Vocational Pacific offers a range of personal counselling services, specializing in questions of career planning and vocational rehabilitation. We help you explore and reflect on your own interests, aptitudes and existing talents, and apply that insight to your career search.
We can help identify the training, skills and steps needed to reach your goals, and help you find reputable institutions who provide industry recognized training.
We assist young people who are entering the world of work, unsure of their career path and the training needed to meet their goals.
We assist those who are looking for a change to a more satisfying, rewarding career.
We help workers recovering from illness and injury identify, plan and pursue new careers.
We help injured workers to remain in their existing jobs with workplace adaptations that accommodate their injuries.
We offer personal counselling addressing a range of emotional and behavioural issues including depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief, loss, and relationship challenges.
Vocational Pacific’s expert consultants can provide skill and aptitude testing for use in hiring and human resources work. This may include pre-screening of job applicants or candidates for promotion, and layoff/termination/retraining assistance for employees.
We also provide counselling to employees and adaptive strategies to employers wishing to accommodate or retrain injured workers.
Vocational Pacific provides balanced Medical-Legal Vocational Assessments and Document Review services for both Plaintiff and Defence counsel. We also provide Occupational, Educational and Labour Market Research, as well as assistance to counsel in preparation for cross examination.
Our highly experienced consultants are well-respected experts in the assessment and analysis of vocational capacity. We are frequently retained in cases of personal injury, medical malpractice, and family law, to answer questions of employability, lost potential, retraining options, workplace adaptation, labour market opportunity and more.
We have significant experience addressing the question of vocational capacity following spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, complex orthopaedic and neurological injury, chronic pain, PTSD, and other psychiatric disorders. Our consultants are known for their skill and experience in providing expert vocational opinion for high-risk and complex files.
All of Vocational Pacific’s consultants have been accepted as expert witnesses in Vocational Rehabilitation by the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Vocational Pacific’s counsellors can help you learn strategies to improve your job search and obtain work in your field of choice.
We provide training in:
- Effective resume writing
- The most productive ways of looking for a job
- Identifying and using current up-to-date labour market information
- Job interview skills
- Learning the importance of employer follow-up
If needed, our counsellors are here to coach you through your job search.