I thought the most valuable aspect of this CDF course was the flexibility of the course. The relevancy of the topic fit into the professional work that I do currently, so it was a positive thing.

L. Sessoms, Program Navigator,

Clover Park Technical College (Summer 2017)


Addressed by NCDA Curriculum

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GCDF/CCSP Program Competencies

Helping Skills – Be proficient in the basic career facilitation process while maintaining productive interpersonal relationships

Diverse Populations – Recognize special needs of multicultural populations and adapting services to meet their needs

Ethical and Legal Issues – Follow the GCDF code of ethics and know current legislative regulations

Consultation – Accept suggestions for performance improvement from consultants or supervisors

Career Development Models – Understand career development theories, models, and techniques as they apply to lifelong development, gender, age, and ethnic background

Assessment – Comprehend and use (under supervision) both formal and informal career development assessments with emphasis on relating appropriate ones to the population served

Labor Market Information and Resources – Understand labor market and occupational information and trends

Technology – Comprehend and use career development computer applications

Employability Skills – Know job search strategies and placement techniques, especially in work with specific groups

Training Clients and Peers – Prepare and develop materials for training programs and presentations

Program Management / Implementation – Understand career development programs and their implementation, and working as a liaison in collaborative relationships

Promotion and Public Relations – Knowing how to market and promote career development programs with staff and supervisors