Category Archives: Support and Training Events

SPOTLIGHT: CLBC Standards for Home Sharing course – available online!

Hi all, CLBC’s Standards for Home Sharing course is available online!  This course is free to take, is available online, is broken down into flexible modules around key themes, and offers a certificate once completed.  There are great resources (videos, help sheets, tips) built into the content, too.  Check it out!  Let us know what you think in the comments.

http://www.communitylivingbc.ca/about/StandardsHS/index.html

Also, we are making a permanent home for this link on our website, here.

VANCOUVER: FASD – Strategies Workshop – Nov. 28-29

https://ca.ctrinstitute.com/workshops/fetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorder-vancouver11-28/

Description:
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is one of the most prevalent brain-based disabilities in our society. There is a growing need for caregivers to acquire increased knowledge and practical skills to support children, adults and families living with FASD. This workshop will propose 5 pillars for success when supporting individuals with FASD. These include a focus on Strengths, Healthy Relationships, Promoting FASD Self Awareness, Adaptations Strategies and Team Based Support. Participants will transfer newfound knowledge about FASD into practical and meaningful ways to try differently not harder in their support of individuals, families and communities affected by FASD.

SPOTLIGHT: Trauma Informed Practise Workshops

There are workshops being offered in communities around the Province on Trauma Informed Practise – check it out!

WEBINAR: Future Planning Tips – Sep. 28th

Webinar: Future planning tips for people with disabilities and those who support them
Thursday, Sept 28, 2017 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST

If you have a disability or support a person who does, join a free webinar on September 28, 2017 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EST)/ 10:00 am -11:30 am (PST) to learn how planning for a good life can lead to achieving greater peace of mind about the present.

Brendon Pooran, Founder and principal lawyer, PooranLaw Professional Corporation; Ted Kuntz, Chair, Board of Directors of Plan Institute; and Tom O’Dwyer, Lead tax advisor, Ability Tax and Trust Advisors will share their experiences and professional insights from their work in this area.

This webinar is hosted by Plan Institute and Prosper Canada and will benefit persons living with disabilities, their family members, caregivers, and service providers.
*Currently serving residents in British Columbia and Ontario

Register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7302403562414971139?mc_cid=c0b645e594&mc_eid=a84f4a9b9f

WEBINAR: Role of Trustee – May 16th

The Family Support Institute is partnering with KMK Law Corporation to put on a free webinar on May 16th – check out the info below and their poster!

Please see the attached poster (or below) for FSI’s next upcoming webinar on “Role of Trustee” set for May 16 at 6:30pm.  This is a follow up webinar to the one we held last month on “Disability Estates and Planning” and will be presented by Ken Kramer.   Simply click on the image below to register.  Please post and share with your networks!    Thank you.