Check it out. Thoughts? www.openfuturelearning.org/blog/index.php/difficult-families-3/ Thanks, Brian
This from Erica, one of our Home Share Coordinators Hi everyone, I was just informed about this last week and wanted to pass it on. CLBC has a scholarship program for individuals looking into post secondary education. Deadline for application for this year is Friday March 18th. If approved, funding can be used anywhere from May 2016-April 2017. Here’s the link: www.communitylivingbc.ca/scholarship/ Have a great day.
-- Brian Burnham Director Community Connections Support Services 275 Rutland Road North Kelowna, BC V1X 3B1 firstname.lastname@example.org www.commconn.ca
Check this flyer out for some behavioural support training that posAbilities is putting on.
Hi All: please see the note from CLBC about the upcoming (soon) dinner and dance: The Kootenay Community Council is proud to officially announce their /Annual Dinner & Dance/! When: Friday, March 18^th Where: Rotocrest Hall, 312 19 Ave North, Creston. For more information on this event, please see the poster attached—We’d like to make this event the best it’s ever been, so be sure to forward this email to community partners and to the individuals we serve. Dance-poster-2015-updated.pdf
The Central Okanagan Professional Caregivers Society invites you to attend the upcoming */‘Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma’/ *workshop, to be held on Friday, April 22^nd in Penticton. *(See Attached Flyer)* For helping professionals, one all too common consequence of compassion fatigue and burnout is that we become emotionally exhausted and trying new things feels profoundly draining and beyond our reach. This workshop will provide*//*participants with*/a safe and reflective space/* for: -Understanding the similarities and differences between Compassion Fatigue (CF), Vicarious Trauma (VT), Burnout (BO) and Moral Distress (MD) -Recognizing signs and symptoms of CF and VT that you and others may be experiencing. -Developing personalized skills and tools for combating CF and VT. -Taking beginning steps toward implementing your *Personalized Self-Care Plan* that includes both inner and outer work for alleviating or preventing CF and VT. -Caring for YOU! Please register early for this recommended workshop. *This Workshop is offered _FREE_ to Home Share Providers funded by CLBC Southern Interior Region including Host Agencies * Thank you! Margaret Milsom – Central Okanagan Professional Caregivers Society Compassion-Fatigue-Penticton.pdf
Hi all: Some info on an RDSP workshop coming up. Hello, Very beneficial for the people we support if you can attend. Please RSVP to Linda Farr if you plan on going. *Come out to the next Family Forum meeting and learn about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) * *Start at 6:30 PM* *Where: CLBC Offices at 1060 Manahattan Drive office, Suite #104* *Please RSVP to Linda Farr at email@example.com
Photo by the Nelson Star (Bill Metcalfe) Check out this great article on Amanda L and Amanda B and their home share family. The link is here, check it out!
— Image Credit: Bill Metcalfe