Just letting you know that there is another opportunity to spend some time with Dr. Robert Schalock, he is going to be at
CLBC (CPD office) update: Kelowna Library Branch (1380 Ellis Street Kelowna, BC – North/South Meeting Room) between 6: 30 and 8 PM on October 6, 2014.
Dr. Schalock’s bio: Dr. Robert Schalock is an expert in the area of Quality of Life. He has been involved in the field of intellectual disabilities for 40 years. He is a Professor Emeritus of Hastings College in Nebraska where he chaired the Psychology Department and directed Cognitive behavior research from 1967 to 2000. He is widely published and an international speaker and consultant in the areas of quality of life, program development and service delivery systems.
Please see the attached poster for all the details.
Hope that you’re having a great week. Here’s the poster for some workshops on supporting people who use challenging behaviour. They’re free to attend and registration info is on the poster. Please contact your senior support worker of service coordinator if you’d like to attend.
This FREE event is an opportunity for families of children &
youth with special needs to connect in a relaxed social
environment and to obtain information about the various
resources available to them in the community. NEW this year
will be live entertainment and an opportunity to try out a
variety of different recreational activities.
Please see the attached poster for all the info: 2014 family invitation
Please see the linked poster for all the details for the fall dance fun-raiser for COPCS. It should be a blast and a great opportunity to have fun with your fellow home share providers!
COPCS is doing it again, another workshop for home share providers in the Central Okanagan.
POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORTS (Sue Harrhy M.Ed) .
Date: Monday, September 15, 2014
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Shatford Centre, 760 Main Street, Penticton, BC
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way, Kelowna, BC
AUTISM: CONNECTING AND COMMUNICATING (Joanne Poole RN)
Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Location: Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre, 2170 Harvey Ave., Kelowna, BC
Please see the attached brochure (COPCS Workshop Series) for more information. Another great learning opportunity, thanks again to the gang at COPCS!
Please see the link below for a online e-learning opportunity on dementia and support people who live with a disability:
The link is here. Please post your comments. Thanks!
We’re hosting a free BBQ with our friends at TIER and Pathways Ability Society on August 20, 2014 at Rutland Centennial Park from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for you, your family and caregiver(s). Please RSVP with your Community Support Worker.
Hope to see you there!
Please see this flyer about the coffee group getting together at CLBC’s CPD office on Tuesday mornings.
COMMUNITY LIVING BC INFORMATION NIGHT
School District 23 will be hosting an information night for parents regarding transition and community services for students.
Carrie Despins from Community Living BC will be discussing various topics pertaining to transition services.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
LOCATION: Hollywood Road Education Services
Please RSVP to Rob Gibbon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Living BC Information Night
Save the date, this looks like it is going to be an amazing conference.
2015 International Conference Claiming Full Citizenship: Self-Determination, Claiming Full Citizenship: Self-Determination, Personalization and Individualized Funding Personalization and Individualized Funding
October 15-17, 2015 | The Hyatt Regency, Vancouver BC October 15-17, 2015 | The Hyatt Regency, Vancouver BC
Poster with more info here