Please mark Friday, October 19 in your calendar for our 2018 Fall Forum. The fall forum will precede our fall Safety Management Training Institute which will be held from October 19-21. These events will be held in Edmonton. More details to be announced shortly.
The 2017 Fall Forum was held at the Best Western Plus Port O' Call Hotel in Calgary on Friday, November 17, 2017. Sixty (60) participants were in attendance. Thank you to everyone who attended! It was a very engaging and informative day. The four presentations included:
1. John Dowds, Chaplain, City of Edmonton - Managing Critical Incident Stress with Aquatic Staff following a Major Incident.
Note: John Dowds' presentation linked above also includes the link to the video on the City of Edmonton Critical Incident Stress Management Program.
Note: John Dowds also shared a video created by Dr Brené Brown on Empathy vs. Sympathy.
2. Mandy Fisher, Development and Operations Manager, Lifesaving Society - World Conference on Drowning Prevention Highlights and Updates
3. Shauna JacksonCrabb, Aquatics Director and Heather Scherer, Centre Manager, YMCA of Northern Alberta - Aquatic Facility Signage
4. Kelly Carter, Executive Director, Lifesaving Society - Aquatic Facility Safety Standards - Update
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