Updated by NOICC in 1996, the guidelines have three parts:
NOICC also supports training, such as its Improved Career Decision Making in a Changing World for career development professionals and facilitators.
Developed for client use, NOICC career development portfolios/planners come in different versions for students and adults.
Similarly, NOICC provides leadership and funds to decrease costs to states.
When NOICC began operations in 1977, one of its first tasks was conceptualizing a workable nationwide occupational information system (OIS) designed to meet the needs of education and workforce training program planners, employers, and individual career development and planning.
NOICC (1982) issued the Guide to Forming Units of Analysis, which provided a method to group and link related educational program data and occupational data.
Improved Career Decision Making in a Changing World For general information on these courses, please contact Burt Carlson at NOICC at (202) 653-5665 or at Carlson-Burton@dol.
To order training materials for the CDF curriculum or Workforce in Transition, visit the NOICC Web site at www.
OU's part of the NOICC grant proposal was written within a very short time and required working late at night and literally walking it through the university's grant procedures and approval levels.
Postal Service, NOICC, the National Employment Counseling Association, NCDA, the National Board for Certified Counselors (NB CC), Workforce Development Directors, the California Counseling Association, the Michigan Department of Education, school librarians, and career development and career counseling educators.
Professional organizations--including NOICC
, the Career Development Training Institute, and NCDA--have been closely involved in determining the competencies and curriculum for CDFs; certification is available through the Council for Credentialing in Education, an organization associated with NBCC.
The concept behind the portfolio is that it's the individual's responsibility to prepare themselves for the future," explains Nancy Perry, career development specialist for NOICC