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The annual Career Development Conference (CDC) is almost here! The CDC is the largest – and longest running – conference of its kind in Western Canada. Come join 300+ delegates as we discuss the current topics in career development at CDC 2015!
CDC 2015 will be held on March 6 & 7, 2015. Check out our new blog for all things CDC by clicking on the "CDC Conference" tab on the left or visiting cdconference.wordpress.com .
CDC 2015 Program - Presentation Session Times
Regular Price (Non-Members): One day $235, Two days $375 Registration Code: bccda
CDC 2015 Sponsorship Opportunities for every ad budget
In this webinar participants will learn about the unique barriers that many introverts face in their careers. We will discuss barriers such as outdated human resources practices as well as some of the incorrect beliefs and assumptions that prevent introverts from getting ahead. As career development practitioners you can help your introverted clients overcome the barriers that stand in the way of their career growth and path to leadership.
Presenter: Lesley Taylor
Lesley Taylor is a professional coach, educator and writer. Lesley is the author of The Dynamic Introvert: Leading Quietly with Passion & Purpose, a unique leadership book for introverts and for those who are interested in learning more about introverts and introversion.
Date & Time: January 7, 2015 12:00-1:00 pm
Cost: FREE for members Non-members: $15.00 Register: Online
This webinar will take you through the certification application process. Participants are encouraged to join in the discussion and ask questions.
Presenter: Wendy Lawson
Wendy Lawson holds BBA and CCDP. Wendy is the BCCDA Registrar.
Date & Time: January 19, 2015 12:00-1:00 pm
Cost: FREE Register: Online
CDA is a Proud Supporter of Cannexus 15
Cannexus15 registration now open. They offer a variety of packages at very competitive rates!
Special discounts are available for members of supporting organizations, students and groups of five or more. Featured Keynotes are:
The logos below are for the use of members and CCDP designated practitioners
Dates: Thursday, Feb. 26 & Friday, Feb 27, 2015
Location: Maritime Labour Centre, 1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver. (Free parking)
Cost: $295 (plus GST) Coffee/refreshments included, lunch on your own.
[Call for group (3+) discount rates]
Cognitive Behavioural Counselling (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) have
established themselves as best-practice models for working with a wide range of client
issues. Theory, demonstration and hands-on practice will give participants practical and
proven strategies that increase the probability for success. The workshop is geared to meet
the needs of those who have little or training with CBT and MI as well as those that wish to
review or deepen their skill base. Some of the topics that will be covered in this workshop:
Register early as seats are limited. To reserve your spot for this workshop e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.You can register now and your agency will be invoiced later. Please include agency name and phone number. Please include agency name and phone number.
For additional information contact Bob Shebib: email@example.com or 778.995.3416778.995.3416
October 2014 Newsletter | Agency Profile - Pacific Community Resources Society | BCCDA Heads North - report from the Prince George Mini Forum | Job Seeker Tips & Stats from HR Specialists
June/July 2014 Newsletter | Celebrating 30 Years - Neil Squire Society | President's Report from IAEVG in Quebec City | Meet our Research Volunteers
May 2014 Newsletter | Save the Date for CDC - March 6, 7 2015 | Upcoming Webinars and Events | Registrar's Corner |
April 2014 Newsletter | Upcoming webinars - FREE to members | New Board of Directors Meet in Richmond | Google Yourself with the new CCDP Registry | Pro-D Committee Update
March 2014 Newsletter | Highlights from CDC 2014 | Welcome to 2014 Board of Directors | Practitioners Toolkit: "9 Self-Care Tips for Job Seekers" | Group Health Benefit Plan for BCCDA Members
February 2014 Newsletter | Meeting with Nichola Manning | Last chance to register for CDC | Member Profile: Gordon MacDonald
January 2014 Newsletter | CDC 2014: Early Bird Rate Extended! | Tools from "Beyond!: An Exploration of Free Online Career, Employment and Education Resources" | Member Profile: Mumtaz Patel
December 2013 Newsletter | Meeting with Greg Kyllo | Word from the President: A Year in Review | Upcoming Webinars
November 2013 Newsletter | BCCDA Member Profile | Highlights from CD Mini-Forum in Kelowna | Practitioner's Toolkit
October 2013 Newsletter | Call for Nominations for Awards of Excellence | Association News
Is your certification valid across Canada? Check this chart from Canadian Council for Career Development showing Career Certification at-a-Glance. Information provided for BC, Alberta, Quebec, the only provinces with formal certification. The chart contains important information on developments towards certification in Nova Scotia New Brunswick and Ontario.
The BCCDA Board is pleased to present the Association's Three-Year Plan 2013-2016. The strategic themes identified are governance, membership and business development and stakeholder relations. From the themes the board chose eleven strategic initiatives on which to focus in the next three years.