Missouri Career Development Association

Upcoming Events

    • April 04, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Los Cabos Mexican Grill & Cantina

    Join MoCDA on Thursday, April 4 at 7:00 PM for our Annual Meeting. Find out what's new with MoCDA and vote on any upcoming actions. Learn more about how to get involved and celebrate our new Member of the Year.

    This event is free for all members even if you are unable to attend the MoCDA & ACAM conference. Light appetizers will be provided by MoCDA.

    Please RSVP by April 1, 2019.

    Event Details: MoCDA 2019 Annual Conference & Networking Event

    Date: April 4, 2019

    Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Location: Los Cabos - Kansas City Location

    18201 Bass Pro Drive, Independence, MO 64055

    • April 05, 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center

    The Missouri Career Development Association (MoCDA) and American Counseling Association of Missouri (ACAM) have teamed up to bring its members a joint 2019 Professional Development Conference.

    This year’s conference will focus on the holistic approach to career development as counselors and career practitioners have the opportunity to engage in conversations that affect all types of clients/students. This partnership will provide participants the opportunity to learn and engage with counselors and career professionals from a variety of environments including  higher education, K-12 schools, agencies, private practice, corporate, and government.

    Conference Keynote Speaker: Dr. Hyung Joon Yoon, SPHR, Trustee-at-Large for the National Career Development Association Board of Directors.

    Our Keynote Speaker is made possible through a National Career Development Association Grant that the Missouri Career Development Association has been awarded three years consecutively. MoCDA and ACAM are excited to hear from Dr. Hyung Joon Yoon as he provides insights into how to engage in hope-centered career development while engaging the whole person.

    Conference Theme: Promoting Wellness: Engaging the Whole Person

    Event Date: Friday, April 5, 2019

    Event Location: Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center (Independence, MO)

    Event Time: 7:00am - 6:30pm CST

    • Check-in: 7:00am - 7:45am
    • Opening & Announcements: 7:45am - 8:00am
    • Session 1: 8:00am - 9:30am
    • Session 2: 9:40am - 11:10am
    • Keynote Address & Lunch: 11:20am - 12:50pm
    • Session 3: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • Session 4: 2:40pm - 4:10pm
    • Session 5: 4:20pm - 5:50pm
    • Happy Hour at Hotel: 6:30pm

    Pre-Conference Annual Meeting & Networking

    Join MoCDA on Thursday evening prior to the conference to network with other members and participate in our annual meeting. 

    Event Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019

    Event Location: Los Cabos Restaurant (located in parking lot adjacent to Stoney Creek Hotel)

    Event Time: 7:00pm

    MoCDA will provide light appetizers for all in attendance. Please let us know if you can attend this event by submitting your RSVP at: MoCDA 2019 Annual Meeting & Networking.

    Hotel Accommodations

    For those members coming in for the Thursday evening or if anyone is interested in staying for the entire ACAM conference, a discounted hotel rate is available.

    Deluxe King & Queen Rooms - $109/night from April 3rd-6th

    Group Room Code: 116256

    Hotel Phone Number: 816-908-9600

    Lunch Provided

    Lunch will be provided during the conference. Details about the meal will be provided soon. If you have any specific dietary needs, please contact Jonnae Hill at jonnae.hill@rockhurst.edu.

    Refund Policy

    For anyone needing to cancel their registration, full refunds will be available until March 15, 2019. After this date you may transfer your registration to another attendee by notifying Jonnae Hill at jonnae.hill@rockhurst.edu, but no partial refunds will be available.

    Additional Information

    If you are interested in attending the entire 3-day ACAM conference, please register at https://acaom.wildapricot.org/event-3099999.

Past Events

December 06, 2018 Webinar: Supporting First Generation Students & Students of Color Through Career Development
June 21, 2018 MoCDA Dinner at NCDA
June 18, 2018 MoCDA Summer 2018 Regional Roundtable (KC Region)
June 18, 2018 MoCDA Summer 2018 Regional Roundtable (Northern Region)
April 20, 2018 MoCDA & GCSA Spring 2018 Professional Development Conference
September 29, 2017 Webinar: State of the Labor Market in Missouri
June 29, 2017 MoCDA Dinner Social at NCDA Conference
March 29, 2017 MoCDA Spring 2017 Conference
February 13, 2017 Webinar: Identity Intersections and Inclusion in Counseling: Increasing Our Competencies
December 07, 2016 Career Counseling in Uncertain Times
September 23, 2016 NCDA Credentialing Initiative
August 03, 2016 Conference Sharing and Connections (Fall Roundtable)
April 08, 2016 Peer Educators in Career Development
January 20, 2016 Partnering with Career Changers Webinar
August 06, 2015 Summer 2015 Roundtable
July 09, 2015 Finding Employment that Works for Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome
June 30, 2015 MoCDA Social at NCDA Annual Conference
April 09, 2015 Spring 2015 Conference: Unplug and (Re) Connect
February 11, 2015 Motivational Interviewing in a Career Counseling Context
November 20, 2014 Fall 2014 Roundtable
November 18, 2014 Linked In: Beyond Networking!
October 23, 2014 Annual Poetry and Poster Contest for National Career Development Month
June 27, 2014 Summer 2014 Roundtable: Conference Recap Discussion
March 12, 2014 Strengths Educator Training
February 06, 2014 First Destination Survey Town Hall: Regional Trends and Updates from the NACE First Destination Task Force
December 06, 2013 Fall 2013 Roundtable: Leveraging Social Media in the Job Search Process
December 03, 2013 Fall 2013 Roundtable
November 13, 2013 Chaos Theory in Career Development
September 25, 2013 Best Practices for Online Delivery of Career Services to a Diverse Population
April 12, 2013 MoCDA Exposition Day
January 18, 2013 Fall 2012 Roundtable: Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory
November 19, 2012 Fall 2012 Roundtable: Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory (CANCELLED)
May 17, 2012 Spring 2012 Roundtable: Career Practitioner Show & Tell
March 23, 2012 Career Development to Type: Customizing the Career Counseling Experience for Students and Clients
January 19, 2012 Book Discussion
August 18, 2011 Summer 2011 Roundtable: Investing in the Future - Counseling Today’s Job-Seeker on Future Employment Trends

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