Monthly Archives: April 2012

New feature coming to BCCPD’s magazine and e-newsletter

BCCPD is introducing a new column called “Everyday Resilience” in Transition magazine and a “Resilience Tip” in each issue of Our Voice, our monthly e-newsletter. Shelley Hourston, author of both columns, describes them below. Don’t forget to sign up for our … Continue reading

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Free training: Improving Women’s Safety in Co-Ed Shelters

Time sensitive! In partnership with Shelter Net BC and BC Society of Transition Houses, the Woman Abuse Response Program at BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre will be delivering free training on Improving Women’s Safety in Co-Ed Shelters in 7 … Continue reading

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Peer Support at the BCCPD

The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) is having a peer support group for people living with a disability. What is “peer support”? An opportunity for people to exchange ideas and experiences in a confidential, respectful environment with trained … Continue reading

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A Cup Half Full

Have you ever wondered about the people who seem to be naturally successful in life? They appear confident and competent and once they set a direction or a goal, they sail along with apparent ease until they “arrive” at success. … Continue reading

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Free course on episodic disabilities for human resource professionals

Time sensitive! Register by Thursday, April 12, 2012 The Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR) (www.hivandrehab.ca) has received funding to grant access to the Managing Episodic Disabilities: Accommodation Best Practices course to a maximum of 30 HR professionals … Continue reading

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Enhancing Accessibility in Post-Secondary Education Institutions: A Guide for Disability Service Providers

Ottawa, March 29, 2012 The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is proud to announce the availability of a new, comprehensive guide on disability service provision and accommodations at colleges and universities in Canada. This Guide is now available … Continue reading

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