Making the CYC Resume Work For You!

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This webinar will teach the structure of professional resume writing for the field of Child and Youth Care and how to write your resume to highlight your strengths in the CYC Domains of Practice. Explore the key areas that CYC employers are assessing to determine if they should interview you. You will also learn how your resume should be structured to highlight your skills, and identify what content to include and what to leave for discussion in the interview. Discover reasons why a resume does not make the interview list and how social media plays into the interview selection process.

If you can't make the live webinar, a link to the recording will be sent to you post-broadcast. You will also have 7 days post-viewing to email the presenter with any questions you may have.

This webinar is designed to help you write a strength-based document that will get your skills noticed.

Learning Outcomes:

You, as a Child and Youth Care Practitioner, require a resume that highlights your specific skills. A participant in this webinar will:

  1. Determine the job criteria or competencies your desired position requires.

  2. Select and include the information that will get you and your resume noticed in the selection process.

  3. Design a resume based on your chosen scope of practice.

  4. Evaluate the use of an e-portfolio for your resume, and how to structure it to highlight your experience and skills.

  5. Write a professional cover letter and resume that has information relevant to the field of Child and Youth Care.

Domains of Practice: Professionalism

Knowledge Base Level: Novice/Intermediate

If you cannot attend the live event - please register and a link will be sent post live broadcast.

Webinar Presenter: Deb Cockerton BST, CYC

Deb Cockerton has been in the field of Child and Youth Care since 1978. She has experience in many CYC environments including institutions, school boards, hospital setting, and community agencies. Deb has a private practice and is a member of the faculty in the CYC Program at Fleming College. She is currently pursuing her MSc in Child and Youth Care Studies through the University of Strathclyde.

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