June 20, 2024:  Leverage the Latest Zoom Tips – Enhance Your Virtual Meetings and Lose that Online Fluster

Presenter: Dorothy Erlanger, Virtual Event Producer

10 AM – Noon (Eastern time)

Questions about attending? Email info@cdnsonline.com

10 a.m. – noon (Eastern Time)

Upcoming in 2024

July 18, 2024:  Discussion of the book Tomorrowmind: Thriving at Work with Resilience, Creativity, and Connection – Now and in an Uncertain Future, by Gabriella Rosen Kellerman and Martin E.P. Seligman

Previously in 2023-2024

September 21: An Overview of AI in Career Counseling (Ariel Hyatt and Judith Gerberg)

October 19: Using ChatGPT: Hands-on Session on the Use of ChatGPT to Benefit Our Clients and Ourselves (Ariel Hyatt and Judity Gerberg)

November 16: Strengthen Your Presence, Engage with Impact  (Nancy Ross and Donna Sweidan)

December 21:  Virtual Holiday Gathering

January 18:  On Loneliness:  How to Feel Less Alone in an Isolating World (Terri Laxton Brooks and Judith Gerberg)

February 15: Recruiter Reconnaissance:  How to Advise Your Clients to Work with Recruiters (Ira Disman and Debra Laks)

March 21:  Getting Past the Ageism Paradigm: Helping Older Clients Manage Their Mindset (Debra Yearwood and Judith Gerberg)

April 18, 2024: The Five Ws of Career Literacy (Hoda Kilani and Debra Laks)

May 16, 2024: AI – Continuing the Conversation: How We Are Incorporating AI into Our Career Counseling Practices (Debra Laks and Donna Sweidan)


2022-2023 CDSN Meeting Dates and Topics

September 15, 2022: International Perspectives on Career Counseling: Panel Discussion Featuring Career Professionals From Africa, Middle East, and Canada

October 20, 2022: The 1619 Project: Implications For How We Can Support Clients Who Face Bullying and/or Discrimination As They Navigate the Job Search and Career Development Process (Judith Gerberg).

November 17, 2022: Long-Term and Short-Term Career Counseling:  A comparison of process, goal setting, and techniques (Debra Laks & Heidi Ravis)

December 15, 2022: Holiday Social – Looking Back & Looking Ahead: Highlights of 2022 & Anticipations for 2023

January 19, 2023: Disabilities and Neurodiversity in the Workplace (Anna Barrafato)

February 16, 2023: Intergenerational Communication at Work

March 16, 2023: Get Physical! Somatic Strategies for Career Counselors and Coaches (Judith Garfinkel)

April 20, 2023:  Supporting Clients in Today’s Workforce:  Exploring Disclosure and Accommodations for Individuals with Different Abilities (Viktoriya Selden)

May 18, 2023: Optimizing Your Social Media Presence (Stephanie Tishler)

June 15, 2023: Modernize Your Resume (Wendy Enelow & Louise Kursmark (Authors))

2021-2022 CDSN Meeting Dates and Topics

September 23, 2021: Diversity & Inclusion Considerations in Career Counseling & Career Organizations
October 21, 2021: A Discussion of the Book Caste, by Isabel Wilkerson:  Continuing Our Conversation about Diversity and Inclusion
November 18, 2021: Building a Private Practice: Q&A
December 16, 2021: Holiday Social
January 20, 2022: Coaching Clients on Navigating Careers at Startups
February 17, 2022: Innovative Job Hunting Tools for this Digital Age
March 17, 2022: Work Life Balance Card Sort: Anush Hansen
April 21, 2022: Own Your Greatness: A Book Discussion about Imposter Syndrome
May 19, 2022: ADHD – The Unsung Professional Asset: Elle O’Flaherty
June 16, 2022: Unleashing The Power of LinkedIn: Beth Granger
July 21, 2022: Five Simple Steps to Help Your Clients Discover Their Dream Career: Priscilla Jabouin
August 18, 2022: Virtual Networking Event

