CDANZ is about you, the member, and what you need to support you in your profession as a career practitioner.

See our Member Benefits Table

CDANZ offers you:

A home and a tribe

  • Enjoy the collegiality of peers and mentors regionally, nationally and online.
  • CDANZ is also connected to similar associations overseas creating global networks for you to enjoy.

Professional Standards

Protection for you and your clients

  • Access to competitively priced Professional Indemnity Insurance (for Full, Professional, Fellow and Life members) (pdf) and contact information.
  • A complaint's process

Communications and connections

  • Regular e-newsletters featuring job listings and events
  • Member's dashboard providing access to resources
  • Ability to promote yourself and you practice on the CDANZ "Find a Practitioner" webpage

Learning and development to advance your practice

  • CDANZ Conference and other national events eg. NZ Occupational Rehabilitation Conference and CareerX
  • CDANZ webinars and online content
  • CDANZ Mentoring Programme
  • Branch networking, professional development and leadership opportunities
  • Attendance at national and international affiliated events at member rates
  • Access to up-to-date information and resources via the website
  • Access to professional journals.
  • Library service for CDANZ members

Leadership and personal development opportunities

  • Take a leadership role at a branch or national level
  • Participate in a project team

    Advocacy for practitioners and the sector

    • Strong advocacy within government ministries and working groups
    • Alliances with related organisations, such as CATE, NZATD, NZDSN and ICF
    • International affiliations e.g. IAEVG, CDAA
    • Participation at forums in local and national levels

    Promoting Member Networking and Sharing

    • Special Interest Groups
    • Local Branch meetings
    • Diversity of membership