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2019

Settlement counsellors need 8 critical competencies as role changes with rising immigration levels

There is a pressing need for greater training of settlement counsellors – those on the front lines of welcoming newcomers to Canada – as their role changes in response to rising immigration levels and an increasingly complex settlement landscape, according to a new CERIC-funded project research report. The pan-Canadian research from two Toronto-based consultants identifies…

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2019

Cannexus20 preliminary conference programme is now available

With more than 150 education sessions, the newly released Cannexus20 National Career Development Conference preliminary programme offers unmatched learning and networking. Canada’s largest bilingual career conference, Cannexus is expected to welcome 1,200 professionals from education, community, government and private sectors to Ottawa from January 27-29, 2020 in Ottawa. Education sessions with thought leaders will explore…

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CERIC to offer November webinar series with CCPA on intergenerational trauma

CERIC is partnering with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) for the first time to offer a new webinar series on Intergenerational Trauma: Context, Impacts and Trauma-Informed Practices for Career Practitioners, starting this November. The webinars will be presented by Seanna Quressette of Douglas College and Tina-Marie Christian, a member of the Syilx Nation.…

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2019

Four graduate students receive awards to attend Cannexus20 conference

CERIC has announced the recipients of this year’s Graduate Student Engagement Program (GSEP) Award, providing support for four graduate students to attend the Cannexus20 National Career Development Conference, January 27-29, 2020 in Ottawa. The recipients are: Connie Covey, EdD Candidate, Workplace and Adult Learning, University of Calgary Liton Furukawa, PhD Candidate, College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Royal…

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CERIC welcomes its 2019/2020 Board of Directors

CERIC is pleased to welcome the members of its volunteer Board of Directors for the upcoming year. The volunteer Board reflects a broad cross-section of the diverse career development field from across Canada. John Horn, who leads organizational learning and development at Vancity Credit Union, returns as Chair of the Board. The complete list of…

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2019

Spark! talks return with inspiring presenters at Cannexus20

Featuring TED-style talks that “spark” us to think differently about our careers, CERIC is pleased to announce the Spark! presenters for the 2020 Cannexus National Career Development Conference: Mike Prosserman, B-boy & Founder of Unity Charity – Breakin’ Down Barriers Around Mental Health in the Workplace Tim Tamashiro, Amazon #1 Bestselling Author and Former CBC Radio Host – How to…

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2019

CERIC to fund revision of popular guide to computing careers

CERIC will fund a project for Mount Royal University to update its popular guide to computing careers, which will now add two emerging areas: data science and cybersecurity. The second edition of Computing Disciplines: A Quick Guide for Prospective Students and Career Advisors will also expand on training opportunities such as college programs and coding…

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