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Assisting The Career Development Of Diverse Populations

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Assisting The Career Development Of Diverse Populations

  1. 1. Assisting the Career Development of Diverse PopulationsS.U.C.C.E.S.S Employment Services as an example <br />Ronald Ma MSW RSW<br />Director of Employment Services<br />S.U.C.C.E.S.S.<br />January 27, 2010, Vancouver<br />
  2. 2. About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.<br />A non-profit agency founded in 1974<br />to assist immigrants integrate into the Canadian Community<br />Provides employment services since 1984<br />
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  4. 4. Tri-City <br />Office<br />Pender <br />Office<br />New Westminster <br />Office<br />Fraser <br />Office<br />Burnaby <br />Office<br />Surrey <br />Office<br />Richmond <br />Office<br />Employment Services Locations<br />
  5. 5. employment insurance <br />recipient<br />unemployed<br />Service Targets<br />underemployed<br />income assistance <br />recipient<br />immigrants, all<br />
  6. 6. Staff country of origin<br />Aboriginal<br />Bosnia <br />Herzegovina<br />Brunei <br />Canada <br />China <br />Czechoslovakia<br />El Salvador <br />India <br />Iran<br />Japan<br />Korea <br />Laos <br />Malaysia <br />Great Britain<br />Mexico<br />Scotland <br />Germany <br />Taiwan <br />USA <br />Vietnam<br />Hong Kong <br />Hungary<br />
  7. 7. Country of origin – clients<br />
  8. 8. Immigrants’ Barriers to Employment<br />language skills<br />Culture shock<br />Social network<br />Local work experience<br />Information about training and job opportunities<br />Foreign credential recognition<br />
  9. 9. Immigrants’ barriers ---continues….<br />Alone , Feeling of rejection, Insecure<br />Feeling of difference from others, Sad, dull affect<br />Absence of supporting network, Etc,<br />Social isolation, social disconnectedness, Social exclusion<br />
  10. 10. group and community development<br />Settlement<br />Services<br />Health services, senior care home, adult day care<br />family and youth counseling<br /> Employment <br /> & skills training<br />Integrated Service<br />business and Economic <br />development <br />Seniors & Women Program<br />ESL Language <br />Training<br />
  11. 11. Holistic Approach<br />Government, Businesses, Employers, Community Organizations, Schools, Communities, Parents, Volunteers<br />
  12. 12. group and community development<br />Settlement<br />Services<br />Health services, senior care home, adult day care<br />family and youth counseling<br /> Employment <br /> & skills training<br />Holistic & Integrated Service<br />business and Economic <br />development <br />Seniors & Women Program<br />ESL Language <br />Training<br />Government, Businesses, Employers, Community Organizations, Schools, <br />Communities, Parents, Volunteers<br />
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  16. 16. Training & Professional Development of Employment practitioners<br />Bilingual Employment Services Advisors<br />Certificate Training Program<br />Active Career Engagement <br />Certificate Program<br />河北精英加拿大培訓計劃<br />(人力資源就業服務專修証書課程)<br /> <br />Human Resources and Employment Services Development <br />Certificate Program for Hebei Elites<br />Metaphors:<br />A workshop for Career Practitioners and Counselors<br />
  17. 17. The SES H-I Model of Employment Services<br />
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  19. 19. Thank You<br />Ronald Ma MSW RSW<br />Director of Employment Services<br />S.U.C.C.E.S.S.<br />Vancouver, BC, Canada<br />ronald@success.bc.ca<br />

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