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Trainings offered

LIFE offers professional training workshops for individuals living with an intellectual disability, family members, support network members and professionals.


LIFE has qualified staff throughout Manitoba that can facilitate a PATH or MAP for you or your family member.  We would be happy to help you plan!

This workshop is designed to help identify and develop attitudes and skills conducive to building, motivating and supervising a strong support team; providing feedback to staff regarding their job performance and training specific skill sets.

Topics may include:

  • Identifying the attitude and strengths required to supervise and build a strong team
  • Self-evaluation to identify attitudes, strengths and desired areas for improvement
  • Group practice of communication skills necessary in supervision
  • Using empathy and delivering clear messages to staff
  • Using job descriptions as a basis for progressive performance management
  • Providing feedback to staff on performance
  • Supervising, monitoring and training specific skill sets
  • Time management and stress management
  • Motivating staff

This training session focuses on developing skills that facilitate effective communication with individuals, their families and their support teams.

Topics may include:

  • Communication Style Self-Assessment and Interactions
  • How to Effectively Communicate with Staff, Families and Support Network Members

A series of workshops offered to individuals and their supporters to help improve their financial knowledge and increase their capacity to make responsible financial choices. 

Topics may include:

  • Creating and maintaining a budget
  • Distinguishing between “wants” and “needs”
  • Saving money and keeping it safe
  • Maintaining online safety
  • Preventing identity theft
  • Facilitating supported decision making
  • Financial responsibility

For further information, please contact our office 204-772-3557
LIFE is able to offer other trainings as requested


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Maya Angelou