Life Management

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Life Management Courses

All Life Management courses run from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at the MFRC, unless otherwise noted and are open to all Cold Lake residents.
 
Effective Communication
Participants will learn about their dominant communication style and how to recognize their own communication barriers. Participants will also learn how perspectives, assumptions, culture and values relate to and affect communication, and will receive tips for communicating more effectively than others.

Dealing with Difficult People (2 day course) 
Participants will learn how to handle difficult people effectively. This training explores ten types of difficult behaviours, the intent behind and impact of those behaviours, the options for dealing with those behaviours, and more.

Creating Possibilities; The Art of Effective Leadership (2 day course)
Redefine your notion of leadership! Starting with the premise that anything is possible, successful teams and organizations require everyone to participate in meaningful ways. This two-day course will challenge you to find the leader within, regardless of your position or title within an organization. 

Assertiveness Training
Course explores the foundations of assertiveness, the behavioural continuum (non-assertive, assertive and aggressive behaviours) and introduces strategies for development assertiveness.

Coping with Change
Participants will learn how to recognize the ways in which they react to and cope with change and will learn strategies for coping with fear, stress and grief in relation with change.

Stress Management
Participants will learn how to identify sources of stress (stressors) and discover the positive and negative effects of stress. Participants will also learn several practical stress management techniques.

Conflict in the Workplace
Participants will learn to recognize common sources of conflict in the workplace, will learn about the escalation of conflict, and will examine the role they play in conflict scenarios. Participants will also learn strategies for managing and reducing conflict.

Communication with Groups & Teams Building on information presented in Effective Communication, this course will focus on communication interactions between individuals and groups. This course will cover effective feedback principles, situational communication, and more.

**Please note participants must have attended Effective Communication in order to participate** 
 
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (2 day course)
ASIST Participation in the full two days is required. Enjoy small group discussions and skills practice that are based upon adult learning principles. Experience powerful videos on suicide intervention. Feel challenged and safe. Learn suicide first aid.

Please call (780)594-6006 or email Cathy.Gauthier@forces.gc.ca to register.