SSCY Centre hosts a monthly learning series on the second Tuesday of each month, from 8:00-9:00 in the Northern Lights room on the second floor.  These sessions will provide an opportunity to learn about and discuss a variety of topics that are relevant to SSCY families, programs, and staff.  Everyone (including SSCY staff, staff at other facilities, and families) is welcome to attend!  You may also watch the sessions as a webinar, either live or as a recording.

Select a session below to learn more, to register for its webinar, or to watch a recording of the session.

Mark your calendars for our upcoming sessions:

December 10: Presentation by Dr. Roberta Woodgate – Topic TBA

Community Respite Service has helped families and people with intellectual and physical disabilities by providing quality respite in Manitoba, fostering independence and participation within their communities. CRS is a participant and family centered care organization that strives to provide quality service.

In this session you will learn:

  • What is Community Respite Service Inc. (CRS) and what programs and features do they offer?
  • What are the mission, vision, and goals of the CRS?
  • How does the CRS compare with other respite programs?
    • CRS’ Office Administered program and how it compares to the Provincial TIPPS program
    • CRS’ Self-administered program and how it compares with the Provincial Self-managed program
  • Overnight respite through CRS and other community options
  • CRS’ Respite apartment uses

Presented by: Michelle Hammond, Executive Director for Community Respite Service Inc.

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The RCC/SSCY Family Advisory Council (FAC) is a formal group that was established in 1997 and consists of family members, community members and health care professionals. The advisors meet every other month to provide input and feedback on various strategic goals and initiatives taking place at the RCC/SSCY.

In this session you will learn:

  • About the RCC/SSCY Family Council and what we do
  • History of the Family Advisory Council
  • What makes the Family Advisory Council successful
  • RCC/SSCY Family Network’s current initiatives to support families
  • Upcoming RCC/SSCY Family Network events, where you can access information,   and how to get involved

Presented by: Carrie Felices-Costello, Chair of the Family Advisory Council, & Tessa Plett, BSW RSW, Social Worker at RCC and staff liaison for the Family Advisory Council

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