Karol has an MA in Counseling Psychology and a BA in Social Work. Karol has many years of volunteering with NCDA and ACA-related professional organizations. Karol has received numerous career-related awards including NCDA Merit (2014), NCDA Outstanding Career Practitioner (2016), Mark L. Savickas Scholarship for Outreach and Achievement from the Career Construction Institute (2019), Maryland Counseling Association Lifetime Achievement (2019), and Maryland Career Development Association Lifetime Achievement (2017).


Self-Care Presenter:

Dr. Sharon Givens is a researcher, a licensed psychotherapist, career counselor, professional trainer, and academician. She is the CEO and Director of Visions Counseling and Career Center LLC., (VCCC).  VCCC is a premier private practice offering career counseling and coaching, mental health counseling and psychological testing with locations in Columbia SC, and Fort Mill, SC.  Sharon is also the sole proprietor of Training Visions, an international training firm, dedicated to providing customized training in the areas of career development, diversity and mentoring. Sharon has been involved with NCDA since 2008. She has earned a certification as a Career Development Facilitator, Career Development Facilitator Instructor, and a master trainer. Sharon has served on the Career Development Facilitator Instructor Task Force, and currently serves on the Master Trainer Committee.  Sharon is currently a member of the NCDA Advisory Council where she serves as the co-chairperson.  Since her tenure on the council, she has led, participated in and developed various ingenuities to promote the success of the Career Development Facilitator program as well as the National Career Development Association. More specifically, she has played a major role in the revision process of the career development facilitator curriculum and is leading the Career Development Facilitator program assessment task force. Sharon has an undergraduate degree in social work with a minor in psychology. She has a graduate certificate in Psychiatric Rehabilitation. She has a Master of Science in Counseling and a Master of Education in Adult Education. Sharon also has a doctorate in curriculum and instruction with a cognate in counseling. Sharon was the recipient of the Lorin Anderson Award for Doctoral Research.   She has over fifteen years of experience in the career development field with roles including a career counselor, college and career readiness project director, mentor, career coach and director of career development training. As a career and college readiness project director in her home state of South Carolina, she developed two major career development infrastructures that has enabled over 20,000 students across the state to attend college and or obtain successful employment.

Pre-Recorded Webinars and the CE Option

Webinars that are previously recorded are available for viewing anytime at no cost, at your convenience. For detailed information about each webinar, click on the title below, which links to the recording.

You may also register (for a small fee) to receive 1 CE for viewing a pre-recorded webinar. Click on the blue registration link below to see webinar CE options and fees (with discounts for watching more!). For registration questions, or group rates for 6 or more viewers, contact Alicia Cheek at 918.663.7060 or

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Webinars: Pre-Recorded - Free to View

All Hands on Deck: Preparing Students for the Future of Work by Building Partnerships with All Stakeholders

Presented by Rebecca Dedmond and Steven Myers

The Age of Social Media: How to Use Instagram for Career Services Centers

Presented by Dr. Mary Edwin

Assessing and Addressing the Career Development Needs of Military Service Members and Veterans

Presented by Dr. Seth C.W. Hayden

Best Practices Working with International Students

Brain Based Career Development (BBCD): The Neuroscience Coaching Approach That Helps Clients Take Action

Presented by: Imants Jaunarajs, Jodi Pavol, Zach McGrain and Marcquis Parham

Bridging United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with Career & Life Planning

Presented by: The NCDA Global Connections Committee

Career Development Beyond Job Titles: How K-12 is Using Challenges to Prepare Students for an Exciting Future

Presented by JP Michel

Career Exploration & Search for the LGBTQI Community

Presented by John Long and Christian Chan

Career One Stop - Career Counseling through a Pandemic

Presented by Kelly Tanner

DEI + Career Development: How Are We Incorporating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion into Career Services During COVID-19

Presented by: Members of the NCDA Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Developing Dynamic and Successful Mentor/Mentee Relationships

Presented by Courtney Warnsman

Enhancing Career and College Readiness Self-Efficacy of Children and Adolescents

Presented by: Stanley Baker, Amanda Hudson Allen, Robert Martinez, and Regina Gavin Williams

Ethical Decision Making: Putting Ethics into Practice

Presented by: Keley Smith-Keller, Ed.D.

Ethics in the Pandemic: What to Keep in Mind

Members of the NCDA Ethics Committee

Filling the Career Development Pipeline from a DEI Lens

Presented by Cheryl Love, Ruben Britt, Christian Chan and Lynette Correa-Velez

The Future of Work with Special Guest Dr. Yvonne Thayer

Sharon Given's Presidential Series

Group Career Counseling: Principles and Practices

Presented by Dr. Richard Pyle

Helping Clients Cope with Bias During the Job Search Process

Presented by Lakeisha Mathews

Holistic Support for the Career Transition of International Students Returning Home in the Coronavirus Era and Beyond

Presented by: Members of the International Student Services Committee: Elif Balin, Sonia Liang, Xinrui (Rose) Xu

Integrating Career Development in the Early Grades

Presented by Ed Hidalgo

My Life With a Theory- John L. Holland’s Autobiography: The Premier Resource for Researching and Teaching the Holland Theory

Presented by Jack Rayman with David Ford

Partners or Silos? Reimagining Education & Workforce Development

Presented by: Sarah Burns and Peter Callstrom

Partners Working to Get The Trajectory Right: Career Development From Kinder to Workforce

Presented by: Ed Hidalgo, Saki Dodelson, Peter Callstrom, Ian Martin, and David Miyashiro

Preventing and Transforming Career Burnout into Opportunity in the New Era of COVID-19

Presented by Ronda Ansted and Sheri Mahaney

The Threads of Hope-Action Theory and Practice

Presented by: Norman Amundson, Andrea Fruhling, Hyung Joon Yoon, and Spencer Niles

US Department of Labor Open & Free Online Resources for Career Advisors

Presented by: US Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration

Using Career Development to Transform a School’s Culture

Presented by: Dr. Cal Crow

Working with Third Party Providers to Support International Students’ Career Development

Presented by: Kendra Northington, Kwan Segal, Elif Balin, Nicole Anderson, and Sonia Liang