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Facilitating Career Development

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The Facilitating Career Development (80 hour) course is delivered in a hybrid format.  14 hours of face to face training (in person and webinar) is added to 26 hours of reading/ on-line assignments and a project which represents 40 hours of work to provide the 80 hours of work required to earn a certificate of completion for the Facilitating Career Development course.
On-line assignments are based on the text Facilitating Career Development which must be purchased through NCDA. (cost of $130) Assignments are posted on a Wiki site. Each student will maintain their own site on the Wiki through which they will receive feedback on the assignments and communicate with the instructor.
The instructor(s) for the course are certified through the National Career Development Association to deliver the course content. 
Upon course completion participants will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible to apply to the Center for Credentialing and Education for the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) credential.
Topics addressed through face to face training include
In person:
  1. Helping Skills – Review and practice with case study scenarios
  2. Identifying strengths and barriers through the Intake Interview
  3. Goal Setting and Action Planning
  4. Career Interventions in Group Settings – Planning and Delivery
  5. Career Development Theory – Classic and Contemporary Approaches
In person or by webinar:
  1. Application of Career Theory through the Family Interview
  2. Evaluating Validity and Reliability of Career Assessments
  3. Best Practices for Multi-cultural Interventions and Ethical Case Studies
  4. Discussion of project
Sample assignment topics by chapter
Chapter 1 – Developing a Helping Relationship
Helping Skills Family Interview
Active Listening Responses
Applying Theory to Practice – Case studies
Chapter 2 – Training and Leading Groups
Group Leadership Strengths Audit
Learning Styles
Classroom Management Case Studies
Chapter 3 – Career Development Theory and Its Application
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Case Studies – Apply Classic and Modern Theories
Personal Theory of Career Development
Chapter 4 – The Role of Assessment in Career Planning
Interest/Abilities Assessments
Purposes/Appropriate Use of Career Assessments
Chapter 5 – Ethics and the Career Development Facilitator
Case Studies – Ethical Decision-Making
Scope of Practice
Chapter 6 – Providing Career Services to Multi-Cultural Populations
Career interventions with Special Populations
Evaluating Cultural Competency
Case Studies
Chapter 7 – The Role of Career Information and Technological Resources in Career Planning
Technology Knowledge Audit
On-line Career Resources
Social Media
Chapter 8 – Job Seeking and Employability Skills
Personal Branding
Job Search Trends
Electronic Resumes
Employee Retention
Chapter 9 – Designing and Implementing Career Planning Services
Other Documentation Available:
NCDA Career Development Competencies
Evaluation Rubric for FCD project

Class Details

149 Sessions
Online 24/7

World Education Virginia Career Coach Certification

Staff Staff 

CEUs : 8



Registration Closes On
Monday, January 22, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/22/2018 - 6/20/2018 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM TBD Staff Staff 

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