2017 Member Engagement Tour & Chapter PD – Prince George

Prince George, October 25, 2017

Join us on Wednesday, October 25th as we host the 2017 Member Engagement Tour (MET) and  two Chapter PD seminars. This is a great opportunity to earn up to 6 CPD in one day. You are welcome to join us for one or all three options.

Morning Seminar: Stress Management (2 CPD)  – 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Stress is everywhere. This workshop is designed to look at stress in our lives and the impact of stress on our families, our communities, and ourselves. Join Penny Jones as she presents this topic  in a way that is not only educational but also humourous. This session will explore ways to cope  and reduce stress in our everyday lives.

2017 MET Luncheon (1 CPD) – 12:00 pm

Members, students, and candidates are invited to attend a special presentation with CPABC’s President and CEO Lori Mathison, LLB, FCPA, FCGA, and other members of the governance team as they provide updates on the accounting profession in BC and identify priorities for the year ahead. Take advantage of your opportunity to meet and hear from CPABC’s senior leadership at the Member Engagement Tour.

Afternoon Seminar: Leadership ( 3 CPD)  – 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

LEADERSHIP – defined as “the action of leading a group of people or an organization”. Effective systems involve both leadership and management skills. This workshop will explore these concepts. Come learn how to effectively  inspire, motivate and guide a team

Date:Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
Where:Sandman Signature Hotel Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive, Prince George, BC
Time:Morning Session: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Lunch & MET Presentation: 12:00 PM | Afternoon Session: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
AM Session:$50 + GST (2 CPD | Level: General)
MET :$10 + GST (includes lunch & 1 CPD)
PM Session:$75 + GST (3 CPD | Level: General)
To Register:Click here

Speaker BIO

Penny Jones is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse and a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Practitioner.

She completed her training in England and worked in Winterton Psychiatric Hospital from 1985 until her return to Canada in 1992. In 1992, Penny joined the Prince George, BC branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association serving as Coordinator for Housing and Outreach services until 2003. Since 2003, she has been employed by Northern Health.

From 2003 to 2009, Penny used her skills in a leadership role reshaping Residential Mental Health Services. Since 2009, her position as Outreach Clinician has afforded her the opportunity to serve people living with serious and persistent psychiatric disabilities.

Furthermore, Penny has been an Instructor at the College of New Caledonia in Prince George since 1994 teaching the Introduction to Mental Health and Psychosocial Rehabilitation courses.

Penny is an active volunteer for many groups in the community of Prince George.

Penny has presented to audiences, both large and small, across the province.
Her style is thought provoking and loud….in a good way. She considers herself an educational entertainer….whether people find her funny or not….and believes in the power of laughter, both as a motivator and as an agent of health.

Penny’s passion is for the people she serves. She gains strength and inspiration by being part of people’s journey.

Posted in CPABC, pd, Uncategorized Tagged with: , ,