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Professional Development Opportunities

 

1. Hidden Gems - Interactive Webtools for the Job Seekers, Student and

Career Development Professional (self-paced, online)

 

2. O*NET for Career Advisors (self-paced, online)

 

3. Working in the Green Economy (self-paced, online)

 

4. Career Development Facilitator Program 

 


 

1. HIDDEN GEMS: INTERACTIVE WEB TOOLS FOR THE JOB SEEKER, STUDENT AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL 

offers 12 contact hours for your GCDF recertification

and/or for your general professional development.

Learn More (AND REGISTER) Go to www.mdcareers.org -> Professional Development Tab 

 

2. O*NET FOR CAREER ADVISORS

offers 3.5 contact hours for your certification requirements

and/or for your general professional development.

Learn More (AND REGISTER) Go to www.mdcareers.org -> Professional Development Tab

 

3.  WORKING IN THE GREEN ECONOMY

offers 4 contact hours for your certification requirements

and/or for your general professional development. 

Learn More (AND REGISTER) Go to www.mdcareers.org -> Professional Development Tab

 

View NCDA article!

 

4. CAREER DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR PROGRAM 

offers the official CDF program as approved by the National Career Development Association

leading to the GCDF certification. This is the e-learning version.

 

Outcome: Credential through the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc with successful program completion and experience.

 

Methods:  Combination of Face-to-Face Instruction, Self-Paced E-Learning, Online Research, Activities, Site and Field Visits

 

Curriculum: Official program developed by the National Career Development Association 

 

Program Description

 

This program is 120 + hours of classroom and virtual training helping you reach the following competencies.

 

  1. Helping Skills - Be proficient in the basic career facilitating process while including productive interpersonal relationships.

  2. Labor Market Information and Resources - Understand labor market and occupational information and trends. Be able to use current resources.

  3. Assessment - Comprehend and use (under supervision) both formal and

    informal career development assessments with emphasis on relating

    appropriate ones to the population served.

  4. Diverse Populations - Recognize special needs of various groups and adapt services to meet their needs.

  5. Ethical and Legal Issues - Follow the CDF code of ethics and know current legislative regulations.

  6. Career Development Models - Understand career development theories, models, and techniques as they apply to lifelong development, gender, age, and ethnic background.

  7. Employability Skills - Know job search strategies and placement techniques, especially in working with specific groups.

  8. Training Clients and Peers - Prepare and develop materials for training programs and presentations.

  9. Program Management/Implementation - Understand career development programs and their implementation, and work as a liaison in collaborative relationships.

  10. Promotion and Public Relations - Market and promote career development programs with staff and supervisors. 

  11. Technology  - Comprehend and use career development computer applications.

  12. Consultation - Accept suggestions for performance improvement from consultants or supervisors. 

 

CHECK OUT THE LINKS BELOW 

 

Listen to the Audio

Benefits of Blended Approach 

Technology Competencies 

Who Should be Certified

Costs

Instructor Credentials

How Employers Benefit

 

 For further information call Dr. Janet Wall at 202-465-5774 or

 

email her at careerfacilitator@earthlink.net

 

http://home.earthlink.net/~sagesolutions

http://sites.google.com/site/cdfprogram

 

 

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