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The 2019 Conference Committee is excited to announce that the Annual Conference & AGM will be held from May 29th to 31st, 2019 in gorgeous Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Program

Speakers and Dates

The 2019 VRA Conference will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia at The Prince George Hotel on May 29th to May 31, 2019.

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CAVEWAS Conference | Wednesday, May 29 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Date and Time Title Speakers
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Intros

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Special Accommodations/Considerations for Assessment and Job Placement for Veterans

Dr. Jacques Gouws is a registered psychologist in independent clinical psychological practice in Ontario, Canada. He is also the President and CEO of Human and System Interface Consulting Inc., providing multi-disciplinary integrated mental and physical health status assessment services.

Dr. Gouws first registered as a psychologist in South Africa in 1985. He completed post-graduate training and internship programs in Industrial Psychology (1985), Counselling Psychology (1992) and Clinical Psychology (1996). He is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, providing independent Clinical Psychology services since February 1997.

Dr. Gouws’ military service commenced in 1973, when he was selected as trainee pilot in the then South African Air Force. After his withdrawal from pilot’s training, he completed compulsory national military service at the then Rooikop Air Force Station, Walvis Bay, in what is today Namibia. After working with the then South African Railways and Harbours (SAR & H), during which time he completed the degree Baccalaureus Artium through extra-mural studies at the University of Pretoria, he was recruited back to the SA Air Force in 1979, continuing his military career in 1980. He completed the degrees Baccalaureus Artium Honores in Psychology (1983), Magister Artium in Psychology (1984), and Doctor Philosophae (Psychology) (1986) at the University of Pretoria, all through extra-mural studies.

From June 1985 until August 1988, Dr. Gouws served as the Assistant Military, Air and Naval Attaché in Lisbon, Portugal, holding the military rank of major. The Portuguese Defence Force awarded him the much coveted Military Merit Decoration, Class 2 (Senior Officers) for meritorious service. This was the first time in the decades’ long history of military ties between the two countries that a South African Assistant Military Attaché was thus honoured for his period of diplomatic representation. Dr. Gouws is also a recipient of the South African Military Merit Medal (with post-nominal title MMM), the Good Service Medal, Bronze, the General Service Medal, and the Unitas Medal.

On January1, 1990, Dr. Gouws was appointed Head, Department of Industrial Psychology, Faculty of Military Science, University of Stellenbosch. Aside from holding an academic appointment as “functional associate professor” he also held the military rank of Lieutenant- Colonel at the Military Academy, the domicilium citandi of the Faculty of Military Science. During his tenure at the Faculty of Military Science, Dr. Gouws developed the Department of Industrial Psychology into one of the leading and most professional academic training institutions in South Africa. This included the development of an undergraduate and post-graduate academic training module in Military Psychology, a first in Africa at the time. Dr. Gouws left South Africa in July 1995, when he emigrated to Canada.

In Canada Dr. Gouws has extensive experience working with injured civilians, as well as members of the police, military, veterans, and disaster response professions. He is a frequent speaker at conventions and workshops and is quoted in the national media in Canada on particular PTSD and how it manifests in soldiers. He has published several book chapters and papers on Military Psychology. Since 2012, he also presented some of his work at IMTA and IAMPS Conferences.

Dr. Jacques Gouws, Psychologist

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Break

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Special Accommodations/Considerations for Assessment and Job Placement for Veterans (Continued)

Dr. Jacques Gouws is a registered psychologist in independent clinical psychological practice in Ontario, Canada. He is also the President and CEO of Human and System Interface Consulting Inc., providing multi-disciplinary integrated mental and physical health status assessment services.

Dr. Gouws first registered as a psychologist in South Africa in 1985. He completed post-graduate training and internship programs in Industrial Psychology (1985), Counselling Psychology (1992) and Clinical Psychology (1996). He is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, providing independent Clinical Psychology services since February 1997.

