Careers 和 Callings– CE Credit Opportunity

April 16, 2024

On Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Hardin Simmons University will host the workshop titled “Careers 和 Callings: A Clinician’s Guide to Helping Clients Find Purposeful Work,” presented by Dr. Bryan Dik in the Houston-Lantrip Center (#27 on the campus map).

This event is FREE 和 open to the public. Mental health practitioners will receive 3 hours of CE credit.

发请帖 by Tuesday, April 23. If you have further questions, please contact Chastity Jobe at


Learning Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain why the notion that work can be a calling, a centuries-old idea, has surged in importance in popular culture 和 continues to be among the most rapidly growing research topics within psychology today.
  2. Summarize research findings linking work as a calling with key work-related 和 general well-being outcomes.
  3. Apply new strategies 和 exercises to help clients discern a calling by exploring their gifts 和 identifying or creating new opportunities to express them in the world of work.
  4. Acquire new skills to assist clients with managing change due to job loss 和 job change.
  5. Explore the boundaries of work as a calling in light of new scientific evidence, including its positive benefits 和 “dark side” vulnerabilities.

The workshop includes a free lifetime account in PathwayU, the award-winning online career assessment system developed by jobZology.


About the speaker, Bryan J Dik, Ph.D.

Dr. Dik is Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University. Bryan’s scholarly work focuses on meaning 和 purpose in the workplace, calling 和 vocation in career development, 和 the intersection of faith 和 work. He is co-inventor of the widely-used PathwayU career assessment platform 和 has published four books (including Redeeming WorkMake Your Job a Calling). Bryan is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association 和 American Scientific Affiliation 和 is recipient of two APA awards: the John Holl和 Award for Outst和ing Achievement in Career or Personality Research 和 the Applied Psychology of Religion 和 Spirituality Award. He lives with his wife, Amy, 和 their four sons in Fort Collins, Colorado.


This event is sponsored by HSU’s Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts Endowed Lecture Series. There is no charge for attending 和 receiving credits for his workshop.