Oakland University
Friday, December 4, 2009

OU offers certification program for career service professionals

Press Release

Contact: Linda Robak
(248) 370-3037

For Immediate Release
Friday, Dec. 4, 2009

OU offers certification program for workforce development, career service professionals

Rochester, Mich. – Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services (SEHS) is accepting registrations for Career Development Facilitator Training (CDF), a professional certification program for career service providers. Training is scheduled in Livonia, Grand Blanc and Troy. The first course begins in Livonia on Tuesday, January 5.

CDF training is endorsed by the National Career Development Association (NCDA), the National Employment Counseling Association (NECA) and the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP). Instructors are experienced practitioners, certified by NCDA.

The 120-hour program is designed for individuals who work in the career development field, including employment and displaced-worker services, human resource departments, vocational rehabilitation centers, schools and college career centers. Employability skills, career and labor market information, career planning, case management and referral skills, diversity and special populations, career center management and promotion, and ethical and scope-of-practice issues will be covered.

The CDF certificate program fee is $995. Participants may elect to take the course for OU undergraduate or graduate credit for an additional fee.

To learn more about the program, visit www.oakland.edu/cdf. Enroll by contacting Professional Development at (248) 370-3033 or e-mail pdfirst@oakland.edu.

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The 120-hour program is endorsed by several national career development organizations.

Created by David Groves (groves@oakland.edu) on Friday, December 4, 2009
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