Conference

Innovative Approaches to Breaking Career Barriers and Empowering Lives

The 2019 UCDA Conference was a great success!  Thank you to the presenters, attendees, and committee members.  

 

Here are links and other resources from the conference presenters:

Keynote Address: “Mindsets: The Most Important and Most Overlooked Secret to Student and Career Success,” Ryan Gottfredson

Ryan pictureRyan Gottfredson, Ph.D. is a mental success coach and cutting-edge leadership consultant, trainer, and researcher. He helps improve organizations, leaders, teams, and individuals by improving their mindsets and mindfulness. Ryan is currently a leadership and management professor at the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University-Fullerton (CSUF).

Mindset Assessment: https://www.ryangottfredson.com

Conference Tracks:

Track A: Serving Underrepresented Groups & Facilitating Cultural Competency 

Breaking Barriers:  Helping Students with Disabilities, Criminal Records, and Financial Need, Aaron Roberts, Weber State University

The Cooperative Career Exploration Model:  A Theory-to-Practice Approach for Exploring Future Paths, Kerry Hammock & T. Alberto Puertas, Brigham Young University

Full Steam Ahead!  Empowering Individuals Through the Uncharted Waters of Career Exploration, Amy Soto, T. Alberto Puertas, & Michelle Christensen Brigham Young University

Power Skills to Get You Hired! Gina Gottfredson & Rochelle Blatter, Dixie State University

Track B: Creative Use of Career Technology, Information, and Resources
How does MBTI Influence Your Client’s Experience? Innovative Strategies to Make it More Meaningful, Niki Tippets, Southern Utah University

Possibly the Most Effective Job Search Strategy For Today’s College Student, Monte Marshall, Brigham Young University

Undecided But Not Divided:  Breaking Major and Career Barriers Through Campus Partnerships, Stephanie Begaye,  Juliana Espinosa, Lindsey Kass, & Megan Randall University of Utah

Utah’s Architecture, Engineering, & Construction Pathway:  Utah’s Newest Governor’s Office of Economic Development Career Pathway, Jeremy Farner, Weber State University, Janae Thomas, Talent Ready Utah Grant   

Track C: Becoming a Professional
Becoming a More Positive Influence in Your Practice and Career, Ryan Gottfredson, California State University – Fullerton

Conflict Resolution 101 — Can’t We All Just Get Along?, Kevin L. Cummings, Davis Technical College

Dream Job or Nightmare?: Understanding Career Values to Evaluate Job Fit, Melanie Steimle & Linda Flores, Brigham Young University

Unleashing the Potential of Your Team, Jodi Chowen & Noelani Wayas, Brigham Young University

Full conference program: 2019 UCDA – Conference Agenda.docx (1) FINAL