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Workshop: Stress Management and Self-Care for the Community Living Worker - Jan. 25, 2016

Stress Management and Self-Care for the Community Living Worker

Event Details:

Date: Monday January 25, 2016 | 9:00 am -12:00pm followed by lunch

Facilitator: Danzante Caldera, RPC

Venue: Inclusion BC, 227 6th St., New Westminster

Workshop Name: Stress Management and Self-Care for the Community Living Worker

 

About the Event:
Special Focus on Community Living and the Front Line Caregiver

This 3 hour workshop is designed as a special training session for Community Living support staff. The goal of this workshop is to offer support through information and team-building exercises that focus on the wellness of each member of the staff team within a healthy workplace culture.

                                                  

Space is limited to 25 participants, so register now to get your spot!

This workshop has received almost unanimously rave reviews, with over 90% of participants saying they would recommend the workshop to a friend. 

Sources and Signs of Stress for the CL Worker - Here's a document that will help you spot some stress reactions that are common in the CL worker.  Do you experience any of these?

Public Health Agency of Canada - This is a link to a Self-Care for Caregivers pamphlet with a good overview of all of the various concerns and issues that caregivers face. 

Self-Care Quiz for the Caregiver - Specifically targeted toward caregivers, this is a good all-around checklist for self-care for anyone.

 

About the Presenter

Danzante Caldera is an experienced Registered Professional Counsellor with a counselling practice in New Westminster: Vida Counselling. He has also worked in the field of Community Living since 1999.

With a wealth of career and life experience (Community Living was his second career, after a successful career as a floral designer and business owner), Danzante has worked with differently-abled adults and children in many roles, from line-staff to management, in day programs, residential, and life-skills programs. In addition to running his counselling practice he also currently works in Supported Living. The broad spectrum of his career life gives him a depth of insight into the particular struggles of work in the field of Community Living.
 

Cost/Funding

*Inclusion BC Members: $40

Non-Members: $55

Membership Benefit

Inclusion BC is a provincial federation of 75 member agencies across BC. We offer discounted registration fees to staff of any of our member agencies. View our Membership Directory.

Register Now

Location

Inclusion BC Office 
227 6th Street
New Westminster, BC
 

 

Workshop Schedule

8:45

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9:00

Check-in

9:00

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12:00

Workshop

12:00

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1:00

Lunch