As a social service worker, you build trusting relationships with your clients, and often your clients will discuss their personal financial issues with you.
This workshop series brings you opportunities to develop your knowledge in a variety of topics linked to financial security for people living on low incomes, or in vulnerable situations. This series is designed specifically for front-line social service professionals.
Understanding Cognitive Impairments & their Influence on Learning About Money
Jan 15, 2015, 1:00-3:00 pm
Presenter: Brenda Williamson
First Peoples Cultural Awareness - Focus on Traditions
Jan 29, 2015, 1:00-3:00 pm
Presenter: Leslie McGarry, Victoria Native Friendship Centre
Youth Financial Empowerment Activity Toolkit
Feb 12, 2015, 1:00-3:00 pm
Presenters: Susan Low, Community Social Planning Council and Threshold Housing Society
Navigating the Social Assistance System
Feb 26, 2015, 1:00-3:00 pm
Presenter: Raia Melnyk, Together Against Poverty Society (TAPS)
Financial Supports for People Living with Disabilities
Mar 12, 2015, 1:00-3:00 pm
Presenter: Disability Resource Centre
Emotional Currency - What Makes Money Talk So Tricky?
Mar 26, 2015, 1:00-3:00 pm
Presenter: Susan Low, Community Social Planning Council
Each session is limited to 25 participants.
More information at http://fern.communitycouncil.ca/
Funding for this workshop series provided by:
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 1:00pm to Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 1:00pm