Judy Ettinger

FCD Instructor


Room 335 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706

Ettinger, Judy

Judy Ettinger has worked at the University of Wisconsin since 1980. Her area of interest is career development and career counseling. She has taught numerous classes and workshops on a wide variety of topics that supports those who offer career services. She has consulted with school districts to help them improve their guidance programs, particularly the career development component. She was a trainer for the National Institute of Corrections.  She has been a contracted/visiting Instructor at UCLA, the University of Florida, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Normandale Community College in Minnesota, Johnson County Community College in Kansas, and has provided extensive training on career decision-making for workforce development staff in SE Minnesota, Veterans in Wisconsin, and educators in numerous states.  She has also served as a Project Manager for numerous grants received from the federal government and the State of Wisconsin.

Judy is the Program Manager and Instructor for the Facilitating Career Development program offered by the National Career Development Association and the Center for Credentialing and Education. She also designs and delivers professional development experiences for those who need continuing education to maintain their certifications in career services.  The most popular of those events are Summer Institutes and an Annual Alumni meeting held for graduates of the program.  Her teaching and training are designed for adults who work in various capacities within career services.  They include individuals who work in higher education, community-based organizations, non-profit agencies, job centers, departments of corrections, private business, and K-12 education.

Examples of workshops that she has designed and delivered follow.

<        Virtual Career Conversations:  Enhancing your Effectiveness
<        Career Development Practices:  A Guide for Graduate Coordinators
<        Emotional Intelligence
<        The 4th Industrial Revolution
<        Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
<        Technological Creativity and Community in the Virtual Classroom
<        How to Teach an Online Course:  An Introduction
<        Department of Corrections and Department of Workforce Development Resource Room Training for Offender Employment Professionals
<        Technical Assistance Workshops for Improving Career Development Services for People with Disabilities
<        The Role of the Counselor in School-to-Career Transition Programs
<        Comprehensive K-12 Career Development and Guidance Programming
<        Using Informal Assessment Instruments
<        Working with Offenders – Career Planning and Career Development
<        Career Development Services for Students with Disabilities
<        Using Formal Assessment Instruments in Career Development


Ph.D. Counseling, University of Wisconsin-Madison  1980
M.S. Counseling, University of Wisconsin-Madison  1976
B.A. Sociology, Case Western Reserve University    1970