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2010 DRN Pathways To Success Conference - Vancouver

  • Published: 2010-05-03 (Revised/Updated 2015-03-18) : Disabled World News.
  • Synopsis: The DRN Conference Planning Committee 2010 annual Pathways To Success conference Monday, May 17, 2010 8:00 am - Tuesday, May 18, 2010 4:00 pm

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The DRN Conference Planning Committee is pleased to invite you to their 2010 annual conference.

The DRN Pathways To Success conference will bring together once again, practitioners in both programs and services in post-secondary institutions from around the province of British Columbia, along with community based programs. This year, they are also looking forward to including representatives from lower mainland secondary schools with a view to strengthen the transition process for students.

This years theme aims to bring you new information through inquiry, expand and strengthen your efforts through connections among all stakeholders, and foster success through mentorship. Featuring international keynote speakers, such as David Harp : internationally- acclaimed writer and teacher of cognitive psychology and cognitive science, and actor Geri Jewell, the first person with a visible disability to perform on national TV.

Workshops include:

Incorporating Social Thinking into College Curriculum and the Workplace with Clare Fuller
Changing the Stigma of Mental Illness with Chasidy Karpiuk & Meagan Maddocks
What is Emotional Health - An Inquiry into Norms with Dimitri de Moreno
The Art of Cartooning with Chris Hamilton
Making Sense of Psychological Assessments with Conrad Bowden & Eamonn Gill
The Power of Mentorship in the Context of Disability with Ross Laird
Hypnosis & Related Modalities - Understanding the Key to Personal Transformation with Linda Christensen
Panel Presentation and Discussion of Self Advocacy and Mentorship with BCACL, CLBC and Self Advocates
The Intersection of Power, Privilege and Disability with Galdys Loewen
Strategies to Improve Memory Functioning with Dr. Andrew Miki
The Power of Two with Sara MacFayden
and a special workshop by our keynote David Harp

The conference will close with Key Note Ross Laird who will bring it all together!

Lunches, breaks and hospitality suite ALL included!

Monday, May 17, 2010 8:00 am - Tuesday, May 18, 2010 4:00 pm

Reserve May 17 - 18, 2010 in your calendars so not to miss this exciting opportunity to participate in educational seminars with leaders in the field, share valuable information and enjoy networking opportunities with peers! Come find out what's current with the DRN and YOU!

Pre-registration is now available Register Now! . Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver 655 Burrard Street, accessible by SkyTrain

$275 with membership
$300 non-member
$150 one day (member)
$175 one day (non-member)
$137 speaker and student
$100 retiree

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