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Below are the upcoming free Public Legal Education workshops for September and October. These presentations are FREE and open to the public and certain locations require registration. Your help in spreading the word about these free workshops is greatly appreciated. Posters for the events are online at http://www.eclc.ca/information-sessions.html
There will be a presentation on Your Rights as a Tenant at the ASSIST Community Centre, 9649-105A Avenue on Saturday, October 18 at 1PM. To register, please call 780-429-3111. We will cover:
Landlord and Tenant responsibilities
Getting Legal Help and more!
Another presentation for Your Rights as a Tenant is at the Highlands Library (6710 118 Avenue Edmonton) starting on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Individuals interested in this presentation must call Gwen at 780-474-5011 to RSVP.
On Saturday, October 18, we will be holding a FREE workshop on Child Custody and Parenting. It will be held at the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre (Canadian Forces Building, Bldg 161 Mons Ave, Lancaster Park) starting at 1:00 PM. Individuals interested in this presentation must call 780-973-4011 to RSVP. We will cover:
Parenting, Family Law and Legal Terms
Making a Parenting Plan
The Courts, Parenting Agreement and Orders
Guardianship and caring for children
Where to get legal help and more!
On Tuesday, October 28, we will be holding a FREE workshop on Child Custody and Parenting. It will be held at the Candora Society (Abbotsfield Mall, #248, 3210-118 Ave, Edmonton) starting at 5:00 PM. Individuals interested in this presentation must call Gwen at 780-474-5011 to RSVP.
Save the date:
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 22, 2014
From 11am to 5pm
Dr. David Sheard Comes to Alberta
Part 2: Removing 'Expressive Behaviours' in Dementia Care - 10 Practice Recipes
On behalf of the Institute for Continuing Care Education and Research (ICCER) and Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories, we invite you to attend an afternoon workshop led by Dr. David Sheard, Chief Executive and Founder of Dementia Care Matters.
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Room 2-140 (80 seats)
11405 87 Ave NW
University of Alberta Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9
Join us via video conference
More information and registration details to come by email!
Part 1: Creating Culture Change in Continuing Care - 10 Strategic Recipes will be held on October 14, 2014 in Calgary AB from 9AM to 3:30PM. Attendance via video conference will also be available.
Funded in part by an Innovation grant from Alberta Health
The Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Inc. is offering the following workshops in Alberta this Spring/Fall. Register early for Fall workshops and save 10%.
CRITICAL INCIDENT GROUP DEBRIEFING
Edmonton: October 15, 2014 (early rate deadline September 24)
Calgary: October 17, 2014 (early rate deadline September 26)
Critical Incident Group Debriefing (CIGD) is a short-term group intervention process that focuses on an immediate crisis. Participants of this skills based workshop will not only learn how to facilitate a group debriefing, but also have a better understanding of when a group debriefing might not be appropriate.
DE-ESCALATING POTENTIALLY VIOLENT SITUATIONS™
Edmonton: October 14, 2014 (early rate September 23)
Calgary: October 16, 2014 (early rate September 25)
This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self- assessment of personal styles.
More workshops coming to Alberta this Spring/Fall:
HELPING CHILDREN - Practical Tools for Engaging and Supporting
Calgary: November 12-13;
Edmonton: November 19-20
MINDFULNESS COUNSELLING STRATEGIES - Activating Compassion and Regulation E
Edmonton: December 8-9;
Calgary: December 10-11
CHALLENGING BEHAVIOURS IN YOUTH - Strategies for Intervention
Calgary: December 15
To qualify for 10% early rate, registration must be received 3 weeks prior to workshop. Save an additional 5% if you pay online.
For information on fees and other services, please visit our website at:www.ctrinstitute.com
Meeting time 9AM to 3PM. Lunch will be provided.
April 29 to May 1, 2015
Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff, Alberta
Join the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) at the Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff,
Alberta from April 29 to May 1 for the 2015 CLPNA AGM & Conference.
By being truly authentic with one another – by “showing up” as a nurse in an open and honest way – we are better able to develop positive relationships and connect meaningfully with patients, colleagues and others as we provide compassionate care. Storytellers and expert presenters will share their strength, wisdom and expertise by showcasing authentic practices in work and life.
Call for Presenters
When: May 21 and May 22, 2015
Where: Calgary, Alberta
Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Network in partnership with Alberta Health is proud to co-host the second conference, FACE IT: Elder Abuse Happens - 'Building Connections, Creating Solutions'. This two day conference focuses on issues, trends and looks at creative solutions to deal with Elder Abuse in Alberta.
The objective of the conference is to bring educators and representatives of health, justice and social work together to build communities for creative solutions to elder abuse; and community stakeholders to explore ways to build a coordinated community response to address elder abuse.
FACE IT: Elder Abuse Happens Planning Committee invites submissions for presentations from individuals, groups and organizations. All proposals for presentations will be considered. Proposal selection will consider the submission’s ability to support this year’s conference theme ‘Building Connections, Creating Solutions’.
Areas of interest for proposal development include:
Awareness and education on elder abuse for professionals
Developing skills using tools
Coordinated community response models working in communities
Protective laws and policies
For details and to submit a proposal, please visit FACE IT: Elder Abuse Happens – ’Building Connections, Creating Solutions’ at: www.faceitelderabuse.ca.
Deadline for submissions is September 30, 2014