Find Your Passion – Cancelled
Find Your Passion
Find Your Passion: Explore the career values, interests, and needs that make you excited by and fulfilled in your work. Through a series of activities and self-reflective discussions Interim Associate Dean Kimberly Howard and Associate Dean Scott Solberg will help you explore your career passion.
- Dr. Kimberly A. S. Howard received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 2001 from Boston College. She completed a predoctoral clinical internship at the Outpatient Behavioral Health Center at Sinai Samaritan Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Prior to joining the faculty at Boston University she ran a prevention program in a Milwaukee public high school and was an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Howard’s research interests include the examination of the career development process of diverse, low-income youth. She is interested in factors that promote vocational development and resilience and the reasoning processes used by children and youth to understand career choice and career attainment. Dr. Howard also has a professional interest in the roles that counseling psychologists can play in supporting and improving public education. Her work has appeared in journals such as The Counseling Psychologist, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, and the Peabody Journal of Education. She has written chapters in books such as Handbook of School Counseling; Handbook of Psychotherapies with Children and Families; and Transforming Social Inquiry, Transforming Social Action: New Paradigms for Crossing the Theory/Practice Divide in Universities and Communities.
- V. Scott Solberg, PhD is Associate Dean for Research at Boston University’s School of Education and Professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Development. Dr. Solberg is an active member in the Society for Vocational Psychology, a Section in Division 17 (Society for Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. He is also a member of International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance, National Career Development Association and currently serves on the editorial boards of the Career Development Quarterly and the Journal of Latina/o Psychology. Publications related to this work can be solicited directly from Dr. Solberg at firstname.lastname@example.org. Online resources include webinars that showcase the research base underlying ILPs (http://www.ncwd-youth.info/webinars#webinar-ILP1), an ILP how to guide for schools (http://www.ncwd-youth.info/ilp/how-to-guide), and related resources from the National Collaborative for Workforce and Disability for Youth (http://www.ncwd-youth.info/).