Career Development Professional Centre Logo directing you to the home page.

Date

Nov 23 2023
Expired!

Time

8:30 am - 3:45 pm

Embracing Career Challenges | Conference 2023

Connect to your Network on PEI:  Embracing Challenges 2023!

CDA of PEI represents Career Development Professionals across PEI. These professionals help assist job seekers and career changers in career planning, so that they can build the life they want to live.

CDA of PEI have heard from their members loud and clear that there is a need for guidance as they work on the front-line, serving job seekers in today’s economic situation.

This year’s CDA of PEI annual conference will provide Career Development Professionals with insight into how to better help job seekers as they face challenges post-COVID-19, inflation putting much stress on housing and food security, and the impact on our mental health.

Assistive Technology will also be the conference focus. Their technology experts will demonstrate how you and your clients can use technology to overcome various challenges that job seekers face today, as well as enhance the Skills for Success needed to reach their goals.

Come join in on the amazing conversations that will be as a result of informative speakers and panelists! 

***

When: Thursday, November 23th | 8:3o AM to 3:45 PM (AST)

Where: Jack Blanchard Family Center, 7 Pond St, Charlottetown (PEI)

What:

  • 8:30AM – 9:00AM: Registration
  • 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Welcome
  • 9:15AM – 10:00AM: Kelly Hamilton, Immigration Services
  • 10:00AM – 10:15AM: Refreshment break
  • 10:15AM – 11:00AM: Jill Stewart, Your Life Inc.
  • 11:00AM – 12:00PM: Sareena Hopkins, Canadian Career Development Foundation
  • 12:00PM – 1:30PM: Lunch
  • 1:30PM – 2:45PM: Career Development Professional Panel
  • 2:45PM – 3:00PM: Refreshment break
  • 3:00PM – 3:45PM: Digital Assistive Technology, Neil Squire Society

Conference Registration fee (Includes snacks, refreshments and lunch)

  • Current CDA of PEI Members – $100.00
  • Non-Member Fee (Includes Membership for remainder of 2023-24 year) – $140

To register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe-STJF7i2bgwLDJd95RaCYNXa1kj6kvsspRD61FKtlFAg_Ew/viewform

X

Location

Jack Blanchard Family Center
7 Pond Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • Language: English

Locations

Jack Blanchard Family Center
7 Pond Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Organizer

Career Development Association of PEI inc.
Email
cdaofpei@gmail.com
QR Code

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 23 2023
  • Time: 7:30 am - 2:45 pm

Next Event

More Info

Responses

Career Development Professional Centre

Help us cultivate a community we all enjoy by reviewing and following the Code of Conduct.  

Our Purpose  

Thank you for being a part of the online CDPC social learning community. To ensure that all members have the best possible experience, we have a few ground rules that we ask everyone to adhere to. This code of conduct applies equally to every person in the community and is intended to foster an online space that is inclusive, safe, and welcoming to all. 

Community Rules 

Be welcoming 

We strive to be a community that welcomes and supports people of all backgrounds and identities. We aim to create and facilitate a community that promotes excellence and innovation in career and workforce development. Please extend respect to all members; we all come from different backgrounds and levels of knowledge and there is no such thing as a stupid question. 

Be respectful 

We won’t all agree all the time, but when we disagree don’t let those disagreements turn into personal attacks. A community where people feel uncomfortable or threatened will not be a productive one. Instead, when having discussions in the online community, create productive conversations around the content being presented, not the person behind the content. Any post that is determined to be “hate speech” towards any individual or group will be deleted, and the user account may be locked until an investigation regarding the post has been concluded. The user may be given a written warning or removed from the CPDC community platform depending on the findings of the investigation.  

Hate Speech could include and is not limited to:  

  • Violent threats or language directed against another person 
  • Discriminatory jokes, language, or materials 
  • Defamatory or abusive language or materials 
  • Profane or illegal materials 
  • Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior 

A good rule of thumb is to never post anything that you wouldn’t be comfortable with the world seeing or that you wouldn’t want anyone knowing came from you. We ask that you keep in mind the focus of this community, which is building excellence and innovation in career and workforce development for all individuals.  

Be considerate of the purpose of the community 

This community will be focused on building excellence and discussing innovation in the career and workforce development field. The goal of this community is to communicate goals, challenges, constructive feedback, and questions in relation to career and workforce development. The community should be a place for continued learning and development as well as a place to discuss the future of our field (solicitation without written consent by the Project or Advisory team, is strictly prohibited). Any post that is determined to be soliciting any individual or group will be deleted, and the user account may be locked until an investigation regarding the post has been concluded. The user may be given a written warning or removed from the CPDC community platform depending on the findings of the investigation. 

Post your discussions or documents in the most appropriate group or topic 

Make reasonable efforts to ensure that posts and materials are allocated to the appropriate group or topic. This will prevent cluttering the community and make it easier for everyone to find the information that they are seeking. Individuals who do this repeatedly will be contacted by one of the group admins and asked to follow these guidelines.  

Privacy and Release of Information  

CDPC-CEDC will not release your information to any third-party agencies.  

Group Admins 

There are four group admins who are available to you. Below are their names and their spoken language. 

Heather Powell | Anglophone 

Gabrielle St-Cyr | Francophone/Anglophone 

Florence Desrochers | Francophone/Anglophone

Muriel Andoblé-Yao | Francophone

Thank you and welcome to the CDPC Community!