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Tuesday, January 29

16:10 EST

201: Trauma-Informed Career Development Practice
This session will present strategies for career practitioners to create a trauma-informed practice in their service delivery settings. As more clients come into career services with a history of trauma it is essential that career practitioners have the tools to work effectively with these clients. The session will provide tangible tools for working with clients who have experienced trauma.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify symptoms of clients living with trauma
  • Practice concrete strategies to address trauma
  • Build trauma-informed processes

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Seanna Quressette

Seanna Quressette

Co-ordinator - Continuing Education, Douglas College - Child, Family & Community Studies
Seanna Quressette has over 30 years of experience as a career practitioner. She has trained practitioners since 1999. Seanna is trained as a trauma therapist. Seanna currently works in private practice and at Douglas College.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 201

16:10 EST

202: Beyond Generation Jobless: Successfully Navigating the School-to-Work Transition
Obtaining meaningful employment is a common goal for university graduates; however, students are finding the school-to-work transition increasingly difficult. This presentation will explore how recent graduates who are meaningfully employed have navigated the job search process. Implications for students and practitioners will be considered, inviting a discussion about how professionals can support the success of future graduates in finding work.

 Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand how recent university graduates are finding meaningful employment
  • Explore factors that help and hinder the job search process
  • Discuss implications for practitioners in supporting the school-to-work transition

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for April Dyrda

April Dyrda

Registered Provisional Psychologist and Workplace Consultant, Calgary Career Counselling
April Dyrda is a Registered Provisional Psychologist, specializing in career and personal counselling. Her interests include the career development needs of students and their transition from academia to the workforce.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 202

16:10 EST

203: Using Credential Evaluation to Integrate Internationally Educated Professionals
The Government of Canada has announced its intention to settle nearly one million immigrants by 2020. Now more than ever, practitioners need tools to help internationally educated professionals meet their career goals. This session will provide career practitioners with resources, tips, and tools to help prepare clients for their career in Canada.

 Learning Outcomes: 
  • Identify the purpose and function of a credential evaluation
  • Explore tools and resources that will help meet clients’ goals
  • Advocate career opportunities for internationally educated professionals

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Jodi Tingling

Jodi Tingling

Program Manager, World Education Services
Jodi Tingling has over 10 years of experience leading and empowering others within the field of education, career services and immigration. She is passionate about developing programming and content that helps individuals meet their career goals.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 203

16:10 EST

204: Engaging Faculty: The Good, the Challenges, the Unexpected
Have you had challenges or unexpected outcomes working with faculties? Hear about our unique model in combining academic and career services to get faculty buy-in. This model helps us to deliver high-impact services directly in-class to students. We will share our experience in building collaborative working relationships with the academic departments at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Collaborative and holistic impact of academic and career advising
  • Learn about collaborative projects and workshops with faculty
  • Identify the benefits and challenges of working with faculty

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Esther Chung

Esther Chung

Academic and Learning Strategist, University of Toronto Scarborough
Esther Chung completed her MEd in counselling psychology and has been working in career, academic, and learning skills advising roles for the last 11 years. Her professional interests include online resources development, first-year success and peer programs.
avatar for Byung Oh

Byung Oh

Career Strategist, University of Toronto Scarborough
Byung Oh is a Career Strategist at the University of Toronto Scarborough. He has worked in areas including career advising, program development & social media content management. He’s passionate about lifelong learning and #JobsintheFuture.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 204

16:10 EST

205: How Effective Are You at Connecting?
We are all very different, therefore connecting with everyone is not always easy! In 90 seconds, you can now identify your clients' values and customize your approach accordingly. This proven and easy-to-use personality-based, people-focused and profit-driven communication tool helps you develop strong relationships and connect with ease through respect and understanding. Increase your success and help them do the same!

 Learning Outcomes:
  •  Learn to connect faster and with ease within 90 seconds!
  • Identify your clients' values and customize your approach!
  • Become even more successful and guide others do the same!

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Linda P. Cousineau

Linda P. Cousineau

Founder and President, LPC and Associates Inc.
An entrepreneur for 20+ years, Linda Cousineau has extensive consulting, coaching and training experience with clients in Europe and North America. Her mission is to guide people to connect with ease, build relationships and achieve success!
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Jay Gosselin

Founder and President, Mentor U and Discover Year
Jay Gosselin is a character coach. His mission is to help as many people as possible take action, remain open-minded and build significant lives that align with their authentic interests, values and talents.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 205

16:10 EST

206: 19 Productivity Hacks Every Career Practitioner Should Know | Dix-neuf conseils pour améliorer la productivité des intervenants en développement de carrière
Do you sometimes struggle to serve your clients while bogged down by constant distractions? Productivity hacks could provide the answer you are looking for. These tools are becoming more popular as people seek to work faster and smarter. This session introduces you to free and inexpensive online tools that will significantly increase your productivity and support the work.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Experiment with resources that facilitate productivity for you and clients
  • Implement productivity strategies to become more efficient
  • Build a robust toolkit of time management tools and resources

Vous arrive-t-il d’avoir de la difficulté à servir vos clients à cause de sources de distractions permanentes? Ces conseils pour améliorer la productivité pourraient vous aider. Ces outils connaissent une popularité croissante en cette ère où nous voulons tous travailler plus rapidement et plus intelligemment. Cette formation présente des outils en ligne gratuits ou peu coûteux qui augmenteront vraiment votre productivité et faciliteront votre travail.

