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Dates: Part 1 - September 17, Part 2 - September 24, Part 2 - October 1
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Cost: Members: $36.00 Non-Members: $60.00 Register ONLINE
CEC - 12 points (4 per session)
When talks get tough and discussions derail, people often fall into conflict traps.
Moving beyond conflict means taking control of the conversation to avoid these traps by implementing 3 critical components to help manage yourself and others more effectively.
In this 3 part webinar series you will discover how to cinch these components together in order to:
We have all faced stressful situations with personal or workplace conflict. As career counsellors, your clients stress levels may be at an all time high due to job displacement, financial stress and/or family conflict.
This insightful webinar series is designed to give you strategies to not only use for yourself but also pass on to your clients, coworkers, friends and family members so they too can begin to effectively manage conflict and reduce the stress associated with it.
About the Presenter
As a professional Mediator and Dispute Resolution Coach, Brenda Hooper helps individuals and organizations by showing them how to harness conflict and turn it into a powerful communication tool to manage themselves and others more effectively during difficult discussions.
Brenda has achieved national certifications as a Chartered Mediator and Comprehensive Family Mediator as well as International certification as a Workplace Conflict Trainer & Coach. She operates her private mediation and coaching practice www.BrendaHooper.com.
With generous support from CERIC - Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counsellors, BCCDA and CERIC are pleased to host a Career Development Mini-Forum in Prince George with Gray Poehnell, who will present with two workshops, Unsung Potential of Weakness, Diversity Improv and Peter Bailey, Passion, Power and Planning, a hands on look at tools to help clients.
Gray Poehnell is an experienced career consultant with over 21 years experience approaching career with holistic approaches that cultivate hope, practical spirituality, creativity, imagination, and career integrity. Having worked with diverse client populations (such as youth, social assistance recipients, older adults, immigrants, professionals, Aboriginals, and multi-barried clients). His new book, co-authored with Norm Amundson, Hope-Filled Engagement, is a much anticipated presentation of the concepts, processes, and types of activities that are reflected in the Guiding Circles workbooks.
Peter Bailey is co-owner of Free Rein Associates in Hope - an award winning organization with over 20 years’ proven success in Case Management. Peter is a certified career development practitioner and holds the CCDP credential from BCCDA. He has a business certificate from BCIT and a Provincial Instructor’s Diploma from Vancouver Community College. It is Peter’s personal mission to help others discover their true passions and enhance their quality of life.
Date & Time: October 20, 2014 8:30-4:00 PM
Cost: Early Bird Rate $139 after October 15th $160
Location: Coast Inn of the North, Tabor Room, Prince George -
Special Room Rate: $115/night Quote CIN-GFC 10106 when reserving your room
CECs: 15 points
This webinar will introduce you to CAMERA - Communications and Math Employment Readiness Assessment. The CAMERA system employs real-life workplace documents and tasks to test and develop adult learners' reading, document use, writing and numeracy skills. CAMERA System components include:
PTP Adult Learning and Employment Programs is offering workshops in Vancouver November 21 & 22, 2014
Facilitator: Heather Patterson Director, Business Development, PTP Adult Learning and Employment Programs www.ptp.ca
Date & Time: September 26, 2014
Cost: FREE Register: Online
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BCCDA is a Proud Supporter of Cannexus 15
Cannexus15 registration now open. They offer a variety of packages at very competitive rates!
Special discounts are available for members of supporting organizations, students and groups of five or more. Featured Keynotes are:
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Discover how to tap into your clients’ passion, keep moving forward, and learn how to talk with potential employers.
You’re invited to Focus Disability’s annual conference, on September 30, 2014, titled Building & Maintaining Your Momentum, with keynote speakers Peter Bailey and Vic Barron.
Peter Bailey – Passion, Power & Planning
Getting passionate for a career is fundamentally about discovering what you love to do and getting paid for doing it.
With stories and humour, explore ideas for engaging clients about their passions and learn specific strategies for harnessing its energy. You will learn new techniques for helping clients discover personal satisfaction in the work they choose.
Vic Barron – Lessons from the Peloton
The Peloton is the main group of riders in a race in which riders rely on to save energy by sticking close to other riders. Through an analogy of cycling, this presentation will look at how to build and maintain momentum and how this momentum can help others achieve success. Join Vic as he leads this presentation on building momentum through these key contributing elements:
1. Tools – the right tools at the right time
2. Groups – identifying the right groups and establishing connection
3. Rhythm – understanding and applying pacing principles
There will also be a self-advocate team and an employer panel.
For more information and to register, see the attached pdf and registration form. Please note that the Early Bird deadline is September 15th.
Success Tips for Working with Hard to Reach Clients - A One-Day Workshop with Bob Shebib
Clients are often reluctant to engage with social service providers for a variety of reasons such as fear of change, pessimism, addiction and mental health challenges, prior poor experiences, resentment at being forced to receive service, general distrust, and fear of stigma. This lively workshop will look at tips and tricks for engaging this population. Theory, demonstration and hand-on practice will give participants practical and proven strategies that increase the probability for success. Some of the topics that will be covered in this workshop:
To reserve your spot for this workshop firstname.lastname@example.org. You can register now and your agency will be invoiced later. Please include agency name and phone number.
June/July 2014 Newsletter | Celebrating 30 Years - Neil Squire Society | President's Report from IAEVG in Quebec City | Meet our Research Volunteers
May 2014 Newsletter | Save the Date for CDC - March 6, 7 2015 | Upcoming Webinars and Events | Registrar's Corner |
April 2014 Newsletter | Upcoming webinars - FREE to members | New Board of Directors Meet in Richmond | Google Yourself with the new CCDP Registry | Pro-D Committee Update
March 2014 Newsletter | Highlights from CDC 2014 | Welcome to 2014 Board of Directors | Practitioners Toolkit: "9 Self-Care Tips for Job Seekers" | Group Health Benefit Plan for BCCDA Members
February 2014 Newsletter | Meeting with Nichola Manning | Last chance to register for CDC | Member Profile: Gordon MacDonald
January 2014 Newsletter | CDC 2014: Early Bird Rate Extended! | Tools from "Beyond!: An Exploration of Free Online Career, Employment and Education Resources" | Member Profile: Mumtaz Patel
December 2013 Newsletter | Meeting with Greg Kyllo | Word from the President: A Year in Review | Upcoming Webinars
November 2013 Newsletter | BCCDA Member Profile | Highlights from CD Mini-Forum in Kelowna | Practitioner's Toolkit
October 2013 Newsletter | Call for Nominations for Awards of Excellence | Association News
Is your certification valid across Canada? Check this chart from Canadian Council for Career Development showing Career Certification at-a-Glance. Information provided for BC, Alberta, Quebec, the only provinces with formal certification. The chart contains important information on developments towards certification in Nova Scotia New Brunswick and Ontario.
The BCCDA Board is pleased to present the Association's Three-Year Plan 2013-2016. The strategic themes identified are governance, membership and business development and stakeholder relations. From the themes the board chose eleven strategic initiatives on which to focus in the next three years.