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Welcome to the Puget Sound Career
Development Association (PSCDA)

Please visit the PSCDA AND WCDA PROPOSAL page above for more information and to see Frequently Asked Questions about the details of the proposal to combine the Puget Sound Career Development Association and the Washington State Career Development Association.  Here is the link to the WCDA website:  www.mywcda.org

After reviewing the proposal details, all current and former PSCDA members are invited to submit their comments using the short, 3-question online survey.

The comment period will close on Friday, February 2, 2018. 

Mission of PSCDA

Founded in 1986, our mission is to provide our members unique and ongoing opportunities for learning, connecting with colleagues, and promoting themselves as career development professionals.

  • Professional development though our guest speakers, webinars, and annual training conference.
  • Opportunities to promote your private practice such as advertising in our "Find a Counselor" directory.
  • Networking opportunities with area career development professionals through our website directories and meetings.
  • Access to our members-only job board, members forum and archive.


Our membership includes counselors, HR managers, career transition specialists, professional resume writers, academic advisors, corporate trainers, career consultants and career, life and executive coaches, in addition to those who are fascinated by the “world of work.”

Upcoming Events

    What's New with Dependable Strengths
Webinar on
Thursday, February 8, 2018
at 6:30pm

Instructions for Webinar are below.   
Limited to 100 participants. 

ZOOM Instructions

"What's New with Dependable Strengths" 

Day/Time:  Thursday, February 8, at 6:30-8 PM

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/487572138
Or iPhone one-tap:
    US: +16465588656,,487572138##  or +16699006833,,487572138##

Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 669 900 6833

 Meeting ID: 487 572 138

Handouts from the Speakers
Whats new with DS.docx
Jerald desc of SfI.docx
CDS Fact sheet.pdf

We anticipate recording this event. 
A link to the recording will be posted in the future. 

Dr. Kate Duttro, Dr. Jerald Forster, and Ms. Tami Palmer, Executive Director of the Center for Dependable Strengths and WOIS/The Career Information System will present “What’s New with Dependable Strengths--new, shortened and improved, DS” on Thursday, February 8th from 6:30pm to 8pm.

Dependable Strengths Master Trainers spent the last few years revising the Dependable Strengths training to bring it up to date and to address diversity and inclusion.  This webinar will detail the significant changes that have been made.  We will also present new formats for delivering the DSAP.

This FREE webinar session will use ZOOM Video Conferencing.  Instructions have been sent to advance registrants.

Moderated by:

Angie Engel, Central Washington University, Puget Sound Career Development Association
Hayley Leventhal, University of Washington, Washington Career Development Association

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