Creating and facilitating relationships through community engagement (Grande Prairie FMS Series)
Creating and facilitating relationships through community engagement
FMS Series 2023/2024
When: Tuesday, February 6 2024, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Centre 2000, Al Robertson Room (11330 106 St. Grande Prairie)
Join us in this session as we explore the importance of meaningful relationships for individuals with intellectual disabilities. This session will offer strategies for fostering community participation and inclusion and how to connect people through community opportunities. Whether you’re a family member or an FMS staff member, this session is for you. This is an opportunity to gain valuable insights and tools to facilitate and encourage genuine connections within the community.
- Understanding the significance and potential of normative pathways for individuals with developmental disabilities.
- Identifying individual interests and passions as powerful catalysts for forging new relationships and building a sense of belonging.
- Developing effective techniques to promote community participation and cultivate an environment that encourages the growth of meaningful relationships.
- Practical guidance for families and FMS staff on facilitating and nurturing connections within the community.
Workshop Presenter: Shawna Francis – Director, Inclusive Post-Secondary Education
Families and FMS/FSCD staff are encouraged to attend.
Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.