The Canadian Standards & Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners is a voluntary code of conduct for those in the field. They were developed to:
The Standards & Guidelines outline a specific set of competencies required for Career Development Practitioners based upon job practices. The three competency clusters are:
To learn more about the Standards & Guidelines visit the link below. The full S&Gs are available (in both Word and PDF format) by clicking on the Standards & Guidelines section. http://career-dev-guidelines.org/career_dev/.
TAKING CHARGE: THE STANDARDS & GUIDELINES SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOL
Identify the competencies you possess as outlined by the Canadian Standards & Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners through the use of this helpful self-assessment tool sponsored by the Competency Frameworks for Career Development / Educational and Vocational Guidance Practitioners. The assessment also provides assistance in the development of a personalized action plan to develop the competencies that you are missing as well as tracking your progress over time.
To take the self-assessment click on the following link:
BRITISH COLUMBIA CAREER INFORMATION PARTNERSHIP (BCCIP) S&Gs SUBCOMMITTEE
BC’s Career Information Partnership has formed a subcommittee whose mandate is to foster the use and acceptance of the CDN Standard & Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners in British Columbia. This committee also took on the challenging task of developing a draft certification model for BC’s Career Development Practitioners.
Visit the Standards & Guidelines section of the BCCIP website to learn about important subcommittee activities; available at http://workinfonet.bc.ca/bccip/Standards/default.htm