Career Development Theories and Code of Ethics

Analyze the strengths and limitations of various career development theories, including Developmental Theory and Life-as-Career Theory, apply them to career intervention, and discuss emerging theories.

You'll examine the nature and use of the code of ethics as defined in the Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners, explore ethical issues in the workplace such as confidentiality and conflict of interest, and practise using an ethical decision-making model. You'll also learn how to identify stages of the helping process and practise basic helping skills, including the active engagement concept.

NOTE: Course seats are reserved for students in the Career Development Practitioner Training certificate programs.

Professional development credits

This course may meet the requirements for the following designation(s):

For more details about certification, please contact the associations.

This course is pre-approved for continuing education credits from Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRAC) and the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (CVRP).