Applying positive psychology in
career and guidance counselling.
Register for access to the recording
of the June 4 event
Find out how to boost your clients' employment rates, improve their career decision making processes and enhance their motivation by applying the science of positive psychology. During the webinar, you will discover the latest research on how character strengths can help your clients find a vocation; what role optimism and passion play in securing a successful employment; or how you can use time perspectives with your clients to enable them to make a good career decision.
Jolanta Burke is a PhD Researcher at the University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland. She lectures in Positive Psychology at Dublin City University and Trinity College Dublin. She has spoken at many conferences and published articles in professional and psychological magazines in Europe. She hopes to receive her PhD degree within 6 months.
Jolanta is an Irish Representative for the European Network of Positive Psychology and is currently undertaking a nationwide study in Positive Education in Ireland. She is particularly interested in applying Positive Psychology in Career advising and School Counselling.
Prior to her academic career, Jolanta was an HR and Training Manager for over 10 years. She married her extensive professional experience and love for academic research in the new book, Positive Guidance: Applying Positive Psychology in Guidance, School & Career Counseling. It was co-written with Prof. McGuckin from the University of Dublin, who is the programme manager for Masters in School Counselling, and Mr. Kilmartin, the Head of Careers at the Dublin Institute of Technology, who for the last few years has been practicing the applications of Positive Psychology in his profession. For more information, check out her website. She also has the following paper online:
Burke, J. & Minton, S. J., Positive Psychology in Guidance Counseling. Published by the National Centre for Guidance in Education (NCGE) as an article for the School Guidance Handbook
Members of the general public can register for this webinar for $25 here.