September 2013

Date for review:
September 2014


Dr. Spencer Niles
Kai Helmichk

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The Accomplishment Interview


The Guidance Counsellor often plays a central role in supporting students in exploring and identifying skill sets. The Accomplishment Interview provides an opportunity to observe Kai Helmichk and Dr. Spencer Niles modelling this process. In the role play, Kai recounts a recent life event of which he was particularly proud while Dr. Niles’ guides the discussion through identifying and making overt the skills Kai has demonstrated as a result of this event. Throughout the video, Dr. Nile’s notes that Kai has demonstrated self-reflection, self-assessment, research, resilience, communication, persistence, motivation and problem solving skills.

Further Recommended Viewing

Action-oriented Hope-centered Career Development by Spencer Niles can be viewed in conjunction with this video. It can be found here.