Jessie Dhami Farheen Hassany

Welcome Practicum Students

It was over 10 years ago that I completed my own practicum with Life Strategies Ltd. during my undergraduate studies with Kwantlen Polytechnical University. Although we’ve hosted several students, both at the undergraduate and graduate level, it wasn’t until 2020 that we’ve been able to welcome back KPU students. This summer, we’re excited to have […]... Read More
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An Interview with Michael Sorsdahl, LearnOnline Instructor

Meet Michael Sorsdahl, the next instructor who we will be profiling this August. Our students have described him as positive, supportive, accommodating, and knowledgeable. Currently, Michael instructs our CPE 510 and 521 psychometric training program along with some of our CMPP courses. Below is a short Q&A session to help you get to know him better. Q1: […]... Read More

An Interview with Kristine Mendoza, CMPP Instructor

Meet Kristine Mendoza, another long-time CMPP instructor, who we will be profiling this month. Our students have said she’s “amazing, accommodating and understanding . . . a great asset to [our] team” and they “really enjoyed her feedback, knowledge and energy” within the course. Below is a short Q&A session to help you get to know him better. […]... Read More

An Interview with  Anahita Kadkhoda, CMPP Instructor

Meet Anahita Kadkhoda, a long-time CMPP instructor, who we will be profiling this month. Student’s have described her as “kind, respectful, and helpful” and an integral component in ensuring our courses “provoke thought and deepened insight into important issues.” Below is a short Q&A session to help you get to know her better. Q1: What drew you to instructing […]... Read More

Calling All Career Practitioners!

Contributed by CMPP Course Instructor, Herky Cutler.   Do you sometimes feel that you’re working all alone? Have you second-guessed decisions you’ve made with clients? Do you feel you’re the best practitioner you can be?   In this online coaching program, you’ll be able to share information, resources and techniques with other practitioners, and an […]... Read More

Theoretical Musings . . .

According to Oxford Dictionaries, theories serve multiple purposes: “to explain something,” to offer “principles on which . . . practice . . . is based,” and “to account for a situation or justify a course of action.” For Career Development Practitioners (CDPs), as well as for other helping professionals, theory is essential to our practice. […]... Read More

Getting Started With Virtual Facilitation Technologies

With so many virtual technologies available, it’s no wonder many academic institutions, corporations, and associations are turning to online methods for connecting with dispersed learners, staff, colleagues, peers, and clients. However, not all technology is created equal and not everyone can effectively select and integrate virtual technologies with everyday tasks. Furthermore, not everyone has the […]... Read More