Our Training

PATH

This invaluable tool is specifically designed to empower young people with an intellectual or developmental disability, and their families, to shape a brighter future. Typically spanning two hours, this exercise encourages the person with a disability, with necessary assistance, to articulate their vision for the future and set specific short-term goals.

The individual and their family decide who should participate in this exercise, and a skilled facilitator leads the planning session. A graphic recorder captures the vision, goals, and action steps on a large wall-mounted canvas. This planning exercise consists of eight essential steps. Our New Brunswick team of dedicated individuals has been trained to serve as facilitators and recorders for the PATH process. For further details on the PATH process or to connect with facilitators in your local area, please reach out to us. We’re here to support your journey towards a brighter future.

Sexcess

Sexcess training provides crucial support to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities on their journey toward healthy sexuality and meaningful relationships. We understand conversations surrounding sexuality can often be uncomfortable, especially when it comes to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Our three-day training program is thoughtfully crafted to equip you with practical, real-world tools.

These tools will empower you to assist individuals in fostering healthy sexuality and cultivating positive relationships. By participating in this training, you’ll also gain the confidence to deliver accurate and relevant information.

Join us on this transformative journey toward fostering healthy sexuality and nurturing positive relationships.

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI)

The Non-Violent Crisis Intervention program is a two-day workshop that covers all aspects of crisis prevention with emphasis on being proactive and planning ahead. Personal safety techniques are included in the session while keeping in mind the Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security of all individuals involved.

Throughout the course, you will learn a range of preventative strategies, de-escalation skills, and communication skills to assist you and others before a crisis situation develops. Participants will learn how to recognize anxiety early on and practice real life skills you can use everyday professionally and personally.

Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends is a school-based program where students of all abilities meet as a group to form friendships. Circle of Friends is student-lead and includes planning activities that facilitate friendship building. Students of all abilities benefit by learning about each other and themselves. Inclusion NB offers free training to educators, Educational Assistants, or volunteers interested in facilitating this program within a school.

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The Inclusive Communities Institute 

The Inclusive Communities Institute (ICI) is an online learning platform dedicated to providing inclusive training. Whether you’re changing careers or looking to develop the working knowledge you already have, we’re here to provide the learning opportunities you need.

ICI offers in-depth and innovative courses, designed for educators, health care providers, employers, and other community members. ICI focuses on person-centered disability support and inclusion, to increase awareness, knowledge, and build capacity for inclusion in our province.

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