Training continues to be a focus at New Age Services Inc. We encourage cross-departmental, lateral, technical and enhancement trainings. We support all our staff to acquire mandatory training in the following areas:
– Positive Behaviour Supports Training (also known as Restrictive Practices)
– Abuse Protocol
– Medication Administration
– First Aid and CPR
– Crisis Prevention & Intervention (CPI)
NAS We also provide workshops or training sessions on specific topics such as back care/lifting, mental health, behavioural management, suicide prevention, FAS, infectious diseases and many more.
We have also partnered with Bow Valley College to provide The Community Disabilities Studies Certificate Course to our staff at our office premises. The course is ongoing and meets the Work Force Job Classification requirements. Staff without educational qualifications are supported to become qualified with a Disabilities Studies Certificate or certificate in Human Services.
Since 2012, New Age Services Inc. has been working with Bow Valley College to have their Disabilities and Community Services Certificate program offered to our staff either by attending an in-house classes part-time or completing the course online.