Objectifs d’apprentissage :
  • Essayer des outils qui amélioreront votre productivité et celle de vos clients
  • Adopter des stratégies qui rendront votre travail plus efficace
  • Bâtir un coffre rempli d’outils de gestion du temps et d’autres ressources

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Daisy Wright

Daisy Wright

Chief Encouragement Officer | Directrice principale, Encouragement, The Wright Career Solution
Daisy Wright is author & Chief Encouragement Officer at The Wright Career Solution. She offers career transition, resume writing and job search coaching. As a Certified Career Management Coach, Daisy helps clients find satisfying careers.Daisy Wright est auteure et directrice principale... Read More →

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 206

16:10 EST

207: Hired! How to Get the Zippy Gig
Did you know that 80% of resumes FAIL within 11 seconds! I'll share my insider secrets including: 6 surprising resume sections that get ZERO attention; a 2-step resume formula that will get you noticed; terminations, gaps & tough conversations; 1 question you need to answer; your 5 smart interview questions; social media & job searching; and 1 thing you can do that no one else is.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Creating a 2-step resume that will make you a stand-out!
  • How to handle: terminations, gaps and other tough conversations!
  • Interview-ending questions: 5 to NEVER an 6 to MUST ask!

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Sheila Musgrove

Sheila Musgrove

Founder & CEO, Author of "Hired!", TAG Recruitment Group Inc.
Sheila Musgrove runs one of the most successful recruitment firms in Canada, TAG Recruitment. Her first book, Hired! How To Get The Zippy Gig. Insider Secrets From A Top Recruiter,became an Amazon bestseller.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 207

16:10 EST

209: Maximize Impact of e-Career Services: A Research-Based Model | Maximiser l’impact des services de développement de carrière en ligne : un modèle fondé sur la recherche
Although integration of technology and online services continues to grow in our field, there is little empirical research about the most effective ways to design and deliver client-centred online services. Sharing findings from recent doctoral research on the perceptions of practitioners and clients engaged in e-career services, this session will provide tangible design and practice recommendations for online career counselling.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand how to form a working alliance in online counselling
  • Understand impact of e-career service design factors on client engagement
  • Consider how online delivery may enhance your current service model

Même si l’intégration de la technologie et des services en ligne connaît une croissance continue dans notre secteur, il y a peu de recherches empiriques sur les méthodes de conception et de livraison efficaces des services en ligne axés sur le client. Cette séance porte sur les résultats de récents travaux de recherche doctorale sur la perception des intervenants et des clients qui utilisent des services d’orientation en ligne. Elle présente des recommandations concrètes pour concevoir et proposer un programme d’orientation professionnelle en ligne.  

Objectifs d’apprentissage :
  • Savoir comment créer un partenariat en vue d’offrir des services de consultation en ligne
  • Comprendre l’impact de la conception des outils de consultation en ligne sur l’engagement des clients
  • Étudier la possibilité d’améliorer le modèle de service actuel par l’ajout de services en ligne

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Tannis Goddard

Tannis Goddard

CEO | Directrice générale, MixtMode
Tannis Goddard is CEO of MixtMode and has spent the last two decades launching career development services online. She is completing her PhD on this topic and provides consultation to governments, agencies and research projects.Directrice générale de MixtMode, Tannis Goddard a consacr... Read More →

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 209

16:10 EST

210: Addressing Ageism in Older Entrepreneurs
Presenters will share findings from their research study done in 2018 supported by OCWI and Ryerson with older and retired workers considering entrepreneurial activity. The qualitative research considers the implications of ageism and the entrepreneurial mindset.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Role of ageism in 55+ potential entrepreneurs
  • Who is attracted to entrepreneurship in 55+ cohort
  • Gain insight into needs of older entrepreneurs

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Helen Hirsh Spence

Helen Hirsh Spence

Founder/CEO, Top 60 Over 60
As an educational leader for over 35 years in public/private education, Helen Hirsh Spence is using her expertise to research and develop programming for older adults. She is the founder of the TopSixtyOverSixty.com.
avatar for Debra Yearwood

