Work-Life Coaching Certificate Course (CDP-102)
Work-Life Coaching (ALL NEW)
CDP-102 – Certificate Course – Class size is limited.
Certified Work-Life Strategist (CWS) Certification Preparation Course
Our world of work has changed a lot. We are living, learning, and working through a unique and difficult time that has never been encountered before. It is time to help our clients create sustainable and resilient careers in the new world of work.
As a Career Development Professional, you need to address the emerging needs of your clients and their employers. Join us for a work-life coaching course that is current and relevant to the new workplace. If you are a career coach, life skills coach, or wellness consultant, this course is ideal. You’ll receive information, tools, and resources to enable you to help your clients through this unprecedented time of change.
To be a work-life coach, you need to know how to help your clients with aspects of mental health and wellness, foundational life-skills, and career management skills. This course focuses broadly on these areas:
- Living: Skills related to self-care and wellbeing are required more than ever. Many of our clients need to learn and internalize foundational concepts including work-life balance, hope, resilience, and satisfaction.
- Learning: Many clients could use help and guidance in building certain essential and technical skills so that they can function in our new world of work.
- Working: Clients require specific skills to enable them to navigate, maintain, and develop their career while employed or self-employed.
This is an intensive 3-week distance learning course.
This interactive course focuses on the work-life skills that all clients require to be successful in living, learning, and working. You will gain broad knowledge and expertise to assist clients with building sustainable and resilient careers.
This course provides you with many opportunities to practice your work-life coaching skills. Through interactive discussion and facilitated exercises, you will deepen your competence in areas related to mental health and wellness, foundational life-skills, and career management.
If you would like to be granted your Certified Work-Life Strategist (CWS) designation in the future, you will discover that this course is designed to help you achieve your goal!
Are you ready to take your work-life coaching abilities to the next level?
This intensive 3-week course helps you in several ways. You will:
- Boost your confidence and talent in work-life coaching.
- Study evidence-based self-care and well-being strategies.
- Learn about functional, literacy, and technical skills that all clients require.
- Gain an in-depth understanding of career management so that clients are equipped to succeed when employed.
- Position yourself to earn more as one of the top work-life coaches in Canada.
- Earn 45 hours towards any Continuing Education Credits (CECs) you require.
- Become eligible to Fast-Track the Certified Work-Life Strategist (CWS) credential.
Get valuable resource material that you will use again and again.
You will receive The Canadian Work-Life Strategist, the Certified Work-Life Strategist (CWS) Study eGuide, along with resources, reference sheets, and samples. The eGuide is a valuable resource. It thoroughly discusses current concepts and strategies to enable practitioners to provide exemplary work-life coaching services. Many opportunities will be provided for you to become familiar with the material. This eGuide and associated resources will be assets throughout your career.
Ready yourself for the next step in your strategic work-life coaching career.
This Work-Life Coaching course is designed as a preparatory and assessment program for those practitioners wishing to receive their Certified Work-Life Strategist (CWS) designation. Upon passing, you will be fully ready to apply for Certified Work-Life Strategist (CWS) certification through Career Professionals of Canada. Note that you must have a minimum of 2 years related work experience and you must pay the application fee to be granted the designation through CPC’s CWS Fast-Track Program. Certification program costs are outlined on the Career Professionals of Canada website.
- You participate in the online class and complete daily modules on your own schedule.
- You have full access to all course material at any time and day during the course.
- You work along with other students in the class and participate in group discussions.
- Your class instructor is available weekdays to review your progress and answer your questions.
