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Creating & facilitating relationships through community engagement (Calgary FMS Series)

Creating and facilitating relationships through community engagement. FMS Learning Series 2023-2024. Saturday, February 10, 2024. 10am-3pm. Inglewood Community Association Hall. 1740 24 Avenue Southeast, Calgary. Inclusion Alberta

Inclusion Alberta’s Darrell Cook Family Managed Supports Resource Centre presents:

Creating & facilitating relationships through community engagement

When: Saturday, February 10, 2024. 10am-3pm

Where: Inglewood Community Association Hall (1740 24 Ave SE, Calgary, AB)

To register: Register online here or contact Kate at 403-539-5869 or khughson@inclusionalberta.org

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.

Key Topics:

  • 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 Presenters:

Kristina Nelson – Regional Coordinator, Inclusive Post-Secondary Education

Katie Bhar Jacobsen – Regional Coordinator, Inclusive Post-Secondary Education

Families and FMS/FSCD staff are encouraged to attend.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.



February 10
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Inglewood Community Centre
1740 24 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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