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11
Mar
2019
Exciting Changes are Coming to Basic Skills Training
11 Mar 2019
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Exciting Changes are Coming to Basic Skills Training by Amy Janzen, Communications Coordinator For more than 15 years, SARC has offered Basic Skills Training (BST) to Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) working in the disability services sector. This in-house training provides DSPs with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to promote choice,...

07
Mar
2019
Oh, My Aching Back...But it Doesn't Have to
07 Mar 2019
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Oh, My Aching Back...But it Doesn't Have to By Lisa Malowany, Program Manager and Trainer Have you ever lifted something and then said, “Ouch that hurt!”?  If you have, it’s likely because you didn’t lift correctly.  If you think about how a toddler lifts something, they typically squat down, take hold of the item, and bring it i...

12
Feb
2019
Keeping Mental Health Positive During the Cold Winter Months
12 Feb 2019
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Keeping Mental Health Positive During the Cold Winter Months January and February tend to be the coldest months of the year and can leave us feeling like we will never get out of the deepfreeze.  Did you know this is a typical time for people to be feeling down and their mental health can suffer as a result?   The good news is that there are things we can...

07
Jun
2018
2018 SARC Spring Conference
07 Jun 2018
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2018 SARC Spring Conference SARC’s annual Spring Conference held in Regina on May 28 and 29, 2018, hosted close to 270 Disability Service Professionals from across the province to learn, share, and network with one another.  We were so glad to have such a large crowd attend to help us celebrate SARC’s 50th Anniversary!...

27
Apr
2018
Getting Learning to Stick
27 Apr 2018
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Getting Learning to Stick By: Ashley Topuschak, Human Resources Consultant   Increasingly organizations are investing money in training and professional development for their employees. This has value for many reasons. Organizations need to ensure their employees are staying current and maintaining or developing skill...

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