For anyone interested in Brain Injury, the Pushor Mitchell Okanagan Symposium on Brain Injury is coming up on June 1st from 8 AM to 5 PM in Kelowna. Full details at the link below. Special thanks to COPCS for sending this around!
There is a free webinar for caregivers available through the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI) about Understanding and Supporting individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder. Thanks to COPCS for circulating this info!
Don’t forget to check out the info from posAbilities (below, with poster) about free training sessions being offered to families, caregivers and support staff!
We are pleased to present the 2017 Orientation for Support Network Members. This is part of CLBC’s ongoing goal of increasing capacity in the region by supporting local service providers to expand the skills and knowledge to provide for the behaviour support needs of individuals with difficult and serious behaviour challenges (as defined in CLBC Policy Document).
Please see attached flyer for full details and information regarding registration. These free sessions are open to families, caregivers and support staff. Please distribute amongst your network as appropriate. We will be holding 2 sessions in both Kelowna and Penticton. These sessions are open to approximately 30 people per session. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Attendees are welcome to bring in additional food for lunch.The topics include:
- Person Centered Thinking
- Positive Behaviour Support
Hey everyone, there is an opportunity for those interested in crisis management to check out training being offered by the Crisis & Trauma Resource institute. See info below!
The Crisis & Trauma Resource institute provides regular workshops on De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations. Below is a link to the May 11th training in Kamloops. The cost per attendee is $198.00. You can also purchase the webinar or manual if you need training sooner through CTRI.
PLAN Okanagan’s Run for Friends is just 2 weeks… hope you are going to make it! It’s always a fun time! Please check out our attached poster or go to our Facebook Page for more information or directly to our PLAN Okanagan Event Page at Running Room to register. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and beverages. The top 3 competitors of each race length will receive a bottle of wine for a prize. Self Advocates fee is still only $10. You can also contact me or David Paynter (email@example.com) for info or to register.
See you April 30th at Mission Creek Greenway...
Mary BickertCoordinator/Community Connector
1650 Bernard Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6R9
250 860 2080
The purpose of PLAN Okanagan is to create safe and secure futures, in community, for people with disabilities and their families.
Attached please find poster for the next family forum meeting Monday March 27, 2017. Meeting starts at 6:30pm, Pizza will be provided so please rsvp to Linda Farr at Linda.Farr@gov.bc.ca or call 250-712-3624 no later than 4:00pm on Friday March 24, 2017.