Their vision is a career development profession recognised for excellence and valued by all Australians.
Their purpose is to support our members by leading, building, and growing the career development profession.
CDAA promotes the value of career development professionals’ work at every stage of life for individual, corporate and national growth and well-being.
They encourage and support our members to aspire to excellence through a broad range of opportunities for professional development and networking. The Association particularly recognises its Life and Fellow members for their excellence in the profession.
The four strategic prorities of CDAA are:
Build organisational sustainability.
Embed our Framework for Excellence.
Champion the work of career development professionals.
Proactively advocate on issues relating to career development.
RCAA is affiliated to the Career Development Association of Australia. RCAA members are bound by the CDAA Code of Ethics. This Code lists the principles of professional conduct developed to safeguard the welfare of consumers and clients of career services provided by members, the integrity of the Association and the integrity of the profession.
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Being a member of RCAA allows me to contribute to improving recognition for the profession of rehabilitation counselling in government and the vocational rehabilitation industry.
Chris RC professional and RCAA full member
RCAA has really helped me throughout my RC career, starting with support as a student member and then with professional networking after graduation, and now with professional development and career advancement.
Vanette RC professional and RCAA full member
As an ex-pat New Zealander, membership of RCAA allowed me to gain a better understanding of the rehabilitation industry in Australia. The collegiality of RCAA has provided support and mentoring and assisted to advance my career as a rehabilitation counsellor.
Lynne RC professional and RCAA full member
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