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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...

04
Jan
2019
Happy 2019!
04 Jan 2019
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Happy 2019! Happy 2019!   Happy New Year from everyone at SARC. 2018 was a very special year for SARC and we'd love to share some of our favourite moments with you from our year-long 50th Anniversary Celebration.  Check out our "Top 8 Moments from 2018" photo collage below. Thank you to all of our Membe...

14
Dec
2018

Gearing up for the Pilot Phase - Updating the Standardized Admission Process By Lisa Malowany, Program Manager and Trainer In September, we shared some of the updates to the Standardized Admission Process. We are currently preparing for a pilot phase of the project and would like to detail some of our next steps. Timeline 2008: SARC's Membership passes a resolution at t...

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