Monthly Archives: July 2010

David Pitonyak, Sept 30th, in Vancouver: Beyond “Behaviours” – Supporting Competence, Confidence and Well-being

Difficult behaviours result from unmet needs. This workshop examines seven quality of life indicators that are often missing in the life of a person who experiences our services. Based on the idea from Jean Clarke that a person’s needs are best met by people whose needs are met, this day-long workshop examines strategies for supporting not only an individual who experiences disabilities but also the needs of his or her caregivers.

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David Pitonyak: Supporting a Person with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

A number of seats have been reserved for Spectrum team members and families wanting to attend this workshop. David Pitonyak is a wonderful facilitator, story teller and an unforgettable story teller. Continue reading

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