Career Management Professional Program (CMPP)

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Yorkville University is the academic home for the Career Management Professional Program (CMPP). The program is designed to meet the professional development needs of career/employment counsellors, career practitioners, human resource management professionals, counsellors, rehabilitation professionals, and practitioners in related fields.

The Career Management Professional Program offers 11 distinct courses that can be taken individually or combined into 2 certificate specializations:

  • Career Development Practitioner (CDP) Essentials (10 courses)
    • 200 hours of foundational training needed to work in a wide variety of roles and settings within the career development sector. Ideal for those seeking certification through provincial certifying bodies.
  • Educational and Vocational Guidance Practitioner:
    • The Educational and Vocational Guidance Practitioner (EVGP) credential is offered through the International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG), built upon the international competencies developed by IAEVG adopted in 2003.
    • The EVGP requires a combination of education and experience; completion of this 140 hours of training meets the additional training requirements. Students who complete the EVGP certificate will be eligible to apply for the EVGP credential if they also meet the other requirements
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Courses (click title to view course outline)

CDP Essentials

 

EVGP

Administering and Interpreting Career Assessments

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Career Coaching Skills

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Career Development Foundations, Emerging Theories, and Models

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Developing Career Programs, Services, or Courses

   

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Ethics for Career Development Practitioners

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Group Facilitation Strategies for Career Development Programs

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Helping Skills to Facilitate Career Development

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Program Management 

Note: Last course offering running Spring 2016

     

Researching Workplace Trends, Career Information, and Employment Possibilities

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Understanding Diverse Clients

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Work Search Essentials 1: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Career  Portfolios

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Work Search Essentials 2: Interview and Negotiation Strategies

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Students are welcome to take individual courses. Each has been pre-approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by

  • Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada
  • International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance - EVGP Credential
  • Center for Credentialing and Education - GCDF Credential


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Life Strategies Ltd.
Aldergrove, British Columbia
Canada

PH: 604.856.2386
TOLL FREE: 1.866.681.2211
Email: info@lifestrategies.ca

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Life Strategies is committed to facilitating accessible and affordable professional development. We offer several internationally recognized certificate programs; all courses are taught by industry experts in our facilitated e-learning management system. (Courses and full programs are also available face-to-face or in a blended learning format, upon request by intact work groups, educational institutions, or professional associations).