Avr 10 2024


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Connecting age and stage of human development to career transitions

This is a webinar! 

Join us for an interactive session to explore why the connection between human development and career transition is essential knowledge for CDPs. We’ll draw upon Virginia Satir and Eric Ericson’s theories to explain the developmental stages and how they relate to career transition. This is crucial because it emphasizes considering where a person is in their age and stage of life, along with understanding what kind of systems they need around them to support their transition.

Participants will work in small groups on a case study. They will apply their learning of the theories and  reflect on their own experiences to identify the impact that individual’s developmental stage has on their transition. In addition, we will link the content to the Competency Framework and explore together practical strategies that practitioners can use in their work.  

About the Presenters: 

Naz Gurbuz is an expert in helping people navigate career and life transitions. With extensive experience working with job seekers, career explorers, and working professionals, she has helped hundreds of individuals facing diverse challenges. Her areas of specialization include career coaching, job development, curriculum design, mentoring, and workshop facilitation.

As a certified career and cross-cultural counselor, she is well-equipped to assist foreign-trained professionals facing challenges related to immigration. Her expertise in goal setting, purposeful action, and strategic networking has helped many individuals overcome low self-confidence and professional relationship conflicts.

Committed to providing exceptional service, she is a member of various professional associations and stays up to date on the latest industry trends and best practices. Whether you’re looking to explore your career options, develop new skills, or overcome obstacles in your professional life, she can help you achieve your goals at the Responsive Career Pathways project.

Karen Begeman has worked in the career development field for over 20 years. Past roles have included vocational counsellor, facilitator, program manager and seniormanager primarily in the non-profit sector. In these roles and currently in her private practice, Work Matters Consulting, Karen has worked with return-to- work moms, university graduates, mature workers and immigrants to mention a few. One of the things Karen loves most about career development is the possibility of an intersection between personal and career development. In addition to providing income, she views career as a way to deepen self-awareness and the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution through one’s work. With a passion for curriculum development, collaborative and experiential learning, Karen continuously seeks new ways to make learning fun and engaging, be it in the classroom or in the online space. Recently she has been working and consulting at the national level on a variety of projects to enhance career development practice in Canada. 

Judi Huta has an extensive career in service and helping others for over 40 years starting in child protection, education with At-Risk Youth and moving into Adult Education. She is an instructor in the CDP Program at Douglas College.

Since 1998, she has worked in Employment Services within the non-profit, private and public sectors  delivering services to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. In her roles as Regional Executive Director, Program Leader, Manager, Job Developer, Group facilitator/trainer, Case Manager, Community and Employer Co-ordinator as well as  designing programs /curriculum, she has gained invaluable experience which she integrates in her  practice. 

To keep her knowledge and practice current, Judi works directly with job seekers returning to the workforce after an injury.

Date: April 10th, 2024

Time:  12 pm PST

Cost: Included with membership-

Use this link to learn more or register for this webinar:

  • Language: English
QR Code

Heure locale

  • Fuseau horaire : Europe/Helsinki
  • Date : Avr 10 2024
  • Heure : 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Prochain événement


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!