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2017 PROVINCIAL GATHERING THURSDAY KEY NOTE: James Freeman
The Art of Supervision
We honour the histories and futures of the children, youth, and families with whom we work when we provide them with the best possible caring relationships and experiences. This work of Child and Youth Care is unique, demanding, and not a journey to be traveled alone. This session will provide a renewed vision of what it means to care for others and how supervision plays an integral role in shaping quality care. Together we’ll explore questions such as: What is relational care? How can I view my own stages of growth as a Child and Youth Care worker? How can I make the most of supervision - whether as a supervisor or supervisee? What’s the role of servant leadership in my daily practice?
2017 PROVINCIAL GRATHERING FRIDAY KEY NOTE: Kevin Lamoureux
Children of a Broken Relationship: Education as a pathway to genuine reconciliation
As Canada celebrates it's 150th anniversary we find ourselves presented with the opportunity to imagine what the next 150 years of nationhood might look like. The 94 Calls to Action offered by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission offer us a pathway towards a nation that recognizes the harms of the past and embraces the opportunity to work towards reconciliation in a meaningful way. This session will offer some thoughts on how educators and families can work together to empower youth to see themselves as agents of change. In particular we will focus on matters of safety, identity and belonging; and how caregivers may nurture these for children within a framework of reconciliation.