CTN strongly believes in engaging clients and families at all levels—from their own individual experiences to governance and operations. We want clients and families to have the opportunity to be involved with CTN in a way that makes sense for them. We also want to ensure we are connected to families, have opportunities to share ideas and priorities and also communicate information in ways that are relevant, interesting and timely. Our family engagement groups help us do this.
The Family Advisory Committee (FAC) at Children’s Treatment Network (CTN) is a committee made up of clients, families and caregivers of children and youth with disabilities and developmental needs, and CTN staff. It is an ideal role for individuals who want to help support/advise on CTN’s operational activities and ensure CTN is well-connected with the family perspective. The FAC is supported by CTN’s Director of Health Records and Clinical Infrastructure, and has direct connection with CTN’s senior management team and CEO.
To gain an understanding of the work and discussions of CTN’s FAC click below to access Past Meeting Notes*.
We are now recruiting for FAC members in Simcoe County and York Region.
If you're interested in volunteering with our FAC please view the role description and complete an application and send it to Heather Oliver-Hamilton at email@example.com. If you require any accommodations or assistance to fill out the application please contact Heather.
CTN uses a variety of social media vehicles to connect with families, including Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter. We want to ensure the content we are sharing is important to families and our Social Media Working Group helps us do that. Volunteers have an opportunity to make a difference from the comfort of their own home as their main responsibility is sharing the interesting articles, blog posts, videos and memes they see online with us.
If you’re interested in volunteering with our Social Media Working Group, contact us. We’d love to hear from you!
Kerry's Place - (FFS) Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder - Online
This live webinar is for family members and caregivers who want to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Common characteristics of ASD, possible strengths, needs, learning styles and profiles of persons with ASD will be introduced as well as effective strategies to support your child or loved one.
Kerry's Place - Caregiver Nonviolent Crisis Intervention - Online
Participants will be provided with an overview of the verbal and non-verbal communication concepts and strategies taught in the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® (NVCI-CPI) training program that can help in the support and care of family members, or people they support, with Autism Spectrum Disorder, both at home and in the community.
Building Brighter Futures Together.
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