CWS Study Guide ChaptersStudents will be supplied with The Canadian Work-Life Strategist, Career Professionals of Canada’s Certified Career Strategist eGuide. Part 1 – Foundation Chapter 1 – The Work-Life Strategist Chapter 2 – Practicing Ethically Chapter 3 – The World of Work Chapter 4 – Work-Life Models Part 2 – Living Chapter 5 – Self-Care & Well-Being Chapter 6 – Stress & Trauma Chapter 7 – Positive Psychology Part 3 – Learning Chapter 8 – Lifelong Learning Chapter 9 – Foundational Skills Chapter 10 – Emotional Intelligence Part 4 – Working Chapter 11 – Workplace Well-Being Chapter 12 – Work Maintenance Chapter 13 – Self-Actualization Part 5 – Certification Chapter 14 – CWS Testing Process Chapter 15 – MCWS Testing Process
- Online assignments and group discussion participation (60%)
- Homework assignment submission of a case study (40%)
Distance Education | Fully-Facilitated | Online CourseThis custom-designed, fully-facilitated online format is ideal for adult learners. When you register, you will receive login instructions by email so that you can get comfortable with the platform and program, and start your pre-course work right away. The distance education format is a combination of videos, reading, quizzes, online discussions, reflection exercises, small projects, and final homework assignment. Your active participation in all these aspects enriches your learning experience. As this course is offered online, you must have reliable internet access and be comfortable using internet technology, downloading resources, and communicating in discussion forums.
CDP Competency Framework Competencies Covered3 Client-Practitioner Relationship - Nurture a collaborative and trusting relationship 3.1 Establish and sustain working alliance 3.2 Build self-agency 3.3 Help clients address and prevent conflict 3.4 Engage reluctant or resistant clients 3.6 Help clients manage mental health 4 Diversity and Inclusion - Promote a diverse and inclusive workforce and equitable access to resources and opportunities 4.1 Respect diversity and inclusion 4.2 Promote diversity and inclusion 4.3 Advocate for clients 6 Professional Development - Commit to lifelong learning by developing new skills aligned with development in the field of practice and society 6.1 Develop and maintain professional relationships 6.2 Engage in lifelong learning 6.3 Collaborate with peers 7 Health and Wellness - Promote well-being and a healthy work environment 7.1 Manage emotional responses 7.2 Interact with others in respectful and civil manner 7.3 Plan and organize work 7.4 Maintain health and wellness 9 Digital Literacy - Leverage current and emerging technologies to support career development practice 9.1 Use digital technology 9.2 Respond to cybersecurity breaches 12 Learning and Job Readiness - Provide individualized support to achieve learning and employment goals 12.1 Explore learning and employment possibilities 12.2 Develop learning readiness skills 12.3 Develop job readiness skills 13 Awareness of Diverse Worldviews - Develop tailored approaches for client populations 13.2 Work with Immigrant Clients 13.5 Work with clients affected by work disruption 13.6 Work with clients living in poverty 13.7 Work with clients post-incarceration 13.8 Work with clients living with a disability
Other Areas Discussed
1 Professional Responsibility - Adhere to professional code of conduct 1.1 Deliver services within scope of practice 1.2 Maintain professional boundaries 1.3 Obtain informed consent 1.4 Protect information and records 1.5 Represent career development qualifications 2 Ethics and Regulations - Guide practice using ethical decision-making process 2.1 Comply with legislation and regulations 5 Evidence-Based Practice - Develop and sustain an evidence-based practice to improve outcomes 5.1 Develop evidence-based interventions 5.2 Monitor client progress 10 Foundational Knowledge and Applied Theories - Develop foundational knowledge of field of practice 10.1 Understand career development theories and models 10.2 Apply career development theories and models 11 Career Discovery Process - Engage clients in a structured career exploration 11.1 Conduct intake interview 11.3 Help client develop goals and action plans 11.4 Select and monitor interventions 11.5 Help client build support network 14 Career Resources - Manage career resources to support client services and self-directed learning 14.1 Maintain and deliver career resources 14.3 Guide self-directed assessment 16 Referrals to Professional Services - Refer client to other professionals as required 16.1 Maintain network of referral resources
RATE Professional Members of Career Professionals of Canada $495 Supporting Organizations (ask for code) $693 Non-Members $990
Fees are paid at the time of registration for each course. Cost includes all required texts.