…comes with an invitation to join in upcoming online events hosted by the Family Support Institute! Check it out!
Upcoming FSIBC Zoom Conversations Our Zoom conversations are a safe space for families and caregivers to come together for support, camaraderie, inspiration, trouble-shooting, and sharing what’s hard. Some of these sessions are by theme/topic and others are for general conversation and engagement. Whatever you might be feeling right now — overwhelmed, sadness, fear, anxiety — you are not alone.
Hey everyone, your social distancing reminder of the week is inspired by the current edition of the Plan Institute’s newsletter, which has a great article about connecting intentionally with others during these trying times – check it out here! Their suggestions include:
creating a “virtual bubble”
connecting within your neighborhood
calendars of Covid-safe events to look forward to
As well as many others! Give something new a try and share your favorites in the comments!
Hey all, the winter online training sessions presented by Plan Institute were listed in their newsletter and include:
the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)
Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning (For BC residents)
Personal Support Network Facilitation
And many other resources, like their 5-part webinar series designed to help people facing social isolation stay connected. You can get more information about everything they have on offer on their website.
Hey everyone, posAbilities is offering free, online (Zoom) LINK Healthy Relationships training in the South Okanagan area this Winter. The LINK! curriculum provides relevant sexual health information and focuses on a variety of topics including:
Knowing Your Rights, Consent, and the Law
The Basics (Anatomy, Public vs. Private)
Different Types of Touch and Trusted People
Gender and Identity
Relationships and Decision Making
Online Safety and Pornography
Dating and Break-Ups
Thinking about Sex (Determining “Readiness”, Types of Sexual Activity)
Hey everyone, the next teleconference call for service providers and Home Share Providers with Dr. Behn Smith will be Dec 8th: Date: December 8, 2020 Time: 1 – 2:15 p.m. Call in: Vancouver 604-681-0260, Elsewhere 1-877-353-9184 Participant code: 37568#
Hey everyone, if you’re interested in Foodsafe Level 1, Kim has a class coming up on Dec 14th (assuming no further regulatory changes) at the Kanata Kelowna Hotel starting at 8:30am. Contact Kim for info: Kimberley Cresswell (FOODSAFE Level 1 Certified Instructor) at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250.863.8112.