2017 3rd & 4th Quarter Training Schedule (Internal)
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

2017 3rd & 4th QUARTER TRAINING SCHEDULE (INTERNAL)

 

SEPTEMBER

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER – Supporting Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Certificate Program

This intensive 13 week program is offered through Community Living College. The fall session, set to start September 11, 2017 will take place on a full time basis (20 hours per week). A full course calendar is available for pick up at CRADACL administration office (see Emily) or on-line at www.cradacl.bc.ca (click on the college tab) Questions? Contact Michelle Albrecht at 250-286-0391 or michelle.albrecht@cradacl.bc.ca

Please note: The Community Support Worker Program is modular in design; seats are available, (at no cost) within each module, for current CRADACL supervisors or employees wishing to audit/attend one specific module.

 

3-HOUR REFRESHER PROGRAM

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention is a safe, non-harmful behavior management system designed to aid human service professionals in the management of challenging, disruptive or assaultive people. The goal is to provide staff with the skills and techniques necessary to intervene in a manner that provides for the care, welfare, safety and security of all involved in the situation. This refresher program is intended for those that have completed the full program and need to re-certify

Please note: All staff must complete a Staff Development Request Form and have approval from their supervisor prior to registering. To register: contact Michelle Albrecht at 250-286-0391 or at michelle.albrecht@cradacl.bc.ca

Date: Tuesday Septmeber 5, 2017

Time: 1pm-4pm

Place: VIHA Room, Ironwood Place

Cost: $25

OR

Date: Friday September 8, 2017

Time: 1pm-4pm

Place: VIHA room, Ironwood Place

Cost: $25

 

NEW EMPLOYEE ORIENTATION

*** 2-DAY SESSION - This is mandatory training for all new employees. The intent of this training is to review Association policies & procedures and on-call procedures. There will be discussion and practice on observation & documentation, values, ethics, confidentiality and positive, respectful workplace behavior. This program also fulfills the Worksafe BC requirements for WHMIS and bullying and harassment training.

Date: Wednesday September 6th & Thursday September 7th

Time: 9am – 3pm Place: Classroom, 301 Dogwood St.

Cost: No cost

 

DAVID HINGSBURGER CONFERENCE

September 26 – 28, 2017

Coast Discovery Inn

Contact Michelle Albrecht for more details

 

OCTOBER

 

Full Day Program. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention is a safe, non-harmful behaviour management system designed to aid human service professionals in the management of disruptive and assaultive people. The goal is to provide staff with the skills and techniques necessary to intervene in a manner that provides for the care, welfare, safety and security of all involved in the situation. This full-day program is intended for those that have never taken this training. Mandatory for all new employees

Date: Thursday October 19th

Time: 9am – 4pm

Place: Classroom, 301 Dogwood

Cost: $35 (covers cost of the workbook)

*** Please note payment is due the day of the course. Cash or cheque payable to CRADACL is accepted. Receipts will be issued as this cost is reimbursable upon completion of probationary period

 

NOVEMBER

 

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORTS

Through the lens of the Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Program, this workshop will enhance your ability to confidently and competently apply concepts and intervention strategies in your support to individuals on the autism spectrum. Participants in this program will:

      • Develop a greater understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder

      • Understand why behaviors occur, how to prevent behaviors from occurring and how to appropriately intervene when behaviors do occur

      • Explore appropriate adaptations and interventions that are unique to the strengths, needs and learning styles of individuals on the autism spectrum

Date: Wednesday November 8, 2017

Time: 8:30am - Noon

Place: Classroom at 301 Dogwood

Cost: $25 (covers cost of workbook)

This workshop satisfies the requirements for the Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Re-fresher Program

 

MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION

All CRADACL employees who administer medications must take medication administration training. This 3 hour training session is facilitated by Rita Bresson, Administrator at Ironwood Place, and adheres to medication administration standards as set by Island Health. If you have not taken medication administration training, then you must register for this session. Space is limited to 20 participants; when this session is full, names will be added to a wait list and a second session planned for the future. This is mandatory training for all new employees

Date: Nov 20, 2017

Time: 9am – 1200pm

Place: VIHA Room, Ironwood Place

 

DECEMBER

 

No internal workshops are currently scheduled for December 2017.

Time is available for supervisors to schedule customized trainings for their staff. Please contact Michelle Albrecht to make arrangements.

Unless otherwise indicated, workshops are offered at no cost to CRADACL employees. Seating is limited to 20 people per session.

To register please contact Michelle Albrecht, Director of Programs at 250-286-0391 ext 312 or by email at michelle.albrecht@cradacl.bc.ca

Please note: CRADACL employees must complete a staff development request form and have their supervisors’ approval, prior to registering