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Making the Big Move: How to Transform Relocation Into a Creative Life Transition

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This book provides a challenging reappraisal of what it means to make a major relocation, together with a step-by-step plan designed to make the transition a positive experience. Included are innovative collection of exercises and practical suggestions to help readers come to terms with separation, assess their compatibility with their target destination, and get through the first six months in a new location.

This course is based on the , Making the Big Move: How to Transform Relocation Into a Creative Life Transition created by Cathy Goodwin, Ph.D.

Course Material Author

Cathy Goodwin, Ph.D.

A past professor of Marketing at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Dr Goodwin is currently a career coach, writer and speaker specializing in life transitions.   Her research on life transitions has been presented in journals and conferences in the United States, Canada and Europe. Dr. Goodwin is an expert mover, having lived in over a dozen North American Cities, from Alaska to Atlanta, from Connecticut to California.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to understand how moving disrupts three elements of identity

  2. to know why people can resist a new residence and how to deal with resistance

  3. to understand stresses associated with solo, family and corporate moves

  4. to be able to guide people through the process of moving, from making a decision to the first six months to the first two years

Materials for Course Making the Big Move: How to Transform Relocation into a Creative Life Transition

Materials for Course Making the Big Move: How to Transform Relocation into a Creative Life Transition

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Course Retired
Course Number 4140
6 credit hours
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