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Facilitating Career Development Course

NEXT COURSE

Spring 2020 Course Date: March 1 –
June 5, 2020

Cost: $1,100

Group and discounts may apply

Over the past 10 years, the need for specialized career guidance has grown exponentially. Evidence of this movement is prevalent in the gap between job openings and skilled workers to fill these jobs. Researchers assert that the skills gap is caused by Career Counselors and Advisors who do not adequately direct individuals to careers that lead to jobs that are most prevalent. Research also reveals that Career Counselors and Advisors fail to direct individuals into these fields. What is missing is the level of education and training among those entrusted to guide citizens in their search for gainful employment. Moreover, as a postsecondary education become more valuable, citizens need trained professionals to connect them these lucrative careers.

 

The Facilitating Career Development Course is a 12-week (120 hours) curriculum designed by the National Career Development Association’s Commission. Consider this course as an investment in yourself and/or your staff--supporting those whom they serve. Subsequently, gaining the expertise required to be recognized as a certified professional in your field. Below is a description of the course, retrieved from the NCDA’s website: www.ncda.org/credentialing. You may also use this link to discover more about the organization and the awesome professional development opportunities.

 

As the result of COVID 19 pandemic, the program is formatted to be delivered as a completely online using easy to use platforms.

The Facilitating Career Development Course was designed by the National Career Development Association and offers diverse, high quality competency-based credentials that effectively uphold NCDA's standards and ethics.

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Over the past 10 years, the need for specialized career guidance has grown exponentially. Evidence of this movement is prevalent in the gap between job openings and skilled workers to fill these jobs. Researchers assert that the skills gap is caused by Career Counselors and Advisors who do not adequately direct individuals to careers that lead to jobs that are most prevalent. Research also reveals that Career Counselors and Advisors fail to direct individuals into these fields. What is missing is the level of education and training among those entrusted to guide citizens in their search for gainful employment. Moreover, as a postsecondary education become more valuable, citizens need trained professionals to connect them these lucrative careers.

 

The Facilitating Career Development Course is a 12-week (120 hours) curriculum designed by the National Career Development Association’s Commission. Consider this course as an investment in yourself and/or your staff--supporting those whom they serve. Subsequently, gaining the expertise required to be recognized as a certified professional in your field. Below is a description of the course, retrieved from the NCDA’s website: www.ncda.org/credentialing. You may also use this link to discover more about the organization and the awesome professional development opportunities.

 

As the result of COVID 19 pandemic, the program is formatted to be delivered as a completely online using easy to use platforms.

ABOUT THE
Facilitating Career
Development Course

The Facilitating Career Development Course was designed by the National Career Development Association and offers diverse, high quality competency-based credentials that effectively uphold NCDA's standards and ethics.

 

What is a credential?

A credential represents a formal validation of an individual's qualifications and professional competency in a specific industry.

 

What is the value of a credential?

An industry certification ensures that you are proficient in a field, while allowing you to enhance your professional brand. With such credentials, you are able to guide your clients through the daunting process of career development or planning, while presenting your wealth of knowledge, skills and experiences.

 

Why This Course?

Facilitating Career Development training can enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals who work in any type of career development setting. As a participant, you will receive training in each of the 12 career development competencies. The training models hands-on and interactive teaching methods and provides opportunities to interact with colleagues from a variety of work settings. Since the course content covers 12 important competencies, there is plenty of opportunity to build skills and knowledge in areas that are new to you, as well as enhance and develop those that you use every day in your work.

 

What Will I Learn?

You will become knowledgeable of the following areas that encompasses both career development and career planning. As such, you learn new techniques that assist clients where they are and where they want to be…The following list provides an overview:

  • Career resources and labor market information

  • Career planning processes

  • Basic helping and facilitation skills

  • Career development models and theories

  • Informal and formal assessment approaches and validity research

  • Diversity and specific population needs

  • Development and continuous improvement of an effective career resource center

  • Training others and program promotion

  • Case management and referral skills

  • Ethical and scope-of-practice issues

  • Professional and resource portfolios

  • Cutting-edge job searching


and more . . .!

Credentials available

Upon completing your coursework, you will be able to select one or more of the credentials that fit your professional level. Each of these require an additional cost. This process will be discussed during the course.

 

Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP)

for individuals from an array of backgrounds, who deliver services and demonstrate core competency in the field of career services. Completion of the Facilitating Career Development training program is required before applying.

Certified Master of Career Services (CMCS)

recognizes the contributions of non-counselors who have mastered a variety of roles within the field of career services.

Certified Career Counselor (CCC)

the new standard of professional excellence for individuals trained as counselors, who specialize in the delivery of career counseling services.

Certified Clinical Supervisor of Career Counseling (CCSCC)

recognizes the contributions of individuals who serve as clinical supervisors to career counselors and other practitioners who provide career services.

Certified Career Counselor Educator (CCCE)

recognizes the contributions of individuals whose primary focus is on the training of new counselors who will specialize in the field of career counseling.

Certified School Career Development Advisor (CSCDA)

(coming soon) - for providers who work with other staff in the K-12 sector to coordinate the design, implementation, and monitoring of school and community-based efforts to improve the chances of students entering the job market with skills, knowledge, and credentials to be competitive.

Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)

for career professionals who work with all segments of the population. This credential is available upon completion of the Facilitating Career Development Course. To get this certification, participants must present a certificate of completion of this course taught by a certified instructor through National Career Development Association.

For additional information about the upcoming course or to register your group, contact us.

 

Phone: (800) 743-8710

Email: careerinfo@theicld.org

NEXT COURSE

Spring 2020 Course Date:

March 1 – June 5, 2020

Cost: $1,100

Group and discounts may apply

contact us

phone: (833) 317-8887

email: careerinfo@theicld.org

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