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Power point version of Val's presentation at the Access Awareness Kick-off Luncheon in Calgary Alberta; May 7, 2013

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  • Northern Lights Vocational Services www.nlvs.ca 1-800-361-4642
  • Trr access awareness calgary 013

    1. 1. Val LougheedNorthern Lights CanadaReal Work * Real People * RealResultsAccess AwarenessTrauma, Rehabilitationand Recovery –~ Keep Your Fork ~1-800-361-4642 * www.northernlightscanada.ca * vlougheed@northernlightscanada.ca
    2. 2. “You don’t want yourimpairments to defineyou – you want themto inform you.”(Hanita Dagan, personal communication, 2005)
    3. 3. www.slideshare.net/vlougheed#NLCANwww.northernlightscanada.ca/about/about-val-lougheed/be-still
    4. 4. Agenda• Beginning …• Middle …• End …
    5. 5. Access Awareness1. What does it mean to recover?2. What can I do to recover andreturn to a life that includeswork?3. What can we do to facilitateaccess and ability?
    6. 6. Rated PG-113People Strongly Cautioned!May contain bad language, brief nudity,sexual overtones, and drug usage.
    7. 7. Beginning1978
    8. 8. Sept. 9, 2003 - morning
    9. 9. Sept. 9 – p.m.
    10. 10. Sept. 15 2003 – Jan. 19 2004Journey Back to Life
    11. 11. February 2004 – PresentStarting Point
    12. 12. TheRe-organizationof SelfMarch 2004
    13. 13. “In the aftermath of traumaticlife events … [the] sense of selfhas been shattered.”(Herman, 1992, p. 61)“An existential crisis …”(Hanita Dagan, personal communication, 2005)
    14. 14. The First Step is a …..
    15. 15. Losing My GripMy IWRPAugust 2004
    16. 16. VIDEO CLIPSeven of Nine…resistance is futilehttp://www.youtube.com/watc07 -- 33
    17. 17. MiddleResearch
    18. 18. MiddleNarcotic Pain Killers
    19. 19. Paul Bach-y-Rita – 1934 – 2006Scientist and Rehab DoctorNeuroplasticity - 1969
    20. 20. TraumaPersonal Experience• Listen to me• Understand me• Respect me• Are competentI trust (love, feel safe with, willtry hard for) people who:
    21. 21. METHODS OFHELPING
    22. 22. VIDEO CLIPEstherSternbergDr. Esther Sternberg DemoReel – YouTube;00 -- .36
    23. 23. Cortisol and ImmuneCellsSternberg, 2001; p. 112
    24. 24. Scaling the Canyon
    25. 25. Access AwarenessResilience Ability to return to original form afterbeing bent (bounce back)Thriving in constant change, ability to be:• Flexible• Creative• Adaptable• Learn from experiencehttp://www.resiliencycenter.com/articles/5levels.shtml
    26. 26. Access AwarenessRehabilitation (habiter – to liveinside)“Rehabilitation is the learning to liveinside not only one’s body, howeverit is after an injury or illness, butinside one’s very being.”(Kabat-Zinn, in Meili, 2003; p. 241)
    27. 27. Access AwarenessRecoveryCuring Focus on the illness/impairment [outside]Healing Focus on the person[inside]Crombez, October; 2003
    28. 28. Be Still
    29. 29. Sept., 2005Waskesiu
    30. 30. Breast CancerReconstructive SurgeryMarch 2006
    31. 31. Convocation M.Ed. -- June2006
    32. 32. Back in “a” SaddleSeptember 2007• Officially change role/title• Re-organize NL• Work part-time
    33. 33. Access Awareness1. What does it mean to recover?2. What can I do to recover andreturn to a life that includeswork?3. What can we do to facilitateaccess and ability?
    34. 34. Keep Your Fork
    35. 35. Northern Lights Canada is a person-centredorganization committed to providing innovative,responsive links to real work.We offer 4 major divisions of service:• Vocational Rehabilitation Services• Employment Services• Employer Services• Corporate TrainingFor more information, please contact us:1-800-361-4642www.northernlightscanada.ca
    36. 36. Voc Rehab Canada (VRCAN) is a national consortium of experiencedregional vocational rehabilitation companies. VRCAN providescustomers with single-point access to VR services anywhere they areneeded in Canada, whether on an individual service or contract basis.Member companies include:Argus Management Consultants, Inc. Sandra Preeper & AssociatesAdvantage Rehabilitation ConsultantsLtd.Rehabilitation Alternatives Limited /Vocational Alternatives SoftwareOPTIMA Rehabilitation CVE Inc.Northern Lights Canada Occupational Rehabilitation Group ofCanada (ORGOC)Western Rehabilitation Specialists Inc. Diversified Rehabilitation GroupGenesis Rehabilitation Ltd. Rehabilitation FocusFor more information, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-361-4642

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