Debra Yearwood

CEO, CommStorm
Debra Yearwood is a senior communications professional with more than 20 years as an executive in the for-profit and not-for profit sectors. She is an expert at balancing public priorities and market realities.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 210

16:10 EST

211: Stages en entreprise : vecteurs d’intégration en emploi?
Au cours des dernières années, les stages ont fait l’objet de nombreux débats et controverses, tant sur la scène médiatique qu’académique. La multiplication des occasions de stage, dans divers environnements et secteurs d’activité, a projeté cette pratique à l’avant-plan, en mettant en lumière ses effets bénéfiques et les défis associés. Dans ce contexte, il apparaît important d’identifier les facteurs de succès et les bonnes pratiques qui favorisent une intégration durable sur le marché du travail.

Objectifs d’apprentissage :
  • Apprendre davantage sur les bonnes pratiques en matière de stage
  • Discuter de l’impact du contexte actuel du marché du travail
  • Explorer les défis et les éléments importants des stages

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Mylène Mattei

Mylène Mattei

Chargée de projet - Développement et partenariats, AXTRA | Alliance des centres-conseils en emploi
Mylène Mattei s’est jointe à AXTRA en tant que chargée de projet pour le développement et les partenariats. En plus de gérer différents projets d’intervention, elle contribue au déploiement de nouvelles opportunités pour les organismes.
avatar for Gabrielle St-Cyr

Gabrielle St-Cyr

Chargée de projet principale - Recherche et analyse, AXTRA | Alliance des centres-conseils en emploi
Gabrielle St-Cyr est chargée de projet principale en recherche et analyse au sein d’AXTRA. À ce titre, elle a mené, depuis 2011:00, plusieurs projets de recherche visant à faciliter l’insertion professionnelle de diverses clientèles.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 211

16:10 EST

213: Finding Meaning & Motivation
Connecting with your WHY allows you to connect your work with purpose, fulfillment and motivation. Learn the secrets that top leaders have known for generations. You’ll gain clarity on your WHY as well as HOW best to achieve it. Then use this process to guide your clients, colleagues and students toward connecting with their meaningful and motivating work as well.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Discover your WHY (finding purpose, fullfillment & motivation)
  • Identify how best to achieve your WHY
  • Guide your clients and/or colleagues to discover their WHY

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Shellie Deloyer

Shellie Deloyer

President, Trainer, Coach, Speaker | Présidente, formatrice, mentore et conférencière, Bright Futures Solutions
Shellie Deloyer is a professional development trainer, master coach and business owner. She has extensive experience working with individuals and organizations to unlock their potential, build new skills and achieve their goals.Shellie Deloyer est formatrice en perfectionnement de... Read More →

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 213

16:10 EST

214: Your Organization and People with Disabilities
This session will focus on your organization’s opportunities to work with people with disabilities, as employees and as your clients. The presenters will outline what to expect when working with persons with disabilities, some resources available to you, and your legal requirements as an employer of a person with a disability. The session will also look at the benefits of building relationships with this diverse group of 1.3 billion people worldwide.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Knowledge transformation
  • Information exchange
  • Concrete resources

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Kristen Klassen

Kristen Klassen

Trainer of Facilitators, Brickstorming
Kristen Klassen is a Certified Facilitator and Trainer of Facilitators in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method. She holds a Phd in applied health sciences, focusing on mental health and an MSc in disability studies, focusing on career development opportunities for children with disab... Read More →
avatar for Peter Tonge

Peter Tonge

Robert Rasmussen Consulting
Peter Tonge has been certified in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method since October 2015 (also with Robert Rasmussen Consulting). Peter is a Lego devotee. He regularly builds and redesigns Lego projects. He is also a member of the Manitoba Lego Users Group. Peter likes to give back to... Read More →

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 214

16:10 EST

215: Creating a Career Learning Framework and Curriculum Map
Learn how Career Exploration and Education created a career-learning framework and adapted a curriculum-mapping process and to organize all our services. We will share how we used the framework to create 3 pathways to help students navigate our services and how the framework created a shared and consistent approach across all our teams in working with students and partners.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand the process of developing a learning framework 
  • Identify how it can be used to deepen student engagement 
  • Examine its internal and institutional impact and value

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Karen McCrank

Karen McCrank

Lead Co-ordinator, Career Education, University of Toronto
Karen McCrank is the Lead Co-ordinator, Career Education at Career Exploration and Education at the University of Toronto. She has a MEd in adult education and a background in careers, service learning and graduate education.
avatar for Amelia Merrick

Amelia Merrick

Director, Career Exploration and Education, University of Toronto
Amelia Merrick is the Director of Career Exploration and Education at the University of Toronto. She is currently pursuing a PhD to understand how first generation university students create their career paths in the knowledge economy.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 215