WEST KELOWNA: CLBC Community Council Home Ownership Presentation

Hey everyone, there is a presentation coming up in April and taking place in West Kelowna regarding home ownership for people living on PWD within the home share model of support.  Check out the information in the attached PDF.  Presenting this discussion will be Doreen Shaw of Nanoose Bay, BC, who is a mother and also a former member of the Board of Directors for InclusionBC and Vice-President of the Canadian Association for Community Living.  Remember to RSVP to Linda at linda.farr@gov.bc.ca

KELOWNA: PEERS Program!

Hi all, PosAbilities is offering the PEERS program for young adults with disabilities — a 16 week social skills program bringing young adults (ages 18-30) together to connect and build friendships.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about friendship skills, important social behaviours, and dating etiquette.  Thanks to our colleagues at PosAbilities for circulating this information.  The program will be running from March to June, 2019.  See the attached poster for details, and please feel free to share!

WEBINAR: Employment Related Webinars!

Hi all, there is a webinar taking place tomorrow regarding meaningful supports – check out the link for more information. 

https://www.transcen.org/upcoming-webinar-meaningful-day-services-putting-people-on-pathways-to-success-2122019/?fbclid=IwAR2sR2RePD1bjDfyxxZG9qm8hs3YoWH–XBKEqYd4uu5-zKgKPmyzXMZPr0

Thanks to our colleagues over at The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities for passing along this opportunity.

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CRESTON & CRANBROOK: MANDT Training coming up!

Hi all, just wanting to let you know there is an opportunity coming up for MANDT Training in both Creston and Cranbrook with our very own Mike Holdsworth!

Cranbrook

Location: Manual Training Center, next to the Cranbrook Library. 212 2nd Ave N, Cranbrook BC
Date: 7th of March
Time 9am to 5pm
Please confirm attendance by the 28th of February
Instructor Michael C Holdsworth
Contact Mike by cell: 250 919 7929 or by email Mike@commconn.ca
Course content: Building Healthy relationship, communication and conflict resolution.

Creston

Location: Creston Rec Plex, Kootenay Room, 312 9th Ave N Creston BC
Date: 12th of March
Time 9am to 5pm
Please confirm attendance by the 28th of February
Instructor Michael C Holdsworth
Contact Mike by cell: 250 919 7929 or by email Mike@commconn.ca
Course content: Building Healthy relationship, communication and conflict resolution.

If you would like more information on the training sessions scheduled, contact Mike!

PLAN Institute – what’s coming up in 2019!

It looks like 2019 is full steam ahead over at Plan Institute – check out their recent announcement on Winter 2019 workshops available!  Topics include:

  • Personal Support Network Facilitation (6 week course)
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Registered Disability Savings Plan
  • Facing the Future Together

There are many more resources available!  Check out Plan Institute (click here).

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