IAC Set To Hold Training Event On March 26

March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Inter-Agency Committee for Children and Families [IAC] will be launching its 2020 training calendar with an event on Thursday, March 26.

A spokesperson said, “On March 26, IAC will be launching its 2020 training calendar with an exciting Ted Talk style event titled ‘Succeeding in complex times: working smarter, not harder in human services.’

“The launch event is open to IAC members and the public, and targets human service providers, educators and caring professionals. Seven local presenters will share success stories that will inspire and equip attendees with new approaches that can enhance their service delivery.

“IAC provides professional development and training opportunities to strengthen Bermuda’s human services. Over the course of year, IAC will also host more than 15 different workshops and trainings.

“The launch event, to be held at Argus, will feature seven different speakers, including Sean Reel from Ignite, Latisha Lister-Burgess from EAP, Gita Blakeney Saltus from Pathways, Keisha Allen Smith from the Berkeley Institute, Darren Woods from the Gang Violence Reduction Team, Gail Smith from St Georges Prep and Dr. Crystal Clay from Olivebranch Consulting.”

IAC Programme Coordinator Nicola Paugh said, “Professional development helps employees continue to not only be competent in their profession, but also excel in it. This is critical for caring professionals and helping agencies who have the challenging yet critical job of supporting families in overcoming adversity.

“We are excited to host this event to celebrate, motivate and inspire these professionals who are dedicated to serving children and families in our community.

“We have an amazing lineup of individuals who will be sharing their wisdom with us.”

The spokesperson said, “The event runs from 9.00am to 1.00pm and includes lunch. The cost of the event is $25 for IAC members and $35 for non-members. Individuals may register online or call 236-7706.

“IAC is a membership organization of social and human service providers that exists to strengthen the capacity of agencies to respond to the changing needs of Bermuda’s children and families. IAC helps Bermuda’s human service agencies to be better providers and stronger advocates through training, advocacy and collaboration.

“To learn more about IAC membership or training, visit www.iacbermuda.org.”

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