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Future of work, trauma and more: Webinars for career professionals in November 2019

These webinars, taking place in November, explore many different topics that may be of interest to professionals working in diverse areas of career development.

Values as Motivating Factors in Decision-Making (CCPA)

Nov. 6, 2019 | 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. ET

This webinar will discuss the role of values in the decision-making process and show that values linking with meaning motivate our decisions and guide our actions.

Disability 101 (RespectAbility)

Nov. 6, 2019 | 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. ET

Participants will learn about ableism and how to dismantle it, as well as the key differences between the ways people successfully understand and relate to people with disabilities. They will gain a basic understanding of how disability intersects with multiple areas, from employment and poverty to criminal justice reform and education.

How to create a strategic social media content plan (Charity Village)

Nov. 7, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. ET

This webinar, specifically presented for non-profit staff and volunteers, will help participants create content strategically using a five-pillar framework that will strengthen their brand, build their authority online and save capacity.

Skills and the Future of Work (Brandon Hall Group)

Nov. 14, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. ET

Recent Brandon Hall Group research finds that fewer than 10% of companies believe they are completely prepared to develop the skills the future will require. Join David Wentworth, Principal Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, and D2L as they discuss how organizations can create programs to address the skills gap, as well as work with universities to help create a better prepared workforce.

Intergenerational trauma: Context, impacts and trauma-informed practices for career practitioners (CERIC and CCPA)

Nov. 14, 21 and 28, 2019 | 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. ET

In this three-part webinar series, presenters Seanna Quressette and Tina-Marie Christian will consider intergenerational trauma, particularly its impacts on Indigenous jobseekers, in both the historical context and present-day realities. The presenters will share their expertise in trauma and career development as well as their experience working with Indigenous peoples. Participants will learn best practices for working with clients and communities living with intergenerational trauma.

Accessibility and universal design in career transitions programming and services (CERIC and National Education Association of Disabled Students)

Nov. 15, 2019 | 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. ET

This free webinar explores CERIC-supported research conducted by NEADS that aimed to understand current best practices around accessibility, accommodation and universal design in career education of post-secondary students with disabilities, as well as the gaps in service delivery and professional development that may exist for career educators working with this population.

Big Data and Career Development (Career Development Association of Australia)

Nov. 18, 2019 | 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. AEDT (check your time zone)

This webinar will share examples of how to both source and integrate occupational, labour market and societal data during the development of tailored community career services.

Setting boundaries with clients (Career Professionals of Canada)

Nov. 20, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET

This webinar will help career practitioners understand why boundaries are needed with clients, how to set clear boundaries respectfully and empathetically, and what to do when boundaries are breached.

Redefining the role of front-line settlement counsellors: 8 critical competencies for success

Nov. 22, 2019 | 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. ET

This free webinar, based on a CERIC-funded research project conducted by Iren Koltermann (eCaliber Group) and Dan Scott (Calience Research and Consulting), will examine:

  • The nature of the work of settlement counsellors, including their career path
  • The need for this role to evolve in response to the changing landscape of immigration and settlement
  • A simple approach to the identification and use of competencies
  • A description of key emerging competencies for the role of future settlement counsellors

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Lindsay Purchase Administrator
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 Administrator
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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