Career Recovery: Thriving Through Hope and Action
“I did gain clarity by just applying and pondering the theories and activities in the workshop. Made it real for me.”
“I am a little more motivated now seeing that I am on the right track for the changes coming up in my life in the next year! After taking this course it’s more ‘clear’ to me that I’m on the right path.”
“I think I have gained much clarity going through the course, first of all, because the course goes through many different and important aspects of the process of recovering or changing the direction of one's career. It covers a lot of essential reflections and necessary self-analysis for seeing a path forward and therefore recovering one's self-confidence. From our main values as a person to our skills and the skills wanted currently from employers to the research of the real opportunities out there, according to our set of interests and talents, through very creative exercises like imagining your work or activity in another time or era, for example, that helps us to really go to the core of what moves your soul. SO, by gathering a series of useful tools and concepts for walking the process of re-orienting a career, some of which I already knew or had seen before, but also organizing them in a specific order to go through them in a more thoughtful way, was definitely really helpful for me in order to gain more clarity.”
“I think I am more hopeful. Hope for me comes and goes lately. BUt having something more graphic, specific, tangible, and organized to help me work with and go through to get somewhere more concrete, is absolutely giving me more hope. It helped me to stop seeing and feeling this whole process and goal like a fantasy, like smoke or like a very far away thing or almost a utopia.”
“Not only did the course give me hope to imagine a greater future than I ever thought possible; but it also made me not be afraid of change anymore. This is very important in a world that is constantly changing, now I embrace it and see it as an opportunity for growth.”
“I gained a lot of clarity towards my goals and the skill to roadmap the steps I need to take from now on. It gave direction.”
Dear Roberta, I am so grateful for this course!
It is not just about the content, which I appreciate very much. It is also
about the quality of interaction as well. I confess I was very nervous because
I thought there would be a lot of details to memorize, law language, jargon,
etc. – pure fantasies! Now I can say that I feel quite comfortable with our code and how it works. I
think it is very important that all counsellors take this course or get an
update once in a while, but this course is especially relevant to those like
me, who have studied and have experience outside Canada. We start to better
understand how the society and culture, and the counselling culture works here.
I feel deeply grateful for your feedbacks and suggestions. Thank you!
Thank you again, Roberta, for the true pleasure of learning. You have a lovely style of teaching and facilitating. I'm grateful for this course and the opportunities to apply it while in class. Now at work I'll have some great ways to offer guidance that will increase my confidence.
~ Christine Boyd, Nelson BC, Career Management Counselor. Kootenay Career Development Society, Stress Management and Meditation Facilitator
Taking this course has definitely reinforced for me why I think that all people working as career development practitioners should take a course on ethics, especially one specific to our field. Ethical practice is fundamental to our work. I feel that my learning objectives were met fully and if I could do one thing differently it would be to have taken this course earlier.
CM - Ethics Student