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Webinars for career professionals in October 2021

Check out over 10 webinars for professionals working in career development from learning providers in Canada, the U.S. and internationally this October. Topics include: supporting individuals with sight loss in careers work, career and program assessment, and hybrid career fairs.

Looking for more learning opportunities? Check out our roundup of “Conferences for career professionals in fall 2021.”

Contrary to Popular Belief, Ethics is NOT Boring: New and Evolving Considerations in the Wake of COVID! (CERIC & VRA Canada)

Oct. 6, 13 & 20

The use of technology and working remotely comes with new and evolving ethical considerations while the demand for services has put self-care and resilience on the back burner. Learn the importance of maintaining the highest ethical standards in your practice as well as the possible pitfalls and dangers of common mistakes.

Don’t miss co-presenter Dr. Jody Hawley’s CareerWise blog on “The journey for a professional ethical identity.”

Supporting Individuals with Sight Loss in Career and Employment Services (BCCDA)

Oct. 13

This webinar will address the following:

  • What is vision loss?
  • What language to use and how to interact?
  • What specific barriers to be aware of when individuals with sight loss are looking to get back into the workforce and how to navigate
  • What types of careers and how to explore career choices
  • What supports and programs are available

Check out co-presenters Samantha Dyton and Lyndsey Rosevear’s CareerWise blog on “Supporting individuals with sight loss in career services.”

Career Assessment Revisited (CICA)

Oct. 14

This webinar will examine the role of assessment in career learning, looking at key differences between quantitative and qualitative career learning tools, the concept of fairness, and key considerations in the development and use of qualitative career learning tools.

Defining L&D’s Impact with Operational Data (Brandon Hall Group)

Oct. 14

Discussion topics include: learning and development’s growing profile and demonstrating value to the organization; the current state of learning measurement and how to improve upon it; and what operational data is and how to use it.

Working with a New Reality: Managing Mental Health with Knowledge and Resilience (The Conference Board of Canada)

Oct. 19

This webinar will discuss:

  • The science behind how our brains are wired to manage change and adversity
  • How you can learn to be more resilient and help others around you to build the same critical life skills
  • Some of the challenges parents and caregivers face supporting youth as they return to school activities
Roles of the Job Developer, Assistive Tech Specialist and the Employer in Accommodation (Neil Squire)

Oct. 19

Employers may be fearful that accommodating someone with a disability will be costly, that it will cause hardship to them and their other staff, and that the employee will become a burden. This webinar will highlight how the job developer, assistive tech specialist and the employer can work together to simplify the road to accommodation.

Conducting a Hybrid Career Fair (APCDA)

Join APCDA members who work in career centres to share advice on how to run a virtual career fair or a hybrid (both virtual and in-person) career fair. How does the virtual option change the event? Which software have you used? If you have conducted a hybrid career fair, what was different about that option?

Assessing the Impact of Career Services: Tools for Informing Practice and Communicating Value (CERIC & CACEE)

Oct. 21, 28 & Nov. 4

Program assessment is a powerful tool to help career professionals “tell the story” of their programs, services and resources, which helps to demonstrate impact. This webinar series provides career professionals with the tools to clearly articulate a story of the impact of their career programs and services.

Enhancing Career and College Readiness Self-Efficacy of Children and Adolescents (NCDA)

Oct. 25

Details of evidence-based psycho-educational units for adolescents and children and customized individual career counseling interventions for adolescents will be presented. The underlying theme is enhancing career and college readiness self-efficacy.

5-Star Case Management for Youth and Young Adults (NAWDP)

Oct. 26

Engaging with young adults requires an innovative and hands-on approach. This webinar will provide clear and specific action steps to take your case management skills and engagement strategies to the next level.

Recruitment in 2021 (CDAA)

Oct. 28

Recruitment is changing rapidly, affected by changes in technology, new ways of working, automation, business models, candidate experience, HR transformations and recruitment practices. A panel of experts will discuss how career development practitioners can better support their clients navigate this rapidly changing world of recruitment.

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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