Communications Assessing Risk and Understanding Violence in Youth
Workshops are based on well documented research principles designed to help couples communicate and manage conflict more effectively and to enhance their friendship and the foundation of their relationships. With the help of trained professionals, couples will learn and practise skills taught in a safe and comfortable environment. For workshop registration information, go to buildinghealthyrelationships.net to download an information sheet.
Chilliwack—September 28 & 29
Handling Conflict in Relationships
Chilliwack—October 26 & 27
Chilliwack—November 23 & 24
This course provides an introduction of the field of risk/threat assessment, intervention, and violence prevention. Gain knowledge for assessing an individual’s potential for violence, with a focus on using multi-disciplinary collaborative practices. A particular emphasis will be placed on prevention strategies and intervention techniques. Various psycho-social and developmental factors that contribute to aggression will be examined, along with an in-depth exploration of individual pathology and family, school, and social dynamics. This course will assist individuals in addressing violence along the continuum from high-end violence, including school shootings, to bullying behaviours, while emphasizing the importance of building policies and practices that create safe school cultures.
(80255 HLTH HE16 A3A) Sue Dorey & Peter van den Hoogen, 13 sessions, Wed, 7-9:50 pm, $558. Starts Sep 12
Oral Communications for the Workplace
This course focuses on the principles and practice of effective speaking in the workplace. Specific areas include informal presentations to small groups, formal presentations, meeting management, use of audio/visual aids, effective visual aid design, developing voice, and improving body language. Videotaped feedback is an important part of the course. Text ( Public Speaking in Canada) available for purchase at the UFV bookstore.
ABBOTSFORD – Clearbrook centre
(80265 HLTH HE07 A3A) Samantha Pattridge, 13 sessions, Tue, 6–9 pm, $621. Starts Sep 4
Last Updated June 2012