Career Development Foundations, Emerging Theories, and Models

Start Date

September 11, 2024

This course will present traditional and emerging career development theories, models, and strategies. Using these models and strategies, this course develops participants’ abilities to work constructively with clients to build individualized career plans.

“I think every counsellor should be taking this course as a stepping stone/ spring board to launch into career counselling. I wish I had taken this course earlier in my career.”      – Anonymous, CMPP Student


Additional Information

Required Text:

Arthur, N., Neault, R., & McMahon, M. (Eds.). (2019). Career theories and models at work: Ideas for practice. CERIC. (eBook or Print available from CERIC)

Optional Text:

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.