Dr. Gouws’ military service commenced in 1973, when he was selected as trainee pilot in the then South African Air Force. After his withdrawal from pilot’s training, he completed compulsory national military service at the then Rooikop Air Force Station, Walvis Bay, in what is today Namibia. After working with the then South African Railways and Harbours (SAR & H), during which time he completed the degree Baccalaureus Artium through extra-mural studies at the University of Pretoria, he was recruited back to the SA Air Force in 1979, continuing his military career in 1980. He completed the degrees Baccalaureus Artium Honores in Psychology (1983), Magister Artium in Psychology (1984), and Doctor Philosophae (Psychology) (1986) at the University of Pretoria, all through extra-mural studies.

From June 1985 until August 1988, Dr. Gouws served as the Assistant Military, Air and Naval Attaché in Lisbon, Portugal, holding the military rank of major. The Portuguese Defence Force awarded him the much coveted Military Merit Decoration, Class 2 (Senior Officers) for meritorious service. This was the first time in the decades’ long history of military ties between the two countries that a South African Assistant Military Attaché was thus honoured for his period of diplomatic representation. Dr. Gouws is also a recipient of the South African Military Merit Medal (with post-nominal title MMM), the Good Service Medal, Bronze, the General Service Medal, and the Unitas Medal.

On January1, 1990, Dr. Gouws was appointed Head, Department of Industrial Psychology, Faculty of Military Science, University of Stellenbosch. Aside from holding an academic appointment as “functional associate professor” he also held the military rank of Lieutenant- Colonel at the Military Academy, the domicilium citandi of the Faculty of Military Science. During his tenure at the Faculty of Military Science, Dr. Gouws developed the Department of Industrial Psychology into one of the leading and most professional academic training institutions in South Africa. This included the development of an undergraduate and post-graduate academic training module in Military Psychology, a first in Africa at the time. Dr. Gouws left South Africa in July 1995, when he emigrated to Canada.

In Canada Dr. Gouws has extensive experience working with injured civilians, as well as members of the police, military, veterans, and disaster response professions. He is a frequent speaker at conventions and workshops and is quoted in the national media in Canada on particular PTSD and how it manifests in soldiers. He has published several book chapters and papers on Military Psychology. Since 2012, he also presented some of his work at IMTA and IAMPS Conferences.

Dr. Jacques Gouws, Psychologist

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Lunch

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CAVEWAS AGM and VRA Atlantic AGM (separate rooms to be provided)

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Trends and Issues of Vocational Evaluation and Assessment in the United States

This presentation will address levels and tools of career assessment services used in the U.S. The presentation will provide a framework for looking at career assessment tools in relation to clients who are facing barriers to return to work or trying to gain work for the first time to ensure both clients and professionals have information needed to create effective individualized rehabilitation and transition plans. Descriptions of four CAVEWAS training modules will be presented.

Dr. Amanda McCarthy / Lisa Blakeney / Dr. Pamela Leconte

 

Dr. Amanda McCarthy, Ed.D., CRC, CVE, LCPC, PVE
Associate Professor Rehabilitation Counseling|Rehabilitation; Disability Services Northern Illinois University

Amanda McCarthyDr. Amanda McCarthy, CRC, CVE, LCPC, PVE is an Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling. She has a master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling and Vocational Evaluation, University of Wisconsin – Stout and a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Northern Illinois University. Her experience includes vocational assessment and rehabilitation counseling services in not-for-profit and public settings.

 

Lisa Blakeney, M.A., CVE
Certified Vocational Evaluation Specialist
Private Practitioner
Vocation Validation, LLC

Lisa BlakeneyLisa Blakeney is a Certified Vocational Evaluator in private practice with 39 years of experience. Through her company, Vocation Validation, LLC she provides career assessment and planning services and training and consultation services to community agencies. She has a Masters degree in Transition and Special Education with an emphasis in Collaborative Vocational Evaluation.

 

Dr. Pamela Leconte, Ed.D.

Retired Assistant Research Professor
Special Education and Disability Studies
Secondary Special Education and Transition Services
George Washington University

Pam LecontePam Leconte, retired CVE and faculty from George Washington University, was a vocational evaluator in a non-profit vocational rehabilitation program and in public schools before directing the Collaborative Vocational Evaluation Training graduate program for 30 years at the university.

