Explore Reading Week Events, offered by Learner Success Services. These online events are designed to help get you back on track for personal and academic success. Please note: Credit classes do not meet during Reading Week. Exceptions: classes in Health Care Aide, Practical Nurse. Clinical, practicum, preceptorship and work experience courses do not have a break during Reading Week, as well as all courses in English Language Learning and Academic Upgrading programs.

Date Time Event Title About the Event
Nov 8 8:30am - 4:00pm Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 2 day workshop

This 14 hour workshop is an intensive, practice-dominated certification designed to help caregivers recognize and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

Register: Here

Room # S2042

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Nov 8 10:00am - 11:00am Introduction to Emotional Intelligence 

Emotional intelligence is the capacity to recognize, understand and manage our own and others’ emotions, and involves competencies and skills that drive leadership performance. These include self-awareness, self-regulation, social skill, empathy, and motivation. Greater emotional intelligence has been shown to increase mental health, job performance and leadership skills. Learn how to develop your emotional intelligence to achieve better performance in your personal, academic, and professional life.

Register:Here

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Nov 8 11:00am - 12:00pm Career Essentials: Resumes and Cover Letters

A great resume and cover letter will help ensure you get an interview! Join us to learn key strategies for making your resume and cover letter more effective.

Register:MyBVC Career Hub.  

OFFERED ONLINE

Nov 9 8:30am - 4:00pm Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 2 day workshop

This 14 hour workshop is an intensive, practice-dominated certification designed to help caregivers recognize and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

Room# S2042

OFFERED IN-PERSON
Nov 9 8:30am - 4:00pm First Responders to Sexual Assault and Abuse 2 day workshop

This training is beneficial to both students and employees at Bow Valley College to learn how to identify and respond to people impacted by sexual violence. Bow Valley College community members will increase their skills and confidence to address sexual abuse and sexual assault, both on and off campus.

Register:Here

Room #S2041

OFFERED IN-PERSON
Nov 9 9:00am - 12:00pm Sexual Violence Support Workshop

This 3-hour interactive workshop will provide participants with the tools to support someone who has experienced sexual violence. We will explore definitions, consent, and how to support individuals impacted by sexual violence. This is a great option for folks who couldn’t make the 2-day First Responders to Sexual Violence training.

Register: Here

OFFERED ONLINEE
Nov 9 10:00am - 11:00am Strengths 101: (Re)Discover your Superpower

Do you want to perform from a place of strength, all the time? Attend this workshop to become aware of your strengths and how to apply them for your success in life, school, and career

NOTE: open to students who have taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder Assessment – sign up to receive your free code (normally $28 + GST) and more details.

Register: Here

You will receive an email with your unique code shortly. You will also receive the MS teams link once you complete your assessment.

OFFERED ONLINE

Nov 9 10:00am - 11:00am The Inquiring Mind Part 1

The Inquiring Mind will help you better understand mental health and the stigma that often surrounds it--on and off campus. This course will show you how to have conversations about your own and other's mental well-being through an easy-to-use check in tool. You'll also learn how to strengthen your mental health resilience using " The Big 4" coping strategies.

Register: Here

OFFERED ONLINE
Nov 9 11:00am - 12:00pm Career Essentials: Interview Skills

Become informed on how to make a great first impression and how to effectively prepare for job interviews.

Register:MyBVC Career Hub.  

OFFERED ONLINE
Nov 9 1:00pm - 4:00pm Mental Health First Aid Part 1 The online version of Mental Health First Aid is now available for Bow Valley College learners for free! This workshop will teach you basic information on various mental illnesses, how to promote the recovery of good mental health, and the resources available to help support someone with a mental health concern. 

To register, please email Heather Abbott with your name and student ID number: habbott@bowvalleycollege.ca

OFFERED ONLINE
Nov 10 8:30am - 4:00pm First Responders to Sexual Assault and Abuse 2 day workshop

This training is beneficial to both students and employees at Bow Valley College to learn how to identify and respond to people impacted by sexual violence. Bow Valley College community members will increase their skills and confidence to address sexual abuse and sexual assault, both on and off campus.

Room #S2041

OFFERED IN-PERSON
Nov 10 10:00am - 12:00pm The Inquiring Mind Part 2

The Inquiring Mind will help you better understand mental health and the stigma that often surrounds it--on and off campus. This course will show you how to have conversations about your own and other's mental well-being through an easy-to-use check in tool. You'll also learn how to strengthen your mental health resilience using " The Big 4" coping strategies.

OFFERED ONLINE

Nov 10 11:30am - 12:30pm Career Essential: LinkedIn

Join us for an introductory workshop on LinkedIn. Learn how to build a profile, search for jobs, and connect with your network.

Register:MyBVC Career Hub.  

OFFERED ONLINE
Nov 10 1:00pm - 4:00pm Mental Health First Aid Part 2 The online version of Mental Health First Aid is now available for Bow Valley College learners for free! This workshop will teach you basic information on various mental illnesses, how to promote the recovery of good mental health, and the resources available to help support someone with a mental health concern.

To register, please email Heather Abbott with your name and student ID number: habbott@bowvalleycollege.ca

OFFERED ONLINE
Nov 10 1:30pm - 2:30pm Career Essentials: Networking

Do you want to get connected with other professionals in your field, but not sure how? In this session, you will learn about the importance of making connections in your job search.

Register: MyBVC Career Hub.  

OFFERED ONLINE
Nov 10 1:30pm - 5:00pm ASIST Tune-Up

If you have taken the two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) within the last three years, you can extend your certification for 2 additional years by taking this Tune Up. Proof of prior current valid ASIST certificate from within the past 3 years is required to attend the ASIST Tune-Up.

Register: Here

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  • If you anticipate applying for a student loan, your payment will be refunded to you based on your loan award once your funding has been received by BVC.

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