BCCDA Webinars

Webinars

BCCDA holds educational webinars every second Wednesday of the month. Webinar are free of charge to the professional members of the association, as well as member agencies.

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UPCOMING WEBINARS

Our members can access recording of the past webinars via their membership portal.

AUGUST 2020

Time: August 12th, 2020 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: Health Care Assistants in BC

Presenter: Andreanne Gariepy

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

Credits towards annual CCDP maintenance: One and half for live participation, one for recording

About the session:

This webinar is delivered by Andreanne Gariepy, Health Care Assistant (HCA) Career Consultant, at Health Match BC. As the provincial recruitment agency for British Columbia, Health Match BC leads a wide range of provincial recruitment initiatives for key Human Resource priorities throughout the province, contributing to the sustainability of the health care system.

One of these initiatives is the HCA Career Pathways & Bursary Program, supporting future HCAs who aim to register with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry. Out team empowers HCAs with valuable guidance and connections to education and employment opportunities, as well as offer financial support to help assist with expenses associated with the registration process.

At the end of this session, you will have gained:

  • Knowledge about the labour market demand for Health Care Assistants in BC.

  • Resources available for clients interested in joining the HCA workforce, including Choose2Care.

  • Tools to provide the best advice based on client demographics and needs.

About the Presenter:

Andreanne is passionate about empowering individuals to develop and achieve their career and life goals. With a varied background in career consulting, counselling and human resources management, Andreanne is driven to improve healthcare through effective recruitment of health care professionals. In her current work at Health Match BC, she supports future Health Care Assistants by providing information about career pathways and explore ways to navigate the healthcare system to achieve employment goals.

SEPTEMBER 2020

Time: September 9th, 2020 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: "Power Up your Personal Culture"

Presenter: NEIL PRETTY

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

Credits towards annual CCDP maintenance: One and half for live participation, one for recording

About the session:

What are the Key components of your Personal Culture? How do you apply them to everyday work situations and everyday life situations? Power Up Your Personal Culture will provide a new look at the nature of leadership and provide actionable steps towards developing your culture from being passive and into active and providing the foundation for your personal development.

About the presenter:

Neil Pretty has been a Leader, Leadership Coach, and People consultant and lives to help people find their Natural Talents and thrive instead of survive leadership.

OCTOBER 2020

Time: October 14th, 2020 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: "Work in the New Economy"

Presenter: CHRISTINE SJOLANDER

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

Credits towards annual CCDP maintenance: One and half for live participation, one for recording

About the session:

We’ve all heard the news about how the rise of artificial intelligence, changing demographics and the gig economy will be changing the future of work. This interactive session will explore how these trends may impact individual jobs in the next 10-20 years with specific emphasis on British Columbia. It will provide tools to help clients identify their future-proof capabilities and identify habits to help individuals embrace in this new world of work.

Learning Objectives: Better understanding of macro-trends effecting jobs of the future in BC Understanding of individual capabilities necessary for work in the new economy including Understanding of habits to embrace to be successful in the workplace of the future

About the presenter:

With twenty-five years in career development services at multiple Canadian and US universities, Christine Sjolander brings a range of individual and group career coaching techniques and a creative and positive attitude to her work. Her professional experience also includes HR/recruiting experience with technology companies in the United States. She currently operates her own consulting practice, Career Drivers. Christine holds BBA, MS in Engineering and a Doctorate of Education with research related to career development from SFU.

NOVEMBER 2020

Time: November 11th, 2020 – 12 pm to 1pm

Title: "Resetting Balance"

Presenter: Andrea Fruhling

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

Credits towards annual CCDP maintenance: One and half for live participation, one for recording

About the session:

How do we understand and create new approaches to work/life balance in a way that supports clients and ourselves in this unpredictable time?

Learn creative and practical approaches to navigating transitions. Explore work/life balance from a range of perspectives (client, organizational, and career practitioner), developing a shared understanding of shifts to work/life balance. Learn hands-on, engaging ways of supporting clients throughout their career development and job sustainment needs, while simultaneously gaining new insights for Career Practitioners and Career-focused organizations.

About the presenter:

Andrea Fruhling is a Certified Organizational Coach and the Founder of Doubleknot Works. With over 20 years of leadership and career development experience, Andrea spends her time training, consulting, and coaching career practitioners, teams and organizations. Andrea is a Mentor Coach and instructor for UBC’s Organizational Coaching program, and has a private career coaching practice.

Andrea’s work combines her coaching background with creative and actively engaged approaches to career development. She has recently launched an online course in partnership with Norm Amundson and the Canadian Career Development Foundation (Engage: Dynamic Ways of Connecting). Her work focuses on creativity, hope, and active strengths-based learning.

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