The new CDP profile(2021) is the result of collaboration across the country that included many practitioners from NL through coffee consultations, expert focus groups and steering committee participation.  

Congratulations to CCDF for leading this transformational initiative and to the hundreds of CDPs nationwide who contributed to bring this about. 

Professional Practice

  • Professional Responsibility
  • Ethics and Regulations
  • Client Practitioner Relationship
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Professional Development
  • Health and Wellness
  • Communication
  • Digital Literacy

CDP Characteristics

10. Foundational Knowledge and Applied Theories

11. Service Delivery Process

12. Learning and Job Readiness

13. Awareness of Diverse Worldviews

14. Career Resources

15. Client Work Search Strategies

16. Referrals to Professional Services