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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...

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...

27
Sep
2018
How Managers Can Avoid Interview Biases
27 Sep 2018
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How Managers Can Avoid Interview Biases By: Leanne Zacharias, HR Consultant We all have biases. Biases are conscious or unconscious tendencies, assumptions, and judgments that we have based on our experiences.  These are sometimes called prejudices.  In recruitment, biases can affect how the interviewers rate the candidates. Leaders...

30
Aug
2018
Summer Road Trip – Meet the SARC Awards Recipients
30 Aug 2018
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Summer Road Trip – Meet the SARC Awards Recipients By: Nicole Linzmeyer, Communications Officer This summer, we headed out on our summer road trip to meet and capture the stories of this year’s SARC Awards recipients!  This was our first time filming for the new awards categories and it was exciting to be out in so many different Saskatchewan ...

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