2019-2020 CDSN Meeting Dates and Topics

September 19, 2019: The Intake Session and Beyond: Identifying Clinical Issues in Career Counseling
October 17, 2019: Workforce 1 & Displaced Homemakers
November 21, 2019: Career Coaching with 20-Somethings: Challenges and Strategies
December 12, 2019: Holiday Party (Evening Event)
January 16, 2020: Career Trends
February 13, 2020: Older Workers
March 19, 2020: Connecting Remotely: Unlocking the Power of Virtual Tools for Individual & Group Meetings
April 16, 2020: Career Counseling & Coaching During COVID-19
May 21, 2020: Conveying the Power of Networking
June 18, 2020: Helping Clients Navigate a Job Search in the Time of COVID-19
July 16, 2020: Social Justice Issues in Career Counseling & Coaching

2018-2019 CDSN Meeting Dates and Topics

September 20, 2018: Managing Expectations: Making Short-Term Career Coaching Work (Notes from meeting)
October 18, 2018: Employment Outlook and Long Term Labor Projections (Speaker: Lisa Boily)
December 20, 2018: Working with Clients 50+: Challenges and Best Practices in Career Counseling & Coaching
January 24, 2019: CDSN: Post-Holiday Potluck Party
February 28, 2019: Designing Your Life (Burnett & Evans) Book Discussion (Moderated by Lynn Berger)
March 21, 2019: Career Thought Leaders 2019 White Paper: Industry Trends (Moderated by Heidi Ravis and Lynn Berger)
April 25, 2019: Meeting Cancelled
May 16, 2019: Advice For Older Workers in Today’s Multi-Generational Workforce (Moderated by Renee Rosenberg)
June 20, 2019: The Brain and Career (Presented by Judith Gerberg)

2017-2018 CDSN Meeting Dates and Topics

September 14, 2017: How to Promote your Business for Pennies in Just 15 Minutes a Day (Barbara Safani)
October 19, 2017: Skills Assessment: An Interactive, Self Esteem Building Technique
November 16, 2017: Impact of Serious or Chronic Illness on Career Continuity
December 21, 2017: Holiday Luncheon Meeting
January 18, 2018: Book Discussion: “Quiet” by Susan Cain
March 15, 2018: Guest Speaker: Win Sheffield, “The Power of You”
April  19, 2018: Marketing your Career Counseling & Coaching Practice – The Applied Session (Donna Sweidan)
May 17, 2018: Overcoming Ageism in Job Search & the Workplace
June 21, 2018: Resource Sharing Meeting

2016-2017 CDSN Meeting Dates and Topics

September 15, 2016: Career Programs Around NYC to Advance Skills or Transition Careers
October 20, 2016: Counseling vs. Coaching: What’s the Difference
November 17, 2016: Managing and Growing a Successful Private Practice
December 15, 2016: Holiday Party
January 19, 2017: Book Discussion: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (Angela Duckworth)
March 16, 2017: Re-entering the Job Market After a Break
April  20, 2017: Career Services for Underserved Populations
May 18, 2017: Trending Assessment Tools
June 15, 2017: Resource Sharing Meeting

​2014-2015 CDSN Meeting Dates and Topics

September 18, 2014: Current Trends in the Job Market
October 23, 2014: Creating a Website for your Private Practice
November 20, 2014: What’s Mom Still Got To Do With It?
December 18, 2014: Holiday Party
January 15, 2015: Career Vectors Assessment Update
March 19, 2015: Debunking the Myths of Positive Thinking
April  16, 2015: Talking at Cross-Purposes? Intergenerational Communication in the Workplace
May 21, 2015: What Else is New on Social Media
June 18, 2015: Resource Sharing Meeting

2013-2014 CDSN Meeting Dates and Topics

September 19, 2013: Report from NCDA Conference
October 17, 2013: Counseling Entrepreneurs
November 14, 2013: The Revised Career Vectors Assessment
December 12, 2013: Holiday Party
January 16, 2014: The Happiness Quotient: Finding Meaning at Work
February 20, 2014: How Technology Continues to Transform the Workplace
March 20, 2014: Hidden Disabilities
April  17, 2014: Multicultural Literacy
May 15, 2014: Managing Your Emotional Reactions and Setting Boundaries with Clients
June 19, 2014: Resource Sharing Meeting