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Certificate in Hope-Action Theory (C.H.A.T)

About the Programme

In the 5-week Hope-Action Theory (HAT) Certificate Programme, join Dr. Norm Amundson, Andrea Fruhling, and guest instructor Dr. Spencer Niles in learning new approaches to working with clients in order to effectively increase hopefulness in practical and engaging ways.

Grounded in the Hope-Action Theory research, learn more about how Hope-Action can be applied to career development. Learn to apply the Hope Action Inventory and a range of creative interventions when working with clients, and engage with your community of professional career practitioners through synchronous and asynchronous learning opportunities.

Participants will attend live cohort training sessions via online platform, participate in small learning groups as well as connecting online with fellow participants to engage in conversation to share and support further learning.

At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Promote career resilience through the Hope-Action practice

  • Apply HAT career activities to facilitate career exploration

  • Customise HAT career interventions to navigate career exploration and planning through the Active-Engagement Model

Course Structure


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About Doubleknot Works

Doubleknot Works supports career development organizations and practitioners, to increase their impact through creative, actively engaged learning opportunities. Based on co-founder Dr. Norm Amundson’s award-winning and internationally recognized body of work in career counselling, and Andrea Fruhling’s creative approaches to working with clients and groups in career coaching, Doubleknot has developed and delivered internationally attended training programs through synchronous, asynchronous and blended learning formats. Doubleknot Works partners with organizations to design and deliver creative, practical, and impactful workshops, courses, keynote presentations, and training programs. With a focus on hope, creativity, team and organizational growth, Doubleknot Works invites individuals and organizations to connect and engage in a process of life-long learning through experiential learning and skill development.

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