Are you currently a career services provider seeking professional development? Then this highly interactive nationally recognized course is for you. This course prepares career professionals to earn a certification as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), through the Center for Credentialing Education (CCE), or to become a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) through the National Career Development Association (NCDA). This training provides current and new career development professionals in Higher Education (Colleges and Universities), K-12, Human Resources, Business, Adult Education, Private Practice, and Workforce Development with the relevant skills and knowledge needed to assist others in planning careers and obtaining meaningful work.
Charise Wilson, MS, GCDF, CCSP, CPRW - Your instructor has a background in higher education and brings two decades of director-level career services and workforce development experience to the classroom, and previous experience as an Adjunct Professor. Addtionally, she currently works as a human resources consultant, job search strategist, and helps businesses find top talent through staffing and recruiting solutions. She is a charismatic presenter and offers participants of this course an interactive experience.
Total of 120 hours (approved NCDA course)
COURSE START DATES:
Please note that course dates can be added and flexible options for groups can be arranged. You will find general calendar dates below:
Hours are a combination of reading, class participation, review of interactive course content, eLearning submissions (we will provide access to the online course), and the final presentation.
This course covers the twelve career competencies listed below, and more.
Helping Skills - Be proficient in the basic career facilitating process while including productive interpersonal relationships.
Labor Market Information and Resources - Understand labor market and occupational information and trends. Be able to use current resources.
Assessment - Comprehend and use (under supervision) both formal and informal career development assessments with emphasis on relating appropriate ones to the population served.
Diverse Populations - Recognize special needs of various groups and adapt services to meet their needs.
Ethical and Legal Issues - Follow the NCDA Code of Ethics and know current legislative regulations. Career Development Models - Understand career development theories, models, and techniques as they apply to lifelong development, gender, age, and ethnic background.
Employability Skills - Know job search strategies and placement techniques, especially in working with specific groups.
Training Clients and Peers - Prepare and develop materials for training programs and presentations. Program Management/Implementation - Understand career development programs and their implementation, and work as a liaison in collaborative relationships.
Promotion and Public Relations - Market and promote career development programs with staff and supervisors.
Technology - Comprehend and use career development computer applications.
Consultation - Accept suggestions for performance improvement from consultants or supervisors.
We will also cover:
Business Services and Employer Relations
Clients with Disabilities
Clients who are Justice-Involved
Workforce and Career Development History
Upon successful completion, participants can apply for the Certified Career Services Provider credential (NCDA) and/or the Global Career Development Facilitator certification (GCDF).
COST & TEXTBOOK:
Facilitating Career Development, Student Manual, Revised 4th Edition
An Instructional Program for Career Services Providers and Other Career Development Providers
The course cost is $1250.00 (not including the book), or $1550.00 (including the manual or e-book version).
Here are a few course benfits:
Facilitating Career Development (FCD) Training has been qualified by the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (CCE) as a Registered Credential Training Provider, RCTP No. RCTP1002-GCDF, to provide training courses qualified for credit for eligibility for the Global Career Development Facilitator credential. Courses that qualify for CCE credit are clearly identified. Facilitating Career Development (FCD) Training is solely responsible for all aspects of the training courses.