Understanding Diverse Clients

Start Date

February 21, 2024

In todays work environment, career management professionals require skills to work with diverse clients. This course will explore the similarities and differences in working with a wide variety of client groups and provide tips for tailoring strategies appropriately.

“I believe this course is a must for anyone working with people. Everyone brings so much diversity and understanding, how to approach the diversity is extremely important.”     – Shelby Belsheim, CMPP Student


Additional Information

Required Texts:

Borgen, R. A. (Ed.). (2021). Career development for diverse clients: Beyond the basics. Cognella. Available in e-book.

Shepard, B. C., & Mani, P. S. (Eds.) (2014). Career development practice in Canada. CERIC. (eBook or Print available from CERIC).

  • Note: The Shepard & Mani (2014) textbook is a required reading throughout the Career Management Professional Program. Students taking individual courses, therefore, may only refer to a chapter or two; however, this resource is a wonderful addition to your professional toolkit.