Power Practices: Explore Careers and Create Your Own Pathway

Power Practices: Explore Careers and Create Your Own Pathway

by Jacquelyn Marie Marquette PhD

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Overview

Power Practices: Explore Careers and Create Your Own Pathway

For all students 14 and over.

Power Practices is an engaging career readiness curriculum designed for anyone who wants more clarity about their own career direction. Students are guided through a step-by-step process of a career to explore based upon their strengths and interests. Power Practices are supportive to teens and young adults with learning disabilities, ADHD, and ASD.

Themes Relating to Job Effectiveness include:

Adaptation-Making choices and taking action to handle change for growth.

Collaboration- Working with others in shared interests or a goal.

Self-empowerment- Understanding your strengths and challenges, with a belief in yourself.
Finding voice to live your life and making positive choices in setting goals.

Self-expression-Understanding your true-self feelings, thoughts, or ideas of your personality, and exhibiting your own style through verbal communication, writing, art, music, or dance.

Self-satisfaction-Experiencing contentment and pleasure in learning, participating in work tasks, or creating art. Finding your experiences rewarding.

Self-advocacy-Participating in your own well being. Speaking up for yourself or having someone speak up on your behalf.

Self-awareness
Being alert about your physical needs, emotions, participation and comprehension on tasks, interactions with others, and desires.

Jackie Marquette Ph.D is the founder and president of the Marquette Index, LLC, a company dedicated to bringing innovative and unique solution based career tools and leadership to organizations and students and adults with challenges including ASD. www.marquettestrengthsindex.com

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999368008
Publisher: Marquette Index LLC
Publication date: 09/12/2017
Pages: 106
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

Jackie Marquette Ph.D is the founder and president of the Marquette Index, LLC, a company dedicated to bringing innovative and unique solution based career tools and leadership to organizations and students and adults with challenges including ASD.

She inspires individuals with autism and all disabilities, parents, professionals, and leaders to think beyond traditional boundaries and create new potential realities in education, the workplace, and communities.

As a RESEARCHER: She spent the past 16 years studying school and life transitions, capabilities, strengths, interests, emotional adaptations, that enable individuals with developmental disabilities and autism. She applied her research to create the Marquette Strengths and Career Index (MSCI) and other assessment tools all under the umbrella of the Capability Approach (CA) model.

As a CONSULTANT: Jackie has provided consultation and system wide trainings to school districts, crisis and prevention companies. Jackie specializes in helping individuals with autism and their family advocates to seek potential realities through transition, change, planning, and process transformation.

As a FACILITATOR: Jackie's face-to-face workshops are customized to drive effectiveness in supporting professionals and individuals with disabilities to develop personal and social emotional capacities in order to have vocational opportunities.

As an AUTHOR: She designed vocational tools to assist individuals with autism. She has written articles, numerous newsletters, and blogs, and hundreds of speeches and presentations. She is the author of two books: Independence Bound and Becoming Remarkably Able: Walking the Path to Talents, Interests, and Personal Growth.

She has a Ph.D. from University of Louisville, in Leadership, Foundations, and Human Resource Education with emphasis on research in autism and school transition.

Jackie has three adult sons, Todd, Trent who has autism, and Travis. Trent paints oversized abstract paintings now for 15 years. He received honors, national and international awards including the award winning artist of the United Nations 2012. His painting An Abstract Garden II was chosen for a stamp and sold around the world to raise autism awareness globally. Trent is represented by galleries in NYC and Naples, FL. He successfully maintained employment in a Meijer retail store for 2002- 2013 through a unique team approach. Trent lives interdependently and rents his house from his older brother Todd.

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