Career Assessment Instruments
The Fifth Edition of this essential resource is edited by Edwin A. Whitfield, Rich Feller, & Chris Wood.
Obtain information on commonly used instruments from Florida State University's Tech Center's virtual "filing cabinet" of career information resources.
Links to the Eric Clearinghouse, where you can search for and read articles by assessment title, author or assessment description. Type author Jerome Kapes in the Search Term field, for example.
Career Information Resources
Dedicated to the concerns of parole, probation and community-based corrections.
Public portal for the Bureau of Prisons.
The NCDG is a career knowledge, skills, and decision-making framework. Use these guidelines to identify activities and strategies for developing high-quality career programs.
Training and technical assistance for federal, state, and local correctional agencies.
Federal courts and supervisory information.
Professional Development Opportunities
Provides international professional development and certification for correctional professionals as well as accreditation standards for agencies. Publishes Corrections Today and Corrections Compendium.
Learn more about the National Certified Counselor certification, as well as three other specialty certifications.
Learn more about this premiere conference for career development professionals.
This list of opportunities for professional development and continuing education provides detailed information for online, at-home, and national opportunities.
Networking site for training, employment, and conferences.
Read articles covering best practices, how-to details, career tips, and book reviews in NCDA's web magazine.
NCDA's official journal with articles covering career counseling, work and leisure, career education, coaching, and management.
Use this database, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, to find materials on the topic of career development. Just type your topic of interest in the Search Term: field.
Collects and publishes information on crime and criminal offenders at all levels of government.
Professional organization for chaplains working with incarcerated individuals.
Addresses current issues and needs in correctional healthcare.
Learn more about NCDA's parent organization for professional counselors. ACA also includes the following related divisions:
Supports staff who work in the nation's jails.
Develops and promotes educational and professional opportunities for correctional food service staff.
Promotes standards and policy initiatives.
Professional organization for educators in correctional/juvenile settings.
A non-profit organization committed to building criminal justice careers.
The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals is the national voice and comprehensive training center for workforce development professionals.
The Society of Workforce Planning Professionals (SWPP) facilitates education and networking opportunities among workforce planners across all industries.