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Prioritize your professional development in 2019 with these winter courses
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Prioritize your professional development in 2019 with these winter courses

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Is learning a new skill or working to better serve clients one of your career resolutions for 2019? A short-term course could offer the boost to your professional development you’re looking for. These mostly online course cover a range of topics, from online career counselling to ethics for career practitioners.

Career Professionals of Canada
Technology Optimized Résumés (RES-02)

Feb. 4, 2019 – March 1, 2019 | Online

In this part-time, fully facilitated course, participants will learn how recruiters use LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, company websites and their own computers to find, sort and select candidates. They will build a solid knowledge base that will enable their clients to submit their online applications and be found by recruiters.

Career Development Theory, Models & Practices Certificate Course

Feb. 4, 2019 – March 1, 2019 | Online

In this course, you will explore a wide range of existing and emerging theories and models, which form the basis of current practice of the career development profession in Canada. You will build a critical mass of knowledge and skill as a foundation on which to base your practice.

Employment Interview Coaching Certificate Course

March 4, 2019 – April 5, 2019 | Online

This course is is designed to upgrade your skills and enable you to apply emotional intelligence, relationship building, value proposition, constructive feedback and role-play in your client sessions. You’ll uncover effective strategies and new responses to challenging traditional and behavioural interview questions.

Life Strategies
Understanding Diverse Clients

February 20 – March 5, 2019 | Online

In today's work environment, career management professionals require skills to work with diverse clients. This course will explore the similarities and differences in working with a wide variety of client groups and provide tips for tailoring strategies appropriately.

Fundamentals of Psychometric Assessments

February 20 – March 12, 2019 | Online

This 30-hour course introduces basic statistical concepts that are foundational to psychometric assessments (e.g., scales, norms, frequency, correlation) and introduces factors that impact reliability and validity in test construction and use.

Ethics for Career Practitioners

March 6 – 19, 2019 | Online

Career management professionals are committed to working ethically with their clients. Due to the professional diversity of this field, however, there are many ethical codes that impact their work. This course will explore how several of those codes inform ethical practice and we will together examine real-life ethical dilemmas based on case studies and shared experiences.

Personality Dimensions®
Personality Dimensions® Facilitator's Level 1 Certification

Various dates and locations

Courses will be held throughout the winter in cities in Alberta, Ontario and BC. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Deliver a Personality Dimensions® workshop
  • Customize a Personality Dimensions® workshop for specific goals and learning outcomes
  • Recall the mandatory components of a Personality Dimensions® workshop
  • Apply ethical considerations
Therapy Online
Cybercounselling – Level 1

Jan. 11, 2019 – April 18, 2019 | Online

This course is designed for experienced counselling practitioners who want to offer professional, ethical online counselling to their clients. We cover video, live text-chat and email-style communications methods. You will engage in hands-on, text-based work with both synchronous and asynchronous  approaches. Certificates are issued upon completion of the full course.

University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
Foundations of Cybercounselling

Jan. 29, 2019 – March 19, 2019 | Online

In this eight-week course, you’ll learn relevant theories, approaches and research on efficacy, as well as  the unique and special characteristics of online work. You’ll explore practical challenges and ethical considerations including security, encryption, ethics in online counselling, client screening, and differing outcomes between online and face-to-face counselling.

Did we miss something? Leave a comment below or send Editor Lindsay Purchase a note at careerwise@ceric.ca if you have information that can help make our article even better.

Lindsay Purchase
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Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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Lindsay Purchase
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Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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