This section of CYFERnet provides a set of tools and resources designed to assist CYFAR front-line staff in identifying training needs and putting together a professional development plan. Tools are provided to assist staff and their supervisors develop a "training needs" plan and monitor progress toward completion of that plan.
A set of skills has been identified for each of the CYFAR Core Competencies. Professional development resources have been identified for each of these skill areas. The Core Competencies are
The Core Competency tool box contains resources to support capacity building. This set of tools includes a summary of the competencies and priority skills, a self-assessment for gauging training needs, and a tool for tracking training completion.
Step 1: Complete the CYFAR Core Competency Planning and Self-Assessment Tool (file below) to identify your training needs. (This tool is not available during the CYFERnet website redesign.)
Step 2: Print out the results of your self-assessment.
Step 3: Work with your supervisor and use the CYFAR Core Competencies: Professional Development Planning and Self-Assessment Record of Completion (file below) to develop your professional development plan.
Step 4: Use the suggested resources provided for each of the CYFAR Core Competencies to support your professional development plans.
You may create a CYFAR Core Competencies Training certificate of completion (file below) to document your participation.