Resourceful Futures is very pleased to announce an innovative new training opportunity with Open Future Learning based in the UK. This is a series of modules providing inspirational training for the Disability Workforce (including subcontractors). At any one time, up to 99 participants will be able to take training on a web based platform at their own pace of learning. Industry leaders have developed a large number of modules that are timely and relevant to our sector. Clients in program will also have the opportunity to take part in learning modules relevant to them. Check out their website at www.openfuturelearning.org
Resourceful Futures believes in working in collaboration with external Human Services agencies with a focus of BEST PRACTICES for Albertans receiving government funded supports. Resourceful Futures believes incorporating BEST PRACTICES into the Community Disability Services sector standards will ultimately enhance the professional services being provided, resulting in superior outcomes with the limited financial resources available.
RFCSL Collaboration Committees/Councils involvement:
Internal: Employee Relations Advisors
Health and Safety Committee
Supportive Rights Committee
Monthly Leadership Meetings
Weekly Service Delivery Meetings
Monthly Frontline Team meetings
Client Advisory Committee
External: Alberta Council of Disability Services, Standards Review Committee,
Member of Calgary Rehabilitation Service Provider Council of Calgary
Regular involvement with community forums and surveys
It is Resourceful Futures' intent to EXCEED the minimum Community Disability Services Industry Standards.
Employee of the Month
Sharon was hired in 2015 as a Community Disability Practitioner. In 2017, she was promoted to Senior Community Disability Practitioner and then to part time Mentor.
Sharon is currently mentoring front line staff to achieve best practices for our individuals. She shows initiative to see what has to be done. Her follow through is excellent and she completes tasks to a high standard.
Sharon's client focus and attention to detail is exemplary. She projects a warm, cheerful attitude and is very approachable for our clients and provides opportunities to be successful.
Despite the overwhelming workload, Sharon is able and willing to jump in and does not shy away from taking a lead role. She is well respected by her co-workers and always comes to work with a genuine smile and positive attitude.
Sharon is Chairperson for the Social and Cultural Diversity Committee and went above and beyond planning for the agency presentation during our CET meet and greet with the surveyors. The surveyors commented that RFCSL has an amazing cultural emphasis.
We are so fortunate to have Sharon with us!!!! Well done Sharon!!!!