Here are some of the youth focused PLE sessions we are coordinating for May:
May 3 – JAWS Youth Conference
J.A. Williams High School, Lac La Biche
- Youth Criminal Justice Act
- Gang Awareness
- Dating Violence
- ATV Safety
- GDL/Distracted Driving
- Fish and Wildlife Licensing & Regulations
May 21-30 Traffic Safety in Alberta
- Vilna Off-Campus School
- Vilna High School
- Saddle Lake Off-Campus
- Boyle High School
- Lac La Biche (with Kikino & Caslan) Off-Campus
Barry Sallstrom with the Office of Traffic Safety, Alberta Safe Roads Initiative will visit these schools to present on
- Impaired Driving
- Distracted Driving
- Traffic Safety & Seat Belts
May – Cyberbullying/Identity Theft
Fishing Lake Metis Settlement schools
(date to be re-scheduled)
Please contact us if you would like to arrange sessions in your school.
Portage College Public Legal Education & The Learning Network Educational Services
Invite the public to attend these free workshops:
May 16, 2013
McGrane Theatre, Portage College, Lac La Biche, AB
Cyber Bullying (9:00 – 10:30 a.m.)
Cyber Bullying glimpses into the kind of bullying that takes place online and explores how technology and changes in communication have affected how kids relate to each other in a world where hurtful information can become public in an instant. The workshop is accompanied by a video documentary that follows the experiences of four youth and includes interviews with Canadian expert Dr. Shaheen Shariff. The workshop also explores ways of addressing the issue and information on the laws around cyber bullying. Presenter: Nadine Calihoo, Bearpaw Legal Education Resource Centre
Addictions and the Law (10:45 –12:00 p.m.)
This session explores how addictions are a predominant factor in criminal activity and how the criminal and family laws are designed to deal with those directly and indirectly affected by it. Presenter: Nadine Calihoo, Bearpaw Legal Education Resource Centre
Gang Awareness (1:00 – 2:30 p.m.)
This workshop will outline activity streams targeting youth, parents, and the general community to address a number of risk factors among youth ages 7 to 17, who are experiencing increased violence, addictions and gang activity. Presenters: Sgt. Darrel Bruno and Cst. Clayton Bird, RCMP “K” Division, Aboriginal Policing
These workshops are free to attend, but registration is required. Lunch is available at reasonable prices in our Hub cafeteria. To register please visit our Eventbrite page at youthjusticeworkshops.eventbrite.ca
For further information contact Shelley Jackson at (780) 623-5680 or by email at email@example.com .
You are invited to attend these Public Legal Education Workshops
EDIT: This session was original scheduled for March 15th but due to weather, our presenter rescheduled to APRIL 4th.
April 4th , 2013
Portage College Lac La Biche Campus Room #143
Cyber Bullying 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
This session gives participants a rare glimpse into the kind of bullying that takes place online and how technology and changes in communication have affected how kids relate to each other in a world where hurtful information can become public in an instant. It provides information on the laws around cyber bullying.
Addictions and the Law 12:15 – 1:45 p.m.
This session explores how addictions are a predominant factor in criminal activity and how the criminal and family laws are designed to deal with those directly and indirectly affected by it.
Fostering/Kinship Care 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
This session explores the rights and responsibilities of those involved in child
apprehensions and foster care in Alberta.
These sessions are FREE and registration is required to attend. To register (or for more information) please contact Shelley at 780-623-5680 or by email at Shelley.Jackson@portagecollege.ca.
Offered in Partnership with Bearpaw Legal Education & WJS Canada
Northeast Family Services
Download the event poster here.
Here are some upcoming sessions we have scheduled:
May 23- Youth Criminal Justice Act – Saddle Lake Boys & Girls Club
May 29 – St. Paul – Bearpaw Family Law (3 Sessions)
May 30 – Cold Lake First Nation – Bearpaw Family Law (3 Sessions)
June 6- Vegreville – Realities of Distracted & Impaired Driving (High School)
June 8 – Cold Lake – Little Warriors/ Stewards of Children
June 12- St. Paul – Brain Injury Awareness/ Community Engagement Session (Agenda TBA, please call Shelley for more details)
June 21- Kikino Aborginal Day
As always, if you are interested in attending a PLE session, please contact Shelley Jackson at 780-623-5680, or via www.PLEonline.ca or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
You are invited to the following PLE Sessions on March 25th from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kikino Community Hall:
Know Your Rights is a public legal education film that aims to provide people, and particularly youth from Jane-Finch, with: basic information about their rights when dealing with police; an understanding of powers of arrest, detention and search; strategies to deal with various situations relating to police contact; and an understanding of the recourse available when someone experiences an abuse of police power. Read more →