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.

FEBRUARY 2020

FEBRUARY 2020

Time: 12th, February 2020 – 12 pm to 1 pm

Title: The Talent Revolution - Longevity and the Future of Work

Presenter: LISA TAYLOR

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

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

REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 13, 2020

About the session:

The Talent Revolution exposes work-life longevity as the most influential driver transforming today’s workplace – a competitive edge for organizations smart enough to capitalize on it.

Through case studies, metrics, strategies, and tactics, The Talent Revolution explores the impact of workforce demographics on the future of work and provides new, actionable strategies for turning an aging workforce into a competitive advantage.

About the presenter:

Lisa Taylor - As President of Challenge Factory and the Centre for Career Innovation, Lisa offers a dynamic perspective on the Future of Work and how demographics, the freelance economy and new market dynamics present opportunities to gain strategic advantage.

Lisa is the author of “Retain and Gain: Career Management for Small Business” and "Retain and Gain: Career Management for Non-Profits and Charities, two sector-specific playbooks choc full of low-cost and no-cost activities for managers. Her third book, the Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work is published by University of Toronto Press-Rotman Imprint.

With an MBA in Strategic Management and Public Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University, Lisa held progressive roles at Deloitte and Hewlett-Packard. In 2014, Lisa was recognized by the Urban Land Institute as one of Canada's Top 100 Women for her work in the areas of leadership, employment and city building.

MARCH 2020

MARCH 2020

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

Title: "What's So Different About Autism Anyway" -

Presenter: SARAH TAYLOR

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

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

REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY, 2020

About the session:

Invisible disabilities speak to bigger challenges in the workplace because many of the features inherent in diagnosis, may appear to be an attitude or behavior problem rather than a disability. As a result, high functioning people living with ASD have the lowest employment rates among any disability groups in North America, even when controlling for impairment severity, household income, and social demographics

About the presenter:

Sarah Taylor began her career in Autism treatment in 1996. Her many years of experience in assessment, consultation and advocacy helps provide a framework for curriculum development and ASD sensitivity training for employers.

APRIL 2020

APRIL 2020

Time: 8th, April 2020 – 12 pm to 1 pm

Title: " Creative Tools for Coaching Clients!

Presenter: KAREN BEGEMANN

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

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

REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH, 2020

About the session:

What do Nancy Schlossberg’s Transition Theory, Planned Happenstance and Chaos Theory of Careers have in common and how are they relevant today, to you, and the people you serve? Join us for this fun, informative and interactive session to find out! Your takeaways will be a greater understanding of the usefulness of these theories plus creative activities and tools readily applicable to your work. Bring your business cards and we will turn theory into practice!

About the presenter:

Karen Begemann, M.Ed., CCDP is a Career Consultant in private practice, Work Matters Consulting, focused on assisting return-to-work parents to secure employment. She is also a contract instructor with Douglas College in the Career Development Practice Certificate Program and delivers Ethics and Theories training for the BCCDA. Karen has a M.Ed in Counselling, training in career development and 15 years’ experience in a variety of roles within the non-profit sector including vocational counselor, facilitator and senior manager. Karen has a passion for experiential learning making her courses fun, interactive and engaging.

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