Earn your Facilitating Career Development (FCD) certificate of completion through the National Career Development Association (NCDA) so you can learn new skills, affirm existing skills, validate strengths, enhance credibility, and show dedication to your profession. This program is designed for professionals who assist individuals and groups with advising, career exploration, job search preparation, and resources. This program focuses on helping skills, career development theory, assessment, ethics, diversity, technology, labor market information, and additional career development competencies. Individuals who complete this program are eligible to pursue two different credentials: the Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) credential through the Center for Credentialing and Education and the Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) credential through the National Career Development Association.

Required Textbook: Facilitating Career Development Student Manual, 5th Edition ($275 plus shipping, click this link to purchase)

CEUs: 12.0 (120 hours)


Marie Smith National Professional Development Initiatives LLC

Dr. Marie Smith is a business owner, professional trainer, academic researcher, and university instructor. She has extensive experience with career guidance, professional development, and instructional technology. She specializes in teaching and mentoring career practitioners and entrepreneurs. She is innovative and resourceful. She will help you enhance your skills so you can support the career development of others.

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In the event that Professional and Continuing Education classes are interrupted due to Coronavirus, we will reschedule courses. If it is not possible to reschedule an event, vouchers and full refunds will be offered.

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