Career Development Association of New Zealand


Pātaka Kōrero Toolkit

Pātaka Kōrero Toolkit

In acknowledgement of the importance of having supporting resources along side the Competency Framework, and as part of the Professional Standards, we are developing the Pātaka kõrero – which means “a storehouse of information”. This will contain a range of supporting documents and information such as a glossary of terms and further links. The development of this will be ongoing.

CDANZ Practice Guidelines

The CDANZ Practice Guidelines focus on a key aspect of practice, providing information for self-reflection and shared understanding. Below are those developed to date:

Digital Technologies

Professional Supervision and Mentoring

Third Party Work 

Working with people with mental health conditions


The CDANZ Resources are practical tools to enhance professional practice, providing an explanation and worksheets. Below are the resources developed to date:

Reflective Practice 

Ethical Decision making