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Career Development Professionals – Sorting the Chaff from the Wheat

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Searching for a Career Development Practitioner

Sorting the Chaff from the Wheat – How to ascertain the legitimacy of Career Development Practitioners in Australia

 

Career Development is a large umbrella or net that draws together a myriad of Career Services occupations and brands them together in one category with the purposes of facilitating and empowering a client in the exploration, development and management of their career over the course of their career life cycle.

WHAT OCCUPATIONS FALL UNDER CAREER DEVELOPMENT ?

There are a multitude of Career Service occupations that fall under the Career Development banner including: –

  • Career Advisor
  • Career Coach
  • Career Consultant
  • Career Counsellor
  • Career Development Expert
  • Career Development Practitioner
  • Career Guidance Officer
  • Career Management Consultant
  • Employment Counsellor
  • Guidance Officer
  • Job Developer
  • Placement Co-ordinator
  • Vocational Counsellor
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • Work Experience Co-ordinator

As illustrated above, there are many occupations that fall under the umbrella of Career Development; which in ones’ opinion can potentially cause clients a great deal of stress trying to determine who is the appropriate service provider for me.

SOURCING CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICE PROVIDERS

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Vocational Assessment (Test) Services – Psychometric Profiling – Personality, Aptitude Testing and Career Interest Testing

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Blu Ripples Vocational (Career) Assessment Services – helping you find your career solutions


Blu Ripples is proud to announce
the launch of our Vocational Assessment Services webpage.

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Personality Profiling – DISC Insights (IML) Accreditation

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DISC Insights

Blu Ripples Counselling and Consulting Services is proud to announce that Founder, Katherine Foster has recently obtained a DISC Accreditation through the Institute of Motivational Living and ACER Education Australia.

DISC (IML) is a powerful personality profile system that allows accredited practitioners to administer and analyse a clients personality over a period of time and variable settings.

For More information on DISC or Blu Ripples Psychometric Services including personality profiling please contact Katherine on 1300 300 557.


Mental Health First Aid Accreditation: – Katherine Foster, Blu Ripples

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Katherine Foster has attained the Mental Health First Aider (Standard) Certificate of Accreditation through Mental Health First Aid Australia

Katherine Foster has attained the Mental Health First Aider (Standard) Accreditation through Mental Health First Aid Australia

 

Blu Ripples is proud to announce that  Katherine Foster (Founder), has successfully completed the Standard Mental Health First Aider – Certificate of Accreditation through Mental Health First Aid Australia.

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CDAA – NSW Committee Member; Katherine Foster – Blu Ripples

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CDAA - NSW COMMITTEE MEMBER; Katherine Foster - T/as Blu Ripples

CDAA – NSW COMMITTEE MEMBER; Katherine Foster – T/as Blu Ripples

 

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Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) – Professional Membership – Katherine Foster – T/as Blu Ripples

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Working With Children Check – NSW Clearance – Blu Ripples Counselling and Consulting Services

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Blu Ripples Founder, Katherine Foster is accredited to work with children and youth in accordance with Office of Children's Guardian (NSW Government).

Blu Ripples Founder, Katherine Foster has attained clearance to work with children and youth in a paid or unpaid capacity in accordance with Office of Children’s Guardian (NSW Government) requirements – clearance granted until Jan 2020.

Blu Ripples Founder, Katherine Foster has received her updated Working with Children Clearance through the Office of Children’s Guardian (NSW Government) today (12 Jan 2015).

A Working With Children Check is a prerequisite for anyone working in child-related occupation. It involves a national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct (source Office of Children’s Guardian website).

Thus, Katherine has been granted clearance to work with Children (0-18 years of age) either in a paid or unpaid capacity until Jan 2020 at which point Katherine will be required to undertake another Working With Children Check in accordance with current legislation.

For further information on the Working With Children Check- requirements for obtaining and maintaining a clearance to work with children please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian website.  To verify Katherine’s clearance status prior to engaging Blu Ripples (Katherine) for the purposes of helping your child or teenager with respect to our counselling, career consulting, training, workshops, and events please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian website and go to “verifying a working with children check status”.  For all additional queries pertaining to Katherine’s clearance please contact her directly on 1300 300 557.

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Domestic and Family Violence Counselling – DV Alert Training Certificate

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DV Alert Training - Lifeline

 

 

 

 

 

 

In August 2013, Blu Ripples Founder Katherine Foster, completed a Domestic Violence Alert Training Course with Lifeline Australia.

The aforementioned courses forms part of a Read More