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Break

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How to Make Your Client’s Happy – Or Not

Often, clients of vocational rehabilitation professionals are so caught up in the struggle with symptoms, anxiety, depression and many other negative circumstances related to physical or psychological impairments, that their focus of attention becomes their “thoughts” rather than living a rich and meaningful life. Consequently, many vocational rehabilitation providers have experienced the frustration of being caught up in the negative vicious cycles created when clients and traditional Western treatment providers dance around ineffective symptom reduction strategies, as the “costs” to clients continue to grow. These “costs” include avoiding engaging in meaningful vocational, recreational or daily activities, loss of interpersonal relationships and more.

This workshop focuses on rehabilitation counselling and motivational strategies that will engage clients to take action towards optimally adapting to the limits posed by physical or mental symptoms. Participants will be presented strategies from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Motivational Interviewing models, which will change the way they interact with their clients, helping clients become active participants in improving their lives. In addition, participants will learn why their clients’ behaviours are “normal” and how to use that information to change the relationship clients have with their defeating thoughts, so that they are able to connect with the “self”, their core values, and act mindfully to add meaning to their lives.

Camille Hadida

 

Camille Hadida is a Chiropractor, with a Fellowship Degree in Clinical Sciences, a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (Fellow) and a Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluator. She is also a Registered Psychotherapist (QP) and is currently studying clinical hypnosis. Her combined clinical experience of 25 years ranges from physical and vocational rehabilitation to counselling psychology. Her counselling interests include a variety of mental health and anxiety disorders, trauma, self-esteem issues, anger, cognitive disabilities, self-harming behaviours and family, school, work and relationship stressors.

Thursday, May 30

Date and Time Title Speakers
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Breakfast & Registration

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Keynote Speaker 1 - Mark Henick

Mark HenickWith over five million views, Mark Henick’s TEDx talk, "Why We Choose Suicide," is among the most watched in the world. His story of searching for “the man in the light brown jacket” who saved his life from a teenage suicide attempt captured global attention, and when he learned of products being sold on Amazon that promoted suicide, his successful online petition to have them removed garnered tens of thousands of signatures. Mark has dedicated his life from an early age to opening minds and creating change. His talks are informed by his direct experience with stigma and the mental health care system, and he brings his diverse and unique perspective to every audience as someone who has been a patient, a professional, a policy influencer, and a public figure in the mental health system.

Mark is currently the Principal and CEO of a boutique consulting firm that helps individuals, companies, and governments to move strategically from awareness to action in improving mental health and wellness. He was previously the National Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), and, prior to that, served as the youngest president of a provincial CMHA division in history, the youngest ever member of the board of directors for Canada’s Mental Health Commission, and as a national spokesperson for the Faces of Mental Illness campaign. He has also worked as a frontline mental health counsellor, and as the manager of a national workplace mental health training program.

Mark has appeared in hundreds of television, radio, print, and online media features on mental health. His work has been featured in such outlets as CTV National News, Entertainment Tonight, the Toronto Star, The New York Daily News, The Independent, The Daily Mail, The Huffington Post, and Reader’s Digest. He has had bylines with CNN, The Globe and Mail, The Montreal Gazette, and the Chicago Tribune, among others.

The worldwide rights to his first book have recently been acquired by HarperCollins, with an anticipated release in early 2019.

Mark holds a Master of Science in child development; a Bachelor of Arts with interdisciplinary honours in psychology and philosophy; and has certificates in trauma counselling, suicide intervention, non-violent crisis intervention, mental health first aid, and knowledge exchange.

Mark Henick Mental Health Advocate & Strategist | Top 50 TEDx Speaker

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Break

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The Evolution of the CVRP – what it means to the registrant and the profession.

The session will focus on the growth of the CVRP – new credentials being offered for existing registrants and new registrants.
The scope of practice for the CVRP/CCVE .
The maintenance of the credentials and why it is so important for both the public and the registrant.

