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Monday, January 27 • 10:10 - 11:25
201: Integrating Essential Skills for Employment Counsellors

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A recent project with employment counsellors in Alberta showed that not everyone in the field is working from a consistent definition of essential skills. This session will summarize the Alberta project findings and provide an overview of a current national project aimed at integrating the essential skills framework and tools into the employment counselling process and services.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Review and clarify the essential skills framework;
  • Show how essential skills relate directly to career development;
  • Unveil a national project partnering with employment counsellors

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Cindy Messaros

Executive Director, Alberta Workforce Essential Skills Society
Cindy Messaros has worked in employment initiatives for 30 years as a facilitator, researcher and curriculum developer. As the Executive Director of the Alberta Workforce Essential Skills Society, she is an advocate for essential skills development, creating change at organizational... Read More →

Monday January 27, 2020 10:10 - 11:25 EST
Room | Salle 201