BCCDA Webinars


BCCDA holds educational webinars every second Wednesday of the month. Webinar are free of charge to the professional members of the association, as well as member agencies.

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NOVEMBER 3rd, 10th & 17th

Rethinking Career Engagement for Older Workers: Adapting to a Changing Workforce


Our members can access recording of the past webinars via their membership portal.


Time: October 14th, 2020 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: "Work in the New Economy"


Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

Credits towards annual CCDP maintenance: One and half for live participation, one for recording

About the session:

We’ve all heard the news about how the rise of artificial intelligence, changing demographics and the gig economy will be changing the future of work. This interactive session will explore how these trends may impact individual jobs in the next 10-20 years with specific emphasis on British Columbia. It will provide tools to help clients identify their future-proof capabilities and identify habits to help individuals embrace in this new world of work.

Learning Objectives: Better understanding of macro-trends effecting jobs of the future in BC Understanding of individual capabilities necessary for work in the new economy including Understanding of habits to embrace to be successful in the workplace of the future

About the presenter:

With twenty-five years in career development services at multiple Canadian and US universities, Christine Sjolander brings a range of individual and group career coaching techniques and a creative and positive attitude to her work. Her professional experience also includes HR/recruiting experience with technology companies in the United States. She currently operates her own consulting practice, Career Drivers. Christine holds BBA, MS in Engineering and a Doctorate of Education with research related to career development from SFU.


Time: November 18th, 2020 – 12 pm to 1pm

Title: "Redefining Balance"

Presenter: Andrea Fruhling

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

Credits towards annual CCDP maintenance: One and half for live participation, one for recording

About the session:

How do we understand and create new approaches to work/life balance in a way that supports clients and ourselves in this unpredictable time?

Learn creative and practical approaches to navigating transitions. Explore work/life balance from a range of perspectives (client, organizational, and career practitioner), developing a shared understanding of shifts to work/life balance. Learn hands-on, engaging ways of supporting clients throughout their career development and job sustainment needs, while simultaneously gaining new insights for Career Practitioners and Career-focused organizations.

About the presenter:

Andrea Fruhling is a Certified Organizational Coach and the Founder of Doubleknot Works. With over 20 years of leadership and career development experience, Andrea spends her time training, consulting, and coaching career practitioners, teams and organizations. Andrea is a Mentor Coach and instructor for UBC’s Organizational Coaching program, and has a private career coaching practice.

Andrea’s work combines her coaching background with creative and actively engaged approaches to career development. She has recently launched an online course in partnership with Norm Amundson and the Canadian Career Development Foundation (Engage: Dynamic Ways of Connecting). Her work focuses on creativity, hope, and active strengths-based learning.

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