Welcome to the California Career Development Association,
a professional organization for career development practitioners to connect and collaborate on issues, policies and practices relating to career development.
CCDA's membership is inclusive of all career development service providers, including counselors, educators, technicians, paraprofessionals, business professionals, and graduate students. The CCDA community represents a wide array of settings, including education, private practice, business and industry, public agencies, and private institutions. CCDA is a division of the California Counseling Association (CCA, formerly California Association for Counseling and Development, or CACD), and is a state chapter of the National Career Development Association (NCDA). CCA is a branch of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and NCDA is a division of ACA.
CCDA Fall Regional Conference:
Join us for this Southern California event! Details and registration info on the CCDA Conference page.
CCDA Spring Regional Conference:
Hope you could join us for this successful event! Presentations and materials now available on the CCDA Eventspiration page.
in the works . . .
We have several cool ideas that we are working on to build our website's functionality, convenience, and member support -- we just need
a few more hands!
. . . how you can help
join our all-volunteer force to help us build:
- enhanced member database for networking and referrals
- continuous conversation via topic-focused forums
- more critical news on California career issues
- hot regional resources to help your clients
- best practices and professional development
To learn more, contact our Communications Chair.
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