Wise Wandering System Course


Wise Wandering System Course

For career services professionals.

Join Katharine Brooks, executive director, career center, Vanderbilt University, and author of the best seller “You Majored in What? Designing Your Path from College to Career” to learn firsthand how research-based career counseling strategies within the Wise Wandering System can empower your client population as it navigates through career exploration.

Based on positive psychology, appreciative inquiry, and chaos theory, along with nonlinear approaches, the Wise Wandering System equips clients with the strategies needed to process, define, and articulate career pathways through active reasoning and application as part of the creative process.

Examine specific factors that impact the career counseling process, such as mindset, negative messaging, and limiting beliefs, while gaining skills needed to examine and interpret system outcomes to support clients served.

Following this program, you will be able to:

  • Examine theoretical models as the foundation of the Wise Wandering System,
  • Explore strategies for career exploration;
  • Use mapping to mitigate client barriers in goal attainment;
  • Interpret and analyze mapping strategy to develop themes and pathways for open dialogue and goal setting;
  • Develop appropriate and actionable client goals; and
  • Mitigate the barriers to career counseling process with storytelling. 

Asynchronous, virtual programming through the NACE Learning Platform.

Questions? Contact the NACE Professional Development team via email or phone, 610.625.1026.