Learning Opportunities for the Seniors Sector
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How to Write an Awesome Annual Report with Gratitude and Impact
January 28, 3 p.m. (Eastern)
Too often, we publish annual reports that are too long and full of data people don’t want or need. An awesome annual report focuses on the heart of the mission showing how giving impacts the people and communities you serve. This webinar will show you how to craft an annual report that will inspire and engage your donors.
Learn How to Communicate with Confidence
January 30, 1:30–4 p.m.
Location: Sherwood Park and District Chamber of Commerce (100 Ordze Avenue, Sherwood Park)
“Communication is key” is a common adage in the business world, but what does it really mean? This course will review vital practices to unlock better communication skills and stronger business relationships. Topics will include (1) Communicating with Confidence, (2) How to Listen Louder, (3) Ace Your Business Handshake, (4) Networking Tips for Success, and (5) The Power of Relationships.
$35 per workshop
Gain the confidence to safely look after your loved one at home with Family Caregiver Wellness Workshops. Workshops are 2-2.5 hours and include a class lecture, hands-on training, and a simulated scenario related to the workshop topic. Workshops include Assisting with Mobility-Safe Practices, Assisting with Personal and Intimate Care, and Mealtime and Medication Assistance. Review the course overview and go online to register.
Not-For-Profit Forum 2020
End-of-Life Interventions for Palliative Individuals and their Families
University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
February 10–March 8
$240 regular; $120 students
This online workshop is a great learning opportunity for healthcare professionals. In this workshop, you will explore thoughts, beliefs, and assumptions about dying and death and gain an awareness of how assumptions impact how we work with people at end of life. To avoid disappointment, register by February 3. Note that this workshop will be offered only if there is sufficient enrolment.
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
February 13, 12–1 p.m.
Conflict is all around us. How we deal with it shows our ability to lead and manage others. Conflict can be healthy, but too much can lead to poor morale, turnover, and can be costly to an organization. By dealing effectively with conflict, organizations can be more productive and efficient, with happier employees. Join this webinar to learn more.
The Courage to Lead
The Tamarack Institute
February 18, 1–2 p.m. (Eastern)
A personal leadership journey often takes several expected and unexpected twists and turns. It calls for the leader to be engaged in reflective thinking and practice. When we work collaboratively with others, our personal leadership values and approaches may be challenged. This webinar will provide tips to help you build the courage that it takes to step into a leadership role, particularly when faced with difficult life circumstances.
Intercultural Competency Training Program (ICTP)
Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op (MCHB)
Various dates, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Edmonton Intercultural Centre (9538 107 Avenue)
$300 per workshop; cohort pricing available
Four workshops are offered multiple times throughout the year:
- Foundations for Intercultural Practice
- Pre-Migration Context: Role Changes and the Influence of Culture on Refugee Families
- PTSD, Trauma and Strategies to work with affected Newcomer Individuals and Families
- From Colonialism to Interculturalism: Shifting Dynamics of Power
The workshops are based on the Multicultural Health Brokers’ collective knowledge, practice, and experience gained by working as multicultural community health workers and cultural brokers for the past 25 years. The workshops build not just on awareness, but on deepening understanding, empathy and acceptance leading towards behavioural change. This is the perfect space to ask those hard questions and evolve your skills in an environment of mutual respect, safety, constructive and collaborative problem-solving, and reciprocity of learning.
ARCHIVED or ON-DEMAND WEBINARS
Webinar Series on Combatting Ageism
In January, February, and March of 2019 the International Federation on Ageing hosted three webinars focusing on the topic of combatting ageism. The recordings and presentation slides are now available:
Webinar 1: Human Rights of Older Persons and Agenda 2030
Webinar 2: Combating ageism to improve access to employment
Webinar 3: Campaigning: The best way to address ageism?
Reframing the Conversation on Elder Abuse
This online course will help advocates working on the issue of elder abuse communicate more effectively. The course offers an extensive online learning experience and step-by-step guidance with video lectures, animations, quizzes, and downloadable resources--all designed to help advocates increase support for policies to address and prevent elder abuse. The course will give advocates tools to:
- Reframe elder abuse as a matter of social justice
- Explain how our current social structure fosters isolation, which allows elder abuse to go unnoticed and unchallenged
- Demonstrate how restructuring our communities, by providing access to transportation and other public services, can address and prevent elder abuse