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Course Content


The CDF Curriculum offered by Kuder ETA addresses the following career development competencies:
  • Helping Skills - Be proficient in the basic career facilitating process
  • Labor Market Information and Resources - Understand labor market and occupational information and trends; use current resources
  • Assessment - Comprehend and use (under supervision) both formal and informal career development assessments with emphasis on relating appropriate ones to the population served
  • Working with Diverse Populations - Recognize special needs of various groups and adapting services to meet their needs
  • Ethical and Legal Issues - Follow the CDF code of ethics and know current legislative regulations
  • Career Development Theories and Models
  • Employability Skills - Know job search strategies and placement techniques, especially in working with specific groups
  • Training Clients and Peers - Prepare and develop materials for training programs and presentations
  • Program Management and Implementation - Understand career development programs and assist in the steps related to their development
  • Promotion and Public Relations - Know how to market and promote career development programs with staff and supervisors
  • Technology and Career Development - Comprehend and use career development computer applications
  • Consultation/Supervision - Accept suggestions for performance improvement from consultants or supervisors

Outline of Course Modules

Career Development Facilitator training is a well-developed curriculum, approved for certification by the Center for Credentialing and Education (CEE), a subsidiary organization to the National Board for Certified Counselors, that includes instruction in the following ten course modules:

  • Developing a Helping Relationship
  • Using Helping Skills with Diverse Populations
  • Ethics of the Helping Relationship
  • Career Development Theory and its Application
  • Role of Assessment in Career Planning
  • Role of Information in Career Planning
  • Computers and Career Planning
  • Job Seeking and Employability Skills
  • Working with Groups
  • Designing and Implementing Career Planning Services

Sample Syllabus

View an abbreviated sample syllabus for the CDF Training course offered by Kuder ETA. Please note, this is a sample. The content of actual syllabi for individual courses will vary. To view the sample syllabus, you will need the free Adobe® Reader®.

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