Alberta Council of Disability Services

Impact+ Webinars

About the Impact+ Webinars

The Impact+ webinars are an extension of the discussions initiated at our recent Impact 2023 conference, driven by the valuable feedback received through our post-conference survey. These sessions are thoughtfully curated for professionals in the community disability services sector. They aim to empower participants with vital knowledge and insights to excel in their current roles, while also providing valuable guidance for those with aspirations to take on leadership positions.

October 2023 Webinars

From October 16 to October 20, 2023, ACDS hosted the inaugural Impact+ webinar series covering topics focused on "Supporting Frontline Workers and Emerging Leaders" in community disability services. 

  • Rich Lives and Safe Service, presented by Lesli Peddie and Ken Hatch of the Calgary Scope Society
  • A Trauma-Informed Approach in Harm Reduction, presented by Shannon Harris of Blue Heron Support Services Association
  • Creating an Inclusive Workplace by Implementing Supportive Workforce Strategies, presented by Vincent Wells, Indigenous Diversity & Engagement Consultant
  • Put Your Oxygen Mask on First: A Self Care Reminder, presented by Deena Martin Ph.D. (Spec. Ed), R. Psych
  • Neurodiversity in Action: Empowering Frontline Warriors and Emerging Leaders, presented by Sarah Taylor, Project Manager, Spectrum Advantage

Stay tuned for the announcement of the next set of Impact+ Webinars.