Career Development Practitioner Certification Board of Ontario (CDPCBO) is a not-for-profit corporation established in 2014 to provide certification to career development practitioners’ in Ontario.
This certification process ensures the highest quality of service delivery to the public and establishes Career Development Practitioners as experts in their field. A commitment to ethical practices and mastery of competencies, as defined in the National Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners, establishes professional excellence. Certified Career Development Professionals (CCDPs) have demonstrated they meet these knowledge and skills requirements which allows them to provide competent, high-quality services to clients in a variety of settings.
UPDATE – As of February 2016, the certification model has been updated. The revisions reflect the National Certification Standard to achieve harmonization of certification criteria across the country.