MULTI-DAY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

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MULTI-DAY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS 2017-09-27T22:25:58+00:00

The T.O.P. Leadership Program – The T.O.P. Leadership Program is designed to help those who aspire to achieve a level of leadership “greatness.” Such greatness is defined as those leaders who, through their actions, are recognized as outstanding leaders – by their peers, their subordinates and their managers. More…


The DOC/ADOC Leadership Certificate Program – Nurse leaders are not born, but where do they develop? This 6-Day certificate program addresses the key leadership concerns faced by every senior nurse leader within the LTC setting, plus those who aspire to lead in the future. The program covers the full range of competencies required of the DOC/ADOC, including advanced leadership, management and human resource functions and responsibilities. More…


The Excelling as a Nurse Leader Certificate Program – The demand for leadership from professional nurses working in long term care homes extends beyond clinical and care practices to include broader organizational issues. The Excelling as a Nurse Leader in Long Term Care Certificate Program addresses these challenges. This unique program works with RNs and RPNs and their organizations to overcome gaps in nurses’ leadership skills. By building on existing strengths, the program assists the professional nurse in the acquisition and practice of new skills required of the complete nurse leader, such as empowering staff, holding people accountable, assertively communicating, and collaboratively problem solving. More…


The PSW Leadership Program “Stepping into a PSW Leadership Role in LTC”
A 3-Day certificate program for PSW’s working in LTC Homes – This 3-Day certificate program advances skills of PSW’s in, or aspiring to, a managerial role. The timing is ideal, given the non-nursing workload demands on registered nurses, their limited availability, and changing expectations in LTC. Accountabilities and responsibilities of the PSW leader are advanced through this training program, focusing on maintaining relationships in the transition to leader, coaching and mentoring, communicating assertively and building teams.  More…


Mental Health RecoveryCare – 5-Day Certificate Program – This comprehensive 5-Day certificate program, founded on the Recovery Model and the philosophy of Harm Reduction, covers a broad range of mental health conditions commonly found in LTC settings such as: mood and anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, substance use problems and personality disorders. All the material presented is empirical and evidence-based in best practices in mental health care of older adults. More…


Mental Health First Aid – A 2-Day Certificate Program – Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to people developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved—ideal for all levels of staff, as well as a mental health refresher for registered staff. More…


Conflict Management “Cultivating Positive Growth” – It is not surprising, given the busy, challenging and stressful work environment of long term care that leaders encounter conflict. This 3-Day program reinforces that as managers and supervisors (including RN and RPN Nurse Leaders) interact with colleagues, staff, residents and families some conflict in the workplace is normal and in fact inevitable. More…


Inspired Leadership “Skills for the Management Team” – Managers in LTC serve a diverse staff and are responsible for a variety of functions, but primary leadership skills remain the same. In this 3-Day program, managers from every department learn how to incorporate the home’s mission & values into their leadership role, develop dynamic leadership skills to enhance relationships with their staff, and demonstrate assertive skills when faced with challenges of holding others accountable. Managers are encouraged to provide peer review and support throughout the program, and accountabilities to senior managers and corporate leaders are reinforced. Regardless of the experience of managers, the hands-on LTC focus of the program is proven to be effective for all. More…


Home Grown Leaders “Developing Leaders for Tomorrow – The highly participatory 6-Day training program is for staff who aspire to lead. Whether looking to move up in the organization or to becoming a more effective leader amongst peers, the program provides participants a thorough grounding in key leadership techniques and approaches. Participants develop & implement personal leadership action plans over three months of the program and beyond. Not only do new managers integrate more quickly and successfully, but with a 60%+ success rate in terms of internal promotions, there is an increase in retention rates and improved employee morale. Head office, administrators and managers are encouraged to join the process as facilitators. More…


Building Powerhouse Teams – Your leaders know that teamwork makes sense, but getting a group of people to work together is the challenge. Developing a Powerhouse Team is about going beyond basic teamwork. Participants learn techniques to foster teams within, and across departments. Through shared visions facilitating listening and cooperation, leading effective meetings and strategy sessions, and overcoming blockages to problem solving, leaders develop the skills to create their own Powerhouse Teams. More…