Roselle Piccininni B.Sc.,CVRP(D) CCRC, RRP / Janice E. Ray, B.Sc.Kin., Registrar, CVRP(F) College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals

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Lunch and VRAC AGM

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To Tell or Not To Tell: The why, who, to whom, what and when to disclose mental health disability

People with mental health illness struggle with the decision of whether to disclose their mental health disability to an employer. They must weigh the benefits and the risks of disclosure based on their personal circumstances and workplace culture. Disclosure of a disability may be a straight forward experience for some individuals. For individuals  who must decide whether to disclose their mental health disability, and either explain experiences such as gaps in their employment history or work performance difficulties without explaining their disability, or choose what to say, when, how, and to whom to disclose.  In addition, employment programs and vocational professionals in job development positions must determine how to represent their services to employers, decide how to inform employers that they work with people with mental health illnesses, and plan with the individual to handle disclosure. Disclosure of mental health disability is a complex ongoing process and this presentation will assist vocational rehabilitation professionals to facilitate this process with an examination of the factors which determine disclosure decisions, an outline of the components of disclosure, and recommendations for practices on disclosure. 

Dr. Jody Hawley, Ph.D., CCRC, CVRP(D)

Jody HawleyJody Hawley, Ph.D., CCRC, CVRP(D) has been delivering vocational rehabilitation services for more than 30 years. During this time she has explored the disclosure process with hundreds of individuals with serious mental health disabilities resulting in successful and durable return to work outcomes. She currently teaches in the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselling program at UBC and the Rehabilitation and Disability Management program at SFU.

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Potential Impact of Sexual Abuse Upon One's Earning Capacity

Presentation will be addressing various related research on this subject and on the diagnosis, deficits and symptoms to be considered. It will also review the methodology used in determining if there is a loss of income as a result of being sexually abused,as well as suggestions on applicable treatment and its duration of frequency.

Wade Prior / Sean Fitzgerald

 

Wade PriorWade Prior has been working as a Clinical Psychologist for 28 years, including extensive work assessing and counseling individuals who have experienced sexual abuse . In addition , Wade is also a CVRP(F) and CCVE with the College and has been writing vocational assessments for well over 12 years.

SeanFitzgeraldSean FitzGerald, CLCP, CVRP(D), CCVE(D) has been writing vocational assessment reports addressing the potential impact sexual abuse may have upon a persons' earning capacity for over 15 years and has been accepted as an expert on same in the Supreme Court of NL.

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Break

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Creating Opportunities by Leveraging our Labour Market Expertise

It is almost a truism by now that to effect substantive change it is, at times, necessary to change how things are done; but, that does not mean that we throw the proverbial baby out with the bath water. Social entrepreneurs and non-profits, in particular, must leverage their skills, but also their knowledge to ensure competitiveness in the ever-changing labour market landscape. Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists are well-poised to deliver innovative solutions precisely because of their intimate contact with employers, their knowledge of clientele strengths, and their broader knowledge of the economy and the policies affecting clients. This presentation has two goals: 1) to demonstrate why taking an active approach in creating employment opportunities is going to best serve the needs of many of our clients as professionals in the field and 2) to offer concrete examples of how our expertise and vigilance over the labour market positions us to create opportunities by being able to identify those needs.

Patrick Cedric Sterling Wood, March of Dimes Canada

PatrickWoodMarch of Dimes Canada in their Employment Services branch currently specialized with counseling clients that access Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) secure and maintain meaningful employment. He graduated from Brock University with both an Honours BA in Psychology and a MSc in Management with a focus Social Entrepreneurship and Organizational Behavior. From there, he pursued a post-graduate diploma in Human Resource Management from Niagara College, before being hired on at March of Dimes Canada. Patrick is interested in marrying his interest in rigorous research with the real world problems that clients face when seeking employment. He has participated at multiple conferences and presented at the EGOS conference when it was held in Montreal in 2013 on the negotiation process behind the ISO 26000.

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Ethical Decision Making

The presenters will review what an ethical dilemma is and explain the importance of using accepted decision-making models to help Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals arrive at defendable outcomes.  

Two different Ethical Decision-Making models used in the field of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselling will be presented to the groups.  Attendees will then be broken into four groups of eight participants each allowing maximum opportunity and benefit for discussion.  Groups will be given different examples of ethical dilemmas and, using their choice of one of the models provided, will go through the steps to arrive at an ethical decision.  The groups will then present their case to the larger group explaining how and why they arrived at their decision.  The larger group will have an opportunity to provide feedback regarding the decision made.

