The Fall issue of Careering focuses on how to navigate mental health and disability
With one-third of Canadians experiencing a mental illness in their lifetime (Public Health Agency of Canada) and 3.6 million Canadians projected to be living with a physical disability by 2030 (Conference Board of Canada), professionals working in career development have an important role to play. In this Fall 2018 issue of CERIC’s Careering magazine, you will find thought-provoking articles on themes including resilience, shifting perspectives and support networks when advising students or clients living with disabilities or mental illness.
Articles in this issue:
- Overcoming barriers to returning to work after a mental-health leave, By Dr Marie-Helene Pelletier
- Building resilience can have a positive impact on career transition, By Mary Ann Baynton
- Client Side: How my disability changed my perspective on jobseeking, By Rebecca McMurrer
- Assisting adults with autism transition from post-secondary into the workplace, By Sarah Taylor and Dr Anna-Lisa Ciccocioppo
- Case Study: Building confidence to tackle a mid-life career transition, By Teresa Francis
- Infographic: Myths and misconceptions about hiring people with disabilities
- Well-being-based career practices and interventions for preventing and treating mental illness, By Derrick McEachern
- Principles in Action: Uncovering interests to find the best career fit, By Lisa Noonan
- 10 questions for Dr Mary McMahon
… and don’t miss these Online Exclusives:
- How CDPs can help clients with disabilities navigate legislative changes, By Jaclyn Krane
- Self-care can combat burnout for career development practitioners, By Dr Michael Sorsdahl
- Evolution of a career development association: Supporting practitioners on the journey toward professionalization, By Deanna England
- How Mental Health First Aid works and why it’s needed, By Stephen James Landry
Careering magazine is Canada’s Magazine for Career Development Professionals and is the official publication of CERIC. It is published three times a year both in print and as an emagazine, including select content in French. Subscribe to receive your free copy. You can also access past issues for free online.
The theme for the next issue of Careering magazine (Winter 2019) will be “STEM,” examining how to boost access to these fields for girls and marginalized youth, as well as tips and resources to help career practitioners counsel clients in these areas. If you are interested in submitting an article, please send a brief outline of your proposed topic. Please review our submission guidelines and send your article pitch to: firstname.lastname@example.org by October 22, 2018.