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APCDA Cannexus Scholarship

CERIC is offering 15 Scholarships to the Cannexus Conference on January 23-25, 2023.  This conference will be Hybrid.  The in-person part will take place in Ottawa and the events will be scheduled for North American Eastern time zones. 

The scholarship includes free registration for the Virtual part of the conference (travel, food, and hotel are not included).  All sessions will be recorded and available for viewing up to 6 months after the event. 

APCDA will accept and screen applications.  Criteria for applicants are:

Scholarships are available to:

  1. Students earning a degree in counseling or related field, or students in a certification program in the career development field, or former students who graduated from such programs within the last 5 years.
  2. Career practitioners engaged in professional development.

Applicants must also meet these requirements:

  1. Live in a Not High-income Country*
  2. Plan to attend the entire conference
  3. Your employer will not pay for you to attend
  4. Can explain how this conference will help you to provide better career services in your home country

To apply:

  1. Complete this application form on SurveyMonkey:
  2. Submit one letter of recommendation from a faculty member or supervisor who knows your work well.

* Examples of countries classified as High-income by the World Bank include Australia, Canada, Hong Kong SAR of China, Japan, Korea, Macao SAR of China, New Zealand, Singapore, United States, and Taiwan. Residents of High-income countries are excluded from this scholarship.

Call for Nominations for APCDA President-Elect

Deadline: July 1

Nominations are now open for President-Elect.  This is a three-year commitment:

  1. Year 1: President-Elect
  2. Year 2: President
  3. Year 3: Past President

Candidates will be introduced at the 10th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Member Meeting on July 18/19. We encourage your to nominate yourself. 

Please send nominations to our Past President Ms. Sing Chee Wong at

APCDA Glossary of Career Development Terminology, Version 3

May, 2022
By the Glossary Taskforce

APCDA is proud to announce the release of Version 3 of the English version of our Glossary of Career Development Terminology containing 178 terms.  This is the product of years of work by a very dedicated career practitioners.  The names and bios for the team are at the front of the document. The Ethics and Standards Committee, which is chaired by Dr. Vandana Gambhir Chopra (, is responsible for the Glossary (in addition to ethics and standards).

We have translations of Version 1 into Arabic, Chinese (Traditional), Japanese, Malay, and Vietnamese.  We would love to have more languages, and updates from Version 1 to Version 3.  If you are interested in translating the glossary into another language, please contact

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