Learning objectives:

By the end of the session, attendees will:

  • Understand how vocational rehabilitation counsellors are faced with ethical dilemmas in their day to day practise
  • Learn two different Ethical Decision-Making models to assist them when faced with an ethical dilemma
  • Have an opportunity to apply one of these models to answer an ethical dilemma
  • Work in a group to maximize fulsome discussion
  • Receive feedback from the larger group regarding the process and decision each individual group made

Terena Delaney BA, RRP, CCRC, CVE, CVRP (F), CCVE (F) / Dr. Jody Hawley PhD, CVRP (D)

Jody HawleyJody Hawley, Ph.D., CCRC, CVRP(D) has been delivering vocational rehabilitation services for more than 30 years. During this time she has explored the disclosure process with hundreds of individuals with serious mental health disabilities resulting in successful and durable return to work outcomes. She currently teaches in the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselling program at UBC and the Rehabilitation and Disability Management program at SFU.

Friday, May 31

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Breakfast & Registration

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Keynote Speaker 2 - Zaheen Nanji - Build Your Resilience Reflex - Shift From Chaos to Growth

In this new economy and digital world, change is inevitable. With change comes challenges, obstacles, stress and overwhelm. Moreover, organizations are having to deal with delivering more with less and professionals are feeling pressured. Instead of feeling stuck, unable to cope and having our backs against the wall, it’s time to release those old patterns, reprogram new skill sets and embrace change.
Audiences have walked away with simple tools that they can start implementing right away.
 
Learning Objectives:
• Release – tapping into your emotional intelligence is the first step to getting unstuck from a setback or problem and creating emotional resilience. Release old patterns by learning a simple technique to bring control to a situation.
Participants will learn a simple language tool that shifts them from being stuck in chaos to regaining control of a situation. This is by far the most remembered tool by audience members.

• Reprogram – feeling helpless and worried isn’t going to help you move forward, but you can create a victor mindset.
In order to find solutions, one has to learn how to reframe situations in real-time. Participants will learn 2 simple ways to reframe, and this takeaway alone allows participants to shift perspective and move towards growth.

• Resolve – the secret to building resiliency is all about embracing change and flexing one’s attitude! Participants will learn the Universal Cycles of Change Model where they understand that in order to create new things, they have to let go the old. This takeaway will completely shift the way they view change.

Zaheen Nanji

Zaheen NanjiOne of most in-demand speakers on resilience in North America today, Zaheen Nanji has shared her content-rich, entertaining, hard-hitting and memorable presentations to enthusiastic audiences such as HR, health professionals, educators and leaders.

Her compelling stories of suffering from a speech impediment to moving half way across the world as a teenager, without her parents, and just recently surviving breast cancer; has her audience laughing and tearing up at the same time.

Zaheen is a TEDx speaker and has been featured on the front cover of Positive Health Magazine and on various broadcast media outlets in UK, USA and Canada. She’s also a two-time best-selling and award-winning author.

Zaheen and her husband own Shanti Wellness & Laser Centre in Alberta, Canada.

She calls herself a resilience champion because she shows you how to make resilience your first reflex!

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Break

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Musings on Gulf War and Havana Syndrome: Is "compensation neurosis" alive and well?

Both Gulf War and Havana Syndromes have no proven physical etiology.  Yet affected veterans are considered compensable and Canadian diplomats are litigating our government. Do psychosocial factors alone perpetuate the very similar cluster of symptoms of these “diagnoses?”  Has the term "compensation neurosis" been retired too soon, now replaced with diagnoses such as post-traumatic stress disorder, post-concussive disorder, fibromyalgia, etc?

This session will examine recent findings in neuroplasticity and its positive role in recovery from brain injuries such as strokes, and its potential negative role to perpetuating chronic work disability with minimal or no physical exposures.  What are the implications and lessions for vocational rehabilitation? 

Dr. Hendrik Visser, Medical Advisor, WCB of PEI

Dr. Hendrik Visser is Medial Advisor at WCB of PEI.    He is a graduate of Dalhousie Medical School, 1978, and began his medical career in West Africa from 1980 to 1985.  From 1985 to 2017 he practised family medicine in Crapaud, PEI.  His passions are whole person medicine, neuroplasticity, international medicine and occupational medicine.  He has authored several books, including a workshop entitled Defeating Dis-Ease, an approach to lingering pain and illness.  He is married for 42 years to Catherine and has two adult sons, Andrew and Nathan.  He resides in North Granville, PEI.

