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

JUNE 2019

Time: 12th, June 2019 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: Quit Bleeping Around

Presenter: Christina Eanes

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

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

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About the session:

Effective time management is one’s ability to set priorities and choose how to best utilize the 24 hours we are given each day. These types of systems are great to use, but time is not our most limiting resource. In this interactive session, Christina Eanes introduces her ME² System for Super Productivity™ by taking attendees through the process of understanding their natural way of energetic “being” to better manage their time and supercharge their “doing.”


JULY 2019

Time: 10th, July 2019 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: Ableism in the Workplace

Presenter: Alyson Seale

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

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

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About the session:

We will be looking at a variety of ways people with disabilities have been viewed, and how view changes how we ask questions and establish supports. Ableism is entrenched in our society to the degree that we often don’t even notice. Together we will explore able privilege, ableism in society and brainstorm actions we can use today to move toward mitigating ableism in our practice and beyond.

About the presenter:

Alyson Seale is currently an Associate Professor at the University of the Fraser Valley instructing in the Workplace TASK program, a pre-employment program for adults with disabilities. This has been her passion since 2004. She has worked with people with a wide variety of disabilities, including advising in a post-secondary Disability Resource Center responsible for providing supports for students with disabilities through their university studies, instructing Community Support students as they studied to become educational assistants and community support workers, and 10 years as an ASL/English Sign Language Interpreter. She has taught for the departments of Upgrading and University Preparation, the School of Social Work and Adult Education. Alyson is currently pursuing her doctoral degree at the University of British Columbia in the Faculty of Educational Studies, Leadership and Policy Development with her research focus on the experiences of employees with intellectual disabilities in the workplace.


AUGUST 2019

Time: 14th, August 2019 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: “Migrationology” in the Context of Canada

Presenter: Julia Nie

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

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

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About the session:

Is Canada a nation of immigrants? With the exception of Canada's aboriginal peoples everyone that settled in Canada is an immigrant. The researcher is exploring a new discipline concept – “migrationology” in the context of Canada, in which immigration scholars in sociology could establish a more vibrant intellectual dialog, particular areas are discussions about resettlement, identities, multicultural diversity, employment and settlement integration model, immigration panic, popular misconceptions about Canadian immigration and refugees, and intercultural communication etc.

About the presenter:

Julia Nie is a Career Practitioner and a Researcher focus on career development, intercultural and international communication. She holds Career Development Practitioner Certification from SFU and completing her MA in intercultural communication. She has over 10 years experience in research, case management, employment counselling, settlement, legal service and university management in the intercultural communication context, working with diverse groups including immigrants, people with disability and multi- barriers.

SEPTEMBER 2019

Time: 11th, September 2019 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: Non-Traditional Assessment Tools That ROCK!

Presenter: Herky Cutler

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

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

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About the session:

Assessment is the most important aspect of the career development process. Everything stems from assessment and "formal" assessments leave much to be desired. In this session, participants will experience a variety of sure-fire "informal" (yes, they're FREE!) assessment tools that are fun, engaging and out of the box. You'll be so happy you came that you'll want to cry!

About the presenter:

Herky creates rich experiences for his clients by providing relevant and provocative content through a lens of humour, music, enthusiasm and authenticity. Participants will laugh, cry, they may leave, but they will never fall asleep! Herky is a Certified Career Development Practitioner and has been training career practitioners online and face-to-face for over 10 years.


OCTOBER 2019

Time: 9th, October 2019 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: Niloufar Vakili

Presenter: Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

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

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About the session:

The Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator is a self-report inventory designed to identify a person's personality type, strengths, and preferences. The questionnaire was developed by Isabel Myers and her mother Katherine Briggs based on their work with Carl Jung's theory of personality types. Today, the MBTI inventory is one of the most widely used psychological instruments in the world.

NOVEMBER 2019

Time: 13th, November 2019 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: Shaping the Future by Knowing Your Purpose

Presenter: Richard Bucher

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

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

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About the session:

Within a career life context the optimal life hierarchy is Purpose-Career-Job. In practice, many we serve have an inverted hierarchy, Job-Career-Purpose. Here's the issue. When they lose their job, they lose everything. When asked what they do the answer is often, "I'm unemployed." We will discuss how reorienting your hierarchy, putting purpose in the dominant role, provides clarity, vision and direction.

About the presenter:

Richard is a subject matter expert in career management and a credentialed coach who guides clients to them actualize their purpose. Richard has over 30 years of career development experience with subject matter expertise in career transition. He is a speaker and regular media contributor. Richard’s book, It's Enough To Be On Your Way – Your Path To Purpose, was published last year and forms the groundwork for today’s session.

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APRIL 2019

Time: 10th, April 2019 – 12pm to 1pm

Title: ColourSpectrums

Presenter: Rob Chubb

Cost: Free – Exclusive to BCCDA members

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

About the session:

Learn how you can use ColourSpectrums to create powerfully positive career conversations with clients - so clients are empowered to match their strengths to careers.

Founding director, Rob Chubb, will guide you through an exciting process of self discovery to reveal your ColourSpectrums TM personality as a unique combination of 4 intelligences.

www.colourspectrums.com