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Certificate for Career Development Professional

Course Location – Langara College; Broadway Campus (Vancouver)

The certificate program consists of nine courses and two workplace placements. Courses may be taken individually or as part of the Certificate program. In order to receive the certificate, students must successfully complete all required courses and practicum placements. There will be no refund granted one week prior to the start of the program and the PD level 1 training due to material/courseware being ordered. Must attend all 3 days to be eligible to write the PD Certification exam on the 3rd day.

Courses are:

  • Career Development Theories
  • Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Career Planning and the Role of Assessment
  • Work Search Skills and Employment Development
  • Roles of Facilitation and Job Finding Club
  • Proposal and Grant Writing
  • Career Development Planning and Managing
  • Information and Research Management
  • Personality Dimensions® Level 1 training (course is eligible for Canada Grant funding)
  • Workplace Practicum (2 placements – 4 weeks)

The program follows the Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners.

For more information, please visit: https://langara.ca/continuing-studies/programs-and-courses/programs/career-development-professional/courses.html

Certificate in Disability Management and Attendance Support *

Course location: University of Guelph, Office of Open Learning

Not affiliated with VRA Canada. Please contact the course provider for details.

Contact continuinged@vracanada.com to determine eligibility for CEUs.

The Certificate in Disability Management and Attendance Support will provide participants with knowledge and skills in the area of disability management and attendance support. The primary objective of the certificate is for participants to learn the components necessary to develop and implement a disability and attendance support program in the workplace. The core courses are:

  1. Program Development and Administration
  2. Case Management Strategies
  3. Return to Work, Disability Management and Attendance Support Program Evaluation

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Certificate in Stroke Rehabilitation

Course location: University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

The below courses are each pre-approved for 33 CEUs with VRA Canada.
A Certificate will be granted upon successful completion of three required graduate-level credit courses, as listed below.

  1. REHAB 540: Stroke Rehabilitation: Best Practice and Critical Review of Evidence
  2. REHAB 541: The Stroke Survivor: Assessment and Rehabilitation across the Continuum of Care
  3. REHAB 542: Advancing Practice in Stroke Rehabilitation

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Certificate in Pain Management

Course location: University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

The below courses are each pre-approved for 33 CEUs with VRA Canada.
A Certificate will be granted upon successful completion of three required graduate-level credit courses, as listed below:

  1. REHAB 535: The Nature of Pain
  2. REHAB 536: Assessment and Management of Pain
  3. REHAB 537: Integrating and Implementing Pain Management Models

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Addiction Education and Case Management Certificates *

Course location: McMaster University, Centre for Continuing Education

Not affiliated with VRA Canada. Please contact the course provider for details.

Contact continuinged@vracanada.com to determine eligibility for CEUs.

It’s time to enhance your professional experience with McMaster University’s Continuing Education Programs.

McMaster University’s Centre for Continuing Education brings industry experts into its online and distance courses to give you professional education that’s relevant, practical and current. The Addiction Education program and Case Management program are designed to bridge the gap between theory and application, giving you the specific knowledge and skills necessary to work in the health, community and social service fields.

Employment Supports Specialty Advanced Certificate

Course location: Douglas College, DACS Department

The below courses are each pre-approved for 33 CEUs with VRA Canada.
Douglas College, DACS Department, is pleased to announce the Employment Supports Specialty program which offers you a rewarding career supporting people who have disabilities or barriers to finding employment. This new online-only program, the first of its kind in Canada, is an excellent springboard for boosting your earning potential while giving you the tools and knowledge you need to succeed in the area of Employment Supports.

  1. DACS 5111: Disability in Context
  2. DACS 5131: Introduction to Employment Supports Applications
  3. DACS 5132: Application of Employment Supports
  4. DACS 5133: Employment Support Specialty: Selected Topics

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