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Lunch

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THE NEXT BIG STEP IN THE EVOLUTION OF ETHICS: Beyond the Code of Ethics -- Using our ethics as a Positive Ethical Model of Practice

This workshop takes Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals into the new realm of understanding how we can do our Code of Ethics, and be our Code in order to motivate, empower and equip people to move forward in a spirit of self-reliance. Our Code becomes the very heart of our practice as a Positive Ethical Model of Practice, far beyond being an academic ‘add-on’.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the neurobiological origin of motivation and its alignment with our ethical values
    • primary social needs
    • approach – avoidance responses
    • alignment with ethical values
  • Learn about the concepts of Positive Ethics and Models of Practice
    • base ethics and ceiling ethics
    • integrating ceiling ethics into everything we do
  • Discover how to use our Code of Ethics as a Positive Ethical Model of Practice
    • intentionally using ethical values and standards of practice as counselling tools
    • do and be our Code of Ethics

Dr. Garry Corbett, PhD, CDMP, CVRP(D), CVE(D), VRAC(F) / Val Lougheed, M.Ed, RSW, CCRC, CVRP(F), CVE, RRP

Garry CorbettDr. Corbett has spent over 40 years in the VR profession. His experience includes being the Assistant Director of Economic Security with the Manitoba Government, Senior Manager of VR at the WCB of B.C., President of Western Occupational Resource Consultants and CEO at Siloam Mission (Winnipeg). Garry has consulted across Canada, Europe, Australia, Hong Kong and beyond. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and author of several books/manuals on VR.  He was both a VRAC Society President and the National President.  He is currently an adjunct professor at Pacific Coast University, Chancellor of Certification for the CVRP and a Director on the Siloam Mission Board.

Val LougheedVal Lougheed has worked in the VR profession for 40+ years. She started her own VR company in 1985, which became one of the largest of its kind in Canada. Val has delivered training across Canada in the areas of Organizational Development, Employability, Labour Market Trends, Self-Directed Work Teams, Creative Problem-Solving, Managing Change, Creative Job Search Techniques and The Vocational Impact of Disabilities. In 2003, Val was in a head-on collision which led to 5 months in hospitals and 3 years of rehab. Informed by this experience, Val has authored two books, and delivers training in Trauma, Rehabilitation, Recovery and The Disability Benefits System.

 

Social Event

This year’s Cocktail hour and Social event will be held at The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar.

Situated in one of the city’s oldest historic stone structures, the Press Gang is one of the most sought after places to dine in Halifax.

Not only have they closed the restaurant for us, they have provided us with a wonderful menu highlighting their fine cuisine.

Come and join us for an evening of East Coast hospitality and a birthday celebration for CAVEWAS as they celebrate their 35th year. 

Registration

Rates and Form

Regular rates

$300.00 CAVEWAS Conference
$450.00 Member - eligible for student discount
$500.00 Non-Member - eligible for student discount
$300.00 One Day – Wednesday OR Thursday
$150.00 One Day – Friday Only
$750.00 CAVEWAS and Member - eligible for student discount
$800.00 CAVEWAS and Non-Member - eligible for student discount
$600.00 CAVEWAS and Thursday Only
$475.00 CAVEWAS and Friday Only

Corporate Discount:  Companies that register five or more employees for the full conference in Halifax are eligible to receive a discount of $50.00 per employee on their invoice. If you would like to take advantage of this discount, please email vraconference2019@vracanada.com.

New for 2019:  A 50% discount off of a student registration for students wishing to attend the full conference.  For those wishing to attend one day only, they will receive a $50.00 discount off of their registration.

Social Event: Gala Dinner & CAVEWAS Birthday Celebration: $80.00

Travel

Travel and Accommodations

This year’s Conference will be held at the beautiful Prince George Hotel in downtown Halifax.  With both onsite amenities and the downtown location, you will be sure to find lots to do in the evenings.

Rooms have been reserved at $229 per night plus taxes.  You can take advantage of the VRA room block by going to https://reservations.travelclick.com/13608?groupID=2441953 and booking your room.

1725 Market Street,
Halifax, NS B3J 3N9
1-800-565-1567

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