• Career Development Facilitator

    Career Pathway Certificate

    The Career Development Facilitator Career Pathway Certificate is designed for individuals who are working in the field of career development and/or career advancement. This certificate can also serve as a step toward earning a Global Career Development Facilitator Credential which is endorsed by the National Career Development Association.


    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • be proficient in the basic career facilitating process while including productive interpersonal relationships,
    • use current resources to understand labor market and occupational information and trends,
    • comprehend and with supervision, use both formal and informal career development assessments with emphasis on relating appropriate ones to the population served,
    • recognize special needs of various groups and adapt services to meet their needs,
    • follow the CDF code of ethics and know current legislative regulations,
    • understand career development theories, models, and techniques as they apply to lifelong development, gender, age, and ethnic background;
    • know job search strategies and placement techniques, especially in working with specific groups,
    • prepare and develop materials for training programs and their implementation, and work as a liaison in collaborative relationships;
    • market and promote career development programs with staff and supervisors,
    • comprehend and use career development,
    • computer applications,
    • accept suggestions for performance improvement from consultants or supervisors.


    Career development facilitator training can enhance the skills of many careers including human service providers, educators, training and development specialists, and human resource professionals. Career development facilitators may serve as school-to-work coordinators, work force development personnel, case managers, job search and career workshop facilitators, career coaches, intake interviewers, career resource specialists, and employment/placement specialists.

    For information contact Student Life & Leadership, 503-594-3475, or http://www.clackamas.edu/Advising/


    FIRST TERM Credits

    HS-217 Helping Skills and Diverse Populations 2

    HS-218 Career Development Models and Assessments 2

    SECOND TERM Credits

    HS-219 Training Clients/Peers and Employability Skills 2

    HS-220 Labor Market Information and Technology in Career Planning 2

    THIRD TERM Credits

    HS-221 Ethics and Consultation 2

    HS-222 Program Management and Public Relations 2

    — — Career Development Facilitator program electives or general elective (any 100 level or above) 3-4

    Credits required for certificate 15-16

    Career Development Facilitator Program Electives

    COURSE Credits

    HS-154 Community Resources 3

    HS-260 Victim Advocacy & Assistance 4

    HS-280 Human Services Generalist I/CWE 4

    Information from the 2014-2015 catalog.

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