OKANAGAN: Supported Employment and Marketing Conference – Feb. 28-Mar. 1

Learning opportunity this week in Kelowna – check it out!

Hello Everyone

Please join us February 28th and March 1st, 2018 for our First Supported Employment and Marketing Conference

Our first annual Supported Employment Conference is drawing near and we are getting very excited and hope to generate a little excitement in all of YOU !  So often many of us wish we could attend more conferences but find the cost to travel to the lower mainland  way out of our training budget allowances. Here is an opportunity to attend something local and hopefully very meaningful to the excellent work all of you do here in the Interior.

The committee has updated the conference schedule which is attached as we have a new guest presenting at our event on day two. His name is Ean Price and we are thrilled that he will be participating during the breakfast portion of our day. He will be demonstrating a Lip Sync device that makes it possible for someone with physical limitations to be able to complete many tasks related to employment. Ian Price is also a rep for the North American Society of Tetra and will provide us with a short power point presentation about this great organization that supports the development of unique adaptations for the work place as well recreational and personal pursuits.

We understand that at times it is hard to juggle those staffing schedules to free staff to attend training events hence why we tried to keep the hours on each day short. We hope you will see the value in ensuring you are represented at this wonderful event. We hope to make this an event we can build on and provide more often in the future, but first we need you to assist us in making this a great conference and one you want to return to again someday in the future.

Come for the food, stay for the value in learning and leave with a renewed interest and excitement in the work that you do and or want to do in the future.

Registration is found at the link below:


Cheryl Nicklaus on behalf of the Employment Committee

Quality Service Analyst

Community Living BC

Unit 201-2802-30th Street


V1T 8G7

Cell: 250-540-9311

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