2018

MARCH

 

 

07   10:00AM - 11:30AM

Location:Webinar

Record Suspension in Nova Scotia
Presenters:
Facilitator Jenna Tucker is a Community Caseworker and long-time volunteer with the John Howard Society. She has previously worked with Correctional Services Canada/CORCAN to work with individuals on parole to help them find and secure work.

This workshop is designed to give someone a basic understanding of the record suspension process (formerly known as pardons), to help better educate clients or co-workers. This presentation will focus on the facts of the record suspension application process and the eligibility criteria, as well as some things we’ve learned since offering the service that will correct some misconceptions that you or your clients may have.

Established in 1950, the John Howard Society of Nova Scotia (JHSNS) supports individuals in conflict with the law or those who are at risk of being in conflict with the law. JHSNS strives to help individuals overcome various barriers that they face due to their criminal background. Their mandate is: Effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime.

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20   9:00AM - 4:00PM

Location: Nova Scotia Works Bridgewater, Employment Solutions Centre Board Room

Create Resumes That Get Results

Facilitator: Betsy Payne

This workshop is targeted towards Information Resource Specialists, new Case Managers, or staff working directly in resume development during workshops or in your front end resource centres. In this full day session we will focus on:

  • Methods to help your clients build a targeted effective resume.
  • Improving the interaction with clients with probing questions and conversation.
  • How to target the specifics of a job.
  • Increase client awareness of their skills and experience.
  • Tools and Resources available to assist you with resume development.

This workshop includes both theory and practice, feedback from Nova Scotia employers about their experience with hiring from resumes, electronic sites and job posting sites.

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FEBRUARY

 

 

28   10:00AM - 11:30AM

Location:Webinar

Record Suspension in Nova Scotia
Presenters:
Facilitator Jenna Tucker is a Community Caseworker and long-time volunteer with the John Howard Society. She has previously worked with Correctional Services Canada/CORCAN to work with individuals on parole to help them find and secure work.

This workshop is designed to give someone a basic understanding of the record suspension process (formerly known as pardons), to help better educate clients or co-workers. This presentation will focus on the facts of the record suspension application process and the eligibility criteria, as well as some things we’ve learned since offering the service that will correct some misconceptions that you or your clients may have.

Established in 1950, the John Howard Society of Nova Scotia (JHSNS) supports individuals in conflict with the law or those who are at risk of being in conflict with the law. JHSNS strives to help individuals overcome various barriers that they face due to their criminal background. Their mandate is: Effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

 

JANUARY

 

 

 

2017

DECEMBER

 

 

04   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Location:Webinar

Nova Scotia Certified Peer Support Specialist Program
Presenters:
Stephane Grenier, Principle and Lead Innovator, Mental Health Innovations
Kyle Hillier, Peer Supporter-Peer Support Coordinator, Peer Support Nova Scotia
Robin Campbell, Community Mental Health Coordinator

Connecting with another person who has lived with mental illness or addiction — a peer — can be a vital link for someone struggling with their own situation. Join us to learn about the value of peer support and the positive impact it can have on that person’s recovery journey. Peer support occurs, and is effective, in many settings and in different models from community to within the formal system. This presentation will discuss peer support across the spectrum as well as focus on the Peer Support Nova Scotia program.

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11   9:00AM - 4:00PM

Location: Nova Scotia Works Windsor, 80 water Street, Windsor, NS

Create Resumes That Get Results
Presenter: Betsy Payne

FOR NSW STAFF ONLY

This workshop is targeted towards Information Resource Specialists, new Case Managers or staff working directly in resume development during workshops or in your front end resource centres. In this full day session we will focus on
•    Methods to help your clients build a targeted effective resume.
•    Improving the interaction with clients with probing questions and conversation.
•    How to target the specifics of a job.
•    Increase client awareness of their skills and experience.
•    Tools and Resources available to assist you with resume development.This workshop includes both theory and practice, feedback from Nova Scotia employers about their experience with hiring from resumes, electronic sites and job posting sites.

PLEASE SIGN UP by logging into your HUB profile, and signing up for the workshops found in the COURSE CATALOGUE on the HUB.

NOVEMBER

 

 

11   9:00AM - 4:00PM

Location: NSCDA Training Room

Create Resumes That Get Results
Presenter: Betsy Payne

FOR NSW STAFF ONLY

This workshop is targeted towards Information Resource Specialists, new Case Managers or staff working directly in resume development during workshops or in your front end resource centres. In this full day session we will focus on
•    Methods to help your clients build a targeted effective resume.
•    Improving the interaction with clients with probing questions and conversation.
•    How to target the specifics of a job.
•    Increase client awareness of their skills and experience.
•    Tools and Resources available to assist you with resume development.This workshop includes both theory and practice, feedback from Nova Scotia employers about their experience with hiring from resumes, electronic sites and job posting sites.

PLEASE SIGN UP by logging into your HUB profile, and signing up for the workshops found in the COURSE CATALOGUE on the HUB.

 

 

OCTOBER

 

 

23   11:30AM - 12:30PM

Location: Webinar

New Opportunities For Work (NOW) Call For Concepts
Presenter: The Centre for Employment Innovation (CEI)

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26   11:30AM - 12:30PM

Location: Webinar

Financial Literacy in Times of Change
Presenter: Beth Carmichael, MBA

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