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Developing a change-ready mindset during the pandemic and beyond

Engaging with client emotion and understanding the context of a change response can help build a strong foundation Karen Begemann The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted many of our perspectives on change and transition. For over a year, we have witnessed and experienced unemployment, businesses shuttering and educational institutions pivoting to online learning. Unprecedented numbers of…

Meeting to Meet: Adaptive Career Counselling Techniques for Marginalized Clients

By Vivian Hansen My Career Development practicum setting was at the Mustard Seed Street Ministry in Calgary, an agency that is mandated to provide service to homeless and marginalized people.  The organization operates from a Christian-based spiritual practice.  The Mustard Seed provides a multitude of services, including meals and shelter at the most basic level. …


CERIC guide will address impact of career development practice on client mental health

CERIC will publish a book in the new year that makes the case that career development practice is a mental health intervention, and provides skills and strategies to support career development practitioners in their work. Written by Dave Redekopp and Michael Huston, Strengthening Mental Health Through Effective Career Development: A Practitioner’s Guide explores how practitioners…


Virtual Cannexus videos now available for free online

A selection of top-rated presentations from past Cannexus conferences (a “Virtual Cannexus”) are now available for free viewing online, offering high-quality, no-cost learning for career professionals and their teams. Virtual Cannexus consists of videos from 37 education sessions at the 2012 and 2013 Cannexus National Career Development conferences.

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