Date: March 31, 2017
CEU Value: TBD
Welcome and Introduction
This program prepares CAVEWAS members for the CCVE exam. It is also valuable in enhancing member knowledge and skill in the field and in improving professional practice. It has been successfully delivered as a workshop and is now moving online to meet the needs of the membership across Canada.
The Course Approach and Content
The course involves pre-webinar reading from the Study Guide of the various sections covered in the webinars. This is followed by four (4) two-hour webinars over the course of 8 weeks, each covering two (2) of the eight (8) professional domains. The domains include:
- Foundation of Vocational Evaluation
- Principles of Vocational Evaluation
- Test Selection
- Transferable Skills and Employability Analysis
- Occupational Information
Participants will have access to the trainers throughout the duration of the course through phone / email. Each participant will be expected to complete a quiz or assignment after each webinar to demonstrate learning. This is a requirement for the awarding of Certified Educational Units (CEUs).
Gail Kovacs, BA, BPE, CCRC, CVRP, CDMP, CBDMA, RRP, FCARP, PVRA, HRDC, ABDA
Gail has 43 years of front-line, management and project experience in health care, disability management and vocational rehabilitation in both the public and private sector and in the UK, Europe, Canada and the United States.
Gail is a Past President of VRA Canada and of CAVEWAS. She has also been on the Board of Directors for the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (CVRP). She has been awarded the Fellowship of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada and the honorary lifetime achievement award from the UK VRA in recognition of her professional achievements in Vocational Rehabilitation and for her dedication and commitment to professional development and to client and customer services.
Cameron Adams-Webber, BA.(Hons), M.Ed., CVE., CVO(T), RRP
Cameron graduated from Brock University in St. Catharines and entered into the field of vocational assessment directly with a local school board as a vocational evaluator in 1986. Cameron has been involved in the field of vocational rehabilitation and vocational evaluation continuously since this time. Cameron has focused in his career on both the theoretical and practical aspects of issues effecting the provision of vocational evaluation and rehabilitation services. He has enjoyed many opportunities for involvement in client service, legal vocational work, assessment training, teaching and writing for publication on his theories and techniques. Cameron is a frequent presenter at Canadian and American national and regional conferences and he has consulted with many vocational evaluation service providers throughout Canada and the United States. Cameron is the president of Adams-Webber Inc.