Engaging Parents in Career Conversations


This is a 'train the trainer' style one day workshop for Career Practitioners who intend delivering the Engaging Parents in Career Conversations for their parent body. The aim of the workshop is to create confidence to effectively deliver the workshop to parents and provide all the necessary tools and strategies for delivery via modelling and examining likely scenarios. The workshop acknowledges the crucial role parents play in the career development of young people. The Engaging Parents in Career Conversations workshop covers the following topics:


  • Career Development - a lifelong Journey
  • The value of career conversations 
  • Engaging young people where they are at in life 
  • Starting a career conversation with your child
  • Learning how to use useful career information and resources 
  • Ways to better support your child in their career journey;
  • The high 5 message
  • Understand the influential role you play; and
  • Becoming an ally!


"A comprehensive and supportive approach to delivering a program tailored for engaging parents and making them aware. This is important that parents are aware and participate and how this will benefit my role as a career practitioner." Naomi Nolan, Penola College & Leiber Yavhen College


The next workshop for this event will take place in 2018