Training

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Training & Professional Development

Reena has always been in the forefront of professional training in the field of developmental disabilities. Reena offers a comprehensive training program for our own staff, as well as, for staff from other agencies. In recent years, approximately 200 training events were offered, with over 7,000 registration spaces to Reena staff and staff from over 20 external agencies. Reena is a member of the Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD).

Reena also offers a complement of enrichment courses including:

  • Proton —York Region Public Health’s Safe Food Handling
  • Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Faith and Cultural Sensitivity
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Professional Communication
  • Stress Management
  • Specialized Supervisory Training Courses

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Developmental Disabilities Counsellor Program (DDC)

The DDC Program is a joint Reena and George Brown College Certificate Program, in partnership with Kerry’s Place Autism Services and Montage Support Services. This training program is a great opportunity for people wishing to pursue a career supporting people with developmental disabilities. It is a four-month intensive program that offers students a full academic portfolio, over 30 courses, and 269 hours of hands-on experience in the sector that is closely monitored and evaluated to ensure each student’s success in the program.

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To download Regulated Health Professions Act documents click here.