Week Name Description
Week 1: Getting Started Folder Getting Started Materials

In this folder, you will find the course syllabus which includes weekly timelines, the student agreement, and other important information to be successful in your course. 

Student Acceptance Declaration (Student Agreement)


Purchase Your Online Manual:

The online access will allow individuals to purchase the FCD Student Manual at a cost of $150 per manual. The online access gives the individual access to the files in a secure location on the NCDA website for 6 months. In addition, there are no shipping costs for purchasing access. 

Please note that individuals must purchase this access. An individual will be given access for 6 months. They may download and print out the materials but may not share the manual (print copy or online access) with other individuals.

To purchase online access please visit the NCDA Career Resource Store.


File Understanding the difference between CCSP and GCDF

Have you review the links and still a bit confused? Here is a great resource to assist you in understanding the differences between the two credentials.

Week 2: Developing a Helping Relationship & Training and Leading Groups Folder Additional Resources

This area may appear in certain chapters to assist you throughout your lesson. These materials are meant to provide you with helpful resources to assist you with working as a career development professional. These items are not requirements to use but are merely ideas and suggestions.

Week 3: Career Development Theory URL Assignment #2: Complete the Holland Code (RIASEC) Test

The Holland Occupational Themes is a theory of personality that focuses on career and vocational choice. Please complete the test and be prepared to bring the results to our face-to-face session.

Week 7: Job Seeking and Employability Skills File Job Loss and Unemployment Stress

This document can be helpful when speaking with clients that are unemployed and getting discouraged. 

Week 10: Clients with Disabilities and Justice-Involved URL The Americans With Disabilities Act: Applying Performance And Conduct Standards To Employees With Disabilities

This is a great reference for employment-related scenarios and situations concerning individuals with disabilities.